Jet Airways launches second Delhi-Dubai flight

Jet Airways launches second Delhi-Dubai flight New Delhi: Jet Airways on Friday announced launch of its second flight to Dubai from the national capital.

The airline would begin the day service between India and the financial hub of United Arab Emirates from January 18.

"This would complement the night flight presently operating between Delhi and Dubai. The introduction of this new flight would strengthen the presence of Jet Airways in the Indo-Gulf sector," an airline spokesperson said.

The airline would be operating the flight with new generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft in twin class configuration of 16 business (Premiere) and 138 economy seats.

"This flight would provide convenient connections to those travelling to and from northern India, as also from SAARC or ASEAN countries through the airline's important hub -- Delhi," she said.

With the launch of this flight, Jet would be introducing two new flights between India and Dubai in January.

The airline is commencing a new service from Mangalore in Karnataka to Dubai with six days a week flight.

Jet Airways presently operates four flights daily from Mumbai and a daily service from Delhi to Dubai.

"We are happy to introduce a second service on popular Delhi-Dubai route, which has seen a steady growth in traffic. This daytime flight would provide easy connectivity for guests, especially from north India, flying to and from the UAE," said Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways.

The new service from Delhi would complement the airline's existing daily Gulf operations to Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Doha, Kuwait, Muscat and Sharjah, as well as to Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam from several cities in India, he added.

PTI