JetBlue and Jet Airways to Partner on Interline Service to Brussels and Beyond to India
JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York*s Hometown Airline(TM), and Jet Airways, India*s premier international airline, today announced the launch of a new interline agreement that will offer customers new travel options from JetBlue destinations in the USA to Brussels, Belgium, and onward to India.
Jet Airways offers the convenience of daily non-stop services from New York*s John F. Kennedy and Newark Airports to its European Hub in Brussels, international political center and home to NATO and European Union headquarters. At Brussels airport, customers may transfer to non-stop Jet Airways flights bound for Chennai, Delhi, and Mumbai. In India, Jet Airways also offers an unrivalled domestic network to 53 cities including Ahmedabad,Bangalore, Kolkata, Goa, Hyderabad, and Thiruvananthapuram.
JetBlue is the largest domestic airline at New York, offering more than 150 daily flights that feature all-leather seating, the most legroom in coach of any U.S. airline*, free in-flight entertainment at every seatback, and unlimited free snacks and drinks. It offers non-stop service from JFK to dozens of top destinations including Boston, Chicago, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. and from Newark toBoston, Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale.
Through this partnership, customers will now be able to book a single combined ticket for JetBlue and Jet Airways-operated flights with one stop check-in and baggage transfer between the two airlines. Customers may purchase JetBlue-Jet Airways travel via travel agents, online, or through Jet Airways* reservations call center.
**We*re pleased to be joining forces with Jet Airways to provide JetBlue customers with more high-quality travel options,** said Scott Resnick, JetBlue*s Director of Airline Partnerships. **Whether they*re traveling to the historic city ofBrussels or beyond to Jet*s impressive network in India, our new partner provides a top-notch travel experience that is a great complement to JetBlue*s award-recognized services.**
According to Mr. Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, **Jet Airways* transatlantic services from New York - Newark and JFK - to Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai, via Brussels, have proved extremely popular with guests, consistently registering very high loads. This partnership will enable us to tap into JetBlue*s impressive network into New York, thus offering guests an unmatched, seamless travel experience between several additional destinations in the USA and India.**
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