Jet Airways will fly the largest aircraft in its fleet, the Boeing 777-300 ER, on the Mumbai – Amsterdam route with effect from Oct 30, 2016.
Jet Airways is the only airline flying daily non-stop flights between Mumbai and Amsterdam.
With this deployment, Jet Airways will offer passengers on this sector an enhanced travel experience, especially the airline’s renowned First Class suites. The Jet Airways’ Boeing 777 service offers a three-class configuration, comprising of eight First Class suites, 30 Premiere seats that open out into lie-flat beds, and 308 ergonomically designed seats in Economy.
Jet Airways had commenced daily flights from Mumbai to Amsterdam on Mar 27, 2016. The capacity increase is in response to growing demand, particularly from business and corporate travellers.
From Amsterdam, Jet Airways offers connectivity to 30 destinations across Europe and 11 destinations in the United States and Canada through its codeshare partnership with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Delta Air Lines.
Gaurang Shetty, Whole-time Director, Jet Airways, said:
“Our daily non-stop service connecting India’s commercial capital Mumbai and the key European hub Amsterdam has received excellent response since its launch. By deploying the 777-300ER aircraft, Jet Airways will be able to cater to the growing demand on this important sector at a time when trade and investment between India and Europe and North America is witnessing a healthy growth. The state-of-the-art wide body aircraft enables us to deliver a superior in-flight experience to our guests, along with the introduction of our signature First Class suites on this route.”
The Boeing 777 aircraft with a significantly larger cargo capacity, offers more flexibility in transporting various types of consignments, which include perishables, pharmaceuticals, machinery and industrial goods between Mumbai and Amsterdam.