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Jet Airways introduces First Class service on Delhi – Amsterdam route

Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ER
Robert Underwood

Jet Airways is set to upgrade its service offering on its Delhi – Amsterdam route with the introduction of First Class suites to the existing product offering.

The airline had recently announced the introduction of its Boeing 777-300ER service between Mumbai – Amsterdam. Together with this new announcement, Jet Airways’ Boeing 777s will now be deployed on all routes over the Amsterdam Gateway, including Delhi to Amsterdam and even onwards between Amsterdam – Toronto, leading to an increase in capacity with effect from January 12, 2017. This move will also enhance connectivity with Jet Airways’ partners – Delta Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Air France, providing guests from all partners with additional choice and greater convenience to connect onwards to North America / Europe and towards East via / into India.

Through this introduction, Jet Airways’ will give guests the option of flying the airline’s renowned First Class Suites, unique to the Boeing 777-300ER, the largest aircraft in its fleet.

The Jet Airways’ Boeing 777 service will offer eight First Class suites, 30 Premiere seats that open out into fully-flat beds, and 308 ergonomically designed comfortable seats in Economy.

Jet Airways connects India with 30 destinations across Europe and 28 destinations in the United States and Canada through its codeshare partnership with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Delta Air Lines via Amsterdam.

Deployment of its largest aircraft will also allow Jet Airways to offer significantly larger cargo capacity, providing more flexibility in transporting various types of consignments, including perishables, pharmaceuticals, machinery and industrial goods between India and Amsterdam, via both Delhi and Mumbai.

Mr. Jayaraj Shanmugam, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said:

“Introducing B777s on the Delhi-Amsterdam route builds on our growing partnership with KLM, Air France and Delta Air Lines in choosing Amsterdam as one of our European gateways. Jet Airways will be able to capitalise on the surging demand in travel being witnessed between India, Europe and North America on the back of growing business confidence and the strength of these economies. As the only Indian airline operating non-stop daily flights between India – Amsterdam, deployment of the best aircraft from our fleet will showcase our award winning, traditional Indian hospitality and signature products supported by a best-in-class guest experience.”

The Jet Airways B777 offers guests a luxurious in-flight experience. Each of the eight First Class suites on the 777 aircraft features an 81-inch bed, a 23-inch flat screen monitor and carefully designed storage areas that include a personal hanging wardrobe, dual credenza and under ottoman stowage. Each of these private suites is designed to allow dining for two with a VIP/Business Jet style table, multiple LED lighting options, variable lumbar support and an eight point massage system.

Jet Airways’ Economy seats on board, have a seat pitch of 32-inches, and are ergonomically designed to create the most comfortable economy seating in the sky.

(image under CC BY-SA 2.0)

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