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Jet Airways Information

Founded 1 April 1992
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Secondary Hubs
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport
  • Chennai International Airport
  • Brussels Airport
Focus Cities
  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Pune
Frequent Flyer Program JetPrivilege
Member Lounge Jet Lounge
  • JetLite
  • Jet Cargo
Fleet Size 100 (+ 32 orders)
Destinations 76
Company Slogan The Joy of Flying
Parent Company Tailwinds Limited
Headquarters Mumbai, India
Key People
  • Naresh Goyal, Founder & Chairman
  • Nikos Kardassis, CEO
Website www.jetairways.com

Jet Airways History

Jet Airways is an airline found in Mumbai, India. After Air India it is counted as India’s 2nd biggest airline. It operates with more than 400 daily flights to 68 national and international destinations.

In the month of July of 2008, which? Magazine positioned Jet Airways as world's greatest long-haul airline after the Singapore Airlines. Jet Airways has won the inspection award for Which Magazine. It operates 2 low-priced airlines, namely Jet Airways Konnect and Jet Lite.

Jet Airways History

Jet Airways started its operations on 5th May 1993 with the fleet of four charter Boeing 737-300 airplane.  In January 1995, Jet Airways applied scheduled airline position. It started its worldwide operations to Sri Lanka in March 2004. 

Air Sahara and Jet Airways were confidential airlines to endure Indian Business recession of early 1990s.  And in the year of 2006, Jet Airways declared that it would purchase Air Sahara in US $500 million.  And after that it became the country’s largest airline.

On 12th April 2007, it agreed to took over Air Sahara for US $340 million. In August 2008, it declared its schemes to totally combine Jet Lite into Jet Airways.

In October 2008, Jet Airways and competitor Kingfisher Airlines declared a coalition which primarily comprises a union on code-sharing on both international and domestic flights, combined fuel executive to diminish expenses, ordinary ground handling, and joint consumption of team and sharing of comparable recurrent flier programs.

Opening 8th September, 2009, various Jet Airways pilots went on a replicated strike through reporting ailing and failing to shorten for duty. The affirmed cause for the pilots' act is that the pilots "are protesting aligned with release of two senior pilots last month by airline."  On 9th September, 2009, the airline had to withdraw above 160 domestic flights because of this reason. The 5 days strike through pilots finished on 13th September, 2009. It directed to an annulment of 800 flights where in excess of 400 of corporation's pilots named in sick. In accordance with Indian media reports, the smack rate the airline some $8m (£4.79m) a day.

Jet Airways International Operations

Jet Airways began its international operations in March 2004 between Colombo- Chennai after it had been unoccupied through Govt of India to do so.

It started services from London to Mumbai on May 2005 and Delhi-London on October 2005 with new Airbus A340-300Es dry leased from South African Airways. And Amritsar-London services started on August 2006 and Ahmadabad-London on April 2007 but these ways were terminated on December 2008 and January 2008 correspondingly citing deprived load factors.

On 2nd May 2007 Jet Airways declared Brussels Airport as its European center for its Trans-Atlantic North American operations. On august 2007 it started its Mumbai-Brussels-Newark service followed through Delhi-Brussels-Toronto on September 2007 and Chennai-Brussels-New York City on October 2007.

On May 2008 it opened its Trans-Pacific Mumbai-Shanghai-San Francisco service followed through Bangalore-Brussels on October 2008; these ways were terminated on January 2009 caused by poor load factors and global economic recession.

In the year of 2009, Jet Airways has been totaling services to fresh destinations in Middle East and concerning accessible worldwide destinations to other cities n India.

Jet Airways Corporate Identity

Current livery of Jet Airways was launched in 2007. And the design kept the gold and dark blue color scheme of Jet Airways' preceding corporate individuality, along with airline's "flying sun" sign. The new livery, made Landor Associates, added gold and yellow ribbons. A new yellow identical was concurrently introduced, made by Italian designer Roberto Capucci. It introduced its novel identity in coincidence with universal brand re-launch which comprised new seating and aircraft.

Jet Airways Destinations

Jet Airways provides 44 domestic destinations and 21 worldwide destinations in 17 countries across Europe, North America and Asia.


Jet Airways Destinations

Jet Airways Destinations in Asia

East Asia

  • China
    • Hong Kong - Hong Kong International Airport

South Asia

  • Bangladesh
    • Dhaka - Zia International Airport
  • India
    • Andhra Pradesh
      • Hyderabad - Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
      • Rajamundry - Rajahmundry Airport
      • Tirupati - Tirupati Airport
    • Assam
      • Guwahati - Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
      • Jorhat - Jorhat Airport
    • Bihar
      • Gaya - Gaya Airport [seasonal]
      • Patna - Jayaprakash Airport
    • Chandigarh
      • Chandigarh Airport
    • Chhattisgarh
      • Raipur - Mana Airport
    • Daman and Diu
      • Diu Airport
    • Delhi
      • Indira Gandhi International Airport Secondary Hub
    • Goa
      • Vasco da Gama - Dabolim Airport
    • Gujarat
      • Ahmedabad - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
      • Bhavnagar - Bhavnagar Airport
      • Bhuj - Rudra Mata Airport
      • Porbunder - Porbunder Airport
      • Rajkot - Rajkot Airport
      • Vadodara - Harni Airport
    • Jammu and Kashmir
      • Jammu - Satwari Airport
      • Leh - Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport
      • Srinagar - Sheikh ul Alam Airport
    • Karnataka
      • Bangalore - Bengaluru International Airport
      • Mangalore - Mangalore International Airport
    • Kerala
      • Cochin - Cochin International Airport
      • Thiruvananthapuram - Trivandrum International Airport
    • Madhya Pradesh
      • Bhopal - Raja Bhoj Airport
      • Indore - Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport
      • Khajuraho - Khajuraho Airport
    • Maharashtra
      • Aurangabad - Chikkalthana Airport
      • Mumbai - Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Primary Hub
      • Nagpur - Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport
      • Pune - Pune International Airport
    • Manipur
      • Imphal - Tulihal Airport
    • Punjab
      • Amritsar - Raja Sansi International Airport
    • Rajasthan
      • Jaipur - Sanganer Airport
      • Jodhpur - Jodhpur Airport
      • Udaipur - Maharana Pratap Airport
    • Tamil Nadu
      • Chennai - Chennai International Airport Secondary Hub
      • Coimbatore - Peelamedu Airport
      • Madurai - Madurai Airport
    • Tripura
      • Agartala - Singerbhil Airport
    • Uttar Pradesh
      • Lucknow - Amausi Airport
      • Varanasi - Babatpur Airport
    • West Bengal
      • Kolkata - Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
      • Siliguri - Bagdogra Airport
  • Nepal
    • Kathmandu - Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Sri Lanka
    • Colombo - Bandaranaike International Airport

Southeast Asia

  • Malaysia
    • Kuala Lumpur - Kuala Lumpur International Airport
  • Singapore
    • Singapore Changi Airport
  • Thailand
    • Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi Airport

Southwest Asia

  • Bahrain
    • Bahrain International Airport
  • Kuwait
    • Kuwait International Airport
  • Oman
    • Muscat - Muscat International Airport
  • Qatar
    • Doha - Doha International Airport
  • Saudi Arabia
    • Jeddah - King Abdul Aziz International Airport
    • Riyadh - King Khalid International Airport
  • United Arab Emirates
    • Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi International Airport
    • Dubai - Dubai International Airport
    • Sharjah - Sharjah International Airport

Jet Airways Destinations in Europe

  • Belgium
    • Brussels - Brussels Airport International Hub
  • United Kingdom
    • London - London Heathrow Airport

North America

  • Canada
    • Toronto - Toronto Pearson International Airport
  • United States
    • New York City - John F. Kennedy International Airport
    • Newark - Newark Liberty International Airport

Jet Airways Terminated Destinations


  • China - Shanghai

North America

  • United States - San Francisco

Jet Airways Fleets

Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers
P J Y Total
Airbus A330-200 12 5 0 30 190 226
0 18 236 254
Airbus A330-300 5 TBA
ATR 72-500 20 0 0 62 62
0 0 68 68
Boeing 737-700 11 0 16 102 118
Boeing 737-800 45 10 0 16 138 154
0 8 162 170
Boeing 737-900 2 0 28 138 166
Boeing 777-300ER 10 2 8 30 274 312
Boeing 787-8 10 TBA
Total 100 32  

Jet Airways Codeshare Agreement

Airlines Name Airlines Name
Air France Lufthansa
Austrian Airlines Northwest Airlines
Cathay Pacific South African Airways
Dragonair Swiss International Airlines
Emirates Turkish Airlines
Gulf Air United Airlines

Jet Airways Baggage Allowance

Jet Airways Checked Baggage

Class Adult Child Infant
Première 35 kgs 35 kgs 10 kgs
Economy 25 kgs 25 kgs 10 kgs


From First Check-in Carrier
for the International Sector
Free Baggage Allowance
India 9W 2 pieces X 23 kgs
North American Carrier Contact the carrier for the baggage policy
US / Canada North American Carrier Contact the carrier for the baggage policy

Jet Airways Free Baggage Allowance

From India Adult / Child Infant
First Class Première Economy
Within India - 30 kgs 20 kgs 0 kgs
South Asian Sub-Continent - 30 kgs 20 kgs 10 kgs
South East Asia - 30 kgs 20 kgs 10 kgs
Gulf / Middle East - 40 kgs 30 kgs 10 kgs
North America - 3 pieces X 23 kgs 2 pieces X 23 kgs 1 piece X 23 kgs
Africa (Johannesburg) - 40 kgs 30 kgs 10 kgs
Europe - 69 kgs 28 kgs 10 kgs
London 69 kgs 69 kgs 28 kgs 10 kgs

Jet Airways Trans Atlantic Checked-in Baggage Policy

Region Class Adult/Child Infant
SEA(South East Asia)&SAS(South Asian Continent) First 40 kgs 10 kgs
Première 30 kgs 10 kgs
Economy 20 kgs 10 kgs
Europe/United Kingdom First 69 kgs 10 kgs
Première 69 kgs 10 kgs
Economy 28 kgs 10 kgs
USA/Canada First 3 pcs / 23 kgs each 1 pc / 23 kgs
Première 3 pcs / 23 kgs each 1 pc / 23 kgs
Economy 2 pcs / 23 kgs each 1 pc / 23 kgs
Middle East Première 30 kgs 10 kgs
Economy 20 kgs 10 kgs

Jet Airways Phone Number

Jet Airways 24 Hour Helpdesk

City Number(s)
Bengaluru +91 80 3989 3333
Chennai +91 44 3989 3333
Delhi +91 11 3989 3333
Hyderbad +91 40 3989 3333
Kolkata +91 33 3989 3333
Mumbai +91 22 3989 3333

Jet Airways Toll Free Numbers: 

  • India toll free number for international services: 1800 22 55 22*
  • UK toll free number for reservation: 0808 101 1199
  • USA toll free number for reservation: 1-877-uflyjet (1-877-835-9538)

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