MANGALURU – Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will operate new daily service between Mangaluru and Sharjah effective August 07, 2016. The addition of this new service will bolster Jet Airways offering to the Gulf market, further strengthening the airline’s growing network and significantly enhance connectivity for guests.
With the addition of Sharjah, Jet Airways will connect Mangaluru with three cities in Gulf. Jet Airways currently operates daily flights from Mangaluru to Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Additionally, with a large number of Indians travelling from Mangaluru to Gulf, Jet Airways has expanded the connectivity options from various cities across India to Gulf. Likewise, inbound guests from Sharjah would be able to enjoy domestic connections over Mangaluru.
– Jet Airways 9W 504 will depart Mangaluru at 09:30 hrs and arrive into Sharjah at 11:45 hrs (local time). The return – flight Jet Airways 9W 503 will depart from Sharjah at 12:45 hrs (local time) and arrive into Mangaluru at 17:55 hrs.
Gaurang Shetty, Whole-time Director, Jet Airways, said, “It is indeed a proud moment for us at Jet Airways to launch our flight between Mangaluru and Sharjah. We are confident that our approach to provide direct global linkages with emerging Indian metros, will be popular to those living in these cities and Indians working in the Gulf and beyond. With economic ties between the India and Gulf region flourishing, Jet Airways recognizes the need to provide connectivity options to its guests. Jet Airways, is a preferred brand in this highly competitive Indo-Gulf market and offers unparalleled service and quality to guests.”
The launch of additional daily services further strengthens Jet Airways’ already extensive network, thus cementing its place as the largest operator connecting India and the Gulf.
The airline will deploy Boeing 737-800 Next Generation (NG) aircraft on this route, where Premiere and Economy guests may enjoy the airline’s famed in-flight service, its award-winning In-flight Entertainment (IFE) programme and the airline’s hallmark concept of hospitality.
Jet Airways currently operates 11 daily direct flights from India each to Dubai and Abu Dhabi.