Jet Airways is owned by London billionaire Naresh Goyal and is based in Mumbai, India. It is the second largest airline in India and the premier airline for the domestic sector. Jet Airways operates over 400 flights daily to 67 destinations worldwide, its main domestic hubs are in Mumbai and Delhi. The international hub is located at Brussels Airport, Belgium.
With staff numbers over 10,000, it’s one of the fastest growing airlines in the world. In 2006, when Jet Airways bought out Air Sahara for $500 million, it was the biggest takeover in Indian aviation history. The company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange, but the majority of shares are held by Naresh Goyal. The Jet Airways fleet totals 92 and is made up of Airbus and Boeing aircraft. Cheap flights from Jet Airways to Delhi and Mumbai from the UK depart from London Heathrow.
Passengers may check in online from 48 hours to two hours before departure. At London Heathrow check-in usually starts 180 minutes before departure and closes 60 minutes before take-off.
Economy passengers are allowed checked baggage of 20kg, while Premiere passengers are allowed 30kg. One piece of cabin baggage not exceeding 7kg plus one laptop or handbag is also permitted. The maximum dimension of baggage is 115cm.
The latest Jet Airways information reveals that flights on Jet Airways offer a seat pitch of 3I inches in Economy and 38 inches in Business Class.
Frequent Flyer Programme
The JetPrivilege programme allows members to take advantage of upgrade vouchers, redeem JPMiles for Award tickets, use VIP lounges, claim additional baggage allowances and enjoy priority stand-by.
Recently Jet Airways was awarded the ‘Best International Airline’ at the Condé Nast Traveller India Awards held at a glittering ceremony in Mumbai. This prestigious award was introduced by British Condé Nast Traveller magazine, together with Vogue.com and cntraveller.in to celebrate the launch of Condé Nast Traveller in India.