Jet to fly Boeing 777-300 ER on Mumbai-Amsterdam route
Jet Airways is planning to raise capacity on its Mumbai-Amsterdam route by deploying Boeing 777-300 ER on the route from October 30, 2016.
The airline said that the decision has been taken keeping in mind the growing demand on this key sector. 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 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, the company said in a statement.
Jet already flies the plane on Mumbai-Dubai and Mumbai-Singapore routes.
Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president, Asia Pacific and India Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes said, “With the new aviation policies in place, we see even greater opportunities and remain confident in the market and the airlines in India.”
From Amsterdam, Jet Airways offers connectivity to 30 destinations across Europe and 11 destinations in the United States and Canada through its code share partnership with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Delta Air Lines, the company said.