Jet Airways — Flying High

Jet Airways, one of India’s first and largest private airlines, has been soaring higher and higher with every flight it takes. The second largest carrier by market share, it has recently been in news for its outstanding business turnover lately. Its standalone net income more than doubled in the three months to June — to ₹53.5 crore. Including its subsidiary JetLite, the net income rose to ₹58 crore helped by an 11.8 per cent rise in passenger revenue at ₹5,136 crores.

This healthy set of numbers signals a ninth consecutive profitable quarter for the aviation giant. Keeping up with this success, the airline plans to expand in the coming festive season. Recently, it announced its plans to introduce 56 new weekly flights in this month and the next.

The newly introduced flights will fly daily from Pune to Guwahati via Kolkata as well as to Coimbatore. Jet Airways is also introducing additional flights with non-stop frequencies to a few existing routes such as Pune — Kolkata, Jaipur — New Delhi, Guwahati — New Delhi, and Chennai — New Delhi. The airline also plans to initiate flight operations between Bangalore and Silchar, along with New Delhi and Jorhat.

The reason for Jet’s phenomenal success can be attributed to their low-cost model of service. Let’s have a look at some of their best services: -

In-flight Cuisine Services

Jet’s in-flight meals, prepared by world-class chefs from around the world, are worthy of praise. The airline offers an umbrella of options to their passengers and tailors the meals to their preferences. The meal options available include diabetic meals, low fat meals, vegetarian lacto-ovo meals, gluten free meals, kosher meals, Jain meals, child meals, and many more.

Entertainment

With Jet’s extensive collection of top magazines online, you will never be bored. Browse through their list of popular TV shows, movies and documentaries to add some enjoyment while you travel.

Lounges

Jet Airport Lounge facilities deserves a mention here. After a tiring flight, you can relax and unwind here in optimum comfort. There are beverages and complimentary snacks available if you wish to enjoy them. JetPrivilege Silver, Gold and Platinum members also enjoy complimentary access to Etihad Airways Partner airline lounges.

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