On Wednesday, private carrier Jet Airways announced that soon it would launch direct flights to Europe from Chennai and Bengaluru.
Vice President Commercial-India Sales of Jet Airways, Praveen Iyer told media “Each way, around 1,000 passengers travel between Chennai and Europe or the US per day. Similarly, around 1,500 passengers travel each way between Bengaluru and Europe or the US.”
The new flights will commence from 29, October this year.
Initially, all-inclusive return fare will start from Rs 33,999 for economy class, while Rs 129,999 for Premier class as an introductory offer, which will be available for a month.
Carrier has also introduced specially designed “JetEscapes Holidays” at an all-inclusive rate of Rs 71,310 per person.
Presently, Jet Airways connects 45 sectors with more than 500 flights on daily basis in the domestic route and worldwide it operates 150 flights connecting 20 cities in 16 countries.