| Airlines |
| Jet Airways Commences Non-Stop Services To Bagdogra And Madurai |
Jet Airways has started direct daily flights
between Mumbai and Madurai (Tamil Nadu) and Mumbai and Bagdogra (West Bengal). The airline also commenced direct daily
flights between Jaipur (Rajasthan) and Chandigarh.
With its new services,
Jet Airways has made it easier and convenient for tourists, investors,
delegates and regular flyers to travel to these emerging cities and metros.
While Bagdogra is a major gateway for travelers to Eastern
India, especially to scenic destinations in Darjeeling and Sikkim; Madurai - a
major historical city, ranks among the most popular holy sites in the country,
accounting for significant amount of pilgrimage / tourism related traffic.
The maiden Mumbai-Madurai flight 9W 336 departed Mumbai at 1005 hrs. and arrived at Madurai 1300 hrs. The return flight 9W 357 departed with a full complement of guests at 1335 hrs. from Madurai and reached Mumbai at 1535 hrs.
Similarly, flight 9W 971 – Mumbai – Bagdogra departed Mumbai at 1005 hrs and arrived at Bagdogra Airport at 1300 hrs
while the return flight 9W 972 – Bagdogra – Mumbai left Bagdogra at 1335 hrs and arrived in the
financial capital at 1635 hrs.
The new service is
part of Jet Airways’ strategy to introduce direct flights between metros and
emerging cities across India. The airline’s continued expansion of its domestic
network indicates its strong confidence to connect and offer greater choice of
destinations to its guests.