Jet Airways, the Indian airline based in Mumbai, the second largest airline in India, both in terms of market share and passengers carried, after IndiGo, would offer special discounted fares for Amsterdam, which is set to become the private carrier’s new European Gateway from March, for a limited period.
Under the five-day offer, which can be availed till January 15, Jet Airways has cut ticket prices by up to 16% for both Premier and Economy class passengers travelling to Amsterdam from New Delhi and Mumbai.
The airline has already announced commencement of two daily non-stop flights, one each from its domestic hubs –Mumbai and New Delhi — to the Dutch capital from March 27. Besides, it will also operate a daily flight from Toronto in Canada to Amsterdam.
“We have received an overwhelming response to our new routes to and from Amsterdam since announcing them last month. The inaugural offer acknowledges the support from our guests, providing them with greater value when travelling to our new European gateway,” Jet Airways senior vice president (commercial) Gaurang Shetty said. From Amsterdam, Jet Airways will be able to provide its passengers with one stop access to a wider array of destinations across Europe and North America with its partners, he said.
The airline had last month also announced code sharing pacts with KLM and Delta Air Lines along with its decision to shift the European Gateway to the Dutch capital from Brussels. Code-sharing of flights allows an airline to book passengers on its partner carriers and provide seamless transport to multiple destinations where it has no presence.
Under the inaugural offer, passengers travelling from Mumbai to Amsterdam in Economy class can book all-inclusive return tickets for Rs 33,734 while those travelling in Premiere (business) class can avail an all-inclusive return ticket for Rs 1,47,071, it said.
The fares for the same from New Delhi will be Rs 37,211 (Economy) and Rs 1,12,480 (Premier), the airline said. Special fares are also available for travel from Amsterdam to India, it said.
Jet Airways passengers from Canada can also avail the offered fares while they book on the airline’s new service between Toronto and Amsterdam, it said.
Similarly, Jet Airways has also extended the offer to guests travelling to Amsterdam on the airline’s network from ASEAN and SAARC countries via Mumbai and Delhi.The codeshare pact with the two global airline, which when approved by the government, would provide seamless air connectivity to Jet Airways passengers to as many as 41 European and American cities from India.