Jet Airways began flying daily between Doha (capital of Qatar) and New Delhi (India’s capital city) on May 1, 2017. Up until then, the full-service Indian airline has been flying between Doha and Mumbai (daily), Kochi (daily), Kozhikode (daily) and Thiruvananthapuram (four times weekly).
Jet Airways first deployed the A330 aircraft on its Doha-Mumbai route in November last year, and now it serves the Doha-Delhi route too.
A B737 aircraft continues to serve the other routes to and from Doha.
The wide-body A330 jetliner is a two-cabin configuration with 18 seats in premier and 236 seats in economy class.
Flight 9W 553 departs daily from Doha at 2300 and arrives in New Delhi at 0515. Daily return flight 9W 554 departs from New Delhi at 2010 and arrives in Doha at 2130.
On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, a second flight 9W 201 departs from Doha at 0230 and arrives in New Delhi at 0845. Return flight 9W 202 departs from New Delhi at 1105 and arrives in Doha at 1235.
Shakir Kantawala, VP Gulf, Middle East and Africa at Jet Airways says, “It is our constant endeavour to create a consistent, unmatched travel experience for our guests. Deploying the A330 [aircraft] gives us an opportunity to combine on-board luxury with our signature Indian hospitality to create an exceptional value proposition for our guests. Jet Airways is a preferred brand in the highly competitive Indo-Gulf market and offers unparalleled service and quality to guests. We are confident that introducing the A330 will help us establish ourselves as the airline of choice on the route.”