Jet Airways to upgrade select international routes with Boeing 777

11 Jul 2016 by Akanksha Maker

Jet Airways will replace select flights on Singapore, Dubai and Amsterdam routes with its Boeing 777-300ER.

The airline is looking to expand its international operations and compete with Emirates and Singapore Airlines who currently dominate these routes.

The part-Etihad Airways owned Indian airlines will take back six its Boeing 777-300ER from Etihad Airways, on the expiry of the lease. This aircraft seats 346 passengers in a three-class configuration. 

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Currently, Jet Airways flies five times a day on the Mumbai-Dubai route on its B737. The airline will fly one of the five flights with its B777.

It flies twice daily on the Mumbai-Singapore route and will replace one of the flights with its B777.

These aircraft will also be deployed on the Mumbai-Amsterdam and Delhi-Amsterdam route, October onwards.

The airline’s fleet of 115 has 75 Boeing (including aircraft that have been wet leased/dry leased to other airlines), 18 ATR and 12 Airbus aircraft. 

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