Jet Airways is to deploy an A330-200 aircraft on its Mumbai-Singapore route, replacing the current Boeing 737 starting June 1.

This will increase the passenger capacity on the route by 50 per cent.

The aircraft offers a customised two-cabin seating configuration of 18 fully flat seats in Premiere and 236 in economy class.

Jet Airways flight 9W10 departs Mumbai at 0955 and arrives in Singapore at 1810. On the return, Jet Airways flight 9W11 departs Singapore at 2005 and arrives in Mumbai at 2305.

Gaurang Shetty, Whole time Director, Jet Airways says, “We are happy to deploy Jet Airways’ spacious and modern wide body aircraft catering to additional capacity on the highly popular Mumbai – Singapore – Mumbai route.

“This sector has seen a growth in traffic by over 34 per cent in last two years, particularly among business travellers. In addition, connecting traffic over Singapore to Australia and the ASEAN destinations booked through code share and interline partners is also growing rapidly.

“The combination of comfort and luxury of wide body services and attractive frequent flyer benefits makes Jet Airways the perfect option for travellers to Singapore and beyond.”

Jet Airways has also deployed the A330-200 on the Delhi-Singapore route.

Neha Gupta Kapoor