Jet Airways Enhances Connectivity between India, Europe and North America with Launch of Daily Amsterdam Flights

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol provides great options for cargo thanks to seamless links with sea, rail and road transportation

March 14, 2016 – Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will launch daily non-stop flights from Amsterdam to offer significantly enhanced connectivity between Europe, North-America and India via the Netherlands. Effective March 27, 2016, Jet Airways will operate two daily non-stop flights from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, one each to its hubs in Mumbai and Delhi. Jet Airways will also operate a daily flight to Toronto from Amsterdam. Schedules of all three flights have been planned to allow quick and convenient connections between India and Toronto via Amsterdam.

Jet Airways has also entered into a codeshare partnership with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Delta Air Lines to provide convenient connections for passengers to and from key destinations across Europe and North America via Amsterdam. The partnership will enable customers to enjoy enhanced connectivity and seamless travel throughout the combined networks of Jet Airways, KLM and Delta.

Naresh Goyal, Chairman, Jet Airways, said: “We are delighted to announce the launch of our new services to Amsterdam. India’s trade relations with the Netherlands go back over 400 years and have continued to prosper in the modern age. The recent meeting between the Prime Ministers of India and the Netherlands has given a new impetus to this relationship. The new direct services by Jet Airways will facilitate greater engagement and co-operation between India and the Netherlands. As one of the fastest growing economies in the world, India has emerged as a key destination. Initiatives such as ‘Make in India’ and ‘Startup India’ launched by the Government of India have given a boost for foreign investment and trade.”

He continued: “Our daily flights between Amsterdam and India will have a significant positive impact on our network and connectivity by opening up multiple destinations in Europe and North America. The codeshare partnerships with KLM and Delta will offer customers wider access, unmatched connectivity and seamless travel from key destinations in Europe and North America to India.”

Benefits for Cargo customers

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s position as one of the largest gateways in Europe provides greater options for Jet Airways’ freight customers, thanks to seamless links with sea, rail and road transportation. Jet Airways’ direct daily flights from Amsterdam will benefit exports from the Netherlands including pharmaceuticals,
specialized medical equipment, food and horticultural products, by facilitating access to Jet Airways’ network across the vast Indian market.

Source: Jet Airways, KLM & Delta Airlines press release

14 March 2016

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