Amsterdam welcomed the inauguration of Jet Airways services from Bengaluru on 29 Ocotber. Cutting the ceremonial ribbon were André van den Berg, CCO Amsterdam Airport and Samir Chada, GM Benelux, Jet Airways. The route will be served on a daily basis by A330-300s.
The first flight on the return leg of Jet Airways’ new service from Chennai to Paris CDG was celebrated at the French hub on 29 October. Cutting the ribbon to welcome in the new link were: Sarjeet Soodan, Head of Economic & Commercial Wings of the Indian Embassy; Michel Simiaut, Jet Airways GM, France; and Franck Goldnadel, CCO, Paris CDG Airport.
- Jet Airways began services from Bengaluru (BLR) to Amsterdam (AMS), Chennai (MAA) to Paris CDG (CDG) and Delhi (DEL) to Riyadh (RUH) on 29 October. The Chennai-Paris CDG sector is the longest of the new routes at 8,018 kilometres. It will be operated five times a week by A330-300s. The 7,691-kilometre Bengaluru-Amsterdam airport pair will be flown by daily A330-300 services. Neither of these two new European links faces any direct competition. The 3,037-kilometre Delhi-Riyadh route will be operated daily with 737-800s. Jet Airways faces direct competition from Saudi Arabian Airlines and Air India on this airport pair, with the incumbent carriers operating four and three frequencies respectively during the week commencing 31 October. anna.aero was on hand to witness the launch ceremonies at the Dutch hub.