INDIA: Jet Airways begins HK service

Jet Airways announced three new international services to Abu Dhabi, San Francisco and Hong Kong. In mid-April, Jet Airways introduced its new daily direct service between Mumbai and Hong Kong, using Boeing B737-800 aircraft. The new service will bring the airline’s Asia-Pacifi c route total to four, including Singapore, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur. The airline […]


Jet Airways announced three new international services to Abu Dhabi, San Francisco and Hong Kong. In mid-April, Jet Airways introduced its new daily direct service between Mumbai and Hong Kong, using Boeing B737-800 aircraft.

The new service will bring the airline’s Asia-Pacifi c route total to four, including Singapore, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur. The airline currently flies to 59 destinations in India and beyond, including New York, Toronto, Singapore and Bangkok.

Jet Airways also added its third Gulf route when commenced its daily direct flights from Kochi to Doha, effective April 18, using a Boeing 737-800.

The carrier is already operating daily direct flights on the Kochi-Kuwait-Kochi and Kochi-Bahrain-Kochi sectors. With the induction of Kochi-Doha-Kochi flights, this will be the third destinationlinking Kochi to the Gulf.

These flights will complement the airline’s present daily services from Kozhikode and Mumbai to Doha. Jet Airways launched its operations to the Gulf in January 2008 and currently flies to four destinations in the region- Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat and Doha.

"The India-Gulf sector has traditionally witnessed large volumes of traffic for business, employment and visiting family and friends," said Jet Airways’ CEO, Wolfgang Prock-Schauer. "Due to the encouraging passenger demand on these sectors, the airline has decided to connect Kochi-Doha with daily direct flights."