Jet launches new Bangkok flight
Manama, December 7, 2011
Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, is set to launch a new early morning flight connecting Bahrain to Bangkok via Mumbai, starting from December 13.
The Flight 9W 591 will depart from Bahrain at 9.35pm and arrive in Mumbai at 3.25am local time.
Flight 9W 70 will leave Mumbai at 7.30am local time and arrive in Bangkok at 1.15pm local time.
The return flight 9W 69 will leave Bangkok at 2.25pm local time and arrive in Mumbai at 5.25pm local time. Flight 9W 592 will take off from Mumbai at 7.10pm and arrive in Bahrain at 8.35pm.
Jet Airways is the only airline to offer three daily flights from Mumbai to Bangkok and the new flight in the morning will provide daily seamless connection from Bahrain to Bangkok via Mumbai.
With the new convenient connections, guests can avail 'through check-in' facility.
At check-in, the baggage will be tagged through and boarding passes issued to the final destination.
While guests will transit via Mumbai, immigration formalities from Bahrain will be at Bangkok and on return from Bangkok, at Bahrain.
The airline will deploy a state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 aircraft, offering 16 Premiere and 138 economy class seats.
'We are delighted to link the Gulf market to Bangkok and other markets from Mumbai international airport,'' Jet Airways Gulf and Middle East vice-president Fareed Al Alwai said.
'We are continuously working to effectively increase presence of Jet Airways on various international routes and transform Mumbai airport into a state-of-the-art airport facilitating all top services to transit guests,' he added.
Jet Airways operates a fleet of 101 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 12 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 59 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 20 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft.-TradeArabia News Service