Virgin Atlantic and Jet Airways expand code sharing agreement

first_imgVirgin Atlantic has expanded its code-share agreement with Jet Airways, which will help the Virgin airline in offering new travel options to four Indian cities— Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kolkata. The flights will be connecting between Delhi and London Heathrow service, with the Indian domestic code-share flights being operated by Jet Airways.The extended agreement would offer customers with the convenience of having all of their boarding passes issued at the originating airport, whether their travel originates in the India or UK.Nick Parker, Head of India and Middle East, Virgin Atlantic said, “It is really important to us to be able to offer our customers convenient one-stop options to get to where they want to fly. As part of our commitment to the Indian market, we already operate a successful code-share with Jet Airways between Mumbai and London, and we are delighted that our partnership is allowing us to open up other popular destinations in India for our customers.”Commenting on the development, Jet Airways, Chief Commercial Officer, Raj Sivakumar said, “We are indeed pleased to offer enhanced and seamless connectivity to Virgin Atlantic guests by offering seamless travel through this expanded code-share arrangement, providing our guests more options in the growing India-UK.”Virgin Atlantic has a daily flight service between Delhi and London Heathrow on a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, the newest aircraft in its fleet. Virgin Atlantic presently has six Boeing 787-9s in its fleet and is expecting 11 more by the end of 2018.last_img

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