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Jet Airways cancelled nearly 200 domestic and international flights


New Delhi, Sep. 10, 2009
Sarup Singh

On Thursday, Jet Airways, with over 65 destinations, cancelled nearly 200 domestic and international flights because 500 pilots have reported sick.

Capt Sam Thomas, Joint General Secretary of National Aviators Guild, which is spearheading the agitation said:

  • The situation continues ... there are no talks so far. We have not got any invite from the management side showing their willingness to talk to us.
  • the airlines has set up a crisis management centre which is continuously monitoring the situation.
  • Jet airlines has cancelled 163 domestic and 35 international flights as 400 of its over 1000 pilots did not report for duty.

Jet Airways has come a long way since its first flight in 1993. It's one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, and now it's all set to change the way you fly - for the better!

Jet Airways operates flights to 20 international destinations, offering you a better choice in the skies.

Naresh Goyal (60), the founder Chairman of Jet Airways, India's premier airline, has over 38 years of experience in the Civil Aviation industry. He is the recipient of several national and international awards.

In 16 years, Jet Airways has emerged as India's largest private domestic airline and has been acclaimed by frequent travellers as the most preferred carrier offering the highest quality of comfort, courtesy, standards of ground and in-flight services and reliability of operations. Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 10 - Boeing 777-300 ERs, 48 New and Next-Generation Boeing 737s, 12 Airbus A330-200 aircraft and 14 ATR72-500s turbo-prop aircraft. With over 330 daily flights, the Airlines network connects 63 destinations, of which nineteen are international, i.e. New York (both JFK and Newark), Toronto, Brussels, London, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Jeddah, Bahrain, Kuwait, Muscat, Doha, Colombo, Kathmandu and Dhaka.