Jet Airways is one of the largest airline companies in India. The airline company was founded on April 1, 1992 and started its operations on May 5, 1993. It was founded by Naresh Goyal and he is currently the chairman of the company. The company has thousands of employees around the world.
In this article, we have provided important, funny, interesting, and mind blowing facts about Jet Airways. So, let’s enjoy!
11 Interesting, and Important Facts About Jet Airways
1. Primary Hub
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the primary hub of the airline company.
2. Parent Company
Jet Airways is owned by Tailwinds Private Limited.
3. Initially worked as an air taxi operator
Jet Airways was initially started as an air taxi operator on May 5, 1993. They got scheduled airline status on January 14, 1995.
4. Codeshare Agreements
Jet Airways has made codeshare agreements with these airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Air Berlin, United Airlines, Air Canada, South African Airways, Air France, Qantas, Air Seychelles, Malaysia Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Korean Air, Alitalia, KLM, Bangkok Airways, Kenya Airways, Brussels Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Delta Air Lines, and Etihad Airways.
5. Won several awards
Jet Airways won several national and international awards, World Market Development Award (2001) by Air Transport World Market Development Award, Most Respected Company (2004) by Business World Award, Best Domestic Airline (2005) by TTG Travel Asia Award, Best Overall In-flight Entertainment (2007) by AVION World Airline Entertainment Award, Best Airline Award (2007) by Genius of the Web Award, Best Domestic Full Service Airline (2008) by Galileo Express TravelWorld Award, Program of the Year (2008) by Freddie Award, and Best Cargo Airline (2016) by Air Cargo award.
6. Worldwide Offices
Jet Airways have their offices in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Congo Dem Rep of the Congo, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway. Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Ireland, Reunion Island, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Yemen, and Zambia.
7. Fleet Size
Jet Airways has more than 116 aircraft in its fleet.
Jet Airways flies 21 international destinations and 47 destinations within India.
9. Total Employees
Jet Airways is one of the largest airline companies in India and it employees about 13,945.
10. Buy Travel Products At Jet Airways Official Website
Besides online ticket booking, Jet Airways also provides facility of flight booking, travel insurance, and hotel bookings too.
11. Passengers Flown (Annually)
Jet Airways is a popular airline company in India and annually 20.7 million passengers travels through the company.
Article first published on April 29, 2016.