Flight 9W 256 will depart Mumbai daily at 0210 hours reaching Colombo at 0445 hours. On the return sector, flight 9W 255 will depart Colombo at 2045 hours and reach Mumbai at 2320 hours.
On the Colombo- Delhi sector, 9W 258 will depart Colombo at 0750 hours and reach Delhi at 1130 hours. On the return, flight 9W 257 will depart Delhi at 1305 hours and arrive at Colombo at 1640 hours.
The commencement of these two new flights between India and Sri Lanka , are in addition to the existing double daily Chennai- Colombo – Chennai services. The Airline launched International operations to Chennai- Colombo – Chennai in 2004.
With this enhanced connectivity, Colombo will now be connected to Jet Airways’ two strategic hubs – Delhi and Mumbai, thus offering its guests seamless connectivity through the two key Indian cities onto several destinations across North America, Europe, as well as destinations across the Gulf, Middle East and Far East on the Jet Airways network.
According to Mr. Sudheer Raghavan, CCO, Jet Airways, “Jet Airways is delighted to provide direct links from the financial and the national capital to the Emerald Isle, which is fast emerging as a highly rated global tourism destination. We are happy to offer seamless connections to several destinations to our guests from Colombo across our Global network through our two important gateways of Delhi and Mumbai. We are also happy at the same time to strengthen air connectivity to destinations within the SAARC region with convenient connections to both Kathmandu and Dhaka via Delhi.”
The airline will deploy the state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 aircraft, offering 8 Premiere and 162 economy class seats. Guests will also be treated to the airline’s award-winning in-flight product that is among the best in its class.
Sri Lanka is fast becoming the tourism destination for holiday and leisure traveler across the globe, known for its beaches, magnificent landscapes, ecologically-wondrous forests and abundance of wildlife.
Jet Airways is offering attractive inaugural fares as part of this launch, for which guests may get in touch with their nearest travel agent or the airline office.
*Subject to receipt of requisite approvals
Source – Jet Airways