To get hold of the low fare segment, Jet Airways has introduced a new all Economy service - “Jet Airways Konnect” on selected circles in India effective from Friday (May 08).
The new economy class service is designed to cater to a market that desires an economically priced low fare product. Jet Airways Konnect offers a no-frills, economy class service where guests will be offered attractive and competitive low fares on specific routes.
India’s premier international airline, Jet Airways, has placed dedicated aircraft for this service with unique flight number range, which will help both guests and travel agents to identify the class of service.Although the on ground and in flight service will be delivered by Jet Airways staff, the only difference will be that travellers will have to buy their meals on board.
As far as the booking is concerned, travellers can book flights either on the airline's website or through the call centres or Jet Airways’ city and ticketing offices, while Travel Agents can book the same using the global distribution systems (GDS).
Initially, the service has been planned to operate with two 737 and six ATR aircraft on specific sectors, including Chennai-Coimbatore, Chennai-Madurai, Chennai-Kochi, Mumbai-Ahmedabad, Mumbai-Bhopal, Mumbai-Udaipur, Bengaluru-Pune, Bengaluru-Mangalore.
As per the words of Sudheer Raghavan, the Chief Commercial Officer Jet Airways, "Consumer demands are changing rapidly in a dynamic global environment; we believe the Jet Airways Konnect service will give us the flexibility and speed to deploy capacity to meet these changing trends.”