NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has entered into a codeshare agreement with airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline effective April 2015.
This development will see Jet Airways placing its code (9W) on airberlin’s (AB) daily flights to Berlin (TXL) and Dusseldorf (DUS) from gateway point Abu Dhabi. Jet Airways operates 12 daily services to Abu Dhabi from 11 Indian cities.
Raj Sivakumar, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said: We are pleased to commence our codeshare partnership with airberlin, offering our guests convenient flight connections to Berlin and Dusseldorf via Abu Dhabi. With Germany established as India’s largest trading partner in Europe and 8th largest foreign investor in India, we are confident that these flights will prove to be popular amongst travellers between India and Germany, not only for business purposes but tourism as well.”
Stephan Nagel, Senior Vice President Alliances and Cooperation, airberlin, said: “It is a great pleasure to announce the codeshare agreement with Jet Airways today. Without a doubt India is one of the fastest growing and promising air travel markets in the world. We look forward to welcoming travellers from India on board of our airberlin flights from Abu Dhabi to the German capital Berlin and to Dusseldorf, the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia which is one of the most powerful economic regions in Germany. Our joint guests will benefit from smooth flight connections and our outstanding product which we are offering on the ground and in the air.”
Jet Airways has 21 codeshare partners and over a 100 interline partners.