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Jet launches no-frills service, airfare cheaper by 15 per cent

In a bid to cash in on summer vacation rush, Jet Airways will launch new no-frills service -- Jet Airways Konnect, from Friday and will provide 10-15 per cent cheaper airfare on the service.

india Updated: May 07, 2009 15:17 IST

In a bid to cash in on summer vacation rush, Jet Airways will launch new no-frills service -- Jet Airways Konnect, from Friday and will provide 10-15 per cent cheaper airfare on the service.

“We are beginning operations of Jet Airways Konnect, our new all-economy, no-frills service, from tomorrow. The airfare will be 10-15 per cent lower on the new service compared to fares charged for our economy class,” Jet Airways Chief Commercial Officer Sudhir Raghavan told reporters here.

“There will be 58 flights on a daily basis across 19 routes,” he said. The airline will connect Mumbai with Bhopal, Udaipur and Ahmedabad, Chennai with Coimbatore, Madurai and Kochi and Bangalore with Pune and Mangalore.

Without giving details, he said that fares will be cheaper on some routes by 20 per cent.

The Naresh Goyal-led airline will deploy two Boeing 737-800s and six smaller aircraft or ATRs.