Jet Airways commenced its operation in 1993. At that time, it was an air taxi operator and had 4 Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Ever since that time, the airline has continued to grow and now, it has become one of the most preferred airlines in India, serving both locally and internationally. Because the airline offers great service to its customers, it has managed to bag a lot of accolades. In fact, because it offered quality services, efficiency, and luxury, it became the first superbrand in India in 2003.
In 2002, Jet Airways was awarded the ‘Best Domestic Airline Award’ by Travel Trade Gazette. Later that year in 2003, it was awarded the most respected company in the civil aviation industry. In 2004, Jet Airways served its first international destination, which was Sri Lanka. The airline is registered under the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). IOSA happens to be an international auditing system which is there to help airlines around the world so as to improve flight safety, audit reduction, as well as enable codeshare agreements.
Jet Airways Flight Status
Jet Airways is known to always be punctual, which is one of the reasons it has become one of the most preferred airlines in India. In fact, it’s one of the few airlines that use SMS to inform its passengers about any changes in flights. Passengers will also be able to check the flight status on MakeMyTrip. All of the information about Jet Airways flights will be available here.
For one way fares, Jet Airways allows free checked baggage allowance of 15kg. This applies to both adults and children. For return fares, passengers will be allowed a maximum of 15kg free checked baggage allowance. Also, Jet Airways will allow the checked baggage to have dimensions of 62” for length, width and height. If you have extra baggage, you will have to prepay the excess baggage at least 6 hours before the flight departs.
The advancements in technology have brought about many exciting features. Thanks to the internet and a number of applications, passengers can now check-in on the web. In fact, they will be able to use the Baggage Drop Counter, which allows them to check-in their luggage quite easily and quickly.
Excitingly, Jet Airways offers the Hello 6E retail magazine. This magazine offers an exciting shopping experience when on board.
Jet Airways Inflight Services
You will find that Jet Airways offers a plethora of in-flight services for both domestic and international flights. However, these inflight services will vary, depending on the destination the flight is headed to. For passengers that are travelling domestically, they will be able to choose between the Economy Class and the Premier Class. Travellers who are going to international destinations can also choose from the two classes.
Jet Airways Booking and Mobile Services
Jet Airways is one of the first airlines in India to create a mobile application. Their mobile app is known as Google Now and will provide you with all the relevant information that you require about your flight. In order to receive these updates, you are required to have a Gmail account. This Gmail account is requested when you book your flight so that you can receive all the latest updates about your flight thought the Google Now app, which is compatible with both Android and iOS.