November 22, 2017
 

Irene Susan Eapen

Jet Airways organised a press conference to announce its daily nonstop service from Bangalore to Amsterdam launching on the
29 October 2017.This flight will be Jet Airways’ third daily service between India and Amsterdam and will complement its existing direct daily operations to Amsterdam from Mumbai and Delhi.

The new service will be operated in codeshare with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Air France and Delta Air Lines, with each airline placing their respective codes on the service.

• Jet Airways 9W 236 will depart Bengaluru at 02h25 (LT) and arrive in Amsterdam 08h35 (LT).
• Jet Airways 9W 235 will depart from Amsterdam at 10h50 (LT) and will arrive in Bengaluru at 00h40 (LT).

On the occasion of the event, H.E. Alphonsus H.M. Stoelinga, Ambassador of the Netherlands to India, said –“ Holland is a hub
for India and this connectivity will connect multiple destinations in India and Europe. The Dutch traders felt at home in India four hundred years ago. Already 400 years ago, Netherlands was Asia’s hub in Europe and is India’s hub in Europe. Today again, India and Netherlands are very important economic partners for each other. The number of visas we issue to Indian citizens is increasing at 25% per year."

“A lot of Indian companies consider Netherlands to be an ideal location for setting up their head office in Europe like Tata Steel Factory. Today again, Netherlands is the hub for Europe and India. Netherlands as a destination is a hub for India and also a hub for travellers. We will be opening a consulate general in Bangalore which will be the second consulate opened in India after Mumbai. One week before Jet Airways launches the Bangalore to Amsterdam flight, we will organise a Holland meets Bangalore event a weeklong event,” he added.

Vinay Dube, Chief Executive Officer, Jet Airways, explains, “We are very proud to introduce our new flight from Bangalore to Amsterdam with this we will be connecting to the Southern part of India to Europe and beyond. This is the third international destination out of Bangalore. For Bangalore is the domestic and international hub for us in the Southern part. We are happy to connect with Bangalore via Schipol as we can connect all of Europe and via Schipol you can also connect all of North America as well.

Bangalore has a vibrant economy and a growing market; so the growth is just getting started for us plus you also have an excellent middle class crowd. Bangalore is the hub for seamless connectivity for India and the rest of the world.”

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