Toronto: India’s largest private airline, Jet Airways, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Belgium’s Brussels Airlines to provide travellers a seamless connection between Europe, the US, Canada, Africa and India.
Jet Airways has signed a MoU with Brussels Airlines implementing code-sharing, a frequent flyer partnership and through check-in facilities, a company statement said adding, Brussels Airlines would code-share on Jet Airways’ flights between Brussels and Mumbai, Delhi and Toronto.
Jet Airways Chief Naresh Goyal, while addressing a meeting organised by the Royal Bank of Canada and Indo-Canada Chambers of Commerce, said that the airline would also train its pilots in Belgium.
Jet Airways would launch its daily service from Mumbai to New York’s Newark-Liberty International Airport via Brussels, on 5 August, and plans to introduce daily flight from Delhi to Toronto via Brussels later this year. The company would operate as many as 10 daily flights between the Indian cities and cities in the US and Canada.
“The Brussels hub will enable passengers from Delhi also to connect effortlessly to New York, and Mumbai passengers to be streamlined onto the flight to Toronto,” it said.
The airline has plans to operate flights not only from Mumbai and Delhi, but also from Bangalore, Ahmadabad and Chennai, to Los Angeles, Chicago and New York-JFK, all via the Brussels hub, after getting government’s approval, the statement said.