Jet Airways Gulf breakthrough
Jet Airways has been granted rights to operate over 11,000
seats per week to Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain from Jan-08 – breaking
the monopoly of state-owned Indian carriers on the routes. Jet also applied
for rights to Abu Dhabi and Dubai, but these are still under consideration.
There is limited spare capacity available to Dubai, but plenty on the Abu Dhabi
sector. [402 words]