Air India Flies Jet Airways Stranded Passengers

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08-Sep-2009 Air India accommodated Jet Airways and Jet Konnect passengers, who were affected due to cancellation of flights at various domestic airports, on its scheduled flights, today.

A spokesman of Air India said that Air India officials at various domestic airports have been directed to extend a helping hand so that passengers are not left stranded and inconvenienced. Air India has, in fact, integrated the capacity available on its IC coded domestic flights, domestic leg of Air India’s international flights and seats on Air India Express so that maximum capacity available with it can be used for passengers affected by the cancellation of Jet Airways and Jet Konnect flights. The affected passengers were accommodated on flights operated by Air India on its domestic and international sectors.

The spokesman further said that Air India is in constant touch with Jet Airways officials so that in the event of there being a need for operating special flights, Air India can do so. Air India has kept aircraft and crew on standby at major airports to enable the airline mount additional flights at short notice, if required, he added.