Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 28: Jet Airways has been appointed the official 'airline partner' of the 35th National Games being held in Kerala from Jan 31 to Feb 14, 2015.
The airline has offered special fares for the Games usage and will be the preferred airline for use by various officials, VIPs and other participants of the Games.
Members of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and other stakeholders of the Games, including officials of various departments involved and office-bearers of sports federations travelling on Games related businesses prior to the event, will also benefit out of the affiliation.
Jet Airways operates regular flights from three major cities - Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode, where a major chunk of sports events of the 35th National Games are to be held.
The 35th edition of this national sporting event will be one of the largest sports conglomerate in terms of number of participants.
It will witness 420 competition events, to be conducted in 31 disciplines at 30 venues spread across seven districts in Kerala.
The Games will see a participation of 11,000 members of the national sports fraternity. In addition, there will be about 5,000 volunteers and 2,000 other members of the Organising Committee task force helping to run the event.