New Delhi, Dec 4: Private air-carrier Jet Airways India Ltd today said it will start a daily flight from Chennai to Toronto and New York via Brussels, effective from December 6.
The Jet Airways flight 9W 226 (Chennai-Toronto) will depart Chennai International Airport at 0115 hrs and arrive at Brussels at 0715 hrs. Flight 9W 226 will then depart Brussels at 0915 hrs and arrive at Toronto's Pearson International Airport at 1255 hrs, thus allowing Chennai passengers a seamless connection to New York (Newark) and Toronto, besides New York (JFK).
On the return leg, Jet Airways flight 9W 225 (Toronto-Chennai) will depart Toronto's Pearson International Airport at 2030 hrs and arrive at Brussels at 0930 hrs. Flight 9W 225 will then depart Brussels at 1130 hrs and arrive at Chennai International Airport at 0140 hrs.
At Brussels, flights will be synchronised in order to provide passengers seamless transfer between Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai to cities in North America - New York (JFK), Toronto and New York (Newark), a statement said.
Jet Airways in partnership with Brussels Airlines allows passengers to choose to fly to 54 European destinations which includes destinations like Venice, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Rome, Munich, Madrid and Geneva.
The Mumbai-based Jet Airways will be offering a special inaugural Economy return fare of Rs 36,000 plus taxes. Premiere class return fares start from Rs 1,57,500 plus taxes.
It will use a brand new Airbus 330-200 aircraft on this route, which has been especially configured for international operations with 30 seats in Premiere Class and 190 seats in the Economy Class.