Jet Airways has commenced operations of all new state- of- the- art T2 integrated terminal at Kolkata’s NITB (New Integrated Terminal Building), Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport with an inaugural Kolkata - Bangkok flight.
The airline’s flight service 9W 66 (Kolkata - Bangkok) became the first international flight to take off from this landmark airport from India’s most modern, spacious Terminal 2 (T2), the largest in the country.
The Airport Director graced the occasion as the event’s Chief Guest and flagged off Jet Airways' Kolkata - Bangkok flight. Following this, the airline operated 9W 274/273 Kolkata/Dhaka /Kolkata, and 9W 72/71 Kolkata /Bangkok/Kolkata.
Jet Airways, including its subsidiary Jet Konnect, currently operates a fleet of 16 ATR 72-500 and 1 ATR 72-600 aircraft, and will introduce an additional 4 new ATR 72-600 aircraft into its fleet. The airline has been operating ATR aircraft since 1999 and has covered its fleet with GMAs since the beginning of its partnership with ATR.