Jet Airways expands codeshare agreement with Kenya Airways

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Jet Airways on Tuesday said it has expanded its existing cooperation with Kenya Airways, the national carrier of Kenya, by sharing codes on its domestic flights between Mumbai, New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad.

“Through this agreement, Kenya Airways will place its flight code (KQ) on Jet Airways’ seven daily flights between Mumbai and New Delhi, five daily flights from Mumbai to Ahmedabad and five daily flights between Mumbai and Hyderabad for travel effective November 15, 2016,” the airline major said in a statement.

The airline said the arrangement will continue to include Jet Airways’ code (9W) on Kenyan’s double daily flights on the Mumbai-Nairobi route, allowing the passengers to connect to other onward destinations in Africa.

“Expansion of our codeshare relationship with Kenya Airways will allow us to offer the India diaspora in Kenya convenient access to more destinations in India,” Jayaraj Shanmugam, Chief Commercial Officer of Jet Airways, was quoted as saying in the statement.

“At the same time, Indian travellers can continue enjoying the opportunity to explore more of Kenya and East Africa via our international codeshares, strengthening the relationship between the people of the two nations.”