Jet Airways to fly additional flights to Mumbai

Doha: Indian private full-service carrier, Jet Airways, has announced two additional flights to Mumbai, India on June 22 and 23 in response to the current scenarion in the region.The additional flight 9W559 will depart Doha at 23:00 and will arrive in Mumbai at 5:00.The flight from Mumbai 9W560 will leave at 20:55 and arrive in Hamad International Airport at 21:55.This will operate along with the existing daily flight from Doha to Mumbai.After the Gulf crisis started, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain has closed their skies to Qatar Airways flights and their national airlines have stopped flying to Qatar.Many Indian expatriates depend on connection flights through other Gulf States for their journey during summer holidays or long eid vacations as direct airlines become more expensive during peak seasons.After the illegal siege the options left to India are direct flights like Qatar Airways, Jet Airways, Air India express, Indigo and connection flights like Oman Air. The schedule for existing daily flight frequency is as follows:9W551 DOH-BOM Departure 22:40 ; Arrival 04:409W552 BOM-DOH Departure 20:10 ; Arrival 21:10This additional frequency will help passengers to conveniently connect with other domestic and international destinations with convenient timings, a Jet Airways statement said.

Source: Civil Aviation Authority, Qatar