jetJet Airways (India) Ltd. recently launched a daily direct service between Lucknow and Abu Dhabi. Flight 9W 512 took off from Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport at 1905 hrs and arrived at Abu Dhabi International Airport at 2220 hrs (local time). The return flight 9W 511 departed from Abu Dhabi at 1035 hrs (local time) to reach Lucknow at 1550 hrs, as per a release.

Jet Airways has deployed the Boeing 737-800 Next Generation (NG) aircraft on this route, where Premiere and Economy guests can avail of the airline’s in-flight service and In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) programme.

Ahead of the launch of the service, Jet Airways conducted a multi-faith pooja and lit a ceremonial lamp to mark the occasion. The lamp-lighting ceremony was led by Amrit Abhijat, Secretary and Director General, Uttar Pradesh Tourism; Abhishek Mishra, Minister for Vocational Education and Skill Development, Government of Uttar Pradesh; and Sonu Kripalani, Senior Vice President – Guest Experience, Jet Airways. This was followed by a ceremonial ribbon-cutting.

Jet Airways currently operates a daily flight each from Delhi, Kochi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and 11 flights a week from Mumbai to Abu Dhabi.