Jet Airways Now Offers Web Check-in Facility

MUMBAI, India & SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Oct 17, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Commencing October 2005, Jet Airways, India’s leading airline, will be the first domestic airline in India to offer a distinctive online facility of Web Check-in to all its valued passengers.

This specialized Web Check-in facility is currently available for passengers holding a confirmed and valid e-ticket, anytime between 48 hours and 60 minutes prior to their flight departure, in 29 of the airline’s destinations across India. E-tickets can be issued through travel agents, Jet Airways portal, and Jet Airways airport and city offices.

With this, Jet Airways has introduced yet another pioneering initiative that allows customers not only to select their preferred seat but also to print their boarding pass for their same day return flight on

Peter Luethi, chief operating officer, Jet Airways (India) Limited said, “Jet Airways further strengthens its commitment for the growth of the Indian aviation industry through a new emerging technology. This newly-launched Web Check-in facility provides yet another step towards a seamless and hassle free air travel experience.”

After successfully launching online bookings where passengers can book, pay and print their e-tickets on the Web, Jet Airways, now with the help of this new technology goes a step further to provide maximum convenience and comfort to its customers.

This Web Check-in application has been developed by Sabre Airline Solutions, leading airline solutions provider based in the United States. This has been further customized for Jet Airways at their development center in Bangalore.

About Jet Airways

Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 40 classic and next generation Boeing 737-400/700/800/900 aircraft, 3 A340-300 E aircraft and 8 modern ATR72-500 Turboprop aircraft. With an average age of a little over 4.6 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleet in the world. Approximately, 24,000 passengers travel daily on Jet Airways’ 280 flights to 48 destinations that span the length and breath of India and beyond, including Colombo in Sri Lanka, Kathmandu in Nepal, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and London Heathrow, UK. Since inception in May 1993 until end-September 2005, Jet Airways has flown over 57.2 million passengers.

About Sabre Airline Solutions

Sabre Airline Solutions, a Sabre Holdings company, is the world’s largest provider of software products, reservations and departure control systems and other passenger management systems, and consulting services that help airlines simplify operations and lower costs. Sabre Airline Solutions’ proven leadership is demonstrated by the growing number of airlines that leverage the technology and services: More than 200 airlines worldwide use Sabre Airline Solutions’ broad portfolio of smart solutions for decision-support tools to increase revenues and improve operations. More than 100 airlines worldwide rely on Sabre Airline Solutions for passenger management solutions, with 15 new carriers added and nine carrier renewals for SabreSonic Res advanced reservations in 2003. In the first half of 2004, six new carriers signed up the new generation passenger solution, and another three carriers renewed contracts. In addition, more than 100 clients worldwide have turned to Sabre Airline Solutions consulting group for strategic, commercial and operational consulting. More than 500 contracts worldwide were signed in 2003 within Sabre Airline Solutions and nearly 400 have been signed in the first half of 2004.

Sabre Holdings (NYSE:TSG) connects people with the world’s greatest travel possibilities by retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. More information about Sabre Holdings is available at

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