Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will relocate its domestic operations to the state-of-the-art Terminal 2 (T2) at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) in Sahar on March 15, 2016.
Spread across 4.4 million square feet, the integrated Terminal 2 has 60 departure check-in counters and 80 arrival immigration counters capable of handling 40 million passengers annually. Terminal 2 is also well connected to the island city by public transport which includes the Mumbai Suburban Railway, Mumbai Metro Rail, Public Transport Buses, Taxis and Auto rickshaws.
Jet Airways’ migration of domestic operations to T2 will lead to the integration of domestic and international flight operations in one terminal, resulting in a significantly enhanced, seamless and hassle free transfer experience for guests.
Flight 9W 484 from Mumbai to Kolkata departing at 02:25 hrs will be the first Jet Airways domestic flight to operate from T2 on March 15, 2016. The first arriving flight will be 9W 628 at 00:10 hrs from Kolkata.
The relocation of domestic operations to T2 is part of Jet Airways’ strategic commitment to develop Indian airports as hubs, providing guests greater connectivity on its domestic and international networks. Jet Airways operates over 135 daily flights out of Mumbai to destinations in India and around the world.
The move to Terminal 2 will significantly improve operational efficiencies, by allowing Jet Airways to transition a greater number of domestic flyers onto its international network and vice-versa.
Guests will now be able to transfer from domestic to international flights within 75 minutes compared to an hour and 45 minutes currently, while international to domestic transfers will take just 90 minutes compared to two hours currently.
Commenting on the migration of domestic operations to CSIA’s Terminal 2 Mr Gaurang Shetty, Sr. Vice President – Commercial, Jet Airways, said, “The integration of domestic and international operations at Mumbai’s Terminal 2 will enable Jet Airways to transform Mumbai into a critical international transit hub. As one of the largest carriers operating out of Terminal 2, Jet Airways is best poised to offer its guests a superior travel experience together with seamless connectivity from India to the World.”
For easy access, Jet Airways’ guests can drive to the departure gates at Level 4 through the Sahar elevated access road and enter the Departure terminal from Gate No. 7. Guests can either check-in online or at the self-service kiosk located near the entrance. They can also avail of the 41 dedicated check-in counters manned by Jet Airways staff located between gates 6 and 7 for departure formalities. Check-in counters for First and Première Guests for both domestic and international flights will be located at island ‘P’. Guests travelling in Economy on domestic flights can proceed to island ‘K’, while those travelling Economy on international flights can proceed to island ‘L’ for check-in. In addition, island ‘M’ will have exclusive check-in counters for guests holding JetPrivilege Platinum, Gold and Silver cards.
For Jet Airways guests arriving into Mumbai, prepaid taxi will be available at Level 1. Access for private cars and hotel provided transport is available for guests at Level 2. For three-wheelers and city bus services, guests will need to proceed to P6 at the multi-level car park on Level 2.
Jet Airways looks forward to providing its Guests an enhanced level of service and product offering at its new home in Mumbai at the state-of-the-art Terminal 2.