About Jet Konnect
Jet Konnect is the sub brand of Jet Airways under which all low cost carrier services are offered. While the check-in, baggage allowances and seating arrangements are similar to that of Jet Konnect, booking charges vary as per no-frill service offerings. In March 2012, Jet Konnect replaced the previous low cost offering of Jet Airways, JetLite. The airline operates with an efficient fleet of 13 Boeing 737 series aircrafts. Jet Konnect has a registered office in Mumbai, India but has offices running in other prominent cities like Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Delhi and Hyderabad.
Jet Konnect was designed to offer the core value proposition of air travel to a price sensitive market. However, for customers who want to enjoy additional services by paying certain premium amount are offered many service options by Jet Konnect. The airline is a preferred provider of add-on services like –
· Sky-café – A modern approach to continental and contemporary cuisine of ready to eat hot meals served in flights. Customer can pay and purchase from a varied menu while they are on the go.
· Sky-mart – A shopping mart concept, scaled down to fit a flight cabin offering premium goods at affordable prices for Jet Konnect customers.
· Jet Mobile – Information about flight made available via SMS
· In-flight entertainment – Customers can pay additional amount to rent a personal Audio-video system for viewing latest movies during flight.
· Special assistance for disabled customers or expectant mothers
Routes and Destinations
Jet Konnect airline being a national carrier currently connects 55 cities across India and flies more than 430 flights every day. Jet Konnect makes the complete low cost, no frill offering of Jet airways and excels in providing economic air travel to middle income market segment of India.
How to Check in?
For domestic travelers, check-in counter closes 45 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time of flight and for international flights counter closes 60 minutes before the flight. At the time of check-in, a printout of the itinerary or SMS confirming the flight details must be produced along with a valid photo ID proof. Jet Konnect also offers the facility of web check-in and mobile check-in facility, 48 hours prior to the scheduled flight for Jet Privilege Platinum/Gold members and 24 hours prior for normal travelers. At a time web check-in can only be done for 9 passengers or less booked under same PNR; group check-in is not allowed.
Baggage Fees and Allowances
Free checked baggage weight limits for domestic as flights are 15kg for average passenger and 40kg for ship crew. Baggage allowance varies with destinations and units of baggage as well. For flights to the U.S.A., baggage allowance is that of 2 units weighing 23kg each. Excess baggage charges at the check-in counter are INR 250 for every additional kilo for domestic travel and international travel. A flat rate of INR 1000 is applicable for oversized baggage as well. Hand baggage weight allowance is that of 7kgs per passenger. Prohibited items include corrosives, aerosols, explosives, inflammable liquids or solids, sharp instruments, fish, poisons or biohazard substances.
Jet Konnect offers both comfort seats and standard seats in all its aircrafts. Jet Konnect operates with a fleet comprising of both Boeing and Airbus planes, designed to offer 18-30 seats for First class passengers and 190-236 seats for economy travellers.
Jet Konnect charges convenience fees of INR 125 on booking of flight tickets from online portals or from Jet Konnect website. Purchase of flight ticket from the check-in counters at airports is free of cost. Comfort seats with a bulk head are charged at INR 750 whereas window and aisle standard seats are charged at the rate of INR 400.
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