Days after the Etihad tie-up,Jet Airways has got yet another major boost to expand its global footprint and become the biggest Indian carrier in terms of network. According to an Economic Times report, the aviation ministry has allowed Jet to go for code-sharing with five airlines — American Airlines, Malaysian, Garuda of Indonesia, Vietnam Airlines and Kenya Airways.
A code-share allows two or more airlines share the same flight. Passengers will buy ticket from one airline and take a flight operated by another airline, allowing partners to expand their global connectivity. The ET report quoted unnamed sources as saying, "This is one of the biggest permissions given to an Indian airline for code-share in a go, and will be a big boost for Jet".
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