The FINANCIAL — Jet Airways, JetLite and Jet Airways Konnect on August 2 announced that with effect from August 4th, it would close all check-in counters 45 minutes prior to departure in the six major metros of Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kolkata.
This in effect would mean that the airline would close check-in counters 15 minutes earlier than normal, in an effort to comply with the new directive from the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). This new guideline should help mitigate flight delays and minimize inconvenience to guests, ensuring a smooth transit for the travelers.
The Jet Airways group would also like to inform all guests that boarding gates for domestic flights at the above six metros would now close 25 minutes prior to departure enabling it to comply with the Air Transport Circular issued by the office of the DGCA, for closure of the aircraft door 15 minutes prior to the departure.
On the rest of Jet Airways' network in India, check-in counters will continue to close 30 minutes prior to the departure of the flight and the Boarding gates will close 15 minutes prior to the departure.
Jet Airways has begun informing all the guests’ of these changes via sms, e-mailers and through the website at www.jetairways.com. The airline has requested all Jet Privilege members and other guests to note the revised timings of check-in 45 minutes prior to departure and have sought the assistance of guests in adhering to these stipulations.
For a seamless experience through airports, guests can also use Jet Airways web check-in facility at www.jetairways.comwherein they can print boarding passes, with preferred seating at their own convenience. Guests can also use the Jet Airways self service kiosk check-in facility at select airports, thus earning 250 Bonus JPMiles every time they Web or Kiosk check-in.