The new service will now connect Chennai to several global destinations across Europe and Africa via Abu Dhabi, Jet Airways said in a release.
The airline currently operates daily flights from Abu Dhabi to Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai and Kuwait."We are confident that the daily service from Abu Dhabi to Chennai will prove immensely popular with our guests," Jet Airways senior vice-president for commercial Gauarang Shetty said.
With these new enhanced flights, Jet Airways will enjoy the distinction of being first domestic private carrier to operate over 50 daily flights to multiple destinations in the Gulf, it said.
The services to the Gulf include daily departures from and to Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Doha, Kuwait, Sharjah, Jeddah, Dammam, Muscat and Riyadh.