Jetlite Airline flights

On the 20th April 2007, Jet Airways bought Air Sahara (an Indian airline) for Rs 1,450 crore (approximately US$300 million); and renamed it Jetlite Airline (they couldn't use the name "Air Sahara", as the purchase agreement stipulated that the "Air Sahara" brandname would continue to belong to the Sahara Group).

Contact Jetlite Airline


phone (within India)

1800 22 3020 / 30302020

phone (outside India)

91 22 30302020

Is Jetlite Airline a low cost carrier?

Jet Airways have announced that they will launch Jetlite Airline as a cross between a full service airline and a low cost carrier (whatever that means!).

Jetlite Airline's routes

Indian destinations

Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dibrugarh, Goa, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Port Blair, Pune, Ranchi, Srinagar,Thiruvananthapuram, Varanasi and Visakhapatnam.

International destinations

Colombo, Karachi, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Maldives, Singapore.

Jetlite Airline's owners

Jet Lite (India) Limited is a 100% subsidiary of Jet Airways India Limited. Jet Airways first contemplated merging the airlines but subsequently decided to run Jetlite as an indendent subsidiary.

The chairman of Jet Airways, Mr Naresh Goyal, and Mr Harish Salve, the company's counsel, addressing a press conference in Mumbai.






Jetlite airline's fleet


Boeing 737 – 700

Boeing 737 - 800


CRJ – 200

History of Jetlite Airline

Sahara Airlines, Jetlite's predecessor, flew its first commercial flights on 3 December 1993 (2 Boeing 737-200s). On the 2nd October 2000 Sahara Airlines' name was changed to "Air Sahara". On the 20th April 2007 Jet Airways purchased Air Sahara.

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