Jet Airways has announced a partnership with Airbnb, setting an example in the industry-first initiative. The partnership will allow Jet Airways to offer a wide spectrum of rapidly growing, global hospitality choices to its guests from India, strengthening its portfolio of choices for stay that the carrier currently offers its guests.
The partnership will infuse the extensive footprint of Airbnb in the Indian market by establishing a deeper connection with the new-age Indian traveller who is increasingly seeking unique and interesting experiences while travelling both in India as well as around the world.
Giving his views on this maiden partnership, Jayaraj Shanmugam, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said, “An increasing number of Indian travellers are embracing the fresh and highly personalised experiences that platforms like Airbnb offers. We are delighted to be the first Indian airline to partner with Airbnb and look forward to creating more of such innovative experiences for our guests.”
Speaking about Airbnb’s first-of-its-kind partnership with an Indian airline, Amanpreet Bajaj, Country Manager– India, Airbnb, said, “Airbnb has been committed to building local partnerships which enable us to strengthen our connection with the Indian audience. With this partnership, Jet Airways fliers who are also Airbnb travellers will be able to enjoy the added-value they receive from being associated with two dynamic brands.”