Mumbai, Jun 20 (PTI)

In a move to woo students aspiring for admissions in Western universities and colleges for higher studies, private carrier Jet Airways today announced a special baggage scheme, which allows an additional baggage of 23 kgs besides numerous other benefits. Students flying out of India to select destinations across UK and Europe on the airline network and its code share partners can avail this scheme, a Jet Airways release said here.

The offer includes an attractive EduJetter kit bundled with benefits such as excess baggage allowances between 30-69 kgs, depending on the destination they fly to, the release said. Besides, the scheme also offers 1000 bonus Jet Privilege miles and upto Rs 2,500 worth of international talk time and data plans free from Matrix Communications as also a discount of 20 percent percent on Samsonite travel gear, it said.

With this offer, students may enjoy special foreign exchange rates with ICICI travel card an offer from ICICI Lombard’s Overseas Student Travel Insurance priced at a third of the cost of similar insurance plans overseas, Jet Airways said.

“This initiative is a way of encouraging every young student from India travelling abroad, with assured benefits, tailored to suit their specific needs,” airline Chief Commercial officer Sudheer Ragahvan said. The offer can be availed on presentation of student visa and Jet Airways ticket, the release said.