Jet Airways Voted One Of The World`s Best Airlines
Released on: June 26, 2008, 11:29 pm
Press Release Author: Parinaz Driver
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: June 25, 2008: Jet Airways, India\'s premier international airline, has been recognised for the excellence and quality of its service and in-flight experience in the 'Airline of the Year Category' at the second Annual awards ceremony, held at the British Museum in London on 17 June 2008.
Press Release Body: It was for the first time that these awards, which honour individuals and companies that best serve the interests of consumers, included a category recognising airlines that have achieved high customer satisfaction scores for multiple service parameters, including cabin staff, pre-flight service, cleanliness, comfort, food and value for money.
The "Which?" Best Airline consumer survey, on the basis of which award winners were determined, drew on a stringent assessment of 71 airlines by over 30,000 "Which?" readers, based on their experiences with the same. Jet Airways achieved a total satisfaction rating of 84%, a percentage point behind winner Singapore Airlines.
Jet Airways, which flies daily from Delhi, Mumbai and Amritsar to London Heathrow, operates one of the youngest fleet in the skies and scored maximum marks for its exceptional onboard catering, in-flight entertainment, cleanliness, comfort and value for money.
Jet Airways' General Manager for UK & Ireland, Duncan Gambrill, commented: "Jet Airways has served the UK for just two years and only launched its new cabin products last year, including our herringbone lie-flat PremiŤre seats and private First Class suites. So this is an enormous achievement, especially against other longer-established airlines. We are delighted to be recognised in this way. It is a testament to our belief that Jet Airways is India's premier international airline, and is a tremendous boost towards achieving our goal of being one of the world's top five airlines by 2010".
With the acquisition of Jet Lite, Jet Airways now has a combined fleet strength of 108 aircraft and offers customers a schedule of over 525 flights daily. The airline currently offers four daily services from India to London Heathrow - an afternoon and early morning flight from Mumbai and daily flights from Delhi and Amritsar.For further information and flight schedules visit: jetairways.com.
NOTES TO EDITORS:
About Jet Airways:
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 84 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 9 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 54 classic and next generation Boeing 737-400/700/800/900 aircraft and 11 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft.With an average fleet age of 4.29 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleet in the world. Jet Airways operates over 385 flights daily.
Flights to 64 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including New York (both JFK and Newark), San Francisco, Toronto, Brussels, London (Heathrow), Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Bangkok, Kathmandu,Dhaka, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat, Doha and Abu Dhabi. The airline plans to extend its international operations to other cities in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia in phases with the introduction of additional wide-body aircraft into its fleet.
About Jet Airways' First Class:
Each Jet Airways First Class suite, on the airline's Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, is designed to allow dining for two with a VIP/Business Jet style table, multiple LED lighting options, variable lumbar support and an eight point massage system. The First Class suites have been manufactured by BE Aerospace.
The state-of-the-art In-Flight Panasonic eX2 Entertainment system offers passengers over 200 hours of Hollywood and Bollywood movies, regional films, television and short programming, audio CD's covering every imaginable music genre and much, much more; all on demand and all heard through Bose noise cancellation headphones.
For those wishing to work, laptop power and in flight telephones are available with the unique ability to send SMS and Email.
Befitting what is arguably the finest First Class product in the sky, menu choices are exquisite and extensive and are plated on hand painted Bernardaud porcelain dinnerware. The finest of French Champagnes, including vintage Dom Perignon and Krug,the finest wines from around the world and a library of single malt whiskies are all served in Mikasa crystal.
About Jet Airways' PremiŤre (Business Class):
Jet Airways' PremiŤre product, installed on the airline's Boeing B777-300ER aircraft, sets new standards in business class travel.
The airline's PremiŤre seats feature a unique herringbone configuration for all passengers. The PremiŤre seat also provides an oversized table, laptop power, telephony, SMS, Email and live text news to deliver a flying office for those PremiŤre passengers wanting to work.
PremiŤre passengers are also treated to the finest of in-flight dining and service, featuring vintage French Champagnes,carefully selected wines from around the world and an overwhelming selection of Indian and Non-Indian cuisine. The PremiŤre cabin in both the widebody aircraft also sports a unique bar.
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Jet Airways Public Relations New Delhi & Mumbai, India June 2008
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