Jet Airways Voted One Of The World`s Top 10 Airlines In `Best In Travel Poll 2008`
Released on: September 8, 2008, 10:14 pm
Press Release Author: Parinaz Driver
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: September 05, 2008: Jet Airwaysí emergence as one of the worldís premium airlines has been recognised by the Best in Travel Poll 2008, organised by SmartTravelAsia.com.
Press Release Body: Voted one of the Top 10 Airlines in the world, Jet Airways was seventh in a poll of the worldís best airlines, while being placed fifth in the Business Class Category for its acclaimed, herringbone-configured PremiŤre product; and sixth in the Cabin services category.
Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, Chief Executive Officer, Jet Airways said ďthe poll is indeed a worthy recognition of Jet Airwaysí high-quality products and services. Remarkably, this was all achieved in a short span of three years since we launched international services across the globe. It is a testimony to all who have helped the airlineís fast climb in the world rankings and punch above our weight. This will encourage everyone in Jet Airways to further build upon our success and offer all our passengers more memorable flying experiences.Ē
The Best in Travel Poll 2008 recognises the best in the industry and acknowledges their excellent services and products to the tourism and airline industry. The results of the poll were voted by the international readers of SmartTravelAsia.com, a regional online travel magazine, through May to July 2008. The voters, with about 60 per cent in Asia, 20 per cent in Europe and UK and 20 per cent in USA and North America, took 15.5 annual air trips on average.
These honors are the latest in a series of accolades for Jet Airways. In June 2008, Jet Airways received awards for being one of the ĎTop 5 Airlines by Growth in Passenger Carriageí and one of ĎTop 5 Airlines by Growth in Cargo Carriageí at the annual Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) awards.
In the same month, the airline was recognized for the excellence of its service and in-flight experience in the ĎAirline of the Year Categoryí at the second Annual ďWhich?Ē Awards presentation ceremony in London, placing a mere percentage point behind the eventual winner.
In April 2008, the airlineís frequent flyer programme, JetPrivilege, won 9 Awards, including the intensely competitive ĎProgram of the Yearí award for the second consecutive year, at the 20th Annual presentation ceremony of the prestigious Freddie Awards 2007 in Phoenix, USA. This was the fourth year in a row that JetPrivilege was honoured at the awards.
Jet Airways was also declaredí the ĎBest Cargo Airline of Central Asiaí. at the prestigious Cargo Airline of the Year Awards earlier in the month, held in London.
Founded in 1993, Jet Airways commenced its first international operations in 2004, and is today one of the fastest growing airlines in the world with flights to 64 destinations that span the length and breadth of India and beyond to North America, Europe (via the Brussels hub), Asia and the Gulf region.
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