Jet Airways Wins The Prestigious TTG Travel Award 2008, For `Best Domestic Airline`
Released on: October 22, 2008, 8:09 pm
Press Release Author: Jitto Jose
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: October 21,2008:Jet Airways was honoured with the much coveted 'Best Domestic Airline Award' for the Year 2008, at the 19th TTG Travel Awards 2008.The award was accepted by Mr. Gaurang Shetty, Senior Vice President, Alliance & Interline Distribution at a Presentation Ceremony and Gala Dinner in Bangkok, which was attended by established players in the travel trade, across Asia Pacific.
Press Release Body: TTG Travel Award winners are selected, based on votes cast by readers of the TTG magazine across the Asia Pacific region. The TTG Awards recognize and salute luminaries and stalwarts in the travel trade industry for their stellar performance and for being established the 'Best' in their respective categories
Jet Airways becomes the recipient of the TTG Travel Award for the sixth year, having previously won the same in the years 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007.
Last year, TTG recognized and accorded Chairman Naresh Goyal the 'Travel Entrepreneur of the Year ' at the 18th TTG Awards for his invaluable contribution to the trade in general and Aviation in particular.
Commenting on winning the Award at the Gala Dinner, Mr. Shetty said, "Having redefined the passengers flying experience in India for over a decade, at Jet Airways we continue to constantly raise the bar in terms of service excellence. Awards such as these stand testimony to our efforts to build a truly world-class Indian airline, at par with the best."
About Jet Airways:
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 84 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 11 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 52 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 4.34 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleet in the world. Jet Airways operates over 395 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, Singapore, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Bangkok, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat, Doha, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. 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.
JetLite is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jet Airways India Ltd. and was acquired by Jet Airways in April 2007. Positioned as a value based Airline, JetLite promises to offer value for money fares. JetLite currently operates a fleet of 24 aircraft, which includes 17 Boeing 737 series and 7 Canadian Regional Jets 200 Series. JetLite operates 141 flights every day to 30 domestic destinations and 2 international destinations (Kathmandu and Colombo).
Jet Airways, with the acquisition of JetLite, today has a combined fleet strength of 108 aircraft and offers customers a schedule of over 536 flights daily.
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