Adjudged winner for Most Trusted Airline Brand, Best Domestic Full Service Carrier and Best International (Economy) Airline.
October 14, 2011
MUMBAI: Jet Airways, India’s premier airline, has been conferred three prestigious awards at the Times Travel Honours 2011. At a glittering ceremony in Mumbai on October 12th 2011, India’s preferred international carrier was honoured with the “Most Trusted Airline Brand”, “Best Domestic Full Service Carrier” and “Best International (Economy) Airline” for 2011 at the travel awards instituted by the Times Group. The awards were received by Gilbert George, Senior General Manager – Sales, Jet Airways from Capt. C P Krishnan Nair, Chairman of The Leela Group of Hotels, at the event graced by top luminaries of the travel and tourism industry.
Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways said, “The unique treble scored by Jet Airways at the prestigious Times Travel Honours 2011, is further testimony to the emergence of the airline as the preferred choice for guests travelling to and from the Indian subcontinent. These three award hold special significance as they are nothing short of an endorsement by our discerning customers, of our renowned international service and quality standards. The “Most Trusted Airline Brand” is obviously the silver lining as it encompasses all parameters of an airlines performance including quality of service and on time performances. Given the cyclical nature of the aviation business, it is critical that as an airline we innovate to stay ahead of the growth curve. Jet Airways will persist in its endeavor to exceed customer expectations and create global benchmarks for others to follow, driving operational excellence through innovation now and in the future.”
The inaugural Times Travel Honours were designed to recognize the efforts of the growing tourism and hospitality industry. The selection process for the awards was designed under three broad categories: jury, academy and a consumer perception based survey. In all 29 winners from the entire spectrum of the travel space from airlines to cruise liners to fleet taxi services to boutique hotels were felicitated at the event. Ernst & Young is accredited with the research for the awards nominees & the winners.
About Jet AirwaysJet Airways currently operates a fleet of 97 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 12 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 55 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 20 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 5.64years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world. Flights to 75 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Brussels, Colombo, Dammam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Johannesburg, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, London(Heathrow), Milan, Muscat, New York (both JFK and Newark), Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.About Jet Airways KonnectJet Airways' Konnect service operates on key domestic routes, and is designed to meet the needs of the low-fare segment with value-for-money fares. Jet Airways Konnect links seven major metros - Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Kolkata – with several destinations across India, operating approximately 290 flights daily.About JetLiteJetLite is a subsidiary of Jet Airways India Ltd. and was acquired by Jet Airways in April 2007. Positioned as an all-economy, no-frills airline, JetLite operates a fleet of 18 Boeing 737 series aircrafts. The airline flies to 27 domestic destinations and 1 international destination (Kathmandu), operating 123 flights a day, on average.
Jet Airways, Jet Airways Konnect and JetLite have a combined fleet strength of 115 aircraft and operate over 620 flights daily.
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