July 22, 2013
MUMBAI: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has been adjudged the ‘Best In-flight Meal in Economy for 2012’ at the Monitor Awards held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Renowned for the warmth and hospitality of its acclaimed in-flight service, Jet Airways emerged victorious from a field comprising of several leading airlines. Jet Airways was also nominated as one of the three airlines for the ‘Best Short-Haul Airline’.
Mr Vinay Varma, Country Manager – Bangladesh, Jet Airways, received the award from Hon. Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism, Mr Muhammad Faruk Khan, on behalf of the airline at a glittering function in Dhaka. The award function was attended by several luminaries from the trade and travel industry.
Monitor awards is judged annually and the most prestigious Airline awards in Bangladesh. The winner was selected by a panel of judges and also feedback from over 2000 frequent travelers from Bangladesh.
Mr. Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways said, “We are proud and honoured to receive this international award in recognition of our renowned in-flight meals. Jet Airways is committed to delivering truly world class service and has worked to continuously enhance the excellent in-flight services with gourmet foods. The ‘Best In-flight Meal in Economy’ award is a testimony to our commitment to our guests.”
Jet Airways operates daily Boeing 737 flights from Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata to Dhaka. The airline provides onward connectivity from its international hubs of Mumbai and Delhi as well as Kolkata from and to Europe, North America, Gulf, Far East and SAARC countries. Culinary delights from various parts of India along with International meals are offered as a part of the menu selection for this sector.
About Jet AirwaysJet Airways currently operates a fleet of 111 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 10 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 4 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, 70 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 16 ATR 72-500 and 1 ATR72-600. With an average fleet age of 5.35 years, the airline has one of the youngest fleet of aircraft in the world. Flights to 72 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Brussels, Colombo, Dammam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Kathmandu, Kuwait, London (Heathrow), Muscat, New York (Newark), Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.
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