Jet Airways wins prestigious ICC Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence Awards 2014
Mumbai, March 7, 2014
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, was adjudged winner of the coveted ICC Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence Awards 2014 in the ‘Air Cargo Carrier’ category. The award was received by Mr.Mohammad Ali El Ariss- Vice President Cargo, and Mr.Nischal Bhasin, General Manager – Sales – Delhi & NCR, on behalf of Jet Airways. Mr Oscar Fernandes, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, gave away the award in the presence of an august gathering of industry stalwarts at a glittering ceremony in New Delhi.
The ICC Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence Awards 2014, instituted by Indian Chamber of Commerce, are based on a structured selection process, and seek to honour and recognize the efforts made by the Indian logistics and Supply Chain organizations in creating industry benchmarks and adopting best practices. The award ceremony was attended by eminent personalities from the logistics sector including high profile representatives from Government of India, Planning Commission, Aviation Sector, Indian Chamber of Commerce, and other recognized bodies.
These Awards, selected by a panel of esteemed jury and knowledge partner Deloitte, are an outcome of extensive evaluation of all technical, infrastructural, procedural details as well as keeping in view the user’s perspective. Jet Airways emerged victorious from amongst a field comprising several of the leading airlines in India.
Mr. Gaurang Shetty, Senior Vice President – Commercial, Jet Airways said, “The unique recognition awarded to Jet Airways at the prestigious ICC Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence Awards 2014, is a testimony to the success of several key initiatives undertaken by the airline in the growing supply chain and logistics sector. Receiving this top honour from Indian Chamber of Commerce assumes significance, coming from the most respected and coveted award title in the supply chain and logistics segment.”
Jet Airways previously won the ‘Best Cargo Airline of Central Asia’ at the prestigious Cargo Airline of the Year Awards in 2008. Similarly, Jet Airways was also honoured at the annual Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore’s (CAAS) third annual Changi Airline Awards for ‘Top 5 Airlines by Growth in Cargo Carriage in 2008.
About Jet Airways
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 113 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 8 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 4 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, 73 next generations Boeing 737-700/800/900/900 ER aircraft and 15 ATR 72-500 and 3 ATR72-600. With an average fleet age of 5.18 years, the airline has one of the youngest fleet of aircraft 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, Kathmandu, Kuwait, London (Heathrow), Muscat, New York (Newark), Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.
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