Jet Airways wins the First Web 18 Genius of the Web Awards 2007 for the Best Airlines Site : www.jetairways.com
October 25, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsOctober 25, 2007: The Jet Airways website, www.jetairways.com, was awarded the prestigious Genius of the Web Awards 2007 for the Best Airlines website. The awards were organized by Web 18, a part of the esteemed Network 18 group. The awards were announced on October 18th, 2007 at a glittering function at the ITC Grand Central, Mumbai. The award was received by Mr. Belson Coutinho, General Manager - eCommerce & Distribution. The best players from the world of dotcom had come together to appreciate and acknowledge the outstanding achievements in the online space.
The event had amalgamation of some of the most powerful and influential names from the online world such as Mr. Shailesh Rao, MD, Google India, Mr. Anupam Mittal, Chairman, People Group, Mr. Sanjeev Bhikchandani, CEO, Info Edge, Mr. Ajit Balakrishnan, Chariman & CEO, Rediff and Mr. Neeraj Roy, CEO, Hungama.
The Web18 Genius of the Web Awards are a pioneering set of awards in multiple categories, instituted to honour outstanding industry achievements in the online space. The awards were presented on the basis of comprehensive industry research by global research leaders Frost & Sullivan. These awards recognise the diligence and innovation required by companies to implement a successful business plan and excel in the marketplace.
Speaking on Jet Airways’ achievement, Mr. Gaurang Shetty, Vice President-Marketing, said “Jet Airways is pleased to have been awarded the Best Airline website. Currently www.jetairways.com is loaded with many unique features specially for frequent flyers and the increasing number of online transactions reflect the popularity of the airline website.”
Jet Airways, the Spirit of New India:
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 67 aircraft, which includes 6 Boeing 777-300 ERs aircraft, 50 classic and next generation Boeing 737-400/700/800/900 aircraft, 4 Airbus A330-200 aircraft and 7 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 4.82 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleet in the world. Jet Airways operates over 350 flights daily.
Flights to 53 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including New York (Newark), Toronto, Brussels, London Heathrow, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Bangkok and Kathmandu. The airline plans to extend its international operations to other cities in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia in phases with the introduction of wide-body aircraft into its fleet. Since its inception in May 1993 to end- September 2007, Jet Airways has flown over 76.7 million passengers.
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