In an awards ceremony held in New Delhi on 8 September, 2010, Jet Airways, the premier International airline of India, was declared the "Most preferred airline for business class". The event was hosted by Indian business channel CNBC AWAAZ and One Stop Shop, one of the country's fastest growing e-commerce businesses. This is the fourth year that CNBC AWWAZ has held the awards to honour the country's tourism ancillary and best in class travel.
The award was presented to Jet Airways representatives by India's Honourable Minister for Tourism Kumari Selija. In response to receiving the honour, Jet Airways said:
"The CNBC Awaaz Travel Awards 2010 are widely respected across the tourism and trade industry and we are delighted to receive this honour. At Jet Airways, we are committed to offering our guests the very best travel experience in the skies, and awards such as these stand testimony to the quality of our services and encourage us to further raise the bar in customer service excellence."
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 90 aircraft, including 10 Boeing 777-33 ERs and 12 Airbus A330-200s. Flight paths include the whole of India, as well as several International locations such as New York, Brussels, Johannesburg, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, and the UK.
From the UK, Jet Airways flies to and from several airports including Birmingham, Glasgow, London Heathrow, Belfast International and Manchester, with destinations including New York, Hong Kong, Calcutta, Delhi, Mauritius, and Bangkok.