14th November 2011
- Jet2.com named Best Low Cost Airline
- Jet2holidays crowned Best Short Haul Operator (Mainstream)
Jet2.com and sister company Jet2holidays, are enjoying a
double celebration after receiving two prestigious awards at the 19th
Annual Travel Awards of the Scottish
Passenger Agents’ Association (SPAA).
Jet2.com scooped the top award for Best Low Cost Airline whilst
was crowned Best Mainstream Short Haul Operator at a glittering ceremony that
saw guests from the travel industry unite to recognise excellence in the industry.
Voted for by the region’s travel agents, the leading leisure airline and
package holiday specialist beat off tough competition from rival travel
companies to claim the coveted accolades at the most important event in the
Scottish travel industry calendar.
The wins are hot on the heels of Jet2.com’s recent celebrations of
its first year anniversary at Glasgow
Airport where it has seen over 250,000 passengers transported to top
European destinations. With further expansion from seven new routes from
Glasgow planned in 2012 including a third based aircraft and 50 new jobs, and
new Alicante flights from Edinburgh
Airport, the leading leisure airline will continue to strengthen its
position in Scotland over the coming years.
With bases in Edinburgh and Glasgow each flying to 16 city, sun and ski destinations
across Europe, Jet2.com also received further commendation as runner up in the
SPAA Best European Airline category. The airline also recently achieved UK wide
praise from The Telegraph readers in
its annual travel awards where Jet2.com was proud to be named runner
up in the Favourite Short-Haul Airline category, second only to British
was additional cause for celebration when Jet2holidays were also named Best
Tour Operator for the Iberian Peninsula and Islands at the British Travel Awards - the
largest survey of public opinion on UK travel industry performance and the most
anticipated awards in the travel industry calendar.
Alan Cross, General Manager of Trade Sales, said: “To win the SPAA awards
in such an established market in a comparatively short space of time is an absolutely
fantastic achievement. It is an indication of the support and commitment that we
have given to agents in Scotland, including a significant increase in capacity
for next year as well as the appointment of our first dedicated Sales Executive
for Scotland. Both Jet2.com and Jet2holidays appreciate the
relationship we have with the Scottish travel trade and we are looking to build
even closer ties as we move forward.
our friendly flight times and generous 22kg baggage allowance to ATOL protected
holidays and packages to suit all tastes and budgets, it is our dedication to
delivering the best possible customer service which clearly sets us apart from
Black, Station Manager for Jet2.com at Edinburgh and Glasgow airports,
added, “Jet2.com Scotland is very proud to receive this prestigious award
from SPAA. We have fantastic teams at both Edinburgh and Glasgow that work very
hard to deliver an excellent service to our customers on the ground and in the
air. To receive recognition for our efforts is a real boost for us.
book with the award winning travel companies visit www.jet2.com and www.jet2holidays.com.
Posted in Awards
November 14, 2011 at 15:43