« Back Flies Away with Travel Industry Awards

30th September 2010

 Airline awarded for Best Airline for Value for Money and Best Airline Cabin Crew, the leading leisure airline with friendly low fares, has scooped two prestigious travel awards at the Holiday Extras Customers' Awards 2010.

The Yorkshire based airline won the silver award in the ‘Best Airline for Value for Money’ category and bronze for 'Best Airline Cabin Crew' category.

The UK travel industry's accolades were presented by leading travel writer and TV personality Simon Calder at an exclusive event on Thursday 16 September at London’s Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA).

During the summer of 2010, more than 24,000 customers cast their votes in the second annual Holiday Extras Customers’ Awards. Travellers rated their air travel experience across twelve categories, voting for 112 airlines, 28 UK airports and hundreds of airport hotels, lounges, car parks as well as their favourite travel personalities.

Ian Doubtfire, managing director of, said: "We're delighted to be adding these two awards to our growing list of accolades. At we pride ourselves on providing the very best experience for our customers, from low fares, and generous baggage allowance right through to convenient flight times and attentive, friendly cabin crew."

Matthew Paxton,'s chief operating officer, said: "It was great to see so many of the industry’s best performers here to celebrate success, decided by the most important people in travel – our customers.

"I want to congratulate all of the winners and shortlisted companies on consistently providing top quality service which UK travellers have recognised. And good luck for next year!

Holiday Extras Award 2010

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