The FINANCIAL — Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has been adjudged ‘Air-Cargo Airline of the Year’ at the Logistics Asia Awards held in Ahmedabad in recognition of the airline’s excellence in cargo sales and operations.
Mr. Dharmavirsinh. R. Jadeja, Cargo Manager – Operations (Gujarat) received the award on behalf of Jet Airways at the ceremony held recently at the GMDC Ground of the Gujarat University Convention and Exhibition Centre, Ahmedabad. The certificate of excellence and award were presented to Jet Airways by Mr. Samir Shah – National Chairman, Federation of Freight Forwarders Association in India, according to Jet Airways.
Evaluated on numerous criteria such as cargo tonnage handled, transfer cargo handled and revenue generated from cargo operations through the financial year 2016, Jet Airways achieved the highest rating amongst all its peers.
Commenting on the recognition, Pradeep Kumar, Sr. Vice President – Cargo, Jet Airways, said, “Demand for safe and reliable logistical services is growing on the back of expanding industrial infrastructure, as India embarks on its journey to become an economic powerhouse. As a network carrier that connects 66 destinations worldwide, Jet Airways’ consistent performance has positioned us perfectly to support this growth. We continue to expand our cargo operations and improve the quality of our offerings in the areas of product, customer services and support. This award recognises the efforts taken by Jet Airways towards developing its cargo services and motivates us to take the lead in order to remain the preferred choice for the industry.”
Logistics Asia Awards were held to commemorate the efforts and achievements of the players involved in the logistics and supply chain industry across India. The awards received nearly 169 nominations from 74 companies across India for various categories. Dr. Krishan Batra, President and CEO, Institute for Supply Management – India served as the knowledge partner and process advisor.