Press Release Summary: September 24,2008:Jet Airways organized a blood donation camp at Delhi Domestic Airport on Friday,Sep 19,2008 in aid of the city blast victims.The camp was organized in association with the Rotary Blood Bank of Delhi.
Press Release Body: Over a hundred of Jet Airways’ staff and management came forward and participated in this noble cause.
Commenting on the airline’s initiative, Jet Airways’ Chief Executive Officer,Mr.Wolfgang Prock-Schauer said, “As a responsible corporate entity, Jet Airways is conscious of showing its solidarity and support for the victims of the blasts. Given the urgent need for blood among the blast victims,we thought it was the need of the hour and hence organised this Blood Donation Camp”.
Jet Airways has been at the forefront of several such corporate social responsibility initiatives in the past,having participated in relief efforts during national calamities such as the Gujarat Earthquake in 2001, the destruction left across South and South East Asia in the aftermath of the tsunami in 2004,the earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir in 2005 and the relief efforts for the recent flood-hit state of Bihar.
About Jet Airways:
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 85 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 10 Airbus A330-200 aircraft,54 classic and next generation Boeing 737-400/700/800/900 aircraft and 11 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 4.45 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleet in the world.Jet Airways operates over 385 flights daily.
Flights to 64 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including New York (both JFK and Newark), San Francisco, Toronto, Brussels, London (Heathrow), Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Bangkok, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat, Doha, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The airline plans to extend its international operations to other cities in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia in phases with the introduction of additional wide-body aircraft into its fleet.
JetLite is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jet Airways India Ltd. and was acquired by Jet Airways in April 2007. Positioned as a value based Airline, JetLite promises to offer value for money fares.JetLite currently operates a fleet of 24 aircraft,which includes 17 Boeing 737 series and 7 Canadian Regional Jets 200 Series.JetLite operates 141 flights every day to 30 domestic destinations and 2 international destinations (Kathmandu and Colombo).
Jet Airways with the acquisition of JetLite, today has a combined fleet strength of 109 aircraft and offer customers a schedule of over 526 flights daily.
Jet Airways Public Relations New Delhi & Mumbai,India September 2008 Jet Airways (I) Ltd
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