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Jetstar Asia cited for ‘best brand experience’

Posted in Tourism, Transportation, Travel by Erineus on March 9, 2009

SINGAPORE — Jetstar Asia has been named “Best Brand Experience for Low-cost Carrier” in the biennial Asia Travel and Tourism Creative Awards given by Ad Asia Magazine.

This is the first time the magazine is giving this award, which is based on an online survey conducted by Ad Asia and Purple Insights, an independent research and branding firm.

The respondents were nearly 400 senior executives in the fields of advertising, marketing and media, all frequent affluent business travelers.

“We have come a long way since we launched our airline in 2004 and this award has again demonstrated that Jetstar Asia is in the top league of low-cost carriers. The staff of Jetstar Asia is committed and dedicated to a job that they do so well. Our crewmembers have proven once again that they have what it takes to take Jetstar Asia to the skies,” said Chong Phit Lian, chief executive officer of Jetstar Asia.

The Singapore-based carrier has also reaped recent accolades from Skytrax Award — Best Low-cost Airline, Southeast Asia and Asia (2006, 2008), Changi Airline Award from the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) as one of the “Top 10 Airlines by Passenger Carriage (2006, 2007)” as well as the TTG Travel Awards’ “Best Asian Low-cost Carrier (2006, 2007).”

Jetstar Asia is a value-based carrier operating out of Singapore that flies to 16 destinations in 10 countries within five hours of Singapore.

Its wide regional network includes Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Macau, Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, Manila, Taipei and Yangon. In Manila, it flies out of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

For more information, visit www.jetstar.com or call 810-4744.

http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=443776&publicationSubCategoryId=454

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