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Jet Airways Felicitated for its Leading HR Recruitment Strategies at Prestigious HR Excellence Summit

Nov 27, 2014   18:18 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India

Jet Airways, India’s leading international airline, has been felicitated for its 'exemplary work ethic' and 'strategic human resource management practices', at the Economic Times HR Excellence Summit 2014 held in Mumbai recently. Jet Airways emerged as a winner amongst leading organisations from across sectors that stand out from their contemporaries in the HR practices across multiple roles including recruitment, learning & development and talent management.


Dr. Samar. B. Srivastava, Sr. Vice President – Human Resources, was felicitated on behalf of Jet Airways by Shri Ganta Srinivasa Rao, Hon’ble Minister of Human Resources Development, Government of Andhra Pradesh, in presence of eminent luminaries and dignitaries from the industry. The Economic Times Excellence Sumit, instituted by Bennett & Coleman, follows a structured selection process, and seeks to celebrate and recognise the efforts undertaken by an organisation in the area of strategic human resource management HR practices.


Receiving the honour, Dr. Samar. B. Srivastava, Sr. Vice President – Human Resources, Jet Airways said, “I would like to thank the Economic Times and most importantly our employees for this distinct recognition and honour. This particular award from the Economic Times bears special significance for us at Jet Airways, as it is a recognition of our leading HR recruitment strategies. The honour also stands testimony to the fact that our international services, while relatively young, have proven extremely popular with guests, further strengthening our staff’s commitment to continually raise the bar in terms of product and service quality.”


Cramer Ball, Chief Executive Officer, Jet Airways, said, “It’s an honour to be recognised among the best HR professionals within the country. This award signifies our commitment towards embracing the ever evolving HR strategies and harnessing their power to create a more personalised engagement with our employees. Receiving this top honour assumes significance, coming from the most respected and coveted title in the HR excellence.”  


Jet Airways was accorded “Amity HR Excellence Award" in 2008 for its best HR practices at the Global HR Summit, organized by the Amity University in Noida.


About Jet Airways:

Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 115 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 8 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 4 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, 75 next generations Boeing 737-700/800/900/900 ER aircraft and 15 ATR 72-500 and 3 ATR72-600. With an average fleet age of 5.92 years, the airline has one of the youngest fleet of aircraft in the world. Flights to 75  destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Brussels, Colombo, Dammam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Ho Chi Minh, Hong  Kong,  Jeddah, Kathmandu, Kuwait, London (Heathrow), Muscat, New York (Newark), Paris, Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.

 About JetKonnect:

JetKonnect is a dedicated product designed to meet the needs of the low fare segment.  JetKonnect will also offer guests a Premiere service on nearly all domestic routes.  With  its  mixed  fleet of Boeings and ATR aircraft  with  nearly  261 daily flights connecting 46 destinations across India,  JetKonnect  provides  more  flexibility  and  choice to its guests. JetKonnect's convenient schedules, reliable service and low fares, promise to bring greater value and a seamless flying experience to our customers.


Jet Airways and JetKonnect together operate over 562 daily flights, both domestic and international.


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