Jet Airways organises Blood Donation Camp in association with Prathama Blood Centre in Ahmedabad

Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline will organize a blood donation camp on Friday, May 09, 2008 from 1230 hrs to 1700 hrs at the Jet Airways Ahmedabad City Office in association with Prathama Blood Centre. The Staff and Management of Jet Airways will participate in this noble cause. Prathama Blood Centre, India’s largest & most modern blood centre is a non-profit organization recognized by the Indian Central and Gujarat State Government, who will arrange for a mobile van to be parked at the Jet Airways’ Ahmedabad City Office for the blood donation camp. Jet Airways, has received strong support from the Travel Trade community.  Mr. Kalpesh Shah (Chairman of TAAI Gujarat Chapter) has consented to be present at the blood donation camp.  Blood donors will receive a tote bag, snacks and beverages, courtesy Prathama Blood Centre.

Radio City, Times of India and Ahmedabad Times are taking the initiative to impart awareness of this blood donation camp. Commenting on this initiative, Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways, said, “Jet Airways is delighted in associating with this worthy cause. The airline always endeavours to be a socially responsible corporate body, and this initiative is a step in that direction.”

Jet Airways, the Spirit of New India
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 81 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 8 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 54 classic and next generation Boeing 737-400/700/800/900 aircraft and 9 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 4.20 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleet in the world. Jet Airways operates over 385 flights daily.

Flights to 60 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including New York (both JFK and Newark) Toronto, Brussels, London (Heathrow), Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Bangkok, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat, Doha and Abu Dhabi. 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.


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