June 5 Miami USA: AIR Jamaica has added to its long list of
awards and accolades by achieving the number one ranking among Caribbean and Latin American carriers for in-flight food and
beverage service as voted on by visitors to www.airlinemeals.net, the world's first and leading site which deals with nothing
but airline food.
Air Jamaica's cuisine earned a 7.85 average rating, outpacing LanChile
(7.18), Varig (6.71), Mexicana (6.63) and TACA (5.30) among regional carriers receiving a minimum of 10 customer critiques.
"We have always strived to offer the best in-flight dining experience
in the skies, so it's especially gratifying to receive this type of endorsement from our most important critics, our passengers,"
said Will Rodgers, Air Jamaica's senior vice-president of industry affairs.
Other notable awards recently bestowed upon Air Jamaica over the
past year include:
Caribbean's Leading Airline (December 2004) presented at the World
Travel Awards, Air Jamaica has received this prestigious honour for seven consecutive years.
Crystal Palm Award (November 2004) presented by the Caribbean Hotel
Association (CHA). This honour recognises exceptional commitment to Caribbean tourism development.
Five Star Diamond Award (March 2004) presented by The Academy of
Hospitality Sciences. Air Jamaica is a five-time winner of this coveted distinction.
The Air Jamaica fleet is comprised of modern Airbus A320, A321 and
A340 jet aircraft. Air Jamaica operates 300+ weekly flights connecting cities in the U.S., Canada and the UK with destinations
throughout the Caribbean.