easyJet has been awarded Best Short-Haul Airline at the 2018 Business Travel Awards, retaining its title from last year
easyJet has been awarded Best Short-Haul Airline at the 2018 Business Travel Awards, retaining its title from last year.
The airline was also shortlisted in the ‘Business Airline of the Year’ category.
Andrea Caulfield-Smith, Head of Business Development for easyJet collected the award. Commenting on the win she said:
“We are incredibly pleased to have been chosen once again as Best Short-Haul Airline at the Business Travel Awards, which is widely recognised as the market’s benchmark for excellence in business travel.
“Winning this award demonstrates that our customers and the wider industry continue to recognise that we are helping business travellers to make savings on their travel budgets by having access to the best fares on offer, without compromising on excellent service. It remains increasingly important for us to continue to be the leader in the low fares market in Europe, supplying products and solutions that our customers want and need.”
In September 2017, easyJet announced the launch of a new Business team focused on deepening existing commercial relationships, innovating in distribution and managing local relationships as well as enhancing partnerships with the corporate travel sector. In the financial year 2017, the number of easyJet business travellers was up 3.6% on the previous year, to 13 million.
Over the last few years, easyJet has continued to successfully grow its share of the managed corporate travel sector. Alongside famous low fares, a raft of innovations has contributed to enabling easyJet to compete more effectively with legacy carriers and gain a larger slice of the business travel market.
The airline has continued to focus on growing and connecting with travel management companies efficiently through market-leading distribution capabilities. The partnerships easyJet has built across the managed travel industry means that the airline has been able to successfully grow its presence across the sector.
With high-frequency flights to key city destinations across Europe, Business Fares, Fast Track Security, speedy boarding, mobile boarding passes with the easyJet app and the option to move to an earlier return flight for a nominal fee, easyJet is helping to make business travel easy and affordable for everyone.