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National Aviation Services officially appointed GSA for Jet Airways Cargo

Kuwait : Thursday, July 3, 2008

National Aviation Services (NAS), the region’s fastest growing private airline ground handling company announced that it has been appointed GSA (General Sales Agents) for Jet Airways Cargo in Kuwait. The strategic agreement was signed at the NAS headquarters by Mr. Mehboob Peshimam, General Manager, Kuwait and Mr. Fareed Al Alawi, Vice President, Gulf & MEA on behalf of Jet Airways along with Mr. Naji Al-Ajmi, Chief Executive Officer of NAS.

Jet Airways will offer its cargo customers the opportunity to send cargo to Delhi and Kochi and customers will then be able to forward their shipments to another 43 destinations within India.Further to this agreement, NAS is the official representative for Jet Airways Cargo in Kuwait operating from the NAS Cargo Terminal at the Kuwait International Airport and will also provide sales and service to its cargo customers. This entails effectively handle Marketing, Sales, Reservation and Planning functions of all cargo being routed via Jet Airways Cargo.Jet Airways currently operates 2 flights a day on the Kuwait - Delhi and Kuwait - Cochin sectors respectively using their Boeing 737-800s and is India’s leading private international airline; its primary business is providing passenger transportation in addition to a lot of value added services to the travel industry including a travel portal and now cargo services to customers in Kuwait.

“Jet Airways is an award winning airline and has the highest standards of quality and safety” quoted Mr. Naji Al-Ajmi CEO of NAS. “As a ground handler we are already handling Jet Airways at the Kuwait International Airport and are aware of their heightened service levels and I’m sure they in turn are cognizant of our quality service delivery” he added. “Our retention strategy is simple, we believe in going the extra mile to satisfy our customers and this results in more business for us” continued Al-Ajmi whose plan for NAS includes offering as many value added services to customers in Kuwait in addition to creating a larger international footprint.