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Cayman Airways Limited (CAL), the national airline of the Cayman Islands, has been honored as one of the world’s leading international airlines at the 2024 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards.

Announced on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, Cayman Airways distinguished itself as the only airline from the Western Hemisphere to make the top 15 of the “Best International Airlines in 2024” category. This honor places CAL in the company of renowned airlines such as Singapore Airlines, Emirates, All Nippon Airways and Qatar Airways. The airlines were evaluated on several criteria including cabin comfort, inflight service, customer service and overall value.

Cayman Airways’ impressive ranking underscores its leadership in providing exceptional service and a superior passenger experience, particularly for flights to and from the Cayman Islands.

Minister of Tourism and Ports, Kenneth Bryan, Expressing his pride at the announcement, he said: “It is an incredible distinction for Cayman Airways to be recognized as one of the best international airlines in the world. Such a favorable ranking among some of the largest international airlines is a true recognition of the quality and consistency of our national airline. As Minister of Tourism and Ports I am very proud to enhance and enhance the passenger experience at Cayman Airways, and I would like to pay tribute to the management and board of directors, staff and crew members for their outstanding efforts in achieving this. A well-deserved, world-class recognition.”

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cayman Airways, Dr. John-Paul Clarke, Echoing this sentiment, said: “Cayman Airways has had a long-standing mission to be a national airline that we can all be proud of, providing high quality service and we live up to this mission every day. The Cayman Airways Board has placed significant emphasis on enhancing the customer experience and promoting employee engagement. This recognition from Travel + Leisure readers is greatly appreciated and highlights the remarkable achievements of our board of directors, management team and our 350 dedicated employees.”

President and CEO of Cayman Airways, Fabian Worms, Noted Travel + Leisure magazine is the world-leading travel media publication with over 15 million monthly readers. More than 186,000 readers took part in their 2024 annual World’s Best Awards survey, saying the recognition was both highly significant and legitimate. He added: “These rankings highlight Cayman Airways’ service quality and value compared to hundreds of airlines around the world, and even though there is a separate award category for US-based airlines, the score earned by Cayman Airways also surpassed the score. Achieved by each of the major US-based airlines in their award category. This level of achievement is therefore a true testament to the dedication of our wonderful staff, and reflects the pride, hospitality and continued pursuit of excellence for which Cayman Airways and the Cayman Islands are known.”

Paul Tibbetts, executive vice president in charge of commercial affairs and chief financial officer of the airline, emphasized Cayman Airways’ commitment to providing an unparalleled customer experience uniquely marked by the warmth and hospitality synonymous with the Cayman Islands. “This accolade highlighting Cayman Airways as one of the world’s top international airlines speaks volumes about our operational excellence and our team’s heartfelt approach to service,” he said. “Every interaction with our passengers showcases the best of Caymanian hospitality, ensuring that every passenger’s flight is comfortable, enjoyable and memorable. This recognition as a top global airline is a fantastic recognition of the hard work and commitment of our team at Cayman Airways in sharing our islands with the world.”

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