MUSCAT: Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, was recently honoured for the second consecutive year with an award at the annual Inflight Sales Person of the Year event (ISPY 2015), held in the UK.

Gulf Air cabin crew members Celia Jackson and Anna Jacobs were recognised in the category of Team Award for Sales as a Service PA on behalf of the airline in addition to being awarded a certificate for “world’s greatest selling cabin crew 2015” for their outstanding customer service skills, product knowledge of onboard duty free products and onboard sales, in a competition that saw almost 100 cabin crew representing 37 airlines from around the world.

Gulf Air chief operations officer, Capt Nasser al Salmi congratulated the winning crew members saying, “We are delighted to see members of our cabin crew represented at such competitive awards and recognised at this industry-wide event. Following on from our win in 2014, our consecutive successes are a testament to our customer-oriented cabin crew team and their commitment to enhancing our passengers’ journey. On behalf of the airline and, supplementing the recognition they have already received, I thank them for their efforts.”

The annual ISPY awards recognizes all aspects of cabin crew’s contribution towards inflight sales.