A New Zealand wine served in business class on Jetstar long-haul flights has won an award at this year’s prestigious Cellars in the Sky Awards in London.
The awards, held last night, voted Jetstar’s Main Divide Sauvignon Blanc 2012 as Second Best White Wine in Business Class. The wine is from Pegasus Bay Winery in Waipara, North Canterbury.
Last year, Jetstar became the first low-cost carrier in the world to win the Cellars in the Sky Award for Best White Wine in Business Class with another Canterbury offering, Waipara Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2010.
The Jetstar Group is one of Asia Pacific’s fastest growing airline brands with one of the most extensive ranges of destinations in the region. It is made up of Jetstar Airways (subsidiary of the Qantas Group) in Australia and New Zealand, Jetstar Asia in Singapore, Jetstar Pacific in Vietnam, and Jetstar Japan in Japan. Jetstar branded carriers operate up to 4,200 flights a week to more than 75 destinations. The Jetstar Group carried more than 34 million passengers in financial year 2016.