February 24, 2011 12:16 ET

Poll: Canadians Declare WestJet, United and Lufthansa Have the Best Flight Attendants

Good Attitude, Friendliness and Quick Response Named Top Factors in Vote

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 24, 2011) - www.FlightNetwork.com, one of Canada's leaders in online travel, today announced the results of their newest 'State of Air Travel Poll,' aimed at giving Canadians a voice to weigh-in on the biggest issues facing the travel industry.

FlightNetwork.com's latest poll asked Canadian consumers to identify the best Canadian, American and International flight attendants.

Of the 976 Canadian consumers polled, 63.5% identified WestJet as having the best flight attendants in Canada, 31.7% chose United Airlines as having the best flight attendants in the United States and 36.3% named Lufthansa as having the best international flight attendants.

The lowest scoring Canadian flight attendants were CanJet with .8% of the vote. America's lowest scoring flight attendants were Jet Blue with 7.3% and the lowest scoring international flight attendants were again Jet Blue with 2.9% of the vote.

Asked to identify the most important attribute of a good flight attendant, Canadian consumers overwhelmingly voted 'a good attitude' with 91.1% of the vote, followed by 'friendliness' at 82.0% and 'quick response' at 41.8%.

The ongoing State of Air Travel Poll will utilize FlightNetwork.com's blog, Facebook page and customer database to reach Canadians and ask for their input. Poll topics will cover a range of issues including green travel, plus sized passengers, if cell phones should be allowed on planes and Canada's best and worst airports.

About FlightNetwork.com (www.flightnetwork.com)

As one of Canada's leaders in online travel, FlightNetwork.com's proprietary flight booking engine offers consumers the advantages of last second booking, searches of over 250 airfares per transaction and unique mix and match fares for that allow booking on different airlines for departure and return flights to get the lowest fares possible.

FlightNetwork.com powers flight search results to MSN.ca's large and diverse online audience.

FlightNetwork.com advertises and delivers the 'lowest airfares from the top airlines' by offering consumers access to over 2 million bulk rates negotiated with major airlines. Backing up Flight Network's award winning online service are 65 insightful and well travelled flight specialists in the FlightNetwork.com call centre.

FlightNetwork.com was recently named to the 22nd annual PROFIT 100 ranking of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine.

Ranking Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 100 profiles the country's most successful growth companies. Published in the June issue of PROFIT and online at PROFIT100.com, the PROFIT 100 is Canada's largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement.

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