Who won what? Skytrax hands out 2016 World Airline Awards

Who won what? Skytrax hands out 2016 World Airline Awards

HAMPSHIRE, England — Emirates took top prize at Skytrax’s 2016 World Airline Awards this week. The annual awards event, based on results tabulated from passenger feedback, drew executives from over 40 of the world’s biggest airlines to the Farnborough International Airshow in England.

This is the fourth time Emirates has won the top prize. The airline also retained its hold on the World’s Best Inflight Entertainment category.

Emirates also improved its position across a range of awards categories performing well in First, Business and Economy Class survey sections and achieving a top-10 finish (10th) in the World’s Best Cabin Staff category.

“We are honoured to be recognized by the prestigious Skytrax awards…. We constantly invest in our product and services, both on the ground and in the air,” said Emirates President Sir Tim Clark.

“We listen carefully our customers, and then relentlessly challenge ourselves to deliver and exceed expectations.”

The World’s Top 10 Airlines for 2016, according to Skytrax’s results, are:

Qatar Airways
Singapore Airlines
Cathay Pacific
ANA All Nippon Airways
Etihad Airways
Turkish Airlines
Qantas Airways

A round-up of the award-winning airlines at the 2016 World Airline Awards includes:

Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air France, Air New Zealand, AirAsia, AirAsia X, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Azul – Brazilian Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Pacific, Copa Airlines, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, EVA Air, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, IndiGo, Jetstar Airways, LAN Airlines, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Plaza Premium Group, Porter Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, Sky Airline, South African Airways, Spring Airlines, Star Alliance, Thai Airways, Thomson Airways, Turkish Airlines and Virgin America.

A complete list of who won what can be found at worldairlineawards.com.

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