Qatar Airways, which ranked at number one last year, was pushed to the second place, while the Singapore Airlines retained its third position in a row for second consecutive year. The award for the best cabin crew went to Cathay Pacific, and Air Asia got named as the top LCC. The news of the awards was welcomed by the passengers in Asia and Middle East, who book flights tickets with these carriers.
The awards were adjudged based on the voting from some 18 million business and leisure passengers from 160 countries across the globe on the factors ranging from the cleanliness of the cabin to the quality of the in-flight food and entertainment.
An elated Emirate’s President, Tim Clark remarked observed the significance of the award which is widely regarded as the industry's benchmark for excellence. He took the awards as ‘a vote of confidence from global travellers’.
The Skytrax Awards are considered to be the most prestigious accolades in the air service industry, and among passengers around the globe booking flight tickets to travel across the world.
Emirates is one of the fastest growing airline and a top choice of many for flights not just to Dubai but for countless destinations worldwide. The Dubai based airline connects over 120 destinations across 6 continents.