Skytrax World Airlines Awards is a much expected event for airlines executives around the world, as it acknowledges efforts of air carriers in their quest to improve services. Skytrax ranking looked at 104 airlines from all across the world.
The 2016 event distinguished Emirates Airlines as the world best carrier while Singapore Airlines was named the third best carrier in the world and the best carrier in Asia. The airline continuous strategy to offer high quality service continues to pay off, especially following the introduction at the end of last year of its new Premium Economy product. Another high profile winner is AirAsia which has been named the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline and Asia’s Best Low-Cost Airline for the eighth year running.
Many ASEAN carriers were indeed named into the top awards in various categories, highlighting once more that airlines in the region can be considered among the best in the world.
Beside Singapore Airlines, half a dozen of ASEAN airlines were named in the following categories:
World’s Best Low-Cost Airline
Best Low-Cost Airline in Asia
– AirAsia X
World’s Best Low Cost Airline Premium Cabin
World’s Best Low Cost Airline Premium Seat
– Bangkok Airways
World’s Best Regional Airline
Best Regional Airline in Asia
– Garuda Indonesia
World’s Best Cabin Crew
– Singapore Airlines
Best Airline in Asia
Best Business Class Airline Seat
– Thai Airways
World’s Most Improved Airline
Best Airline Lounge Spa Facility