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World Airline Awards

Every summer SKYTRAX compile information from 14 million surveys taken by over 90 nationalities. The result of these surveys leads to the World Airline Awards. The results for 2007 are:

  • Airline of the Year: Singapore Airlines
  • Best Cabin Staff: Malaysia Airlines
  • Best Catering: Gulf Air
  • Best In-Flight-Entertainment: Emirates
  • Best Lounges (First Class): Thai Airways
  • Best Low-cost Airline: Jetstar Airways
  • Best First Class: Qatar Airways
  • Best Business Class: Singapore Airlines
  • Best Economy Class: Korean Air

No big surprises on the list, except that my two favorite airlines Qantas and Thai Airways were pushed down by Singapore Airlines. Singapore has the best airport I’ve ever been to, so I assume it’s fair they have the best airline as well.

It was also interesting to notice Jetstar Airways on top of the low-cost list. I will have to watch that one more carefully from now on.

4 comments

  • avatar
    Mandus
    08 Oct, 2007

    No list like ‘Least devastating for the environment? :(

  • avatar
    08 Oct, 2007

    I’m afraid that all airlines are equally catastrophical when it comes to environment concerns…

  • avatar
    Magiqa
    20 Oct, 2007

    I have flied a Tupolev, 40 years old or so, and it worked perfect! The captain was 70 or so, and he knew his job. And the only hand luggage that was forbidden was kalashnikovs and bombs!
    And they like dill, kåldolmar och kålsoppa.
    And my back and spine is broken after a fight with a train in Kastrup Railwaystation.
    (Read more about this true-life-story on Sofias Svammel…)
    Would you like a 100 kvm apartment with open views on all directions, in a huge marble palace house? I know where you can find it.
    (No, not in Napoli….)

  • avatar
    21 Oct, 2007

    Don’t fight with trains, they are made of metal. :)
    Palace house? Could that be Hearst Castle perhaps? No, it’s a lot larger than 100 kvm. Please tell.

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