2017 World Airport Awards names Changi Airport as World’s Best Airport for Fifth Consecutive Year

SINGAPORE, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Singapore achieved great success at the 2017 World Airport Awards, being voted by air travellers as the World’s Best Airport for the fifth consecutive year. Changi Airport also scooped the award for the Best Airport Leisure Amenities. The awards were held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in… Read the full press release

Los Angeles International Airport named one of Skytrax 2017 Top 10 Most Improved Airports

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In the midst of a strategic and collaborative initiative to improve the guest experience, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has been named one of Skytrax 2017 Top 10 Most Improved Airports. The international air transport standards and quality rating organization hosts the World Airport Awards, widely known… Read the full press release

Vistara wins four industry recognitions in August 2016

New Delhi, 2016-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s fastest growing full service carrier, has been conferred with four industry recognitions in August 2016. Vistara was adjudged one of India’s Most Promising Brands 2016. India’s Most Promising Brands 2016 is researched by iBrands 360, and evaluated by the World Consulting and Research Corporation (WCRC).  This… Read the full press release

Garuda Indonesia Airlines earned the top spot as the most loved airline in the world according to Skytrax survey

Cengkareng, Indonesia , 2016-Aug-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Garuda Indonesia Airlines has been named as the most loved airline in the world based on a survey conducted by Skytrax, an independent rating agency of airline in the world established in London, England. Garuda Indonesia successfully earned the first spot as the most loved airline in… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways honored with “World’s Best Regional Airline 2016” and “Best Regional Airline in Asia 2016” awards from Skytrax

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2016-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways led by Capt. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth today receive “World’s Best Regional Airline 2016” and “Best Regional Airline in Asia 2016” awards from Skytrax. The award ceremony is held at the Skyview Hall, Farnborough International Airshow 2016, London on 12 July 2016. Capt. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways… Read the full press release

Aeroflot to welcome Skytrax CEO Edward Plaisted to its hub at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport

MOSCOW, 2015-8-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) was today pleased to welcome Edward Plaisted, the CEO of Skytrax, which runs the aviation industry’s leading global ratings system, to its hub at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport. An Aeroflot delegation led by Giorgio Callegari, Deputy CEO for Strategy and Alliances, welcomed Edward Plaisted… Read the full press release

Dragonair named “World’s Best Regional Airline” in the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards™

HONG KONG, 2015-6-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Dragonair is delighted to have been named “World’s Best Regional Airline” in the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards™ – the fourth time the carrier has received the honour. No other airline has achieved this feat since this category was added to the awards in 2010. In a… Read the full press release

South African Airways awarded the 4-Star Airline ranking for 2014 by Skytrax

London, UK, 2014-1-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — South African Airways have been awarded the 4-Star Airline ranking for 2014 by Skytrax, the independent, global airline rating organisation. The 4-Star Airline ranking recognises continued quality improvement in South African Airways onboard product and service, also reflecting improvements to the home base airport product and service levels at Johannesburg’s OR… Read the full press release

Terminal 2 at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport awarded Skytrax’s first 5-Star Airport Terminal ranking

London, UK, 2014-1-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Terminal 2 at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is the first airport in mainland China to be awarded the first 5-Star Airport Terminal ranking, following the latest audit review conducted by Skytrax, the independent, global air transport rating organisation based in London, UK. Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax said: “We have been… Read the full press release

AIR CHINA’s Quality Ranking downgraded to 3-Star Airline status by Skytrax

London,  UK, 2013-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — China’s flag carrier airline, AIR CHINA has seen it’s Quality Ranking downgraded to 3-Star Airline status with effect from November 2013 in the latest review of airline standards by aviation research organisation, Skytrax. “In the period 2009-2011, we witnessed considerable improvement in Air China quality standards, which resulted in the airline achieving 4-Star Airline status… Read the full press release

Skytrax announced further five airlines are under analysis and consideration for the possibility of receiving the coveted 5-Star Airline title

With several airlines under analysis for the coveted 5-Star Airline Certification, Skytrax look at distribution of 5-Star Airlines to see if this might change on a geographic basis in the coming months … 2013-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airlines remains a most exclusive club in terms of recognising airlines at the forefront when it… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomed Malaysia Airlines’ increase of daily flights on the Kuala Lumpur – Auckland route

2013-07-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Strong demand for Malaysia Airlines’ services sees the airline confirm seasonal service daily flights on the Kuala Lumpur – Auckland route in the upcoming peak season. Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement from Malaysia Airlines that due to strong demand for their services, they are increasing the number of flights from six… Read the full press release

Norwegian and Panasonic Avionics to develop first ever Android™ powered in-flight entertainment system

2013-07-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Norwegian and Panasonic Avionics Corporation have joined forces to develop the first ever Android™ powered in-flight entertainment system. Norwegian’s passengers will be able to use select Android apps that are pre-loaded onto the system, providing an in-flight experience similar to the on-the-ground experience travelers have become accustomed to with their personal devices…. Read the full press release

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA to present Q2 2013 results at Felix Conference Center, Bryggetorget 3, Aker Brygge, Oslo

2013-07-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA’s presentation of the second quarter results 2013 will take place at 8:30 AM on Thursday July 11th at Felix Conference Center, Bryggetorget 3, Aker Brygge, Oslo. The results will be presented in Norwegian by the CEO, Bjørn Kjos. Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, commercially branded “Norwegian”, is a low-cost… Read the full press release

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines received 4-Star Airline Rating status from airline research organisation Skytrax

London, UK, 2013-07-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has been upgraded to a 4-Star Airline Rating, reflecting the improvements that the airline has made to the quality of the Airport and Onboard experience KLM. The 4-Star Airline rating is a seal of Quality Approval awarded only to those airlines that achieve a good Quality performance… Read the full press release

Skytrax says global Airline Safety Rating is not feasible

2013-07-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Skytrax do not publish a separate rating of airline safety standards or list airline safety record details, because there is no accurate, global reference of safety standards and/or safety incidents which provides information that can be truly trusted by passengers, or supplies total accuracy to customers in choosing an airline. This can… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to open its flagship high-street ticket office in Harrods, Knightsbridge

World’s 5-Star Airline To Join World’s Most Famous Department Store London, UNITED KINGDOM, 2013-07-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways will officially open its flagship high-street ticket office in one of the world’s most exclusive shopping destinations – the iconic British department store, Harrods in Knightsbridge. The luxury airline’s new central London location will open for business… Read the full press release

Aegean Airlines won Best Regional Airline in Europe at this year’s World Airline Awards at Paris Air Show

Kifissia, 2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Aegean Airlines, a Star Alliance member, is a winner in the 2013 World Airline Awards held at the Paris Air Show on 18 June 2013, scooping the award for the Best Regional Airline in Europe. AEGEAN voted by passengers for the 3rd consecutive year the “Best Regional Airline in Europe”. The Survey… Read the full press release

Emirates is the World’s Best Airline in 2013 World Airline Awards announced at Paris Air Show on June 18th, 2013

2013-06-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Edward Plaisted of Skytrax described the World Airline Awards event at Paris Air Show on Tuesday 18th June 2013 “as a massive success, attended by the top Management of airlines from across the world. We were delighted to welcome so many airline Presidents, Chairman, CEO’s and others who dedicated their time to… Read the full press release

World Airline Awards 2013 recognised Lufthansa’s First Class lounges the best in the world

2013-06-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Over the past ten months, 18 million passengers from over 100 countries have participated in the world’s largest aviation passenger survey and have recognised Lufthansa’s First Class lounges as the best in the world. The airline has also been voted “Best Western European Airline” and “Best Transatlantic Airline”. Dr Reinhold Huber, Senior… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways awarded World’s Best Business Class in Paris Air Show at Le Bourget

Airline Wins Three Accolades At Skytrax Awards During Paris Air Show Qatar Airways Voted Best For Airline Staff Service In Middle East For Second Year Running Doha International Airport Boasts Best Business Class Lounge In World Paris Air Show, FRANCE, 2013-06-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways took home three honours at the annual Skytrax 2013 World… Read the full press release

Skytrax’s Official Statement On Misleading Articles Ranking The World’s Worst Airlines Published By Business News Website

2013-06-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — In recent weeks, an article was published by a business news website, which claims to list the World’s Worst Airlines, and the article goes on to say that it is based upon airline ratings from Skytrax. This used reviews and “extracts” of ratings which were copied and pasted from the Skytrax website,… Read the full press release

AEROFLOT TRAFFIC AND CAPACITY STATISTICS FOR MARCH AND FIRST QUARTER OF 2013

Moscow, 2013-05-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” summed up traffic and capacity statistics for March and first quarter of 2013. In March 2013passenger traffic increased by 22.8% against the same period in 2012 and totaled 1,573.2 ths passengers. International passenger traffic rose by 27.7% (+211.0 ths passengers) reaching 972.0 ths passengers. The number of… Read the full press release

Skytrax: Hainan Airlines is Certified as a 5-Star Airline at ceremony in Beijing

London, UK, 2013-04-29— /travelprnews.com/ — Hainan Airlines has received the 5-Star Airline certification for the third consecutive year at a press conference held in Beijing on Monday 22nd April 2013. The Chairman of Hainan Airlines , Mr Chen Ming also launched the airline’s new tagline of “Cherished Experience “. This also coincides with the occasion of Hainan… Read the full press release

DOHA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RETAINS TITLE OF WORLD’S BEST PREMIUM SERVICE AIRPORT FOR THIRD YEAR RUNNING

Qatar Airways’ Premium Terminal In Doha Recognised at Skytrax 2013 Awards For Five Star Excellence Airline-Owned Oryx Rotana Now Among The Top Three Airport Hotels In The World After Being Named Best Airport Hotel In Middle East For Second Year Geneva, SWITZERLAND, 2013-04-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — For the third consecutive year, Qatar Airways’ Premium Terminal… Read the full press release

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol voted Europe’s best airport At the Skytrax World Airport Awards

Schiphol ranks among Top 3 airports worldwide 2013-04-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — At the Skytrax World Airport Awards held at Passenger Terminal Expo in Geneva, passengers once again proclaimed Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Europe’s best airport, marking the second year running that Schiphol has received this prestigious award. Schiphol also climbed one spot to 3rd place on the ranking… Read the full press release

Heathrow’s Terminal 5 named world’s ‘Best Airport Terminal’ and Heathrow has been named ‘Best Airport for Shopping’

2013-04-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Heathrow’s Terminal 5 has been named the world’s ‘Best Airport Terminal’ for a second time and Heathrow has been named ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ for a fourth time at this year’s World Airport Awards held yesterday (Wednesday 10 April) at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in Geneva. The award reflects the findings of… Read the full press release