Turkish Airlines wins top Skytrax awards
London, July 15, 2014
Turkish Airlines has been chosen as the 'Best Airline in Europe' and was also awarded for the 'Best Business Class Onboard Catering' at the 2014 Skytrax World Airline Awards.
The airline was also chosen as the 'Best Airline in Southern Europe' and the 'Best Business Class Lounge Dining” at the awards.
This year’s awards were based on the results of over 18 million passenger surveys, with more than 105 nationalities participating, covering 245 airlines.
Turkish Airlines scored a resounding success at the 2014 Skytrax World Airline Awards, with air travellers voting the airline as the "Best Airline in Europe", the fourth year running.
By adding 'Flying Chef' service for Business Class passengers on its all long-haul and some of short-haul international flights, Turkish Airlines has been also named as the winner in the category, "Best Business Class Catering”. And was also awarded in the category, “Best Business Class Lounge Dining” for its seamless catering service that has been offered in its newest addition to the guest comfort; its expanded and refurbished lounge at Ataturk Airport, “Turkish Airlines Lounge Istanbul”.
The results of the 2014 World Airline Awards were announced today in Hampshire, Farnborough Airshow.
The awards were presented to Turkish Airlines' CEO Temel Kotil by CEO of Skytrax, Edward Plaisted. The survey operated over a 10-month period, and more than 105 nationalities from over 160 countries around the world participated in the survey.
The awards mark a continued period of success for the airline which has seen passenger numbers rise by 16.8 per cent so far in 2014 compared to the same period last year. This follows the airline being ranked as a 4-star airline in 2007 and joining Star Alliance in 2008, the statement said. - TradeArabia News Service