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Qatar Airways is voted the World’s Best Airline in 2017

June 20, 2017 Category:

20th June 2017 : Paris Air Show, Le Bourget, France Qatar Airways was today announced the World’s Best Airline at the SKYTRAX 2017 World Airline Awards. Voted Best Airline by travellers across the world in the annual passenger survey, the Doha based carrier has now won the prestigious Airline of the Year title for a… Read more ›

Flight Review: British Airways World Traveller Economy Class from London to Houston

April 18, 2017 Category:

Departure Airport British Airways check-in is in Terminal 5 at London Heathrow. I checked in online the previous day but was unable to print my boarding pass. I tried to collect this using the self-check-in machines but this also did not work. At the bag-drop counter I retrieve the boarding pass and check-in my bag… Read more ›

Haikou Airport is the first 5-Star Regional Airport in China

April 7, 2017 Category: ,

Mr Wang Zhen (right), Chairman of Haikou Airport receives Award from Mr Edward Plaisted 7th April 2017 : Haikou City, China Haikou Meilan International Airport has been announced as a 5-Star Regional Airport by SKYTRAX, the international air transport rating organisation. Haikou Airport is the first airport in China to receive the 5-Star Regional Airport… Read more ›

ANA receives 5-Star Airline Rating for 5th Consecutive Year

April 3, 2017 Category: ,

Mr Edward Plaisted of Skytrax (left) Mr Yuji Hirako, President & CEO of ANA (right) In a ceremony held at Tokyo Haneda Airport on 1st April 2017, ANA was awarded with the highest 5-Star Airline rating for the fifth consecutive year by SKYTRAX, the international air transport rating organisation. SKYTRAX has bestowed this distinguished honor… Read more ›

Hainan Airlines launch the Prime Wings International Lounge at Terminal 2 Beijing Airport

March 29, 2017 Category: ,

Hainan Airlines is shortly to open it’s first international VIP lounge, the Prime Wings Lounge, located at Terminal 2 of Beijing Capital International Airport. Regarded as Hainan Airlines current flagship project, the Prime Wings Lounge will be available to Hainan Airlines business class customers and top tier frequent flyer guests travelling on international flights. Refreshing… Read more ›

Lufthansa business class flight review from Munich to London

March 25, 2017 Category:

Lufthansa A319 Departure Airport An early afternoon flight (14.40 hrs) from Munich Airport Terminal 2. Used self-serve check in to obtain boarding pass, and then headed to the First/Business class security lane which had no queues, and was through in less than 2 minutes. Easypass electronic passport control worked well, and once airside here at… Read more ›

Munich Airport 5-Star Airport rating is renewed

March 25, 2017 Category:

Dr Michael Kerkloh, President & CEO of Munich Airport (centre), Mr Edward Plaisted, Skytrax (left) Munich Airport’s 5-Star Quality Rating has been renewed by Skytrax, the international air transport rating organisation. In retaining this highest 5-Star assessment, Munich Airport remains the only airport in Europe to hold this top tier status. The 5-Star Airport rating… Read more ›

Best airports of 2017 unveiled at World Airport Awards

March 14, 2017 Category:

Singapore Changi Airport has been named as the World’s Best Airport by air travellers for the fifth consecutive year, at the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Amsterdam on 14th March 2017. Attending the awards ceremony were the CEO’s, Chairmen, Presidents and Top management from airports across the globe. The World’s… Read more ›

Chubu Centrair International Airport is the world’s first 5-Star Regional Airport

February 17, 2017 Category:

Mr Masanao Tomozoe (left), Centrair President & CEO receives Award from Mr Edward Plaisted Chubu Centrair International Airport in Nagoya is announced as the world’s first 5-Star Regional Airport by SKYTRAX, the international air transport rating organisation. This 5-Star Rating is the top quality award that can be achieved by an airport. With 6 major… Read more ›

Skytrax announce the 5-Star Regional Airport award

February 3, 2017 Category:

The international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax, has announced a new Regional Airport Rating classification for the World Airport Rating programme. This has been introduced to enable proper Quality recognition of airports that predominantly focus on regional routes and / or domestic operations. The previous World Airport Rating applied a single ranking denomination for all… Read more ›