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Hong Kong International Airport 5-Star rating for 2017

September 19, 2017 Category: ,

Hong Kong International Airport has again been Certified with the prestigious 5-Star Airport quality ranking by SKYTRAX, the international air transport rating organisation. Top Quality Accolade This 5-Star Airport rating is the highest mark of quality distinction that recognises top standards of Product and Staff service across different assessment categories in the Airport environment. Hong… Read more ›

Tokyo Haneda Airport builds on its 5-Star Airport success

September 15, 2017 Category: ,

Tokyo International Airport Haneda has been awarded the global 5-Star Airport quality ranking for the fourth consecutive year by SKYTRAX, the international air transport rating organisation. The 5-Star Airport rating is the highest mark of quality distinction that recognises top standards of Product and Staff service across the different assessment categories in the Airport environment…. Read more ›

Vote for the world’s Best Airlines

September 10, 2017 Category:

The 2017 World Airline Survey has launched, enabling customers to vote for their favourite airline in topics covering the air travel experience. About the Survey Operating since 1999, the survey is held in high esteem for the clarity of process and rigorously applied rules of independence. The World Airline Survey is conducted by SKYTRAX, the… Read more ›

Hainan Airlines unveils new uniforms at Paris Couture Week

July 10, 2017 Category: ,

Hainan Airlines new uniforms designed by renowned fashion designer, Laurence Xu The fifth-generation Hainan Airlines uniforms highlight the combination of traditional Chinese features and internationally popular elements. Repurposing the alluring look of the Cheongsam, a stylish traditional Chinese dress for women usually worn on more formal occasions, the uniforms feature a collar overlaid with a… Read more ›

Airline chiefs attend the 2017 World Airline Awards

July 9, 2017 Category:

Referred to as the “Oscars of the aviation industry”, over 425 guests attended the recent 2017 World Airline Awards at Paris Air Show, with the strongest ever presence by airline chiefs. The Awards are held in high esteem for clarity of process and guaranteed independence, operated on a not-for-profit basis by Skytrax, with no outside… Read more ›

Flight Review: American Airlines from London Heathrow to Los Angeles

July 6, 2017 Category: ,

Departure Airport Check-in for American Airlines is in Terminal 3 at London Heathrow. The space is well branded and is very quiet with no queues. I use the self-check-in units which seem quite dated and slow and the process takes in excess of 5-minutes. Boarding Boarding is completed in a zonal format, and is well… Read more ›

Flight Review: Swiss Economy Class from Moscow to Geneva

Departure Airport Lufthansa group, which includes Swiss and Austrian, has a very strong presence and impressive frequency at Moscow Domodedovo airport. The advantage to this is that I am able to check-in four hours prior to be scheduled departure time, after connecting in from Novosibirsk. The check-in is permanently set-up in a central location of… Read more ›

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 ›