Turkish Airlines has secured four Skytrax World Airline Awards this year; ‘Best Airline in Southern Europe’, ‘Best Business Class Onboard Catering’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Lounge’ and ‘Best Business Class Dining Lounge’. The awards were presented to Turkish Airlines’ Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee Mr. M. İlker Aycı by the CEO of Skytrax, Mr. Edward Plaisted at the Paris Air Show 2017.
The Skytrax is a UK-based consultancy recognized for its Airline and Airport Star Rating which evaluates traveller experiences across different airport service and product key performance indicators. And following this evaluation process it awards the most successful organizations with its World Airline Awards described as ‘the Oscars of the aviation industry’.
Mr. Aycı said, “Being deemed worthy of these awards is a hallmark of our outstanding effort that we show in all spheres of aviation and the steady growth that we perform in this direction. Maintaining its leading position in its region, Turkish Airlines continues to be rewarded by passengers from all over the world. We achieved numerous successes till today, but we are the members of a strong, determined and self-sacrificing family that always highly motivated for greater successes as long as being rewarded. We are confident that both these motivations and our huge effort will lead us to much greater successes in the near future.”
Maintaining the same momentum in 2013, 2014, and 2016, Turkish Airlines continued to be recognized as the “Best Business Class Onboard Catering” with its seamless inflight catering service.
About Turkish Airlines:
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 335 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 299 destinations worldwide with 250 international and 49 domestic. According to the 2017 Skytrax survey, Turkish Airlines, already having a six consecutive years of “Best Airline in Europe” award between 2011-2016, now chosen as the “Best Airline in Southern Europe” for the ninth consecutive times. Having won the “Best Economy Class Onboard Catering” award in 2010, Turkish Airlines also awarded as the World’s “Best Business Class Onboard Catering” in 2013, 2014 and 2016, and 2017. Winning the “World’s Best Business Class Lounge” award in 2015 and 2017, the global carrier also picked up the World’s “Best Business Class Lounge Dining” award for the third consecutive years according to this year’s survey results.