Air New Zealand Named Airline of the Year 2020

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Air New Zealand B787 9 Business Class Seat, a safety and product rating website, has named Air New Zealand as Airline of the Year 2020.

The Kiwi airline has been honoured for the sixth time for its record-breaking performance, in-flight innovations, operational safety, environmental leadership and motivation of its staff.

Air New Zealand Acting Chief Executive Officer Jeff McDowell says winning the award for a record sixth time is a testament to the efforts of the airline’s 12,500 staff who are focused on delivering a world-class uniquely Kiwi experience to its customers every day.

The Airline Excellence Awards

Seven editors with over 200 years of industry experience judge the airlines based on their major safety and government audits with 12 key criteria – fleet age, passenger reviews, profitability, investment rating, product offerings and staff relations. Top Twenty Airlines

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1Air New Zealand (Best Premium Economy)
2Singapore Airlines (Best First Class)
3All Nippon Airways
4Qantas (Best Domestic Airline and Best Lounges)
5Cathay Pacific (Excellence in Long Haul Travel (Asia))
6Emirates (Best In-Flight Entertainment and Excellence in Long Haul Travel (Middle-East and Africa))
7Virgin Atlantic
8EVA Air
9Qatar Airways (Best Catering and Best Business Class)
10Virgin Australia (Best Cabin Crew and Best Economy Class)
11Lufthansa (Excellence in Long Haul Travel (Europe))
13Japan Airlines
15Korean Airlines
16Hawaiian Airlines
17British Airways
18Alaska Airlines
19Delta Air Lines (Excellence in Long Haul Travel (Americas))
20Etihad Airways
AirAsia Aircraft at Changi Airport
AirAsia Aircraft at Changi Airport

Other awards include:

Most Improved Airline Cebu Pacific
Best Ultra Low-Cost AirlineVietJet Air
Best Low-Cost Airline (Americas)JetBlue
Best Low-Cost Airline (Europe)Wizz
Best Low-Cost Airline (Middle-East Africa)Air Arabia
Best Low-Cost Airline (Asia/Pacific)AirAsia / AirAsia X

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