Etihad Airways, has won the coveted Best First Class and Best Long Haul Airline Middle-East and Africa categories in the AirlineRatings.com 2015 Airline Excellence Awards.
AirlineRatings.com, the world’s only comprehensive safety and product rating portal, celebrates and promotes excellence in the airline industry, its annual Airline Excellence Awards are decided by the editorial team.
In announcing the awards, the editors praised Etihad Airways for the industry leading innovation that has resulted in exceptional performance in market position, customer service, financial performance, fiscal management and operational safety.
AirlineRatings.com editor-in-chief and publisher Geoffrey Thomas, said that Etihad Airways’ commitment to excellence appears to know no bounds.
“The airline’s new First Class and Business Class offerings are breathtaking and have set a new benchmark in luxury travel, in its first 11 years Etihad Airways has stamped itself not only as a major force in the airline industry but as a trendsetter – an incredible achievement,” Mr Thomas said.
Etihad Airways president and chief executive officer James Hogan, said that it is pleasing to win Best First Class and Best Long Haul Airline awards.
“The wins cap off another successful year – not just in terms of the number of awards and accolades we have received, but also for the way in which our ground breaking innovation in product and service has made headlines on all six continents and elevated the Etihad Airways brand into the global consciousness,” Mr Hogan said.
Today’s AirlineRatings.com awards add to an impressive list of accolades the airline has received in 2014, these include the CAPA Airline of the Year Award for strategic leadership in the aviation industry.