Friday, October 31, 2008

Singapore Airlines Ranking As Worlds Best

Singapore Airlines has been ranked as the world's best airline for the 3rd time in a decade. The awards are given every year by the Skytrax, which conducts a world airline survey. Singapore Airlines also bagged the award for offering the 'Best Business Class'.

Singapore Airlines took off with three flights per week in the beginning. Today, their network spans across 103 destinations in 41 countries. Singapore Airlines was ranked 17th in 'Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies' rankings in 2007. The airline is known the world over for its innovation, safety and service excellence and profitability.

The airline boasts of excellent inflight telecommunication, entertainment services and luxurious amenities that make flying a memorable experience.

The airline started its services on 1 May 1947. Singapore Airlines is also the first airline to fly the world's largest aircraft, the A380. The average age of the passenger fleet is about 6 years. Chew Choon Sen is the company's CEO.

The World Airline Awards are based on the annual World Airline Survey by Skytrax - carried out between August 2007 and June 2008.

Asian airlines made up the majority of the top 10. The other airlines included in the top 10 in the world are:

2. Cathay Pacific
3. Qantas
4. Thai Airways
5. Asiana Airlines
6. Malaysia Airlines
7. Qatar Airways
8. Air New Zealand
9. Emirates
10. Etihad Airlines

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Me, the islands and the world said...

i've travelled with Singapore Airlines and their service was quite good. No wonder they are the top.