Qatar Airways beats Emirates and Etihad for award
Qatar Airways has been voted Best Middle Eastern/African Airline at the 2010 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards, with Emirates being ranked second in the category, and Etihad Airways in third position.
Winners were announced during a recent ceremony at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong. The annual awards are based on the results of a readers’ poll, which is conducted and interpreted by Synovate.
The Best Airline Award was handed to Singapore Airlines, which beat runners-up Cathay Pacific and Qantas. Other winners included the likes of British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Cathay Pacific and Air China.
“The yearly awards, which are now given out for 55 categories, reflect the highest accolade Business Traveller readers bestow on travel and hospitality providers who have made their journeys seamless and productive,” stated a press release.