Thursday, December 2, 2010

What is the world's best airline?

US based Zagat Survey has published it's annual airline ranking containing 16 US and 74 international carriers. The international top scorers are Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand and Emirates. Among US carriers Continental is the winner for its premium service product on domestic routes. According to survey results the best economy class experience is found on Jet Blue.Only 2 European carriers are found among the top five of the carriers surveyed. British Airways came in 3rd for best inflight entertainment international and Lufthansa/Swiss is on the 4th place in the category top frequent flier programs.
Zagat also took into account surveyors comments that according to their lawyers are too strong to put in their printed publication. Here some of our favorites: "My bags get better service, but they pay extra", "At least they haven't killed me yet" and "The only difference between economy and business classes is a shrimp on your salad".
Read more outtakes that put a smile on your face here. For detailed survey results click here