In a gala ceremony held at Farnborough Air show on the 12th of July, the international air transport rating organisation Skytrax presented the 2016 World Airline Awards. The leaders and top management from over 40 airlines around the world attended the event, where Emirates was voted the World’s Best Airline by air travellers.
This year the Croatian national carrier Croatia Airlines has found its place among the best ten airlines in Eastern Europe. Croatia Airlines was voted Eastern Europe’s fourth best airline following Aeroflot, the winner in the category of Eastern Europe's best carrier, LOT Polish Airlines and S7 Airlines. The Croatian national carrier was followed by ČSA Czech Airlines, Wizz Air, Air Serbia, Adria Airways, TAROM and Pobeda. As a result, the Croatian and Slovenian carriers retained their positions from last year, while Air Serbia made its debut.
Skytrax World Airline Awards are coveted Quality accolades for the world airline industry. Travellers from across the globe take part each year in the world’s largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to decide the award winners. The World Airline Awards are a global benchmark of airline excellence, and widely known as the Passengers Choice awards.