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This Airline Has the Best Economy Class in the World
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This Airline Has the Best Economy Class in the World

Thai Airways International has been named the world’s best economy class airline for 2017 by Skytrax, in a sideline event to the Paris Air Show. 

In official release, Skytrax honored Thai Airways for its "quality passenger satisfaction of the front-line Economy Class product and staff service standards that airline provide across both the cabin and airport environments."

Besides the recognition to Thailand’s national carrier, another Thai airline - Bangkok Airways - received the award for "world’s best regional airline". 

Thai Airways was placed as the world's eleventh best airline, moving up two notches from 13th in 2016.

The latest survey was conducted between August 2016 and May 2017, attracting 19.87 million eligible entries with participants from 105 nations.

Thai Airways at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok. Image: Wikimedia Commons
Thai Airways at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok. Image: Wikimedia Commons

Often referred to as "The Oscars of the aviation industry", World Airline Awards are a global benchmark of airline excellence.

The survey covered over 325 airlines, from the largest international airlines to smaller domestic carriers, measuring quality standards for 41 Key Performance Indicators across front-line product and service factors in the airport and on-board environments.

Here are the complete list of World's Best Economy Class Airlines 2017:

  1. Thai Airways
  2. Qatar Airways
  3. Asiana Airlines
  4. Garuda Indonesia
  5. Singapore Airlines
  6. Japan Airlines
  7. Emirates
  8. ANA All Nippon Airways
  9. Eva Air
  10. Lufthansa
  11. Turkish Airlines
  12. Hainan Airlines
  13. Virgin Australia
  14. Saudi Arabian Airlines
  15. China Airlines
  16. Qantas Airways
  17. Bangkok Airways
  18. Air New Zealand
  19. Oman Air
  20. Malaysia Airlines

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