Star Alliance has been named ‘World’s Leading Airline Alliance’ at the World Travel Awards for the third consecutive year. At the North America 2022 edition of the awards held in August, the Star Alliance Los Angeles airport lounge also retained the accolade of ‘North America’s Leading Airport Lounge’ for the third consecutive year.
On receiving these awards, Star Alliance CEO Jeffrey Goh said: “We are extremely pleased to receive the World Travel Awards for the third consecutive year. This is especially fitting as we celebrate our 25th anniversary this year.”
Goh continued: “These awards are a testament to the great work done every day by over 400,000 employees of the Star Alliance network to deliver safe and uninterrupted travel, and also to all customers who have continued to offer us and our member carriers their trust and support.
Now in its 29th year, the World Travel Awards were established to recognize, reward, and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism, and hospitality industries. The annual awards are based on a worldwide survey of qualified executives working in the travel and tourism industry and consumer travel buyers.
Graham E Cooke, Founder, of World Travel Awards, said: “Star Alliance continues to set the benchmark for global aviation and I am delighted that both the travel industry and the public have recognized this by voting it ‘World’s Leading Airline Alliance 2022’ at the World Travel Awards. Star Alliance’s innovative Los Angeles lounge was also the clear winner of ‘North America’s Leading Airport Lounge’ this year.”
In addition to these two alliance-wide awards, several Star Alliance member carriers were individual winners this year. Nine of them have won awards in 21 categories, ranging from World’s Leading Airline – First Class, to Leading Airlines in Europe, Oceania, Asia, and Mexico & Central America.
The Airlines partners on Star Alliance are: Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Egyptair, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, SAS, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Air Portugal, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines
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