oneworld has once again been named the World’s Best Airline Alliance by some of the most frequent of the world’s flyers.
It received its latest honor in the 2004 Business Traveller Awards. The magazine presents its trophies based on the findings of its annual poll of readers.
It is the second time that oneworld has received the award in the three years it has been presented. oneworld was also named the World’s Leading Airline Alliance in the most recent World Travel Awards, based on votes cast by 80,000 travel agency professionals from more than 200 countries.
oneworld member British Airways took seven prizes – as best airline overall and best for first class, business class, economy class, long-haul travel, short- haul airline and frequent flyer program.
oneworld – comprised of American, BA, Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Iberia, LAN, Finnair and Aer Lingus – serves a total of 135 territories. It is the only alliance whose members ended last year with a collective profit.