Star Alliance Airlines Recognition Rewards

Discussion in 'Star Alliance' started by Lufthansa Flyer, Jul 25, 2011.  |  Print Topic

  1. Lufthansa Flyer
    Original Member

    Lufthansa Flyer Gold Member

    Messages:
    23,970
    Likes Received:
    43,968
    Status Points:
    19,995
    Saw this in this month' Star Alliance Newsletter. SkyTrax World Airline Rewards were awarded in Paris in June:

    AEGEAN was awarded Best Regional Airline - Europe
    AIR CANADA was awarded Best International Airline – North America
    ANA was honoured for Best Service Excellence – Asia; World’s Best Airport Services
    ASIANA was awarded Best Airline – Economy Class; World’s Best Cabin Staff
    AUSTRIAN won for Best Business Class Onboard Catering; Staff Service Excellence - Europe
    LUFTHANSA won for Best Airline - Transatlantic :D
    SINGAPORE was named Best Airline – Asia; Best Airline Business Class
    SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS was named Best Airline – Africa; Staff Service Excellence - Africa
    SWISS won for Best Airline – Western Europe
    TAM for Best Airline – South America; Staff Service Excellence – South America
    THAI won for Best Economy Class Airline seat; Best Economy Class Onboard Catering
    TACA (FUTURE MEMBER)was named Best Airline – Central America/Caribbean; Staff Service Excellence – Central America/Caribbean
    AIR NEW ZEALAND was named Best Airline – Australia/Pacific; Best Airline – Premium Economy Class; Best Premium Economy Onboard Catering
    TURKISH took the award for Best Airline – Europ
     
  2. From NYC
    Original Member

    From NYC Gold Member

    Messages:
    5,820
    Likes Received:
    10,891
    Status Points:
    11,070
    Jeez, they couldn’t throw CO or United some kind of bone?! Best Airline Southern North America or something?????
     
  3. Lufthansa Flyer
    Original Member

    Lufthansa Flyer Gold Member

    Messages:
    23,970
    Likes Received:
    43,968
    Status Points:
    19,995
    I agree, nothing for one of the biggest carriers.....maybe something for no fatalities or something....:eek: at least a certificate of participation....
     
  4. jbcarioca
    Original Member

    jbcarioca Gold Member

    Messages:
    17,507
    Likes Received:
    57,455
    Status Points:
    20,020
    Maybe largest airline not worthy of any other category.

    US, did not win anything either. JJ was especially deserving since they are the only Star Alliance carrier in the region. They should have won for best F, C and Y in the nregion as well as worst in all those categories too.

    Why don`t they have such catories for the USA so that UA and US can win something too? There is something for everywhere else, after all.
     
    sobore likes this.
  5. From NYC
    Original Member

    From NYC Gold Member

    Messages:
    5,820
    Likes Received:
    10,891
    Status Points:
    11,070
    I mean they even gave a “Future Member”, TACA, an award, and they’re not even in the club yet!!

    C‘mon, “Best Wrapped Cheddar Cheese At A USA Domestic Lounge“, even if it ain’t really.

    “Thinnest Thing We’ve Ever Heard Called A Blanket”.

    What others would there be?
     
  6. milchap
    Original Member

    milchap Gold Member

    Messages:
    27,668
    Likes Received:
    148,085
    Status Points:
    20,020
    UA: Best older FAs .....
     
    sobore likes this.
  7. From NYC
    Original Member

    From NYC Gold Member

    Messages:
    5,820
    Likes Received:
    10,891
    Status Points:
    11,070
    Could be a tie between CO & UA, thereby clinching the award on a worldwide basis.
     
    milchap likes this.
  8. gleff
    Original Member

    gleff Co-founder

    Messages:
    3,616
    Likes Received:
    6,793
    Status Points:
    4,670
    I love that South African is the best Star carrier in Africa and that Air New Zealand is the best Star carrier in Australia/South Pacific. I hear competition for those were really fierce.
     
    sobore and legalalien like this.
  9. travelinmike33
    Original Member

    travelinmike33 Silver Member

    Messages:
    172
    Likes Received:
    172
    Status Points:
    395
    I read this as highlighting the winners that happen to be in Star. So SAA would be the best overall in Africa.
     
  10. gleff
    Original Member

    gleff Co-founder

    Messages:
    3,616
    Likes Received:
    6,793
    Status Points:
    4,670
    Sorry you're correct of course :)
     
  11. carsonheim
    Original Member

    carsonheim Gold Member

    Messages:
    1,712
    Likes Received:
    3,803
    Status Points:
    1,970
    To me it just reinforces that UACO and frankly most US carriers are just not all that great. Service is subpar, cabins cramped and generally non-competitive
     
  12. From NYC
    Original Member

    From NYC Gold Member

    Messages:
    5,820
    Likes Received:
    10,891
    Status Points:
    11,070
    So is that 2 or 3 awards: Best Subpar Service; Most Cramped Cabins; Most Uncompetitive? Is this on a worldwide basis, or do you wish to assign a region?
     

Share This Page