Qantas wins safest airline award

The world’s best one stop airline safety and product rating review website Airlineratings.com reveals top ten airlines.

Heading the safest airline in the world list for 2015 is Australian airline, Qantas, which retains a fatality free record in the jet era. The airline also featured in the top ten in the Airline of the Year Award which was won by Air New Zealand followed by Etihad (who jumped from 6th to 2nd place this year), Cathay Pacific, Qantas then Emirates.

Qantas took out the Best Lounges award for business and first class travel with a nod to a robust broadband internet access that can handle high demand as well as showers for long haul travellers, food from Neil Perry and design by Marc Newsom and a new lounge in Los Angeles.

First Class Qantas Lounge in LAX
First Class Qantas Lounge in LAX

The airline was awarded Best Catering for it’s food offerings across all classes with four choices of main meals for economy international passengers and the ability to order online ahead of the flight.

Etihad predictably took out Best First Class with their new First Class Suites and Apartments.

Where did your favourite airline come in the ratings? Find out here. 

Rachael Oakes-Ash is the name behind @misssnowitall and the founder of SnowsBest.com. A long time travel and lifestyle journalist and ski writer, she's been published in ESPN, TIME, Wallpaper*, Action Asia, Inside Sport, Australian Financial Review, Emirates Open Skies, Conde Nast Traveler and more. She was the Fairfax snow blogger from 2007 to 2017 and the Southern Hemisphere editor for OnTheSnow. Rachael is also a documentary producer, author, radio announcer and humorist.

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