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Norwegian and Aeroflot airlines got travel industry’s most prestigious awards – both are titled as leading airlines.
Norwegian has been named Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2018 for the fourth consecutive year at the 25th annual World Travel Awards, one of the travel industry’s most prestigious awards.
Bjorn Kjos, Norwegian’s CEO, said: “We are very proud to have been once again voted Europe’s leading Low-Cost airline which is a reflection of the dedication of our 9,500 colleagues. Norwegian continues to offer exceptional value across our expanding global network and is recognised as an industry leader in the low-cost sector.”
For the second year in a row Aeroflot has won two categories at the prestigious World Travel Awards: Europe’s Leading Airline and Europe’s Leading Airline – Business Class. In addition, this year for the first time Aeroflot took the title of Europe’s Leading Airline to Asia.
Aeroflot CEO Aeroflot Vitaly Saveliev commented: “Our victory in three prestigious categories in the World Travel Awards is a remarkable result, and a confirmation of our position amongst the elite of the global industry. We are proud of all the prizes that we have received, and particularly of the new title of Europe’s Leading Airline to Asia”.
Known unofficially as the Oscars of the tourism industry, the World Travel Awards for Europe took place on 30 June at the Zappeion Megaron Hall in Athens, one of the main attractions in the Greek capital.