SIA Airline of the Year – Skytrax Awards 2007

skytrax awardsSkytrax today announced its famous World Airline Awards and World Airport Awards of the Year 2007.

Once again Singapore Airlines has been named as the winner of the Airline of the Year 2007 title. Congratulations! After already 2004, this is the second time Singapore Airlines won this title.
On rank 2 is placed Thai Airways (up from 4th in 2006), 3rd Cathay Pacific (2003 & 2005 winner, also 3rd in 2006), Qatar Airways in 4th (a new entrant to the Top 5 group, 6th in 2006), and Qantas is ranked in 5th position (2nd in 2006).

Furthermore following awards have been assigned.
Best Cabin Staff – Malaysia Airlines
Best Inflight Entertainment – Emirates
Best First Class – Qatar Airways
Best Business Class – Singapore Airlines
Best Economy Class – Korean Air
Best First Class Catering – Gulf Air
Best Business Class Catering – Austrian
Best Economy Class Catering – Etihad Airways
Best First Class Lounge – Thai Airways
Best Business Class Lounge – Virgin Atlantic
Best Airline Alliance – Star Alliance
Best Transatlantic Airline – British Airways
Best Transpacific Airline – Qantas
Best Low-Cost Airline – Jetstar Airways (Europe: Air Berlin Asia: Air Asia Africa: Kulula Australia/Pacific: Jetstar Airways Middle East: Air Arabia North America: jetBlue South America: Gol)

View all results in detail at

I’m a little bit disappointed that my favorite airline Cathay Pacific is again only ranked 3rd 🙁
If you like, post your top airlines in the comments!

The title for Worlds Best Airport 2007 was given again to Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok International Airport

Full results:

1 Hong Kong Int’l Airport
2 Seoul Incheon Airport
2 Singapore Changi Airport
4 Munich Airport
5 Kuala Lumpur Int’l Airport
6 Zurich Airport
7 Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
8 Vancouver Int’l Airport
9 Kansai Int’l Airport
10 Madrid Barajas Airport