Turkish Airlines has been recognized as the “Best Airline in Europe” for the fifth year in a row by Skytrax, recognized by the aviation industry for its global ranking system that tracks customer satisfaction of airlines service and performance around the world.
The awards, based on just over 13 million surveys of worldwide airline customers from May 2014 to January 2015, evaluated traveler experience using key performance factors – including check-in, arrivals, transfers, security and immigration.
The carrier also received the distinction of having the “World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge” and “World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining.”
The newly refurbished and expanded Turkish Airlines Lounge Istanbul offers a wide range of activities and services known for transforming passengers’ preflight or connecting time into an experience. With the world-renowned Turkish Airlines Lounge Istanbul also receiving recognition for its food for the second consecutive year, SkyTrax survey participants recognized the carrier’s successful catering partnership with Turkish DO&CO.
Turkish Airlines offers over 60 weekly departures through its eight U.S. gateways which include Washington, D.C. via Dulles International, New York’s JFK, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston and Chicago Airports. Through these gateways, U.S. travelers have access to over 270 destinations via one-stop connection through Turkish Airlines’ Istanbul hub, including emerging markets in Asia & Africa. Passengers will also exprience Turkish Airlines’ award-winning service onboard an aircraft that is among the youngest of the international and U.S. domestic carriers with the average aircraft being around six years old.