Bangkok, 21 June, 2017 – Thai Airways International (THAI) has received three prestigious awards at the Skytrax 2017 World Airline Awards Ceremony as the World’s Best Economy Class, World’s Best Airline Lounge Spa – for the third consecutive year, and Best Economy Class Onboard Catering. The award ceremony was held yesterday at the Paris Air Show, Paris-Le Bourget Airport, France.
In addition, THAI also gained recognition under the categories: one of three airlines with the World’s Best Airport Services 2017 and one of three airlines with the Best Economy Class Airline Seats.
Mrs. Usanee Sangsingkeo (centre), THAI Acting President said, “THAI and its employees have worked exceptionally hard to make continual developments on our products and services, for the utmost comfort and convenience of its passengers. We are honoured to receive these three top Skytrax awards in recognition for excellent products and services as a premium, full service carrier, which shows that our standards are amongst the best airlines in the world.”
World Airline Awards are the results of the Skytrax survey that was first launched in 1999 as the first worldwide, annual airline customer satisfaction survey, which is 100 percent independent, impartial, and global. This year’s Skytrax survey was conducted during August 2016 to May 2017 amongst more than 19.87 million travellers, surveying products and services of over 320 airlines. Skytrax World Airline Awards are a global benchmark of airline excellence, and described as “the Oscars of the aviation industry.”
Seen in photo: Mrs. Usanee Sangsingkeo (fifth from left), THAI Acting President, received Skytrax 2017 Awards on behalf of THAI, alongside Flt. Lt. Montree Jumrieng (sixth from left), THAI Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Sustainable Development Department, Mr. Chalermpon Kaewchinporn (third from left), THAI Vice President, In-Flight Services Department, and Mrs. Varangkana Luerojvong (fourth from left), THAI Managing Director, Catering Department.