Turkish Airlines is Named Best Airline in Europe

Istanbul, Turkey – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine

Turkish Airlines achieves resounding success at the 2012 Skytrax World Airline Awards, with air travelers voting the airline as the Best Airline in Europe its second year running. It has also been named as the winner of the Best Airline in Southern Europe and the Best Premium Economy Class Airline Seat for its Comfort Class seats by Skytrax, a world-recognized brand associated with air travel excellence in the 21st century that provides unique expertise to the world airline and airport industry through the most professional audit and service benchmarking programs of product and service quality.

The survey, conducted by Skytrax, polled over 18 million business and leisure air travelers from 100 countries, with the winners of these passengers choice awards announced at the Farnborough Airshow on July 12, 2012.

“Turkish Airlines continues to consolidate its position as one of the world’s leading airlines and the awards they have received today for Best Airline in Europe and the Best Airline in Southern Europe demonstrate their continued popularity amongst passengers. Their Premium Economy cabin has proved increasingly popular, as Turkish Airlines winning the Best Premium Economy Class Airline Seat is a clear reflection of the success of this high quality product,” said CEO of Skytrax, Edward Plaisted.