Indian Airline Has World’s “Best Business Class”

Biggest airline in India, Jet Airways, given award in LA; complete list of awards

Jet Airways, India’s largest airline and the market leader in the domestic sector, has won the award “Airline with the Best Business Class Service in the World” at the Best in Business Travel Awards 2010 in Los Angeles.
The airline, which currently operates a fleet of 95 aircraft, offers its Premiere (business class) guests a “world-class in-flight product, including unique herringbone-configured 180 degree-flat seats” as well as fine wines and a selection of Indian and international cuisine.
The awards were based on response from readers of the US magazine Business Traveler, which has a circulation of 150,000 and is geared towards high-income executives who spend a great deal of time and money on domestic and international travel.


The complete list of awards presented in Los Angeles:

Airline Industry

  • Best Airline in Mexico: Aeromexico
  • Best North American Airline for International Travel: Air Canada
  • Best North American Airline for Business-Class Service: Air Canada
  • Best In-Flight Services in North America: Air Canada
  • Best Flight Attendants in North America: Air Canada
  • Best Airline Web Site: Air Canada
  • Best Business Class to Australia/New Zealand/South Pacific: Air New Zealand
  • Best North American Airline for First-Class Service: American Airlines
  • Best Flight Attendants in the World: Asiana Airlines
  • Best In-Flight Services in the World: Asiana Airlines
  • Best Overall Customer Service – Airline – Ground/Call Centre: Asiana Airlines
  • Airline with Best Trans-Atlantic Business-Class Service: British Airways
  • Best Frequent-Flyer Program: Delta SkyMiles
  • Best Business Class to the Middle East: Etihad Airways
  • Airline with Best Business-Class Service in the World: Jet Airways
  • Best Airline in Asia: Korean Air
  • Airline with Best Trans-Pacific Business-Class Service: Korean Air
  • Best Airline Advertising Campaign: Korean Air
  • Best Airline in Central and Eastern Europe: LOT Polish Airlines
  • Best Airline in Western Europe: Lufthansa
  • Best Airline in the World for International Travel: Qatar Airways
  • Best Overall Airline in the World: Singapore Airlines
  • Airline with Best First-Class Service in the World: Singapore Airlines
  • Airline with Best Economy-Class Service in the World: Singapore Airlines
  • Best Low-Cost Airline in North America: Southwest Airlines
  • Best Airline in Africa: South African Airways
  • Best Business Class to Africa: South African Airways
  • Best Airline Alliance Program: Star Alliance
  • Best Business Class to South America: TAM Airlines
  • Best Airline Cuisine/Meals: Turkish Airlines
  • Best Airline for North American Travel: United Airlines
  • Best Domestic Airline: Virgin America
  • Best Premium Economy Class in the World: Virgin Atlantic Airways
  • Best Airport Clubs/Lounges: Virgin Atlantic Airways

Hotel Industry

  • Best Hotel Web Site:
  • Best Hotel Chain in Europe: InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Best Hotel Chain in the Middle East: InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Best Hotel Chain in North America: InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Best Hotel Loyalty Program: IHG Priority Club Rewards
  • Best Hotel Chain in the World: Park Hyatt
  • Hotel Chain with Best Overall Customer Service: Park Hyatt
  • Best Hotel Chain in Asia: Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
  • Best Hotel Chain in Latin America: Sheraton Latin America

Business Travel-Related Services

  • Best Credit Card Rewards Program: American Express – Membership Rewards
  • Best Mobile Phone Coverage in the World: AT&T
  • Best Conference or Convention Center/City: Hawai’i Convention Center, Honolulu
  • Best Airport in North America: Denver International Airport
  • Airport With Best Duty-Free Shopping: Incheon Airport
  • Best Web Site for Booking Travel: Orbitz
  • Best Wireless Data Service Provider in the World: Verizon Wireless
  • Best International Courier Service: DHL
  • Best Airport in the World: Singapore Changi Airport
  • Best Noise-Canceling Headphones: Sony
  • Best Car Rental Company in the World: Sixt



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