Air NZ celebrates ten years as Australasia's best airline

Air New Zealand has been named as the number one airline in the Australasian region for the tenth year in a row.

The airline was also named the region's leading airline brand at the World Travel Awards held in Hong Kong last night (local time).

Air New Zealand Chief Marketing and Customer Officer Mike Tod, said it's great to be chosen by the panel of judges, as well as the travelling public. 

"This award is a reflection of the commitment our 12,000 staff around the world put into ensuring we deliver products and services that our nation can be proud of," Mr Tod said.

Other Australasian winners:

Best Airport:: Sydney International Airport

Best Lounge: Etihad Premium Lounge, Melbourne

Best Cruise line: Royal Caribbean 

Best Destination: Sydney

Best Travel Agency: Flight Centre

Best Travel Management: FCM Travel Solutions

Other winners from around the world:

Best Asian Airline: Cathay Pacific

Best Asian First Class: Singapore Airlines

Best European Airline: Lufthansa

Best Middle Eastern Airline: Emirates

The judging panel was made up of travel and tourism professionals, as well as business and leisure travellers from across the world. 


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