In a ceremony that took place earlier this week as part of the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, Lufthansa Group came away with 5 Skytrax awards for a variety of categories.


Austrian took home 2 awards:

Best Business Class On Board Catering …… thanks to their popular ‘Do&Co’ catering along with on board chefs and a dedicated Viennese Coffee service on long haul flights.

‘Best Airline Staff in Europe’ ……thanks in large part to OS’ flight crews and ground agents.


Lufthansa took home 3 awards:

‘Best Transatlantic Airline’ …… due primarily to the near-complete rollout of the new business class and the introduction of Premium Economy along with several US routes being served by new 747-8i an A380 aircraft along with wide availability of inflight WiFi through FlyNet.

‘World’s Best First Class Lounge’ …… no surprise here, it’s impossible to beat Frankfurt’s First Class Terminal.

‘Best Airline In Western Europe’ ……. new aircraft along with enhanced inflight entertainment systems made it easy to capture this category.


The results were tabulated after receiving votes from over 18 million passengers in 160 countries.   200 Airlines were eligible for voting in various categories in their home markets and the markets they serve.