Swiss International repeats as winner of 'Europea[euro][TM]s Leading Airline Business Class' award.


New York (AirGuide Features - Inside Air Travel) Mon, Aug 4, 2014 - Swiss International has again captured the award as "Europeas Leading Airline Business Class" at this yearas World Travel Awards, an annual ranking conducted by travel industry experts. The Lufthansa Group won a total of three awards. For the presentation of the 2014 World Travel Awards SWISS was selected winner of the "Europeas Leading Airline Business Class" accolade for the fourth consecutive time. SWISS has now claimed top spot in this category six times since 2005. Lufthansa was also the recipient of awards in two categories: "Best European Airline" and "Best First Class Loungea. The World Travel Awards voting involved travel and tourism industry experts from all over the globe. "As the airline of Switzerland we are proud that the quality of our product and services is so deeply appreciated around the world, particularly by Business Class customers. Winning this award reflects favourably on our highly motivated, professional crews, who embody the hospitality we offer on board every day", commented Markus Binkert, Chief Commercial Officer SWISS. "This award motivates us to keep progressing and to continue investing in the improvement of our products and services." In recent years SWISS has steadily broadened its product offer and portfolio of customer services. On long-haul routes, SWISS has, since 2011, been offering a consistent Business Class product featuring a chair that converts into a fully lie-flat bed two meters in length. The airlineas SWISS Taste of Switzerland culinary concept offers SWISS Business and First Class passengers on intercontinental routes an attractive menu of varied, regionally accented meals and beverages. SWISS also offers an exclusive service for Business Class passengers arriving at Zurich Airport on a flight from a point of origin in Europe required during peak operating hours to park on the airport apron. Immediately upon arrival, the aircraft is met by a special bus that transports Business Class passengers swiftly and without delay to...

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