- Passengers vote Norwegian Air ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long Haul Airline’ as part of SkyTrax awards
- The airline was also awarded ‘Best Low Cost Airline in Europe’ for third consecutive year
Norwegian was today named the ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ by the renowned SkyTrax World Airline Awards, the leading international airline rating system as voted on by the travelling public.
Norwegian was also named ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe’ for the third consecutive year according to travellers, who evaluated more than 200 airlines worldwide.
Norwegian has been operating low cost, long haul flights from the UK since July 2014 with routes to New York, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. The airline also has a network of 28 European destinations on offer from London Gatwick, Birmingham and Edinburgh airports.
Norwegian’s CEO Bjørn Kjos, said: «I’m extremely proud and humble to receive these important recognitions on behalf of everybody working at Norwegian. It is the third year in a row that we’ve been voted ‘Best Low-Cost in Europe’ and it is great news that we’ve also been voted the ‘Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ in the World for the first time, only two years after launching our long-haul service.»
The other nominees in the category ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe’ were EasyJet and Germanwings. In the category ‘Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ were JetStar and AirAsiaX.
About Skytrax World Airline Awards
Skytrax World Airline Awards is the most prestigious and recognized accolade in the airline industry. Travellers from over 160 countries take part each year in the world’s largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to decide the award winners. Over 200 airlines are reviewed in the survey. Customers judge everything from the experience during check-in, boarding, seat comfort, to cleanliness in the cabin, food, drink, entertainment and service.