14 OCTOBER 2019


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Article from BTNews 14 OCTOBER 2019

Business Traveller awards for Qatar Airways

The 2019 Business Traveller Awards last week saw Qatar Airways taking an impressive four titles, being named Best Airline, as well as winning in the Best Long-Haul Airline, Best Business Class and Best Middle Eastern Airline categories.

British Airways again took awards for Best Airport Lounge with its Concorde Room at  Heathrow T5 and Best Frequent Flyer Programme, while oneworld was named Best Airline Alliance.

Singapore Airlines won three awards for Best Economy Class, Best Asian Airline and Best Cabin Staff, Emirates was named Best First Class, Virgin Atlantic Best Premium Economy Class, and Easyjet Best Low-Cost Airline.

Delta Air Lines was named Best North American Airline, South African Airways Best African Airline and Aeroflot Best Eastern European Airline.

Singapore’s Changi Airport won the Best Airport Worldwide award, while Amsterdam Schiphol took the Europe prize and Heathrow was named Best Airport for Tax-Free Shopping.

Intercontinental Hotels and Resorts won Best Business Hotel Brand Worldwide and Best Business Hotel in the UK for the Intercontinental London Park Lane, while Hilton took three awards for Best Business Hotel Brand in the UK and Europe.

The Peninsula Hotels bagged the award for Best Luxury Hotel Brand, while the Peninsula Hong Kong won Best Business Hotel Worldwide. Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts was named the Best Business Hotel Brand in Asia-Pacific.

BTN must dispute an award to BA for the Best Economy Class when all you get is a seat. Swiss and KLM are far better. and even Air Antwerp serves tea and biscuits. 


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