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Skytrax is a British-based consultancy firm specializing in air transport research and quality benchmarking. They are best known for the Skytrax World Airline Awards, which are often referred to as the “Oscars of the aviation industry.” They rank and award airlines based on customer surveys and evaluations.
The latest awards were just released and the winner of the World’s Best Leisure Airline is one I’ve never even heard of before: Air Transat. The carrier is Canadian and it specializes in leisure travel. Founded in 1986, Air Transat is now one of the largest airlines in Canada, offering both scheduled and charter flights to more than 60 destinations in over 25 countries.
The awards ceremony occurred this morning at the Paris Air Show. Marc-Philippe Lumpé, Chief Operations Officer and Frédéric Nappert, Specialist, Systems and Standards of Air Transat, as well as several members of the Air Transat flight crew were on hand to receive the award today.
Receiving this award fills us with immense pride,” says Lumpé. “It testifies to the unique place we occupy in our passengers’ hearts, and it highlights the exceptional nature of our service and our commitment to excellence. Our unrivaled expertise, which puts our customers at the centre of all our actions, enables us to live up to the trust they place in us every day.”
Air Transat already won this award in 2012, 2018, 2019, and 2021. It was also voted North America’s Best Leisure Airline in 2022.
Anthony’s Take: I’ve never heard of this airline, but I’m intrigued. I’m curious as to where they fly and if anyone reading this post has flown them. What’s your take on Air Transat?
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