Turkish Airlines Named Best Airline in Europe for Third Year in a Row Global carrier also awarded “Best Business Class Catering” in the 2013 Skytrax World Airline Awards Business Wire NEW YORK -- June 19, 2013 Turkish Airlines was chosen for the third year in a row by Skytrax as the “Best Airline in Europe.” In addition to this prestigious award, the airline was also awarded “Best Business Class Catering” for its Flying Chef service for Business Class passengers on long flights. “This is a major accomplishment for our airline and one that we are very proud of,” said Turkish Airlines’ CEO Temel Kotil, Ph.D. “The results propel us to continue to deliver unparalleled service year after year to our global travelers.” The results of the 2013 World Airline Awards were announced on June 18, 2013 at the Paris Air Show. “Best Airline in Europe” and “Best Business Class Catering” awards were presented to Turkish Airlines’ CEO Temel Kotil Ph.D. by Skytrax CEO Edward Plaisted. The results were determined after a 10-month global survey of consumers from more than 160 countries who represented more than 100 nationalities. Turkish Airlines has positioned itself as one of the world's leading airlines through its many awards, recent investments, impressive growth, large-scale aircraft orders and by continuously expanding its global network. About Turkish Airlines: Established in 1933 with a fleet of only five airplanes, Star Alliance member, Turkish Airlines is today a four star airline with a fleet of 222 aircraft (passenger and cargo) flying to 233 cities around the world, comprised of 38 domestic and 195 international destinations. One of the fastest growing airline companies, Turkish Airlines has received several “Passengers Choice Awards” from the consumer ranking group, Skytrax. Based on 2011 and 2012 results, Turkish Airlines has been chosen as the winner of “Best Airline Europe”, “Best Premium Economy Seats” for its Comfort Class seats and “Best Airline Southern Europe”. It has also received awards for its catering and holds a coveted 4-star designation, putting the airline in a small group of top quality carriers. Turkish Airlines was also given the Skytrax designation of “World’s Best Economy Class On-board Catering” in 2010, and Skyscanner’s “Best On-board Food 2011”. Long haul Business Class passengers also enjoy the Flying Chef service on-board. Contact: for Turkish Airlines Michelle Mekky 312-245-9805 ext. 112 email@example.com
Turkish Airlines Named Best Airline in Europe for Third Year in a Row
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