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Lufthansa wins award


Lufthansa CEO, Carsten Spohr, receiving Skytrax award at the Paris Air Show recently held at Le Bourget, Paris, France.

Lufthansa has been voted the best airline in Europe at the Paris Air Show recently held at Le Bourget, Paris, France.

The market research institute, Skytrax, which specialises in aviation, surveyed around 18 million passengers from over 160 countries worldwide.

Lufthansa General Manager Nigeria, Robin Sohdi, said the award reaffirms to their passengers heading out of Nigeria that they are flying with the best European airline to their top choices in Europe like Paris, Brussels, Vienna, London, Manchester, Birmingham, Scandinavia, Italy or Spain.


In the survey, passengers from across the globe spoke in favour of the German premium carrier, thus acknowledging the services offered by Lufthansa.

Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Carsten Spohr, said: “The service offered by our crews on board and on the ground as well as our investments over the past few years in the fitting of our cabins and lounges, in addition to the service and digitalization, have paid off. The Skytrax Award is evidence that Lufthansa passengers appreciate our quality.

“The combination of premium service and excellent facilities has impressed passengers worldwide and made us Europe’s number one. Our offer has never been better.”

On receipt of the award, Spohr thanked the employees of Lufthansa in particular, who made this success possible with their excellent work.

Lufthansa also won the award of best airline in Western Europe, as well as the best First Class Lounge Dining award.

Austrian Airlines won the best airline staff service in Europe award for its employees.

The survey was carried out by the market research institute Skytrax, which specialises in aviation. As part of this, the services on board as well as the airline services at the airports were rated. Skytrax has been carrying out the annual survey since 1999.

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