oneworld has yet again been named Best Airline Alliance in the 2020 Business Traveller Awards, taking home the award for the eighth year in a row.
With winners chosen by the readers of Business Traveller magazine, the awards have recognised the industry’s preferred travel and hospitality providers for more than 30 years.
On behalf of the alliance, oneworld Chief Transformation Officer Rishi Kapoor (right in photo) accepted the award personally in London from Panacea Media Managing Director Julian Gregory. Panacea Media, headquartered in London, is the publisher of Business Traveller.
oneworld member airlines British Airways and Qatar Airways were also named winners in the 2020 Business Traveller Awards, with each airline receiving five awards.
British Airways was recognised with the awards for Best Short-Haul Carrier, Best Frequent Flyer Programme, Best Airport Lounge (Concorde Room at London Heathrow Terminal 5), Best New Seat and Best Travel App.
Qatar Airways was named winner of Best Airline, Best Long-Haul Airline, Best Business Class, Best Middle Eastern Airline and Best Inflight Food and Beverage.
oneworld brings together 13 world-class airlines - American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, S7 Airlines and SriLankan Airlines, and more than 20 of their affiliates. Fiji Airways is a oneworld connect partner. Alaska Airlines is a oneworld member-elect.
Collectively, these airlines serve over 1,000 airports in over 170 territories and carry almost 540 million passengers a year on a combined fleet of more than 3,600 aircraft.
oneworld member airlines work together to deliver consistently a superior, seamless travel experience, with special privileges and rewards for frequent flyers, including earning and redeeming miles and points across the entire alliance network. Top tier cardholders (Emerald and Sapphire) enjoy access to more than 650 airport lounges and are offered extra baggage allowances. The most regular travelers (Emerald) can also use fast track security lanes at select airports.
oneworld holds three times as many “best airline alliance” awards as its competitors combined.