Source: Taiwantrade | Updated: 19 December 2015
EVA Airways (EVA Air) has been named one of the top 10 international carriers by AirlineRatings.com for 2016.
In a statement posted on the ArilineRatings.com website Nov. 30, EVA Air ranked as the 7th best international airline ahead of Virgin Atlantic/Virgin Australia (8th), All Nippon Airways (9th) and Lufthansa (10th).
According to AirlineRatings.com, air carriers have to achieve a 7-star safety rating and show clear leadership in innovation for passenger comfort to gain the position among the top international carriers.
In the rankings, Air New Zealand grabbed 1st place among the 10 carriers, followed by Qantas Airways (2nd), Etihad Airways (3rd), Cathay Pacific Airways (4th), Singapore Airlines (5th), and Emirates (6th).
AirlinesRatings.com said that its editors, some of the most experienced and awarded, looked for a consistent level of service and innovation of these airlines over a period of 4 months to come up with the top 10 airlines for 2016 list.
"We want to reward and highlight the leaders in the industry — airlines that go the extra distance to make a difference to the passenger experience," AirlineRatings.com Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas said in the statement.
In addition to the top 10 airlines list, AirlineRatings.com has named Delta Air Lines as the best long haul carrier for the Americas, Etihad Airways for the Middle East and Africa, Cathay Pacific Airways for Asia Pacific, and Lufthansa for Europe.
Photo Credit: EVA Air
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