• Wed. Oct 5th, 2022

Air France wins four Skytrax World Airline Awards 2021, including Best Airline in Europe and the COVID Airline Excellence Award

ByKimberly A. Brochu

Oct 5, 2021
  • Air France named Best Airline in Europe, Western Europe and France at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2021

  • 10th best airline in the world and only European airline in the top 10

  • COVID Airline Award of Excellence

PARIS, October 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Enabled September 28, 2021, Air France received four awards from Skytrax, the international airline rating agency, as part of the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2021.

Air France logo (PRNewsfoto / Air France-KLM)

Air France was named the best airline in the Europe, Western Europe and France rankings.

It also climbed for the first time to 10th place in the world ranking, gaining 13 places compared to 2019. Air France is the only European airline in the Top 10 of this ranking which brings together more than 350 airlines and is based on surveys of more than 13 million passengers of more than 100 nationalities.

Skytrax also recognized the airline’s commitment to health safety by awarding Air France the COVID Airline Excellence Award. This is the third time that Air France has received a distinction from Skytrax for all the measures put in place since the start of the COVID crisis, with first four then five stars (the maximum score) obtained in the Skytrax COVID Safety Rating for its Air France. Protect the program.

These distinctions reward the efforts and commitment of Air France and its teams to improve the customer experience in an exceptional context.

“It is an honor and a great pride for Air France to receive these awards. They demonstrate the confidence of our customers and recognize the continued commitment of our teams since the start of the COVID crisis. With the arrival of new aircraft, the Airbus A350 and A220, as well as the opening of new lounges in France, like that of terminal 2F at Paris-Charles de Gaulle, or through our network with the one in Montreal, we continue to invest to reinvent the Air France travel experience, for the benefit of our customers. We are also continuing our efforts to strengthen health security and simplify the travel experience during the COVID period, for example with our acclaimed “Ready To Fly” service., noted Anne Rigail, CEO of Air France.

SOURCE Air France