Air New Zealand is TripAdvisor’s Second Ranked Airline in the World

Air New Zealand is TripAdvisor’s Second-Ranked Airline in the World

The Voice of Chandigarh News | Travel Trade Reporter

Air New Zealand has once again been recognised for its outstanding product and service in the second annual 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice™ Awards, with significant wins across multiple categories.

The airline has been ranked second of all airlines globally as well as taking out Best Airline in the South Pacific.

Its Premium Economy Class product won Best Premium Economy Class in the World for the second consecutive year.

Air New Zealand was also awarded top honors in the following categories:

  1. Best Business Class in the South Pacific
  2. Best Premium Economy Class in the South Pacific
  3. Best Economy Class in the South Pacific

The awards are determined by the quantity and quality of TripAdvisor traveller reviews and ratings submitted over a 12-month period.

Air New Zealand’s Chief Marketing & Customer Officer Mike Tod says the accolades reflect the airline’s commitment to delivering an outstanding experience on the more than 16 million customer journeys it facilitates every year.


“Listening to customer feedback is an important part of our strategy, and has helped us to deliver high quality products and a more seamless customer experience. It’s incredibly meaningful to receive these awards as a result of direct feedback from our customers globally. Our people work hard each day to deliver a unique customer experience, so to have this acknowledged directly by customers is extremely satisfying,” says Mike Tod.

Senior Vice President and General Manager for TripAdvisor Flights, Bryan Saltzburg says, “We’re thrilled to recognise the global TripAdvisor community’s favourite airlines and shine a spotlight on the carriers around the world that provide the very best flying experiences, including Air New Zealand.”

“As the airline industry introduces new fare products and a widening array of in-flight offerings, consumers continue to seek out the carriers that deliver value and a quality experience. The Travellers’ Choice awards for airlines recognise the carriers that exceed passenger expectations and receive top marks from travellers,” he added.


Air New Zealand: Air New Zealand’s alliance and code share services with Singapore Airlines connect customers from India on Singapore Airlines and SilkAir services to Singapore. From there, customers can access up to four non-stop flights a day from Singapore to Auckland and Christchurch, four times a week to Wellington; connecting to over 20 domestic destinations within New Zealand.

Air New Zealand operates the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner daily between Singapore and Auckland. The Dreamliner is equipped with state-of-the-art onboard technology and inflight product including the award-winning, innovative Economy SkycouchTM, as well as spacious Premium Economy and lie-flat Business Premier seating.

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