#OneWorld continues to claim major awards this season


(Posted 09th December 2020)

oneworld has been named the winner of another three awards by Global Traveler magazine, in a further recognition of its status as the preferred alliance of international travellers.

Global Traveler named the alliance as Best Airline Alliance in its GT Tested Reader Survey awards, for the 11th year running, following votes by the magazine’s readers that were accepted over nine months in 2020.

Global Traveler also crowned oneworld as the Best Alliance for the 4th year in a row in its annual Wines on the Wing awards, which recognises the best wines served on board. oneworld member airlines collectively earned the highest average score in the competition, judged by a panel that participated in a blind tasting.

In addition, oneworld was selected as the Favourite Airline Alliance for the 4th consecutive year in The Trazees, organised by Global Traveler’s sister online travel publication Trazee Travel, a resource for millennial readers. Winners of the Trazees were chosen by the publication’s readers who voted for their favourites over a 10-month period.

oneworld member airlines also took home several titles awarded by Global Traveler.

In the GT Tested Reader Survey awards, American Airlines was named the winner of six awards including Best Airline for Domestic First Class and Best Frequent Flyer Customer Service. Cathay Pacific received two awards, including Best Airline for International First Class.

American came out tops in five categories in the Wines on the Wing awards, including Best International First-Class Wines on the Wing.

In The Trazees, American won for Favourite Airline Website and Favourite Airline App while Cathay Pacific was awarded Favourite Airline in Asia.

In the Global Traveler Leisure Lifestyle Awards, Qatar Airways received a Special Achievement award for Outstanding Innovations for its Qsuite business class.

This latest round of wins for oneworld and its member airlines follow the alliance taking home two other best alliance awards recently: Best Airline Alliance in the 32nd annual Best in Business Travel Awards held by Business Traveler USA magazine; as well as Best Airline Alliance in the 2020 Business Traveller Awards in the UK.

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