It was Etihad Airways from the UAE who won the award for best airline at the World Travel Awards this year.
180,000 people in the travel industry had their say on which players are best in their respective niches.
The most prestigious prize in the aviation industry was taken by Etihad Airways, which became the first airline from the Middle East to win the title for best airline in the world. Etihad Airways also managed to take home the prize for best first class offering, making the airline take home two very prestigous prizes.
It was also Arabic for business travelers and best airport. This was considered to Qatar Airways and the airport in Dubai to. Easyjet won the award for best low cost airline.
Lufthansa won award for best airline in Europe. Europe’s best airport is considered to be in Zurich.