Even in the midst of global economic turmoil, the total number of airline passengers on international flights continues to rise – increasing every as of April, 2012 as compared to 2011 (according to the International Air Transport Association).Industry analysts predict global air traffic will continue to rise by 5% each year over the next 20 years.
With more people choosing vacations in emerging superyacht destinations like Abu Dhabi and Southeast Asia, there are some airlines that have a distinctive edge when it comes to offering premium customer service.
In the same way we analyze a new luxury yacht charter vessel, our destination experts put their heads together to come up with their favorite international airlines. Based on check-in and boarding procedures, seat comfort, cleanliness, food and beverages, and staff service, here are their top three selections:
The increasing popularity of Eastern Mediterranean yacht charters means more boating enthusiasts will have a chance to enjoy the best premium economy seats of any European carrier.
With flights from both the east and west cost of the United States, Singapore Airlines serves as the gateway for Americans on their way to yachting vacations in Thailand and throughout Southeast Asia. The carrier earns top points when it comes to the best economy class and best economy class catering.
The first-class cabin is breathtaking. The airline offers seats that recline into nearly 7 foot long flatbeds with a built-in massage. The seats feature the same leather upholstery found in Ferrari interiors. Passengers in first and business class also enjoy complimentary chauffeur service in more than a dozen cities across the globe.