The vote was carried out in the framework of the Skytrax World Airline Awards, also known as the Passengers Choice Awards, from September 2014 – May 2015; more than 18.89 million passengers of more than 105 nationalities, rewarded AEGEAN for the high level services provided to its passengers. This Award is granted to AEGEAN for the 5th year in a row and for the 6th time since 2009.
World Airline Awards are highly prestigious excellence awards for the worldwide airline industry, of great importance for airlines, since they are exclusively based on the passengers' vote.
Mr Dimitris Gerogiannis, AEGEAN's CEO, stated:"We are honoured to receive the Best Regional Airline in Europe award for 2015, an award granted to Aegean for the fifth time in a row and sixth time since 2009. I would like to thank our passengers for their trust, as well as Aegean's staff who respond in the best way possible to our demanding and challenging times. We will remain committed to our efforts in improving the services we provide to our passengers. This very important international distinction is the result of our continuous effort to improve our competitiveness and proves that Greek companies can stand out internationally, in very demanding and competitive markets.
About World Airline AwardsSkytrax World Airline Awards are coveted Quality accolades for the world airline industry.Travellers from across the globe take part each year in the world's largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to decide the award winners. The World Airline Awards are a global benchmark of airline excellence, and widely known as the Passengers Choice awards.The survey operated online between September 2014 and May 2015, with18.89 million customer surveys completed, across a range of survey topics, resulting in the awards for Airline of the Year, together with regional and category Best Airline Awards, across different Survey Form entry options. The Survey covers full-service and low-cost airlines. More than 105 different nationalities participated in the customer satisfaction survey, which covered over 245 airlines, from largest international airlines to smaller domestic carriers.The surveys measure standards across 41 key performance indicators of airline front-line product and service.
The "Best Regional Airline in Europe" award presented to AEGEAN's Ground Operations Director, Panos Nicolaidis by the CEO of Skytrax, Edward Plaisted.