Cathay Pacific has
taken out the prestigious Skytrax Airline of the Year Award for 2009, the brief
press release from oneworld can be read below:
Pacific named Airline of the Year: Cathay
Pacific has been named Airline of the Year 2009 in the World Airline Awards run
by the Skytrax airline quality research organisation – the third time in ten
years that the airline has taken the scheme’s overall top award. This
year, it was also named Best Airline Asia and Best in South East Asia.
Overall, oneworld’s 10 member airlines
took a total of seven of the scheme’s top awards. LAN took two top prizes
– as Best Airline South America and Best Regional Airline South America.
British Airways was judged Best Transatlantic and Qantas retained its award as
Best Airline Australasia.