oneworld member airlines have taken four
of the top awards in the latest Tested Awards from the US Global Traveler
magazine and another four in the 2008 Business Traveler US Awards.
Global Traveler’s awards, LAN was named Best Latin American Airline and Qantas
Best in Australasia. British Airways was top in the Best Business
Class category, and American won Best Airline for Domestic First Class for the
third year running.
also took six runners-up places – for World’s Best Airline overall, First
Class, Premium Economy, Transatlantic, Lounges and Frequent Flyer Programme.
was among the runners-up in three categories – North American, Lounges and
Frequent Flyer Programme.
runners-up were Cathay Pacific for Business Class, Qantas for South Pacific,
Malév for East European and Japan Airlines for North Asia.
Business Traveler’s awards, Qantas was judged as offering the world’s best
business class, with American providing the best First Class within North
America. BA was honoured as best airline in Western Europe, while
LAN retained its trophy as Best Business Class to South America for the third