Singapore Airlines named 2019 Airline of the Year

Singapore Airlines has been named 2019 Airline of the Year.

The editor of Airline Ratings, the entity that bestowed the honour, said "one of the standouts in the industry for decades, it has returned to its best with a new product, new aircraft and new innovative flights such as the Singapore-New York nonstop. Quite simply the aircraft is the gold standard".

Singapore was also honoured for its first class suites which resemble small hotel rooms.

Other airlines acknowledged include Air New Zealand which was lauded for its superior premium economy experience, and Korean Air which is extremely spacious cabin was recognised for achievements in economy.

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