Delta Air Lines has been voted the world’s most admired airline by Fortune magazine. The criterion included things like social responsibility, quality of product, quality of management and global competitiveness. The airline’s boss Richard Anderson described the award as a “remarkable achievement” in a note to staff.
The world’s most admired airlines:
|1||Delta Air Lines||6.44|
|5||Air France–KLM Group||6.04|
|6||Cathay Pacific Airways||5.82|
Last year Singapore Airlines topped the list last year. Other airlines in the top ten included major international airlines like Lufthansa, Air France-KLM, Cathay Pacific Airways, Qantas, British Airways and ANA.
Despite the award and accolade Delta was placed lower in other areas, including quality of products/services where it scored a relatively low ranking in 7th.
Singapore Airlines, with Air France/KLM in second place, Cathay Pacific in third and Lufthansa fourth when it came to quality of product and services.