WINNER SINGAPORE AIRLINES RUNNERS-UP EMIRATES, AIR NEW ZEALAND
This is surely the more important of the two airline categories. You can grin and bear it on a short-haul trip, but comfort and service on a long flight – especially overnight – can make a huge difference to how you feel at the beginning or end of your holiday.
Singapore Airlines wins this award for the fifth time in six years. Its secret seems to lie in its state-of-the-art fleet – it has always invested in the latest technology – and exceptionally highly