#PaxEx: Oneworld Wins Best Airline Alliance for In-flight Wine
Oneworld has won the best airline alliance for the wines served in-flight by its member airlines for the ninth year in a row, at the 2017 Cellars in the Sky Awards.
The Cellars in the Sky Awards, now in their 32nd year, are run by Business Traveller, the multi-national magazine group, in association with the International Wine Challenge.
The awards were presented on 19 February at a ceremony at London’s historic Trinity House, following blind tastings of wines served on longhaul flights by 32 airlines from across the world.
This latest accolade consolidates oneworld’s position as the world most highly prized airline alliance, as the current holder also of six of the leading overall “best airline alliance” awards.
Oneworld’s member airlines also flew high in the Cellars in the Sky 2017 awards.
In 2017, oneworld member airlines served some 30 million bottles of wine, including around 2.5 million bottles of Champagne.
Oneworld is an alliance of some of the world’s leading airlines including airberlin, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, LATAM Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, S7 Airlines and SriLankan Airlines.