(CNN) — One airline has literally gone to great lengths to prove it’s the best in the past 12 months, and it appears to have paid off.
Singapore Airlines, which in October triumphantly relaunched the world’s longest nonstop scheduled passenger service, flying from Singapore to New York, has now capped a successful year with a new accolade.
The carrier has pipped Air New Zealand to be named Airline of the Year by Australia-based aviation safety and product rating agency AirlineRatings, in the company’s annual Airline Excellence Awards.
It’s a big upset for Air New Zealand, which has spent five consecutive years in the top spot. Read more
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