World's Leading Airline* 5 years in a row

We have received a range of awards that reflect our position as the leading premium airline brand in the world, including ‘World’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards in 2013 and World's Best First Class in Skytrax’s 2011 World Airline Awards. 

*World Travel Awards in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
 Key facts

Fast Facts

No of awards won in total 124
No of awards won in 2013 10
No of awards won in 2012 17

Our awards

2014

2014

Best Travel Media Awards - Beijing
• Business Class of the Year

Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards 
• Prestigious Airline Market Leadership Award

TravelPlus Awards
• For ethically sustainable amenity kits & exclusive COCO-Mat bedding 

2013

2013

World Travel Awards
• World’s Leading Airline
• World’s Leading First Class
• World’s Leading Airline Cabin Crew

Skytrax Awards

• World’s Best First Class
• Best First Class Catering
• Best First Class Seats

World Travel Awards Middle East

• Middle East's Leading Airline
• Middle East's Leading Airline First Class
• Middle East's Leading Cabin Staff

Airfinance Journal
“Middle East Deal of the Year” award

2012

2012

Global Traveler magazine
• Best Airline Flight Attendant Uniforms

CAPA Annual Awards for Excellence

• CAPA Aviation Executive of the Year - James Hogan

Mercury Awards
• Best On-Board Service Innovation Award

Skytrax Awards

• World’s Best First Class

• Best First Class Catering
• Best First Class Seat

Airline Strategy Awards
• Winner of Finance category

Airbus
• Top Operational Excellence Award

Middle East Insights Awards

• Best Call Centre Facilities
• Best Quality of Submission

World Travel Awards Middle East

• Middle East's Leading Airline
• Middle East's Leading Airline First Class
• Middle East's Leading Airline Inflight Entertainment
• Middle East's Leading Cabin Staff

The Freddie Awards
• Best Elite Program
• Best Redemption Ability
• Best Loyalty Credit Card (Etihad Guest Above)
Our awards

2011

World Travel Awards
• World’s Leading Airline
• World’s Leading First Class
• World’s Leading Airline to the Middle East

TTG Travel Awards
• Airline of the Year

Skytrax Awards

• World’s Best First Class
• Best First Class Catering

Pan Arab Web Awards
• Best Airline Website


World Travel Awards Middle East
• Middle East's Leading Airline

• Middle East's Leading Airline First Class
• Middle East's Leading Airline In-flight Entertainment
• Middle East's Leading Cabin Staff

Brussels Airport Aviation Awards
• Punctuality Award Long-haul Airline

Our awards

2010

Irish Travel Trade News Awards
• Best Long-haul Airline

Irish Travel Agents Association Awards
• Best Long-haul Airline

Aviation Business Awards
• Airline of the Year


World Travel Awards
• World’s Leading Airline


Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Travel Awards
• Top Airlines Global 
[2nd position]

Avion Award
• 
Best Single Achievement in In-flight Entertainment

Pan Arab Web Awards
• Best Airline Website


Best in Abu Dhabi Awards
• Best Environmental Initiative


Skytrax Awards

• World's Best First Class

• Best First Class Airline Seat
• Best First Class Onboard Catering

Brussels Airport Aviation Awards
• Punctuality Award Long Haul Airline

World Travel Awards Middle East
• Middle East's Leading Airline

• Middle East's Leading Airline First Class
• Middle East's Leading Airline Economy Class
• Middle East’s Leading Cabin Staff
• Middle East's Leading Intl Marketing Campaign
• Middle East's Leading Airline In-flight Entertainment

Business Travel Awards
• Best First Class
• Best Long-Haul Airline

Irish Travel Trade Awards
• Best Business Class Airline
• Best Airline to the Middle East and Africa
• Best Airline to Asia Pacific

Our awards

2009

World Travel Awards
• World’s Leading Airline

• World’s Leading First Class

Middle East Business Achievement Awards
• Marketing Strategy of the Year

Business Traveller Middle East Awards
• Best Business Class
• Best Cabin Staff

The Airfinance Journal Awards
• Middle East Deal of the Year

World Travel Awards Middle East
• Best Business Class Airline
• Leading First Class
• Leading Airline Lounge
• Leading Airline Website
• Leading International Marketing Campaign

Freddies Awards
• Best Website
• Best Award Redemption
• Best Member Communication
• Best Bonus Promotion

Skytrax Awards
• Best Business Class Catering

• Best Business Class

Wanderlust Travel Awards, London
• Top Worldwide Airline (Silver)

Irish Travel Trade News Awards, Dublin
• Best Business Class Airline
• Best Airline to the Middle  East / Africa

Our awards

2008

Irish Travel Trade News Awards, Dublin
• Best Business Class Airline

• Best Airline to the Middle  East / Africa

Arabian Business Achievement Awards
• Airline of the Year

Business Traveler USA
• Best Business Class Service

World Travel Awards
• Leading First Class

European Sponsorship Association

• European Sponsorship of the Year Award

British Travel Awards

• Airline of the Year  

Aviation Business Awards (ITP)
• Airline of the Year

CEO Middle East Awards (ITP)

• Aviation CEO of the Year: James Hogan

Web Marketing Association, USA

• Web Award for Outstanding Achievement in Website Development

Middle East World Travel Awards

• Leading Airline
• Leading First Class
• Leading Travel Website

Business Traveller Middle East Awards

• Airline with the Best Economy Class
• Airline with the Best Cabin Staff - Business Traveller Middle East Awards

Inside Flyer magazine

• Freddie Award: Best Customer Service
• Freddie Award: Best Award Redemption
• Freddie Award: Best Website www.etihadguest.com
• Freddie Award: Programme of the Year

Pan Arab Web Awards

• Best Website www.etihadairways.com

Irish Travel Trade News Awards
• Best Business Class Airline

Our awards

2007

Irish Travel Trade News Awards
• Best Business Class Airline

World Travel Awards

• World’s Leading Travel Television Commercial
• World’s Leading Flatbed Seat
• The Middle East's Leading Airline Website www.etihadairways.com
• THe Middle East's Leading First Class Airline
• The Middle East's Leading Airline

Business Traveler magazine
• Airline with Best First Class Service in the World


Pax International magazine
• Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier


Skytrax 
• Best Economy Class Catering Award


Pan Arab Web Awards
• International Website Technology Award

• International Standards Web Technology Award
Our awards

2006

UAE Web Awards
• Golden Award

• Strategy Web Award

Inside Flyer magazine
• Freddie Award: Best website www.etihadguest.com
• Freddie Award: Industry impact

Pax International magazine
• Middle East Airline of the Year

World Travel Awards
• The World’s Leading Flat Bed Seat

• The World’s Leading New Airline
Our awards

2005

Pax International magazine
• Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier


World Travel Awards
• The World’s Leading New Airline

Our awards

2004

World Travel Awards
• The World’s Leading New Airline