Top 3 Airlines of SimpliFlying Awards 2016

After careful evaluation by a highly esteemed jury, we are pleased to announce the top three airlines for the award categories in SimpliFlying Awards 2016 f0r Excellence in Social Media.

All the finalists this year are invited to the awards ceremony in London co-hosted by Terrapinn at the Aviation Festival Europe on September 7, 2016.

Accompanying the awards this year is our second Airline Marketing Innovation Lab that brings together some of the best airline marketers in specialised roundtables to discuss the vision of airline marketing in 2020.

In addition, there will be a panel discussion where the SimpliFlying Awards winners will share some of their best practices, followed by a Q&A. Read more about SimpliFlying Lab 2016 here.

The overall winner for each category will be announced at the official awards ceremony closer to the evening.

Top 3 Airlines in Each Category

(*in no particular order)


BRANDING

WOW air, Emirates, Etihad Airways


CUSTOMER SERVICE

Southwest Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Etihad Airways


LAUNCHES

Lufthansa, Volaris, WOW air


DRIVING REVENUE

WestJet, Etihad Airways Air New Zealand


MOBILE

Singapore Airlines, easyJet, Lufthansa


OVERALL IN EUROPE

Vueling, Finnair, WOW air


OVERALL IN ASIA PACIFIC

Singapore Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Air New Zealand


OVERALL IN MIDDLE EAST

Etihad Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways


OVERALL IN NORTH AMERICA

Southwest Airlines, WestJet


OVERALL IN CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

Volaris, GOL, Avianca


In addition to the above categories, SimpliFlying will be honouring airlines for the following special categories:

  1. Best overall airline
  2. Most improved airline in social media
  3. Best handling of crisis

Congratulations to all those who secured a position in the top three and a huge round of applause to all the airlines that participated so enthusiastically in this year’s awards!

The overall winner for each of the main categories of SimpliFlying Awards 2016 will be revealed on Sep 7, 2016 at the awards ceremony in London.

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About SimpliFlying Awards for Excellence in Social Media

The SimpliFlying Awards for Excellence in Social Media, established in 2010, are the longest running awards dedicated to recognising the best social media campaigns and practices in the aviation industry. Committed to raising the standard of airlines and airports on social media, the SimpliFlying Awards promote the exchange of knowledge in the sphere of social media by recognising the best airlines, airports and travel providers on social media and inviting award winners to present and share their successes with the rest of the world. Each year, SimpliFlying Awards picks the best through a rigorous process of  expert evaluation by a distinguished panel. Past award winners include KLM, Southwest, Air New Zealand, Lufthansa, Emirates and more. More about SimpliFlying Awards 2016 here

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  • marcusosborne
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    It would be interesting to know more about the evaluation process and methodology. Can you share that with us?

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