Who are your favorites in travel? We asked, and thousands of you answered. This year, our Readers’ Choice Awards focused on the issues that are in the forefront of budget travelers’ minds: good airfare values, outstanding customer service, and perks that make your trip worth taking. Here’s how you rated the major players in the airline industry.
Favorite Domestic (U.S.-based) Airline
Top U.S. airlines such as American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, and more were in the running, and we asked you to consider booking and changing tickets, fees, counter or online check-in, cabin comfort and cleanliness, in-flight perks, and customer service when casting your vote. Did the low-cost carriers beat out the legacy lines? See which airlines got your top marks! >> Click Here!
Favorite International (Non-U.S.-based) Airline
You told us which foreign airlines offer the best experience for those longer international flights. See if your favorite airline won, and also how your fellow jet-setters weighed in. >> Click Here!
Friendliest Flight Attendants and Crew (Domestic Airline)
A whopping 44 percent of SmarterTravel readers gave the nod to this airline’s flight attendants and crew. Do you agree with your fellow travelers? >> Click Here!
We asked you to choose between free checked baggage, in-flight cable television, snacks, meals, and more. Which airline freebie did you pick as your favorite? >> Click Here!
It was a tight race, but this winning airport managed to squeak by the competition. How did your top airport match up? >> Click Here!
This burgeoning category showed top marks for one company that’s especially dear to SmarterTravel. >> Click Here!
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