At a gala evening in Beverly Hills, the US magazine Premier Traveler announced the selection of Munich Airport as the Best Airport in its '2015 Best Of' awards. This honor was the outcome of an extensive survey conducted by the industry journal between May and September of last year. Some 33,000 readers cast their votes for airlines, hotels, aircraft and other companies and facilities in the travel industry. In the airports category, Munich took the number one ranking among the world's top airports.
"We welcome this distinction as further recognition of the efforts we have made to offer five-star service to our passengers at all times," said Dr. Michael Kerkloh, the President and CEO of Munich Airport.
Other winners announced at the "Best of 2015 Awards" ceremony included the Boeing 777 wide-body airliner in the "Aircraft Type" category, Ethiopian Airlines, the winner of the "Best Airline to Africa" title, and Etihad Airways, which was honored as "Best Airline in the Middle East" and "Best Airline to India". Turkish Airlines took home the awards in the categories "Best Airline Cuisine" and "Best Airline in Europe".