The awards were announced at an event held at the Paris Air and Space Museum, known as the "Oscars of the Aviation Industry."
The 2022-2023 Skytrax awards survey, available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, and Chinese, received and evaluated more than 20.23 million responses representing citizens from over 100 countries. The winners were selected from among 325 airlines.
Commenting on the awards, Turkish Airlines CEO Bilal Ekşi, said:
"We are proud to have been honored as the Best Airline in Europe for the eighth time. This award strengthens our flag carrier’s leading position in the sector. As Turkish Airlines family, we are also glad to be recognized as the Best Airline in Southern Europe by Skytrax. We will continue to improve our service standards and provide the best possible experience for our guests."
Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax, stated:
"It has been a fantastic year for Turkish Airlines in terms of awards, and winning the top prize as the Best Airline in Europe for the eighth time is a remarkable achievement. The awards for Best Business Class Catering and Best Economy Class Catering underline why Turkish Airlines is so popular among customers, and the airline's catering partner, Turkish DO&CO, should take great pride in this success."