oneworld Takes Home Business Traveller's Best Airline Alliance Award For Eleventh Year Running

19 September 2023

Tuesday, 19 September 2023: oneworld® has yet again been named Best Airline Alliance in the 2023 Business Traveller Awards, taking home the award for the eleventh consecutive year.

Announced at London’s Royal Garden hotel last week, the awards were presented by Hugh Dennis – comedian, actor, impressionist, writer, and patron of the Coram Shakespeare Schools Foundation, which is being supported by this year’s awards.

With winners chosen by the readers of Business Traveller magazine, the awards have recognised the industry’s preferred travel and hospitality providers.

On behalf of the alliance, member airlines’ representatives accepted the award in London.


On the picture (from left to right): Hugh Dennis (guest speaker), Calum Laming – Chief Customer Officer, British Airways, Eric Odone – Vice-President Europe, Qatar Airways, Daniel Bainbridge – Regional Director UK & Europe, Malaysia Airlines, Mark Eastwood, Commercial Director, Heathrow Express (awards sponsor), Alejandro Lozano, Portfolio Manager UK, American Airlines

oneworld member airline Qatar Airways won four awards for Best Long-Haul Airline, Best Business Class, Best Middle Eastern Airline and Best Inflight Food & Beverage.

oneworld member airline British Airways triumphed in the Best Short-Haul Carrier, Best Frequent Flyer Programme, Best Travel App and Best Airport Lounge categories – the last of these being for the Concorde Room at Heathrow T5.

oneworld Chairman and Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are delighted to be named the Best Airline Alliance in the 2023 Business Traveller UK Awards. This latest award is a testament to the quality of oneworld member airlines, their commitment to impeccable customer service and dedication to our customers.”

To view the full list of winners in the 2023 Business Traveller awards, please visit

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