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Emirates' fall down the Skytrax pecking order

Emirates' fall down the Skytrax pecking order

Old Jul 16, 14, 12:00 pm
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Emirates' fall down the Skytrax pecking order

http://www.worldairlineawards.com

Emirates are certainly a yoyo airline when it comes to the Best Airline awards, just take a look at those statistics from 2010-14.

The Business Class Skytrax award stats don't make happy reading either, this trend is likely continue until their 777 business class cabin is turned into 6 seats across rather than the current 7.
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Old Jul 16, 14, 2:53 pm
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Emirates' fall down the Skytrax pecking order

Who actually takes this award seriously anymore?
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Old Jul 16, 14, 2:57 pm
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With no World Cup next year, that will free up a few million dollars to go to Skytrax and EK will be right back on top--assuming CX/QR/SQ don't give them higher bribes
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Old Jul 16, 14, 4:15 pm
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Originally Posted by Havoc10G View Post
Who actually takes this award seriously anymore?
Assume that is the reason why Etihad have pulled the plug on Skytrax's rating system.
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Old Jul 17, 14, 1:08 am
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PLEASE.... there are so many of us taking a stab as to why CX should NOT be the top airline.... (check the CX forum)..... Who does NOT yoyo ? Any airline trying to market the hell of out of it is just so "classic hits and yesterday's favorite"
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Old Jul 17, 14, 2:27 am
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Originally Posted by zhaobao View Post
Any airline trying to market the hell of out of it is just so "classic hits and yesterday's favorite"
Ahem...OZ...
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Old Jul 17, 14, 3:20 am
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Maybe EK has yoyo'd down the skytrax rating becasue the quality of their service yo-yos so much between flts. Sometimes they are top notch and other times it seems their agents/FA are either fresh out of training and don't know what they are doing or at other times simply don't care. And, IMO they can't truly complete with other quality airlines when their employees are so unimpowered and live in fear of easily losing their jobs (i.e. They work like robots and never go outside the box to make a good business decision!).
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Old Jul 17, 14, 6:36 am
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Emirates' fall down the Skytrax pecking order

I have rarely found EK crew to be robotic or in fear of their jobs. Pretty independent minded for good or bad! Have found SQ and QR crew to fit that broad description, however.
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Old Jul 17, 14, 3:13 pm
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Originally Posted by Havoc10G View Post
I have rarely found EK crew to be robotic or in fear of their jobs. Pretty independent minded for good or bad! Have found SQ and QR crew to fit that broad description, however.
I guess you havent called EK reservations from Asia and gotten connected to India then? And, once a EK FA in the J bar got so upset because she realized she had accidentally put a packet pf ketchup in her pocket. She explained that they get random inspections post flts and she could have gotten fired for that.
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Old Jul 17, 14, 3:16 pm
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Skytrax Awards? Did you meant the "Pay us most and get #1 awards"?
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Old Jul 19, 14, 9:00 pm
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Originally Posted by YuropFlyer View Post
Skytrax Awards? Did you meant the "Pay us most and get #1 awards"?
Exactly. Whether Skytrax wants to cooperate or not, it doesn't change the fact EK remains highly profitable and still not willing to pay a dime to Skytrax.
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Old Jul 20, 14, 6:15 am
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I dont think the powers that be in Dubai could care less about the Skytrax awards. Their world domination plans wont be interrupted by a single website.
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