It’s a busy week here at the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) 2011 Expo. I’ll be writing about several things over the next couple weeks, but I wanted to start with the award which I helped judge. This year, Air New Zealand won the award for the Best Single Achievement in the Passenger’s Experience with the intro of the SkyCouch.
Cranky on the couch
By the time we got to judge, it had been narrowed down to five finalists.
So why did we pick Air New Zealand? I can’t speak for all the judges, but I do like to give a little more rationale on why I personally picked Air New Zealand as the winner.
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