Qantas Voted Best Inflight Entertainment

Sydney, 22 September 2006

For the second consecutive year, Qantas has been recognised as having the Best Overall Inflight Entertainment by the World Airline Entertainment Association (WAEA).

Qantas also picked up two other honours at the recent WAEA ‘Avion Awards’, winning Best Inflight Entertainment Guide and Best Entertainment for Inseat Systems.

The annual Avion Awards, now in their 18th year, honour excellence in inflight entertainment. They are chosen by an independent 23-member international judging panel that evaluates inflight audio, video, print and interactive media from 42 leading passenger airlines worldwide.The Executive General Manager of Qantas, Mr John Borghetti, said inflight entertainment was an important aspect of any long haul airline’s service.

"The high priority Qantas places on this area of customer satisfaction is reflected in the fact the airline has received the award for Best Overall Inflight Entertainment in four of the last five years."

The winners of this year’s Avion Awards were announced at the WAEA 27th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Miami, Florida, USA. For more information on the Avion Awards and the WAEA, visit

Issued by Qantas Corporate Communication (3483)