Airline receives notable accolade in addition to being recognized in two other categories including “Best Airport Lounge” and “Best Inflight Food”

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2020 – Japan Airlines (JAL) today announced its top ranking within the USA TODAY 10Best 2020 Airline & Airport Readers' Choice awards, surpassing other carriers in the “Best Business & First Class” category. Receiving recognition in several other groupings, JAL also ranked second in both “Best Inflight Food” and “Best Airport Lounge,” for the airline’s First Class Lounge at Narita.

“We are pleased to be recognized by USA Today readers for our continuous efforts to create travel experiences that rise above the rest,” said Hideki Takarada, Vice President of Passenger Sales – The Americas. “We pride ourselves on offering our customers a quality and genuine experience, centered around our Japanese values, including warm hospitality from our dedicated team members across the globe.”

Japan Airlines is a oneworld® alliance member and a Skytrax 5-star Airline. The JAL international Business Class and First Class highlights include Michelin starred chef curated meals (Japan outbound), complete with eye-pleasing presentation, seasonal Japanese ingredients, freshly cooked rice onboard, and on-demand dining options. And, all U.S. to Japan routes operate with JAL SKY SUITE aircraft, fitted with the airline’s latest inflight products. 

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The 10Best Readers' Choice Award nominees for all categories are chosen by a panel of relevant experts which include a combination of editors from USA TODAY; editors from 10Best.com; relevant expert contributors; and other sources from both these media and other Gannett properties. For a full list of winners and more details, click here:

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