March 3, 2006, Taipei, Taiwan - China Airlines has been ranked number one in the world in an Air Cargo Excellence Award survey published in March by Air Cargo World magazine. Of nearly 50 international carriers, China Airlines was the first, and surpassed many world-famous airlines such as Fedex, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways. This is also the second time for China Airlines to be on the list, and China Airlines was ranked the second in 2005. The survey revealed that the service quality of China Airlines has earned the deep trust of cargo customers.
The Air Cargo Excellence survey was created to award airlines that vastly exceed normal service standards. Global forwarders were asked to evaluate each company by rating four measures that are Customer Service, Performance, Value and Information Technology. In the International Air Carrier category, China Airlines also ranked the first in Asia and the third in the category of Information Technology.
China Airlines has worked tirelessly to introduce new aircraft, increase cargo capacity and expand its route network in an ongoing effort to provide high quality service to all its customers, and this very high global ranking is a validation of those efforts.
China Airlines flies to 66 passenger and cargo destinations. The 18 B747-400F freighters of its fleet is the world?s biggest operator of B747-400Fs.
Air Cargo World magazine was founded in 1942 ,and is a renowned trade magazine in the air cargo industry. The magazine currently has 37,000 subscribers including managers of air cargo, cargo forwarding and warehousing.