JetBlue Scores Top Spot with Readers for Economy Class
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- Chosen by readers of USA TODAY and 10Best
Virgin America finishes a close 2nd, followed by United, Southwest, Porter
Readers of 10Best and USA TODAY have voted which airlines give them the 'Best Economy Class Flight Experience' when they fly, and JetBlue has taken top honors. This 10Best Readers' Choice category closed on Monday, after four weeks of online voting. Readers were allowed to vote once per day.
JetBlue loyalists fought a tight battle with fans of Virgin America but the New York-based low-cost carrier came out on top with readers. 'Economy class flight experience' takes into account the full spectrum of a flyer's trip, from boarding and seat comfort to service and amenities.
The full list of winners for this 10Best Readers' Choice category is as follows:
- Virgin America
- United Airlines
- Southwest Airlines
- Porter Airlines
- Alaska Airlines
- Delta Air Lines
- Hawaiian Airlines
- Frontier Airlines
Congratulations to all 10 winners! Travelers would benefit from keeping this list handy the next time they plan a trip. And a special thanks to USA TODAY Flights writer Ben Mutzabagh, who compiled the list of nominees for us.
To see which other 10Best Readers' Choice categories are open, go to http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/ . You can vote once per day in each category.