Hemispheres magazine was named the world’s best when it received the “Best
Inflight Magazine” Avion Award from the World Airline Entertainment
Association (WAEA).The Avion Awards are given to members of the global airline industry
who have best demonstrated excellence in inflight entertainment, including
audio, video and print.
“Our customers—especially our frequent business travelers—tell us
they look forward to reading Hemispheres when they fly,” says Dennis Cary,
senior vice president-Marketing, United Airlines. “We are committed to
giving our customers an excellent travel experience, and our inflight
entertainment is part of that. We are proud of this award, as it reflects
our commitment to informing and entertaining more than 2 million travelers
United Airlines also won the Avion Award for “Best Overall Inflight
Entertainment” in 2004, 2001 and 2000.
The 2006 winners were announced at the WAEA Annual Conference &
Exhibition in Miami, Fla. The black-tie ceremony capped the week-long,
international marketplace for passenger airlines and their inflight
entertainment and communications suppliers.