Emirates and Virgin America emerged as the winners in the overall passenger experience category of the 2012 Passenger Choice Awards announced at the APEX EXPO 2012 aviation industry event in Long Beach, California.
Emirates was the winner in the “Over 50 in-flight entertainment (IFE) equipped aircraft in fleet” category. Virgin America was the winner in the “Under 50 IFE equipped aircraft in fleet” category.
Virgin America and Emirates also emerged as winners in the Best in Region category for the Americas and the Middle East respectively while Virgin Atlantic was the winner for Europe.
More information was in an article on the apex.aero blog, which is no longer available.