The Best Airlines In The World 2019

The votes have been counted and the winner is ....

Every year there is one name that can have airline carriers quaking in their boots more than any other: Skytrax. Conducting an annual survey based on more than 21 million responses, the aviation firm recently revealed their 10 best airlines in the world.

1. Qatar Airlines

Moving up a place from last year's number 2, the Middle Eastern carrier won a heap of praise for its Business Class thats like First Class, Q Suites.

2. Singapore Airlines

Our nation's carrier slipped down a place from last year due to stiff competition and while it wasn't first overall, Singapore Airlines did win first place for best cabin crew and world's best First Class.

3. ANA All Nippon Airways

Staying firm at number 3, the Japanese carrier also won for world's best airport services and best business class in Asia.

4. Cathay Pacific

Moving up two spots from last year, Cathay won points for their cutting-edge technology and safety features.

5. Emirates

Moving down just one spot from last year, this year their awards came flooding in for their acclaimed entertainment system.

6. EVA Air

EVA Air won the awards for the world’s best airline-cabin cleanliness and the world’s best economy-class catering this year.

7. Hainan Airlines

Up one spot from last year, they won for the best airline and airline staff in China as well as for having the best business-class amenities.

8. Qantas

Up an impressive three places from last year, the Australian favourite swept the board for best business-class and best first-class in the Australia Pacific region.

9. Lufthansa

They came in at number nine this year due to their best airline in Europe and best first-class in Europe wins.

10. Thai Airways

Sticking at number 10, voters loved their staff getting them the award for best airline staff in Asia.


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