10 best airlines in the world

According to the consumer-aviation website Skytrax, Qatar Airways has been crowned the best airline in the world for 2019. Singapore Airlines has moved down one spot from last year and Qatar Airways has moved up a spot from the 2018 list. Skytrax ranked airlines based on over 21 million survey responses from airline passengers. The results were announced at the World Airline Award, which is held on Tuesday 18th June 2019 in the Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace du Bourget at the Paris Air Show.

1] Qatar Airways

qatar airways first class

Qatar Airways travels to more than 140 destinations worldwide. They offer excellent levels of service that have helped Qatar Airways to become best in the world. Qatar Airways network spans business and leisure destinations across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.

2] Singapore Airlines

singapore airlines first class

Their First Class is delicious. They have a comfy bed, great service, nice arm chair and so much more. Singapore Airlines is one of the most respected travel brands worldwide. Flying one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world to destinations spread over six continents. The flight attendants are known as Singapore Girls. They are an internationally-recognisable and provide high standards service that customers will never forget. They never let you down.

3] ANA All Nippon Airways

ANA All Nippon Airways first class

Founded in 1952, ANA All Nippon Airways is the largest airline in Japan and biggest operator of the Boeing 787. ANA flies to around 80 international routes and over 110 domestic routes. They have been a member of Star Alliance since 1999. Their Frequent Flyer Program is called ANA Mileage Club, which has 29 million plus members.

4] Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific offers flights and cargo services to over 200 destinations in Asia, North America, Australia, Europe and Africa. Cathay Pacific is a founder member of the oneworld global alliance and Cathay Dragon is an affiliate member.

5] Emirates

Emirates first class

Founded in 1985, and flying out of Dubai with just two aircraft, Emirates now has a fleet of more than 230 aircraft, flying to over 140 destinations in more than 80 countries worldwide. 1,500 flights departing Dubai each week on their way to destinations on six continents.

6] EVA Air

EVA Air first class

Established in 1989, EVA Air is a member of Star Alliance. EVA serves a global network from their hub at Taoyuan International Airport, Taiwan. They connect Asia and Mainland China to Europe, North America and Oceania. They link more than 60 major business and tourist destinations.

7] Hainan Airlines

Hainan Airlines was born in January, 1993 in the Hainan Province. At the end of June 2018, Hainan Airlines and its holding subsidiaries had over 400 aircraft in operation and 24 bases/branch companies. Hainan Airlines network covers China, numerous points in Asia and extends to Europe, North America and the South Pacific.

8] Qantas Airways

Qantas Airways first class

Qantas was founded in 1920 and is the flag carrier of Australia. The founding member of the Oneworld airline alliance, Qantas is now Australia’s largest domestic and international airline.

9] Lufthansa

Lufthansa first class

The largest airline in Germany, Lufthansa is one of the five founding members of Star Alliance. Lufthansa’s primary hub is Frankfurt Airport.

10] Thai Airways

Thai Airways first class

Formed in 1988, Thai Airways is the flag carrier airline of Thailand. Thai Airways is a founding member of the Star Alliance. Including its subsidiaries, Thai Airways flies to 84 destinations in 37 countries, using a fleet of over 90 aircraft.  “Smooth as Silk” is the company’s slogan.

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