Are you wondering how airlines are actually ranked? Well, AirlineRatings.com determines the rankings based on certain factors like operational safety, customer reviews, seating, choice of economy on long-haul flights, ratings of investment, profitability etc.
The best and worst qualities are brought in by long- haul flights. The customers at every check-in expect a seamless experience. The World's Best Airline Winners are voted so because they consistently exceed the expectations of customers in all the spheres of services, offering both domestic and international carriers.
The 2019 list of the world's best airlines is out! Here they are...
Here is the complete list of best airlines that have successfully made a mark for themselves amongst the flyers across the world....
1. Singapore Airlines
The World’s Best Airline in the Skytrax awards has been honoured to Singapore Airlines. The staff of the airline has sworn to deliver the world's best travel experience to all its customers, focusing every day on superior minute details.
2. Qatar Airways
The Qatar Airways CEO, Mr. Akbar Al Baker said that prestigious awards like these show the success paved by the Airline in such a short span of time.
He further added that it has risen from a small regional carrier to becoming a global airline and they are ever committed to innovation and delivering the highest standards to travelers.
3. ANA - All Nippon Airways
ANA - All Nippon Airways is the largest airline in Japan, which was founded in the year 1952. It covers around 80 international routes and about 110 domestic routes. The ANA - All Nippon Airways Mileage Club have more than 29 million members in its Frequent Flyer Program.
ANA has introduced its new cabin called the "Inspiration for Japan" cabin, featuring fully lay-flat business class seats, in-flight magazines and bus shuttle services as its top passenger services, providing assistance and convenience to its customers.
Emirates is a Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based airline, which is a subsidiary of the government in the UAE. It is the largest airline operating in the Middle East, functioning 3,600 flights in a week from the Dubai International Airport, across 150 cities in 80 countries across 6 continents.
Skytrax has effectively recognized it as a renowned airline and the top airline management considers it as an honour. Their success is because of their commitment to innovate and serve their passengers excellently.
5. EVA Air
The President of EVA Air considers it as a great honour to be recognized as one of the best from passengers around the globe. They strive to provide the best service and consider it their goal of being the very best.
They believe in providing a delightful and relaxing experience to all their customers on their journey.
6. Cathay Pacific Airways
Hong-Kong based airline, Cathay Pacific Airways offers passenger and cargo services to over 200 destinations in the Asian, North American, Australasian, European and African continents.
The airlines have two loyalty programs namely the Macro Polo Club and Asia Miles. After paying a fee, passengers can avail the benefits associated with this airline.
The Product Manager of the Lufthansa Group, Dr. Andreas Otto thanked its customers for their vote of confidence and their employees for their committed services towards the customer orientation.
He further added, "They realize the challenges of living up to the expectations of the customers at all times and consider this as an opportunity to fulfill the expectations."
8. Hainan Airlines
Hainan Airlines has its roots in China swearing to become one of the world's top airlines and become a recognized Chinese Brand all over the world.
This airline has been consistent in winning the Skytrax - Star Airline award for the eighth consecutive year and occupying the eighth place in the list is a testament of the quality services that they cater to provide to their customers and the pressure of achieving even higher standards of flight safety and customer convenience.
9. Garuda Indonesia
Indonesian-carrier, Garuda has being proving its quality service and commitment to achieve more by improving their service standards and customer assistance programs. The flying experience with Garuda is quite pleasant and that makes it the ninth best airline in the world this year.
10. Thai Airways
Thai Airways is the flag carrier of Thailand which was formed in the year 1988. This airline flies to over 84 destinations in around 37 countries. They strive to provide the best service, taking into consideration the company's slogan "Smooth as Silk."
The rankings are of vital importance as it acts as a barometer of measurement for the airlines - their current services and scope of improvement.
Are you booking your next flight? Well, take into consideration these rankings for a hassle-free experience.