World’s Best Airlines 2016

Duabi Carrier, Emirates has been named the best airline in the world at the annual World Airline Awards held at the Farnborough Airshow by Skytrax, ousting last years winner Qatar Airways. Qatar came in second and bagged top prizes, being named the World’s Best Business Class, the World’s Best Business Class lounge and Best Airline Staff in the Middle East. It was followed by Singapore Airlines which came in third.

Its the fourth time Emirates has won the top prize in the awards history and also retained their position as the airline with the World’s Best Inflight Entertainment. ” We are honoured to be recognised by the prestigious Skytrax awards. Emirates has always put our customers at the heart of what we do, and we work hard to deliver the very best experience possible to our customers at every touchpoint, every day, all around the world. We constantly invest in our product and services, both on the ground and in the air. We listen carefully our customers, and then relentlessly challenge ourselves to deliver and exceed expectations. The fact that these awards are based on the direct feedback from passengers is gratifying and wonderful recognition for all of the hard work that’s gone into creating the Emirates experience.” said Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airline.

Here is a full list of the winners;

Top Ten Airlines of 2016

  1. Emirates
  2. Qatar Airways
  3. Singapore Airlines
  4. Cathay Pacific
  5. ANA All Nippon Airways
  6. Etihad Airways
  7. Turkish Airlines
  8. EVA Air
  9. Qantas Airways
  10. Lufthansa

A-Z Airline Award Winners

  • Aegean Airlines
    Best Regional Airline in Europe
  • Aeroflot Russian Airlines
    Best Airline in Eastern Europe
  • Air Astana
    Best Airline in Central Asia / India
    Best Airline Staff Service in Central Asia / India
  • Air France
    Best First Class Airline Lounge Dining
    Best First Class Comfort Amenities
  • Air New Zealand
    World’s Best Premium Economy Class Cabin
    World’s Best Premium Economy Class Airline Seat
  • AirAsia
    World’s Best Low-Cost Airline
    Best Low-Cost Airline in Asia
  • AirAsia X
    World’s Best Low Cost Airline Premium Cabin
    World’s Best Low Cost Airline Premium Seat
  • ANA All Nippon Airways
    World’s Best Airport Services
    Best Airline Staff Service in Asia
  • Asiana Airlines
    World’s Best Economy Class
    Best Economy Seat
    Best Economy Class Onboard Catering
  • Austrian
    Best Airline Staff Service in Europe
  • Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras
    Best Low-Cost Airline in South America
    Best Airline Staff in South America
  • Bangkok Airways
    World’s Best Regional Airline
    Best Regional Airline in Asia
  • Cathay Pacific Airways
    World’s Best Airline Cabin Cleanliness
    Best First Class Airline Lounge
  • Copa Airlines
    Best Airline in Central America / Caribbean
    Best Regional Airline in Central America / Caribbean
    Best Airline Staff Service in Central America / Caribbean
  • Emirates
    World’s Best Airline (Airline of the Year)
    World’s Best Airline Inflight Entertainment
  • Ethiopian Airlines
    Best Airline Staff Service in Africa
  • Etihad Airways
    World’s Best First Class
    Best First Class Seat
    Best First Class Onboard Catering
  • EVA Air
    Best Airline Transpacific
    Best Business Class Comfort Amenities
  • Finnair
    Best Airline in Northern Europe
  • flyDubai
    Best Low Cost Airline in the Middle East
  • Garuda Indonesia
    World’s Best Cabin Crew
  • Hainan Airlines
    Best Airline in China
    Best Airline Staff Service in China
  • Hawaiian Airlines
    Best Airline Staff Service in North America
  • Indigo
    Best Low-Cost Airline in Central Asia / India
  • Jetstar Airways
    Best Low-Cost Airline in Australia / Pacific
  • Juneyao Airlines
    Best Regional Airline in China
  • Kulula
    Best Low Cost Airline in Africa
  • LAN Airlines
    Best Airline in South America
  • Lufthansa
    Best Airline in Western Europe
    Best Airline Transatlantic
  • Norwegian
    World’s Best Long Haul Low-Cost Airline
    Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe
  • Plaza Premium
    World’s Best Independent Airport Lounge
  • Porter Airlines
    Best Regional Airline in North America
  • Qantas
    Best Airline Australia in Pacific
    Best Airline Staff in Australia / Pacific
    Best Premium Economy Onboard Catering
  • Qatar Airways
    World’s Best Business Class
    Best Business Class Airline Lounge
    Best Airline Staff in the Middle East
  • Royal Air Maroc
    Best Regional Airline in Africa
  • Singapore Airlines
    Best Airline in Asia
    Best Business Class Airline Seat
  • Sky Airline
    Best Regional Airline South America
  • South African Airways
    Best Airline in Africa
  • Spring Airlines
    Best Low-Cost Airline in China
  • Star Alliance
    World’s Best Airline Alliance
    World’s Best Airline Alliance Lounge
  • Thai Airways
    World’s Most Improved Airline
    Best Airline Lounge Spa Facility
  • Thomson Airways
    World’s Best Leisure Airline
  • Turkish Airlines
    Best Airline in Europe
    Best Airline in Southern Europe
    Best Business Class Airline Catering
    Best Business Class Lounge Dining
  • Virgin America
    Best Airline in North America
    Best Low-Cost Airline in North America

source; skytrax – world airline awards

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