Top 10 Airlines in the World for 2019

Singapore Airlines secured the first position in top 10 airlines in the world for 2019 by the Australia based aviation website, airlineratings.com which provides aviation safety and product rating to airlines products.

How Does AirlineRating Determine Rankings?

The top 10 airlines in the world ranking is decided by seven editors of the agency using the 12 factors such as Passenger reviews, Fleet age, Operational safety, Investment rating, Product offerings, Profitability, Staff relations.

Geoffrey Thomas (Editor-in-chief, AirlineRatings.com) said about Singapore Airlines –

“One of the standouts in the industry for decades has returned to its best with a new product, new aircraft and new innovative flights such as the Singapore-New York non-stop. Quite simply, the airline is the gold standard.”

Below are the top 10 airlines in the world for 2019 according to AirlineRatings.

#1: Singapore Airlines

#2: Air New Zealand

Air new zealand

#3: Qantas

qantas airlines

#4: Qatar Airways

qatar airways

#5: Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia

#6: Emirates

Emirates

Emirates

#7: All Nippon Airways

All Nippon Airways

#8: EVA Air

EVA Air

#9: Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific

#10: Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines

The new entrants in top 10 airlines in the world for 2019 are Emirates of Dubai and Taiwan’s airline EVA Air.

Airlines which appeared on top 10 airlines in the world for 2018 list but did not in 2019 list are Korean Air, Virgin Atlantic and Etihad.

The following airlines are winner in specific categories.

Best First Class: Singapore Airlines

Best Business Class: Qatar Airways.

Best Premium Economy: Air New Zealand

Best Economy: Korean Air

Best Cabin Crew: Virgin Australia

Best Catering: Qatar Airways

Best Lounges: Qantas Airways

Best In-Flight Entertainment: Emirates

Regional Airline of the Year: QantasLink

Most Improved Airline: Philippine Airlines

Best Ultra-Low-Cost Carrier: VietJet of Vietnam

The Following category of awards are given on the base of region.

Best Long-Haul Airline: Delta (Americas), EVA Air (Asia-Pacific), Lufthansa (Europe), and Emirates (Middle East).

Best Low-Cost Airline: Wizz (Europe), AirAsia/AirAsia X (Asia-Pacific) and Westjet (Americas).

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