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A great airline can make a huge difference for your travel, ranging from details such as the space you have, the services you’re provided, down to the hospitality of the cabin crew. Read further to know more about this year’s world’s best airlines for your future reference.

Best airlines in 2022

During Skytrax World Airline Awards 2022 this September in London—the first time in two years that the awards have taken place in in-person—these airlines were awarded top recognition based on the airline passengers’ votes:

  1. Qatar Airways
  2. Singapore Airlines
  3. Emirates
  4. ANA All Nippon Airways
  5. Qantas Airways
  6. Japan Airlines
  7. Turkish Airlines
  8. Air France
  9. Korean Air
  10. Swiss Int’l Air Lines
  11. British Airways
  12. Etihad Airways
  13. China Southern
  14. Hainan Airlines
  15. Lufthansa
  16. Cathay Pacific
  17. KLM
  18. EVA Air
  19. Virgin Atlantic
  20. Vistara

The Skytrax World Airline Awards 2022 crowned Qatar Airways the best airline in the entire world, with Singapore Airlines Ltd. and Emirates taking the second and third places, correspondingly.

All Nippon Airways Co. of Japan and Qantas Airways Ltd. of Australia completed the top five in a solid performance for Asia-Pacific airlines, although Cathay Pacific of Hong Kong, which has been completely grounded, fell to 16th rank from 6th place the year before.

The top airlines for every cabin class were also recognized in the awards. Singapore Airlines won the award for the best first-class cabin, and Qatar won the award for best business class. Both Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. and Emirates received awards for having the finest economy cabin.


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