Skytrax announces the winner: Emirates is worlds’ best airline

Last Tuesday Emirates was announced best airline of 2016 by Skytrax. The top 3 also includes Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines. Asian Airlines are dominating the top 100. Skytrax is an international organization that audits airlines, airports and alliances every year.

Skytrax awards

Every year Skytrax tests airlines and airports on different competences. Among others, there is an award for the best low cost airline, an award for the best cabin crew and an award for the most improved airline. In regard to this last award, Skytrax is reviewing airlines that improved most in the past 12 months on service, airports, personnel, catering and inflight entertainment. It’s quite an honour to be listed on one of these lists by Skytrax. British airways was named 26th in the top 100 of best airlines.

Top 100 best airlines

Compared to last year, Emirates jumped from position 5 to position 1. Qatar Airways, the former winner, dropped one place and is this years’ number 2. This year, the top 100 best airlines by Skytrax is as followed:

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

 

Especially Asian airlines are doing well. They are known for their hospitality and excellent service. Screening European low-cost airlines, Norwegian.com is the big winner. The Norwegian airline is very happy with the award and wants to point out that a low price can easily be combined with high quality.

10 best low-cost airlines in Europe

1

Norwegian

2

easyJet

3

Eurowings

4

NIKI

5

Ryanair

6

Vueling Airlines

7

Wizz Air

8

airBaltic

9

Pegasus Airlines

10

Monarch Airlines

 

 

 

What is your favourite airline?

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