The Top 100 Airlines of 2017


Qatar Airways has been named the World’s Best Airline at the SKYTRAX 2017 World Airline Awards which were held at Paris Air Show on 20th June 2017. Voted Best Airline by travellers across the world in the annual passenger survey, the Doha based carrier has now won the prestigious Airline of the Year title for a fourth time. Qatar Airways enjoyed further success by winning major awards for the World’s Best Business Class, the World’s Best First Class Lounge and as the Best Airline in the Middle East. Singapore Airlines, a perennial favourite in the awards was ranked No. 2 in the world, also receiving awards as the Best Airline in Asia, the World’s Best Business Class seat and for having the Best Premium Economy Onboard Catering. Japanese airline ANA was ranked No 3 in the world, its best ever global rating in this customer survey.

Referred to as the “Oscars of the aviation industry“, the World Airline Awards are held in high esteem for clarity of process and independence, with no outside sponsorship or external influence.

The Top 100 Airlines of 2017

  1. Qatar Airways
  2. Singapore Airlines
  3. ANA All Nippon Airways
  4. Emirates
  5. Cathay Pacific
  6. EVA Air
  7. Lufthansa
  8. Etihad Airways
  9. Hainan Airlines
  10. Garuda Indonesia
  11. Thai Airways
  12. Turkish Airlines
  13. Virgin Australia
  14. Swiss Int’l Air Lines
  15. Qantas Airways
  16. Japan Airlines
  17. Austrian
  18. Air France
  19. Air New Zealand
  20. Asiana Airlines
  21. Bangkok Airways
  22. KLM
  23. China Southern
  24. Hong Kong Airlines
  25. Finnair
  26. AirAsia
  27. Cathay Dragon
  28. Norwegian
  29. Air Canada
  30. Aeroflot
  31. Malaysia Airlines
  32. Delta Air Lines
  33. Virgin Atlantic
  34. Korean Air
  35. China Airlines
  36. Alaska Airlines
  37. Aegean Airlines
  38. Aer Lingus
  39. jetBlue Airways
  40. British Airways
  41. easyJet
  42. Iberia
  43. Virgin America
  44. Jetstar Airways
  45. AirAsiaX
  46. Air Astana
  47. Vietnam Airlines
  48. Ethiopian Airlines
  49. South African Airways
  50. Avianca
  51. Saudi Arabian Airlines
  52. Azul Brazilian
  53. Oman Air
  54. Southwest Airlines
  55. Porter Airlines
  56. SilkAir
  57. Indigo
  58. WestJet
  59. LATAM
  60. Scoot
  61. Jetstar Asia
  62. TAP Air Portugal
  63. Alitalia
  64. Eurowings
  65. SAS Scandinavian
  66. Thomson Airways
  67. Philippine Airlines
  68. Brussels Airlines
  69. Copa Airlines
  70. Air Transat
  71. Azerbaijan Airlines
  72. China Eastern
  73. Jet Airways
  74. American Airlines
  75. Fiji Airways
  76. Ryanair
  77. Air Mauritius
  78. United Airlines
  79. LOT Polish
  80. Air Seychelles
  81. SriLankan Airlines
  82. Icelandair
  83. Juneyao Airlines
  84. Gulf Air
  85. Air Berlin
  86. Hawaiian Airlines
  87. American Eagle Airlines
  88. Vueling
  89. Air Nostrum (Iberia Regional)
  90. Tigerair
  91. Kenya Airways
  92. Royal Brunei Airlines
  93. Air Malta
  94. Xiamen Airlines
  95. S7 Airlines
  96. Peach
  97. Royal Air Maroc
  98. Air China
  99. Air Canada rouge
  100. Aeromexico

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About the World Airline Awards

The World Airline Awards are most coveted Quality accolades for the airline industry, often referred to as “the Oscars of the aviation industry”, and are a global benchmark of airline excellence. Travellers across the globe take part each year in the world’s largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to decide the winners. Skytrax Survey and Awards Methodology is fully transparent, and the processes remain 100% independent with no payment by any airline or other outside organisation for any aspect of the customer survey or Awards presentation event.