Top 10 best airlines in the world

Paris: Emirates Airlines was awarded the highly coveted ‘World’s Best Airline’ award, presented by Skytrax at the 2013 World Airline Awards yesterday.

The ten best airlines in the world include the ‘Big 3’ Gulf carriers (Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways), according to this year’s Skytrax World Airlines Awards.

Emirates topped the rankings in 2013, pushing last year’s winner Qatar Airways into second place.

The full list is below, with other entrants including Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, Turkish Airlines, Qantas and Garuda Indonesia.

The winners were announced at a special awards ceremony to coincide with Paris International Airshow 2013.

Top 10 airlines in the world

  1. Emirates
  2. Qatar Airways
  3. Singapore Airlines
  4. ANA All Nippon Airways
  5. Asiana Airlines
  6. Cathay Pacific Airways
  7. Etihad Airways
  8. Garuda Indonesia
  9. Turkish Airlines
  10. Qantas Airways
Winners in other categories
  • World’s best premium economy class: Air New Zealand
  • World’s best low-cost airline: AirAsia
  • World’s best aircraft cabin cleanliness: ANA
  • World’s best economy class onboard catering: Asiana Airlines
  • World’s best cabin staff: Cathay Pacific Airways
  • World’s best regional airline: Dragonair
  • World’s best first class: Etihad Airways
  • World’s best economy class: Garuda Indonesia
  • Best low-cost airline in Australia / Pacific: Jetstar Airways
  • World’s best first class lounge: Lufthansa
  • World’s best airline signature dish: Malaysia Airlines
  • Best airline Australia / Pacific: Qantas Airways
  • World’s best business class: Qatar Airways
  • Best staff service in Australia / Pacific: Virgin Australia
The Best Airlines in

1 Air Canada
2 Virgin America
3 Delta Air Lines
4 jetBlue Airways
5 United Airlines
6 Alaska Airlines
7 WestJet
8 Southwest Airlines
9 Hawaiian Airlines
10 Air Transat
Best Economy Class
1 Garuda Indonesia
2 Asiana Airlines
3 Singapore Airlines
4 Qatar Airways
5 ANA All Nippon Airways
6 Cathay Pacific
7 Turkish Airlines
8 Emirates
9 Oman Air
10 Qantas Airways