Our AirlineRatings ‘Airline Of The Year’ awards, acknowledge the best of the best in the airline industry in turn helping you the passenger choose who to fly with. As well as in flight product, our world’s best airlines must also be innovative, have a good route network and score highly for safety. In addition to these awards we also have our world’s top 10 airlines. These airlines are those our experienced editors feel offer the best in comfort, innovation, value and safety across Economy, Business and First Class. All awards are judged against strict assessment criteria put together by our editors who combined have over 200 years of experience.

Airline of the YearAir New ZealandQatar AirwaysQatar Airways
Cargo Airline of the YearKorean Air
Environmental Airline of the YearEtihad Airways
Value Airline of the YearVietJet Air
Most Improved AirlineTurkish Airlines
Best First ClassSingapore AirlinesSingapore AirlinesSingapore Airlines
Best Business ClassQatar AirwaysQatar AirwaysQatar Airways
Best Premium EconomyAir New ZealandAir New ZealandAir New Zealand
Best Economy ClassVirgin AustraliaAir New ZealandAir New Zealand
Best Low Fare Carrier Asia / PacificAirAsia X
Best Low Fare Carrier EuropeWizz
Best Low Fare Carrier AmericasJetBlue Airways“Southwest”“Southwest”
Best Low Fare Carrier Middle East / AfricaAir ArabiaFlydubai
Best Regional AirlineQantasQantas
Most Improved AirlineCebu Pacific
Inflight Catering AwardQatar AirwaysQatar Airways
Long Haul AmericasDelta Air Lines“UnitedJetBlue Airways
Long Haul Middle East / AfricaEmiratesQatar AirwaysQatar Airways
Long Haul Airline PacificAir New ZealandAir New Zealand
Long Haul Airline Asia / Pacific“SingaporeKorean Air
Long Haul EuropeLufthansaLufthansaTurkish Airlines
In Flight Entertainment AwardEmiratesEmiratesEmirates
Best Cabin CrewVirgin AustraliaVirgin AustraliaVirgin Australia
Best Domestic ServiceQantasQantas
Best LoungesQantasQantasSingapore Airlines