Qatar, Singapore and AirAsia airlines were the big winners at this year's World Airline Awards.
Qatar Airways have made another strong showing at the recent Skytrax World Airline Awards at Paris Air Show, winning four awards including the prestigious Airline of the Year.
They were also voted World's Best Business Class, World's Best Business Class Seat and Best Airline in the Middle East.
For the 11th time, AirAsia won World's Best Low-Cost Airline, in addition to winning Asia's Best Low-Cost Airline and World's Best Low-Cost Airline Premium Cabin.
Singapore Airlines took home awards for World's Best Cabin Crew, World's Best First Class, Best Airline in Asia and World’s Best First Class Seat.
Known as "the Oscars of the aviation industry", the World Airline Awards, now in their 19th year, are decided according to the results of an online customer satisfaction survey offered in multiple languages. This year there were 21.65 million customer entries.
World’s Top 10 Airlines 2019
- Qatar Airways
- Singapore Airlines
- ANA All Nippon Airways
- Cathay Pacific
- EVA Air
- Hainan Airlines
- Qantas Airways
- Thai Airways
World’s Best Low-Cost Airlines 2019
- Southwest Airlines
- Jetstar Airways
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