The results for Skytrax World Airline Awards 2019 edition are out. 

Qatar Airways grabbed the top spot in ‘World’s Best Airlines’ category, the most important and anticipated of the various evaluation categories. It is Qatar Airways’ 5th top spot, its previous wins being in the years 2017, 2015, 2012 and 2011.

Here is a complete list of winners:

Category 1: World’s Best Airlines

  1. Qatar Airways
  2. Singapore Airlines
  3. ANA All Nippon Airways
  4. Cathay Pacific Airways
  5. Emirates
  6. EVA Air
  7. Hainan Airlines
  8. Qantas Airways
  9. Lufthansa
  10. Thai Airways

Category 2: World’s Best Cabin Crews

  1. Singapore Airlines 
  2. Garuda Indonesia
  3. ANA All Nippon Airways
  4. Thai Airways
  5. EVA Air
  6. Cathay Pacific Airways
  7. Hainan Airlines
  8. Japan Airlines
  9. Qatar Airways
  10. China Airlines

Category 3: World’s Best Business Class

  1. Qatar Airways
  2. ANA All Nippon Airways
  3. Singapore Airlines
  4. Emirates
  5. Qantas Airways
  6. Hainan Airlines
  7. Thai Airways
  8. Etihad Airways
  9. Cathay Pacific Airways
  10. Garuda Indonesia

Category 4: World’s Best Economy Class

  1. Japan Airlines
  2. Singapore Airlines
  3. Qatar Airways
  4. Thai Airways
  5. ANA All Nippon Airways
  6. Emirates
  7. Cathay Pacific Airways
  8. Hainan Airlines
  9. Lufthansa
  10. EVA Air

Category 5: World’s Best Regional Airlines

  1. Bangkok Airways
  2. Cathay Dragon
  3. jetBlue Airways
  4. Aegean Airlines
  5. Azul Airlines
  6. Azerbaijan Airlines
  7. Alaska Airlines
  8. SilkAir
  9. Vistara
  10. AtlasGlobal

Category 6: World’s Cleanest Aircraft Cabins

  1. EVA Air
  2. Japan Airlines
  3. ANA All Nippon Airways
  4. Singapore Airlines
  5. Asiana Airlines
  6. Hainan Airlines
  7. Swiss International Air Lines
  8. Cathay Pacific Airways
  9. Qatar Airways
  10. Lufthansa

Category 7: World’s Most Improved Airlines

  1. Philippine Airlines
  2. British Airways
  3. Malaysia Airlines
  4. Fiji Airways
  5. Royal Brunei Airlines
  6. Gulf Air
  7. United Airlines
  8. Air Mauritius
  9. LEVEL
  10. Spirit Airlines

Did your country’s airlines or your favourite airlines make the list?

Comment below!

Cover image credits: Markus Eigenheer from Genève – A7-AHY Airbus A320-232 A320 >QTR, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=42194215

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