The top airlines in the world for 2017 have been announced by Skytrax, a review website for airlines and airports.
Qatar Airways tops the list after reclaiming the number 1 position for the fourth time. The airline, which recently launched a new route between Dublin and Doha, was also crowned Best Airline Business Class, and placed in the top ten for Best Cabin Staff, Best In-Flight Entertainment, World’s Cleanest Aircraft Cabins, Best Airline Economy Class and Best Airline First Class.
Looking closer to home and Aer Lingus holds a very respectable place at number 38, improving on its 2016 ranking on 49.
Ryanair also makes it into the top 100 following its 2016 ranking of 108. The airline has jumped to number 76 for 2017.
The awards are based on customer reviews and are known as the Oscars of the aviation industry. More than 320 airlines were surveyed before the top airlines were chosen. Check out the top 10 below:
1. Qatar Airways
2. Singapore Airlines
3. ANA All Nippon Airways
5. Cathay Pacific
6. EVA Air
8. Etihad Airways
9. Hainan Airlines
10. Garuda Indonesia
To see the full list of the World’s Top Airlines for 2017, visit the World Airline Awards’ website here.