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18 July, 2024

The top 25 airlines soaring above the rest

Qatar airways reclaims its position as world's best airline in 2024


Qatar Airways has reclaimed its position as the world's best airline, according to, after briefly slipping to second place in 2023. The rankings, determined by safety and government audits, consider various factors such as product ratings, customer reviews, fleet age, and accident reports. Notably, carriers from the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region dominate the top spots, with Air France/KLM being the highest-ranking European airline at sixth place.

The top 25 airlines of 2024, according to, are as follows:

1. Qatar Airways
2. Korean Air
3. Cathay Pacific Airways
4. Air New Zealand
5. Emirates
6. Air France/KLM
7. All Nippon Airways
8. Etihad Airways
9. Qantas
10. Virgin Australia/Atlantic
11. Vietnam Airlines
12. Singapore Airlines
13. EVA Air
14. TAP Portugal
15. JAL
16. Finnair
17. Hawaiian
18. Alaska Airlines
19. Lufthansa/Swiss
20. Turkish Airlines
21. IGA Group (British Airways, Iberia)
22. Air Canada
23. Delta Air Lines
24. United Airlines
25. American Airlines

"Qatar Airways performed exceptionally well across key categories, with minimal deviations in the top ten scores," explained Geoffrey Thomas,'s editorial director. Qatar Airways also secured the top spot for the best business class category for the fifth consecutive year. Other notable winners include Singapore Airlines for best first class seat, Air New Zealand for best economy seat, Emirates for best premium economy and in-flight entertainment, and Etihad Airways for best environmental airline for the third consecutive year.

[Source: Money Review]

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