Menu

The Best Airlines in 2017 by global region

This Award listing shows the Best Airlines in 2017 by world region, taken from their final global ratings.
The Best Airlines in Africa
1Ethiopian Airlines
2South African Airways
3Air Mauritius
4Air Seychelles
5Kenya Airways
6Royal Air Maroc
7TAAG Angola Airlines
8Fastjet
9Kulula
10Mango
The Best Airlines in Asia
1Singapore Airlines
2ANA All Nippon Airways
3Cathay Pacific
4EVA Air
5Hainan Airlines
6Garuda Indonesia
7Thai Airways
8Japan Airlines
9Asiana Airlines
10Bangkok Airways
The Best Airlines in Australia/Pacific
1Virgin Australia
2Qantas Airways
3Air New Zealand
4Jetstar Airways
5Fiji Airways
6Tigerair Australia
7Air Tahiti Nui
8AirCalin
9Air Vanuatu
10Solomon Airlines
The Best Airlines in China
1Hainan Airlines
2China Southern
3China Eastern
4Juneyao Airlines
5Xiamen Airlines
6Air China
7Shenzhen Airlines
8Tianjin Airlines
9West Air
10Spring Airlines
The Best Airlines in C Asia / India
1Air Astana
2Indigo
3Azerbaijan Airlines
4Jet Airways
5SriLankan Airlines
6SpiceJet
7Vistara
8Air India
9Uzbekistan Airways
10GoAir
The Best Airlines in Europe
1Lufthansa
2Turkish Airlines
3Swiss Int'l Air Lines
4Austrian
5Air France
6KLM
7Finnair
8Norwegian
9Aeroflot Russian Airlines
10Virgin Atlantic
The Best Airlines in the Middle East
1Qatar Airways
2Emirates
3Etihad Airways
4Saudi Arabian Airlines
5Oman Air
6Gulf Air
7Royal Jordanian
8Flynas
9flyDubai
10Air Arabia
The Best Airlines in North America
1Air Canada
2Delta Air Lines
3Alaska Airlines
4jetBlue Airways
5Virgin America
6Southwest Airlines
7Porter Airlines
8WestJet
9Air Transat
10American Airlines
The Best Airlines in C America/Caribbean
1Copa Airlines
2Caribbean Airlines
3Air Caraibes
4LIAT
5Bahamasair
6Veca Airlines
7Cayman Airways
8interCaribbean
9Cubana
10Suriname Airways
The Best Airlines in South America
1Avianca
2Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
3LATAM Airlines
4TAME
5Sky Airline
6Aerolineas Argentinas
7Gol
8Easyfly
9Austral Líneas Aéreas
10VivaColombia
The Best Airlines in Southern Europe
1Turkish Airlines
2Aegean Airlines
3Iberia
4Alitalia
5Vueling Airlines
6Air Nostrum (Iberia Regional)
7Air Malta
8SunExpress
9Pegasus Airlines
10Air Europa
The Best Airlines in Northern Europe
1Finnair
2Norwegian
3SAS Scandinavian
4Icelandair
5WOW Air
The Best Airlines in Western Europe
1Lufthansa
2Swiss Int'l Air Lines
3Austrian
4Air France
5KLM
6Virgin Atlantic
7Aer Lingus
8British Airways
9easyJet
10TAP Air Portugal
The Best Airlines in Eastern Europe
1Aeroflot Russian Airlines
2LOT Polish
3S7 Airlines
4Air Serbia
5Wizz Air
6Croatia Airlines
7CSA Czech Airlines
8Pobeda
9Adria Airways
10Tarom
About the World Airline Awards

The World Airline Awards are most coveted Quality accolades for the airline industry, often referred to as "the Oscars of the aviation industry", and are a global benchmark of airline excellence. Travellers across the globe take part each year in the world’s largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to decide the winners. Skytrax Survey and Awards Methodology is fully transparent, and the processes remain 100% independent with no payment by any airline or other outside organisation for any aspect of the customer survey or Awards presentation event.

DISCLAIMER NOTICE: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in our web pages, the content is naturally subject to change and Skytrax cannot guarantee its accuracy or currency. We reserve the right to make changes to the information on the site without notice.

© 2017 Copyright Skytrax. All rights reserved.