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The Best Airlines in the World for 2016 - by global region

This Award listing shows the Best Airlines in 2016 by world region, taken from their final global ratings.
The Best Airlines in Africa
1South African Airways
2Air Seychelles
3Air Mauritius
4Ethiopian Airlines
5Kenya Airways
6TAAG Angola Airlines
7Kulula
8Mango
9Royal Air Maroc
10Air Austral
The Best Airlines in Asia
1Singapore Airlines
2Cathay Pacific
3ANA All Nippon Airways
4EVA Air
5Garuda Indonesia
6Hainan Airlines
7Thai Airways
8Asiana Airlines
9Bangkok Airways
10Japan Airlines
The Best Airlines in Australia/Pacific
1Qantas Airways
2Air New Zealand
3Virgin Australia
4Jetstar Airways
5Fiji Airways
6Tiger Airways (Australia)
7Air Tahiti Nui
8AirCalin
9Air Vanuatu
10Solomon Airlines
The Best Airlines in China
1Hainan Airlines
2China Southern
3China Eastern
4Air China
5Juneyao Airlines
6Tianjin Airlines
7Shenzhen Airlines
8Xiamen Airlines
9Spring Airlines
10Sichuan Airlines
The Best Airlines in C Asia / India
1Air Astana
2Indigo
3SriLankan Airlines
4Azerbaijan Airlines
5Jet Airways
6SpiceJet
7Air India
8Uzbekistan Airways
9Vistara
10GoAir
The Best Airlines in Europe
1Turkish Airlines
2Lufthansa
3Air France
4Swiss Int'l Air Lines
5Austrian
6KLM
7British Airways
8Finnair
9Virgin Atlantic
10Norwegian
The Best Airlines in the Middle East
1Emirates
2Qatar Airways
3Etihad Airways
4Oman Air
5Gulf Air
6Saudi Arabian Airlines
7Royal Jordanian
8flyDubai
9Middle East Airlines
10Air Arabia
The Best Airlines in North America
1Virgin America
2Air Canada
3Delta Air Lines
4Porter Airlines
5WestJet
6jetBlue Airways
7Alaska Airlines
8Southwest Airlines
9United Airlines
10Hawaiian Airlines
The Best Airlines in C America/Caribbean
1Copa Airlines
2Caribbean Airlines
3Air Caraibes
4LIAT
5Bahamasair
6Veca Airlines
7interCaribbean
8Cayman Airways
9Cubana
10Insel Air
The Best Airlines in South America
1LAN Airlines
2Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
3Avianca
4TAM Airlines
5Sky Airline
6Aerolineas Argentinas
7Easyfly
8Gol
9Austral Líneas Aéreas
10VivaColombia
The Best Airlines in Southern Europe
1Turkish Airlines
2Aegean Airlines
3Iberia
4Alitalia
5Air Nostrum (Iberia Regional)
6Air Malta
7Vueling Airlines
8SunExpress
9Pegasus Airlines
10Air Europa
The Best Airlines in Northern Europe
1Finnair
2Norwegian
3SAS Scandinavian
4Icelandair
5airBaltic
6WOW Air
7BRA
8TUIfly Nordic
9Corsair International
The Best Airlines in Western Europe
1Lufthansa
2Air France
3Swiss Int'l Air Lines
4Austrian
5KLM
6British Airways
7Virgin Atlantic
8easyJet
9Aer Lingus
10Brussels Airlines
The Best Airlines in Eastern Europe
1Aeroflot Russian Airlines
2LOT Polish
3S7 Airlines
4Croatia Airlines
5CSA Czech Airlines
6Wizz Air
7Air Serbia
8Adria Airways
9Tarom
10Pobeda
The World Airline Awards

Skytrax World Airline Awards are coveted Quality accolades for the world airline industry. Travellers from across the globe take part each year in the world’s largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to decide the award winners. The World Airline Awards are a global benchmark of airline excellence, and widely known as the Passengers Choice awards.

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