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World's Best Regional Airlines 2016

This Award as the world's Best Regional Airline is a most important, global Quality distinction for airlines. For these World Airline Awards, regional airlines are defined as full service carriers that primarily operate domestic and / or International flights up to approx 6 hours. Whilst some regional airlines may operate a small number of longer flights, the core market for this airline classification are short / medium haul routes where customer product and service expectations are different to long haul routes. The 2016 Best Regional Airlines include Bangkok Airways, Aegean Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Porter Airlines and Sky Airline.
World's Best Regional Airlines
1Bangkok Airways
2Dragonair
3Hong Kong Airlines
4Aegean Airlines
5SilkAir
6Porter Airlines
7jetBlue Airways
8Alaska Airlines
9Copa Airlines
10American Eagle Airlines
Best Regional Airlines : Africa
1Royal Air Maroc
2Air Namibia
3Tunisair
4Afriqiyah Airways
5RwandAir
6Sénégal Airlines
7Air Côte d'Ivoire
8Air Burkina
9Air Botswana
10Libyan Airlines
Best Regional Airlines : Asia
1Bangkok Airways
2Dragonair
3Hong Kong Airlines
4SilkAir
5Juneyao Airlines
6Tianjin Airlines
7Shenzhen Airlines
8Xiamen Airlines
9Sichuan Airlines
10Shandong Airlines
Best Regional Airlines : China
1Juneyao Airlines
2Tianjin Airlines
3Shenzhen Airlines
4Xiamen Airlines
5Sichuan Airlines
6Shandong Airlines
7Chengdu Airlines
8Kunming Airlines
9Lucky Air
10Beijing Capital Airlines
Best Regional Airlines : Europe
1Aegean Airlines
2Air Nostrum
3Air Malta
4S7 Airlines
5Luxair
6CSA Czech Airlines
7Air Serbia
8Adria Airways
9Olympic Air
10Aigle Azur
Best Regional Airlines : North America
1Porter Airlines
2jetBlue Airways
3Alaska Airlines
4American Eagle Airlines
5Silver Airways
Best Regional Airlines : South America
1Sky Airline
2Austral Líneas Aéreas
3StarPeru
4Peruvian Airlines
5Conviasa
Best Regional Airlines : Central America / Caribbean
1Copa Airlines
2LIAT
3Bahamasair
4Veca Airlines
5interCaribbean
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.

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