World Airline Awards
The prestigious accolades for the world airline industry. Travellers from over 160 countries 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.

2014 WINNERS
World's Best Awards
Airline of the Year Low-Cost Airline Cabin Staff Airline Alliance Regional Airline Best Airport Services Most Improved Airline Leisure Airline Inflight Entertainment Cabin Cleanliness First Class amenities Business Class amenities Transatlantic Airline Transpacific Airline
Best Airlines by Cabin
First Class Business Class Premium Economy Low-Cost Premium cabin Economy Class
Best Airline Seats
First Class Business Class Premium Economy Low-Cost Premium Seat Economy Class
Best Lounges
Lounge : First Class Lounge : Business Class
Best Catering
Best Airline Signature Dish First Class Meals Business Class Meals Premium Economy Meals Economy Class Meals
Best by Region
Africa Asia Australia / Pacific China Central Asia / India Europe Middle East North America C America / Caribbean South America Europe - Southern Europe - Northern Europe - Western Europe - Eastern
Best Airline Staff
Africa Asia Australia / Pacific China Central Asia / India Europe Middle East North America C America / Caribbean South America
Best Regional Airlines
Worldwide Africa Asia Europe North America South America
Best Low-Cost Airlines
Worldwide Africa Asia Australia / Pacific Europe Central Asia / India Middle East North America South America

PAST WINNERS
2013 Airline Awards
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2011 Airline Awards
2010 Airline Awards
2009 Airline Awards
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View the Archive Results for the 2009 World Airline Awards

World Airline Awards
Best Airlines 2009

1 Cathay Pacific Airways
2 Singapore Airlines
3 Asiana Airlines
4 Qatar Airways
5 Emirates
6 Qantas Airways
7 Etihad Airways
8 Air New Zealand
9 Malaysia Airlines
10 Thai Airways
 


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Best in the World
 
BEST INFLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT   WORLD'S BEST LOW-COST AIRLINE
1 Emirates   1 AirAsia
2 Singapore Airlines   2 Air Berlin
3 Virgin Atlantic   3 easyJet
 
WORLD'S BEST CABIN STAFF   WORLD'S BEST AIRLINE ALLIANCE
1 Malaysia Airlines   1 Star Alliance
2 Asiana Airlines   2 oneworld Alliance
3 Thai Airways   3 SkyTeam Alliance
 
WORLD'S BEST REGIONAL AIRLINE   BEST TRANSATLANTIC AIRLINE
1 Dragonair   1 British Airways
2 Aegean Airlines   2 Lufthansa
3 SilkAir   3 Virgin Atlantic
 
BEST TRANSPACIFIC AIRLINE   WORLD'S BEST AIRPORT SERVICES
1 Asiana Airlines   1 Thai Airways
2 Air New Zealand   2 ANA All Nippon Airway
3 Singapore Airlines   3 Asiana Airlines
Best by Cabin Class
BEST AIRLINE - FIRST CLASS   BEST AIRLINE - BUSINESS CLASS
1 Singapore Airlines   1 Etihad Airways
2 Emirates   2 Singapore Airlines
3 Qatar Airways   3 Virgin Atlantic Airways
 
BEST AIRLINE - PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS   BEST AIRLINE - ECONOMY CLASS
1 Virgin Atlantic Airways   1 Qatar Airways
2 EVA Air   2 Asiana Airlines
3 Air New Zealand   3 Air New Zealand
Best Airline Lounges
WORLD'S BEST FIRST CLASS LOUNGE   WORLD'S BEST BUSINESS CLASS LOUNGE
1 Thai Airways   1 Virgin Atlantic Airways
2 Qantas Airways   2 Cathay Pacific Airways
3 British Airways   3 Emirates
Best Airline Onboard Catering
BEST FIRST CLASS ONBOARD CATERING   BEST BUSINESS CLASS ONBOARD CATERING
1 Singapore Airlines   1 Etihad Airways
2 Asiana Airlines   2 Qatar Airways
3 Cathay Pacific Airways   3 Austrian Airlines
 
BEST ECONOMY CLASS ONBOARD CATERING    
1 Asiana Airlines      
2 Emirates      
3 Qatar Airways      
Best Airline - by Region
BEST AIRLINE - AFRICA   BEST AIRLINE - ASIA
1 South African Airways   1 Cathay Pacific Airways
2 Ethiopian Airlines   2 Singapore Airlines
3 Afriqiyah Airways   3 Asiana Airlines
 
BEST AIRLINE - AUSTRALIA/PACIFIC   BEST AIRLINE - CHINA
1 Qantas Airways   1 China Southern Airlines
2 Air New Zealand   2 HainanAirlines
3 Jetstar Airways   3 Air China
 
BEST AIRLINE - CENTRAL ASIA/INDIA   BEST AIRLINE - EUROPE
1 Kingfisher Airlines   1 Swiss International Air Lines
2 Jet Airways   2 Lufthansa
3 SriLankan Airlines   3 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
 
BEST AIRLINE - MIDDLE EAST   BEST AIRLINE - NORTH AMERICA
1 Qatar Airways   1 Continental Airlines
2 Emirates   2 jetBlue Airways
3 Etihad Airways   3 Virgin America
 
BEST AIRLINE - SOUTH AMERICA    
1 LAN Airlines      
2 TAM Airlines      
3 Avianca      
Best Low-Cost Airlines
BEST LOW-COST AIRLINE - ASIA   BEST LOW-COST AIRLINE - EUROPE
1 AirAsia   1 Air Berlin
2 Jetstar Airways   2 easyJet
3 Tiger Airways   3 Norwegian
 
BEST LOW-COST AIRLINE - AUSTRALIA/PACIFIC   BEST LOW-COST AIRLINE - AFRICA
1 Jetstar Airways   1 Kulula
2 Virgin Blue   2 1time
3 Tiger Airways   3 Mango
 
BEST LOW-COST AIRLINE - MIDDLE EAST   BEST LOW-COST AIRLINE - NORTH AMERICA
1 Air Arabia   1 jetBlue Airways
2 Bahrain Air   2 WestJet
3 Jazeera Airways   3 Southwest Airlines