For a second year in a row Singapore Airlines has been named as the best airline in the world in the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards, with Jet2.com named the best in the UK and Europe and Southwest Airlines hailed as North America's best carrier.
Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of airline reviews and ratings submitted by travellers worldwide over a 12-month period on TripAdvisor Flights.
The No2 airline in the world for 2019 has been named as Qatar Airways, with the top five also comprising EVA Air in third, Emirates in fourth and Japan Airlines in fifth.
In the global awards the best first class cabin gong goes to Emirates, best business class to Qatar, best premium economy to Air New Zealand and best economy to Singapore Airlines.
Singapore Airlines regularly impresses airline awards judges – and TripAdvisor users have been similarly taken with the carrier.
TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Top 10 Airlines in the World are:
1. Singapore Airlines
2. Qatar Airways
3. EVA Air
5. Japan Airlines (JAL)
6. Southwest Airlines
8. Air New Zealand
10. ANA (All Nippon Airways)
Mail Online, SCMP
BDST: 2003 HRS, APR 3, 2019