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These are the world's top 10 airlines, according to Skytrax

Updated : 2019-06-19 13:21:05

Qatar Airways is the 'World's Best Airline' of 2019, according to UK–based consultancy firm Skytrax, which releases airline and airport reviews and rankings. Singapore Airlines, ANA AII Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific and Emirates are among the top five. Here's a look at the list:

#1. Qatar Airways: Skytrax named it the 'World's Best Airline' five times earlier — in 2017, 2015, 2012 and 2011. Last year, the carrier was pipped by Singapore Airlines. (Image: Reuters)
#1. Qatar Airways: Skytrax named it the 'World's Best Airline' five times earlier — in 2017, 2015, 2012 and 2011. Last year, the carrier was pipped by Singapore Airlines. (Image: Reuters)
#2. Singapore Airlines: Skytrax ranked the airline second in the 'World's Top 10 Airlines' list. The airline, this year, was awarded for having the best crew and first class service. (Image: Getty)
#2. Singapore Airlines: Skytrax ranked the airline second in the 'World's Top 10 Airlines' list. The airline, this year, was awarded for having the best crew and first class service. (Image: Getty)
#3. ANA All Nippon Airways:  ANA or AII Nippon Airways is the largest airline in Japan in terms of revenues and passenger numbers. It has been ranked third by Skytrax in the list.  (Image: Reuters)
#3. ANA All Nippon Airways:  ANA or AII Nippon Airways is the largest airline in Japan in terms of revenues and passenger numbers. It has been ranked third by Skytrax in the list.  (Image: Reuters)
#4. Cathay Pacific: Hong Kong flagship carrier Cathay Pacific travels to 77 destinations across the globe. The airline runs subsidiaries Cathay Dragon, Asia Miles, Air Hong Kong, among others. (Image: Reuters)
#4. Cathay Pacific: Hong Kong flagship carrier Cathay Pacific travels to 77 destinations across the globe. The airline runs subsidiaries Cathay Dragon, Asia Miles, Air Hong Kong, among others. (Image: Reuters)
#5. Emirates: Dubai-based airline Emirates, a subsidiary of The Emirates Group, is wholly owned by the government of Dubai's Investment Corporation of Dubai. The airline was also honoured with the Best Inflight Entertainment award by Skytrax.  (Image: Getty)
#5. Emirates: Dubai-based airline Emirates, a subsidiary of The Emirates Group, is wholly owned by the government of Dubai's Investment Corporation of Dubai. The airline was also honoured with the Best Inflight Entertainment award by Skytrax.  (Image: Getty)
#6. Eva Air: Taiwan-based Eva Air is owned by the Evergreen Group. The airline has been operating passenger and dedicated cargo services to a total of 62 international destinations. Also, the airline topped Skytrax's ranking of the 'World's Cleanest Airlines'. (Image: Reuters)
#6. Eva Air: Taiwan-based Eva Air is owned by the Evergreen Group. The airline has been operating passenger and dedicated cargo services to a total of 62 international destinations. Also, the airline topped Skytrax's ranking of the 'World's Cleanest Airlines'. (Image: Reuters)
#7. Hainan Airlines: China-based Hainan Airlines is the largest civilian-run air transport company. It is the fourth-largest airline in terms of fleet size in China. By region, the airline was awarded the best airline in China by Skytrax. (Image: Reuters)
#7. Hainan Airlines: China-based Hainan Airlines is the largest civilian-run air transport company. It is the fourth-largest airline in terms of fleet size in China. By region, the airline was awarded the best airline in China by Skytrax. (Image: Reuters)
#8 Qantas Airways:  Australian-based Qantas Airways is the flagship carrier of the country and is the largest airline in terms of fleet size and connectivity to international destinations. It is the best airline in the Australia/Pacific region, according to Skytrax. (Image: Reuters)
#8 Qantas Airways:  Australian-based Qantas Airways is the flagship carrier of the country and is the largest airline in terms of fleet size and connectivity to international destinations. It is the best airline in the Australia/Pacific region, according to Skytrax. (Image: Reuters)
#9 Lufthansa:  German airline Lufthansa is the only airline which made it to the top 10 list from Europe. It is the best airline, by region, according to Skytrax and is ranked number 10 in the cleanliness category. (Image: Reuters)
#9 Lufthansa:  German airline Lufthansa is the only airline which made it to the top 10 list from Europe. It is the best airline, by region, according to Skytrax and is ranked number 10 in the cleanliness category. (Image: Reuters)
#10. Thai Airways:  Thai Airways, the flagship carrier of Thailand, was also awarded for the Best Staff Service in Asia. The airline was formed in 1988. (Image: Reuters)
#10. Thai Airways:  Thai Airways, the flagship carrier of Thailand, was also awarded for the Best Staff Service in Asia. The airline was formed in 1988. (Image: Reuters)
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