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    These two Indian carriers feature in Skytrax's top 100 airlines list

    These two Indian carriers feature in Skytrax's top 100 airlines list

    These two Indian carriers feature in Skytrax's top 100 airlines list
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    Qatar Airways is the world's best airline of 2019, according to UK–based consultancy firm Skytrax. Singapore Airlines, ANA AII Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific and Emirates made the top five in the list while Indian presence in the top 100 carriers has been ensured by two homegrown airlines

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    #58. IndiGo: InterGlobe Aviation-run IndiGo is the top-ranked Indian carrier, according to Skytrax. It is the largest airline in India in terms of passengers carried and fleet size. (Reuters)

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    #69. Vistara: Tata-Singapore Airlines joint venture, Vistara, is the second Indian carrier to make the top 100. The airline, which commenced operations on in 2015, bagged the 'best airline staff in Central Asia and India' award. (Reuters)

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    #1. Qatar Airways: Last year, the carrier was pipped by Singapore Airlines. However, Skytrax named it the best this year. This is the fifth time Qatar Airways has bagged the 'world's best airline' honour, previously achieving the feat in 2017, 2015, 2012 and 2011.  (Reuters)

    Singapore Airlines Airbus A350-900 airplane at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Creative Touch Imaging Ltd./NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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    #2. Singapore Airlines: It failed to retain the top honour, but Singapore Airlines was awarded for having the best crew and first class service. (Getty Images)

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    #3. ANA All Nippon Airways:  ANA or AII Nippon Airways is the largest airline in Japan in terms of revenues and passenger numbers. (Reuters)

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    #4. Cathay Pacific: The airline runs subsidiaries Cathay Dragon, Asia Miles, Air Hong Kong, among others. Cathay Pacific operates in 77 destinations across the globe. (Reuters)

    Emirates Airbus A380 docked at Dusseldorf Airport in Germany on August 21, 2018. The double-decker airplane as seen during the golden hour in Dusseldorf airport. Emirates operates 2 daily flights with A380 from Dubai International DXB airport, UAE to Dusseldorf International, DUS airport, Germany, flights EK55 and return to Dubai EK 56 and EK57 and return EK 58. Emirates is the largest Airbus A380-800 operator with a fleet of 104 airplanes and 58 more in order. (Photo by Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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    #5. Emirates: The airline was honoured with the 'best inflight entertainment' award by Skytrax. Emirates, a subsidiary of The Emirates Group, is wholly-owned by the Investment Corporation of Dubai. (Getty Images)

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    #6. Eva Air: The Taiwan-based airline has been operating passenger and dedicated cargo services to a total of 62 international destinations. The airline also topped Skytrax's ranking of the 'world's cleanest airlines'. (Reuters)

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    #7. Hainan Airlines: China-based Hainan Airlines is the largest civilian-run air transport company and is the fourth-largest in terms of fleet size. (Reuters)

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    #8 Qantas Airways: Australia-based Qantas Airways is the best airline in the Australia/Pacific region, according to Skytrax. It is Australia's flagship carrier and is the largest airline in terms of fleet size and connectivity to international destinations. (Reuters)

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    #9 Lufthansa: Lufthansa is the best airline by region, according to Skytrax and is ranked number 10 in the cleanliness category. The German carrier is the only airline to make the top 10 list from Europe. (Reuters)

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    #10. Thai Airways: The flagship carrier of Thailand, which began operations in 1988, was awarded for the 'best staff service in Asia'. (Reuters)

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