World's Best Airlines 2024: Three GCC Airlines Among Top 10

AirlineRatings.com Reveals Top Airlines with Notable Presence from GCC Carriers

  • Publish date: Thursday، 30 May 2024
World's Best Airlines 2024: Three GCC Airlines Among Top 10

AirlineRatings.com has unveiled its annual rankings for the world's best airlines in 2024, with three Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) airlines making it into the top 10. This recognition underscores the excellence and competitive edge of airlines from the Gulf region.

Best Airlines by Class

Singapore Airlines has been awarded Best First Class, with Qatar Airways securing the Best Business Class title. Emirates won Best Premium Economy, and Air New Zealand took home the award for Best Economy Class.

Excellence in Services Recognized

Qatar Airways also received the accolade for Best Catering. Virgin Australia was recognized for having the Best Cabin Crew, and Qantas was celebrated for its superior Lounges.

Top Regional Airlines

In the long-haul travel category, AirlineRatings.com highlighted the leading airlines by region:

- Middle East: Qatar Airways

- North Asia: Korean Air

- Southeast Asia: Cathay Pacific Airways

- Australia-Pacific: Air New Zealand

- Europe: Air France

- Southern Europe: Turkish Airlines

- North America: Air Canada

- South America: Latam

Top 25 Premium Airlines for 2024

The list of the top 25 premium airlines for 2024 features a strong showing from GCC airlines, with Qatar Airways, Emirates, and Etihad Airways all securing spots in the top 10. Here is the full ranking:

1. Qatar Airways

2. Korean Air

3. Cathay Pacific Airways

4. Air New Zealand

5. Emirates

6. Air France/KLM

7. All Nippon Airways

8. Etihad Airways

9. Qantas

10. Virgin Australia/Atlantic

11. Vietnam Airlines

12. Singapore Airlines

13. EVA Air

14. TAP Portugal

15. Japan Airlines (JAL)

16. Finnair

17. Hawaiian Airlines

18. Alaska Airlines

19. Lufthansa/Swiss

20. Turkish Airlines

21. IGA Group (British Airways & Iberia)

22. Air Canada

23. Delta Air Lines

24. United Airlines

25. American Airlines

Top 25 Low-Cost Airlines for 2024

AirlineRatings.com also listed the top 25 low-cost airlines in alphabetical order:

- AirAsia Group

- Air Baltic

- Air Canada Rouge

- Cebu Pacific

- EasyJet

- Eurowings

- FlyDubai

- FlyNAS


- JetBlue

- Jet2

- Jetstar Group

- Jeju Air

- Norwegian

- Peach

- Ryanair

- Scoot

- SpiceJet

- Sun Country Airlines

- Southwest Airlines

- Transavia

- Vietjet

- Volotea

- Vueling

- WizzAir

These rankings highlight the strong performance of GCC airlines, particularly in the premium category, reinforcing their status as leaders in global air travel.

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