THE 2022 World Airline Awards held by Skytrax released the 20 best airlines in the world in 2022. This year, Qatar Airways was named the best airline, followed by Singapore Airlines.

Furthermore, Emirates took third place, followed by ANA All Nippon Airways in fourth, and Qantas Airways in fifth. This best airline was selected from more than 350 airlines included in the survey results.

Qatar Airways won nine awards, competing with Singapore Airlines which also received nine awards. In North America, Delta Air Lines was successful in North America, winning six awards.

In Europe, Turkish Airlines dominates, receiving four awards including the highly competitive Best Airline in Europe title. Vistara from India is another major winner, receiving two awards, Best Airline in India and South Asia and Best Airline Staff Service in India and South Asia.

AirBaltic is celebrating success at the 2022 World Airline Awards for the first time, receiving awards for Best Airline in Eastern Europe, Best Airline Upgrade in Europe and Best Airline Staff in Eastern Europe.

The following is a list of the 20 best airlines in the world in 2022, quoted from the official Skytrax website. 1. Qatar Airways 2. Singapore Airlines 3. Emirates 4. ANA (All Nippon Airways) 5. Qantas Airways 6. Japan Airlines 7. Turkish Airlines 8. Air France 9. Korean Air 10. Swiss International Air Lines 11. British Airways 12. Etihad Airways 13. China Southern Airlines 14. Hainan Airlines 15. Lufthansa 16. Cathay Pacific 17. KLM 18. EVA Air 19. Virgin Atlantic 20. Vistara Qantas is Australia’s flag-carrier and No.5 on this year’s list.

(1). World’s Best Cabin Staff Singapore Airlines World’s Best Airline Cabin Cleanliness ANA All Nippon Airways, (2). World’s Best Independent Airport Lounge Plaza Premium, (3). World’s Best Business Class Lounge Virgin Atlantic, (4). World’s Best Leisure Airline SunExpress, (5). World’s Best Low-Cost Airline/Best Low-Cost Airline in Asia AirAsia, (6). Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe Ryanair, (7). Best Low-Cost Airline in North America Southwest Airlines, (8). Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa FlySafair, (9). World’s Best Long Haul Low-Cost Airline Scoot.

World’s Best in Class Airlines

(1). The World Best First-Class Airline: Singapore Airlines, (2). The World’s Best Business Class Airline: Qatar Airways, (3). The World’s Best Premium Economy Class Airline: Virgin Atlantic, (4). The World’s Best Economy Class Airline: Emirates. [sources/photo special]