AirlineRatings.com Names Qantas Best of the Best in Luxury Air Travel

13th Oct 2015

Renowned travel rating website AirlineRatings.com chose Australian Qantas and Singapore Airlines as "Best of the Best" when it comes to flying with style. The two carriers were chosen among over 450 other carriers in the third annual contest by the site.

The Flying Kangaroo and Singapore Airlines got into the Top 10 in four out of four categories, while Etihad, Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific missed by one.

Editor-In-Chief at ArlineRatings.com Geoffrey Thomas said:

It was not surprising that Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific Airways, Etihad Airways and the Virgin Group featured so significantly in the Top Ten selections. These airlines are consistently a byword for in-flight excellence and service. They are trendsetters and the industry looks to what they are doing next."

Here are all the airlines that made the Top 10 in the four categories:

First Class: All Nippon Airways, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Swiss and Thai International.

Business Class: Air France, Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Etihad Airways, Japan Airlines, Qatar, Qantas, Singapore Airlines and Virgin Australia/Atlantic.

Premium Economy: Air France, Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, EVA Air, Japan Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines and Virgin Atlantic/Virgin Australia.

Long Haul Economy: Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific Airways, Etihad, EVA Air, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways.

Qantas was also featured in Skytrax awards this June, where it was voted at number 10 on the list for best airline in the world for 2015 by nearly 19 million passengers in 110 countries.

Top 10 Best Airlines in the World for 2015 by Skytrax:

1. Qatar Airways

2. Singapore Airlines

3. Cathay Pacific Airways

4. Turkish Airlines

5. Emirates

6. Etihad Airways

7. All Nippon Airways

8. Garuda Indonesia

9. EVA Air

10. Qantas Airways.