These Are The World’s Best Airlines In 2024

These Are The World’s Best Airlines In 2024

These Are The World’s Best Airlines In 2024
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Flying has become a crucial part of travel, with the aviation industry recording over 36.8 million flights in 2023 (Statista). While air travel remains one of the safest modes of transportation, cancellations, delays, and turbulence can disrupt your journey.  However, flying with the world’s best airlines in 2024 can provide peace of mind, knowing they prioritise safety and passenger comfort.

A recent survey revealed Qatar Airways as the best airline in the world for 2024, followed by Korean Air and Cathay Pacific Airways. Furthermore, SpiceJet, an Indian airline, has been recognised as one of the best low-cost airlines in the world. Learn more about the top airlines in the world, renowned for their exemplary service and safety.

Best premium and low-cost airlines in the world, 2024 edition

World's best airline 2024
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AirlineRatings.com, a trusted source for airline safety and product reviews, analyses flights to identify the best. They evaluate airlines on 12 criteria, including safety and product rating, fleet age, incident history, profitability, innovation, future fleet plans, and passenger reviews, to determine the world’s best airline in 2024.

Qatar Airways has soared to the top of the rankings, claiming the title of best airline in the world for 2024. They have also been consistently impressed with their Business Class offerings for the past five years and have been recognised for exceptional catering in 2024.

Top 25 premium airlines in the world

  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.  JAL
  16.  Finnair
  17.  Hawaiian
  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

The best low-cost airlines have been awarded region-wise: AirAsia Group for Asia, FlyDubai for the Middle East, Southwest for the Americas, Jetstar Group for Australia/Pacific and easyJet for Europe. The below list is shared in alphabetical order by AirlinesRating.com

Top 25 low-cost airlines in 2024

  • AirAsia Group
  • Air Baltic
  • Air Canada Rouge
  • Cebu Pacific
  • EasyJet
  • Eurowings
  • FlyDubai
  • FlyNAS
  • GOL
  • JetBlue
  • Jet2
  • Jetstar Group
  • Jeju Air
  • Norwegian
  • Peach
  • Ryanair
  • Scoot
  • SpiceJet
  • Sun Country Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Transavia
  •  Vietjet
  • Volotea
  • Vueling
  • WizzAir

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Priyaja Bakshi

Priyaja Bakshi

Digital Writer – Growth, Travel

Priyaja took her love for reading to the next level by majoring in English and minoring in Journalism at Lady Shri Ram College For Women (DU). She is extremely curious about the world and wishes to visit all the countries once in her life. She identifies as a foodie and loves to spend her free time exploring different cuisine and curating new dishes. As a former Food Writer at NDTV, she can help you find the best places to eat in Delhi!

Image credit: William Potter/Shutterstock Flying has become a crucial part of travel, with the aviation industry recording over 36.8 million flights in 2023 (Statista). While air travel remains one of the safest modes of transportation, cancellations, delays, and turbulence can disrupt your journey.  However, flying with the world’s best airlines in 2024 can provide peace…

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