Two GCC Based Airlines Named in The 20 Top Airlines in the World

  • Publish date: Sunday، 25 July 2021
Two GCC Based Airlines Named in The 20 Top Airlines in the World
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As the world is in recovery from the Coronavirus novel outbreak, travel is getting back in the game. And, in light of that has announced along with its Airline Excellence Awards its 20 Top Airlines in the World for 2021 with two GCC carriers!

Heading the list is Qatar Airways followed by Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, Qantas, Emirates, Cathay Pacific, Virgin Atlantic, United Airlines, EVA Air, British Airways, Lufthansa, ANA, Finnair, Japan Air Lines, KLM, Hawaiian Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Virgin Australia, Delta Air Lines, and Etihad Airways.

To make it to the top twenty, an Airline needs a seven-star safety rating and demonstrate leadership in innovation for passenger comfort.

The editors of, look for a consistent level of service, innovation, and staff engagement from each major contender.

According to Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas, “we are focused on leadership and airlines that innovate to make a real difference to the passenger experience.”

“In our evaluation, we also consider the audited feedback from passengers on our website.”

Qatar Airways was ranked number 1 because of its cabin innovation, passenger service, and its dedication and commitment to continue to operate throughout the COVID pandemic.

Emirates climbed to the fifth spot and has just introduced a premium economy class which is being hailed as one of the best in the industry.


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