Top 10 Best Airlines in the World (2021)

Best Airlines in the World:- As Oscars are to the film industry, one can swear by the Skytrax World Airline Awards for the aviation industry. These prestigious ranks and coveted accolades are decided by the votes of worldwide airline customers based on service, safety and the overall experience from booking a ticket to driving out of the airport.

We have collected all the information and on the behalf of that information, we are presenting you list of 10 best airlines in the world. We hope that your journeys will be more comfortable after knowing about the world’s best airlines.

Best Airlines in the World 2021

10. Qantas Airways

Qantas Airways

This leading Australian airline has made its place in the top 10 this year, fighting back from its financial setbacks. Qantas indeed proves to be the “Spirit of Australia”.

This airline also boasts of hosting the longest flight of 16 hours, covering almost 8500 miles. With a fleet of 117 aeroplanes and flying to 42 exotic destinations, Qantas Airways makes it at the 10th spot of this prestigious list.

9. EVA Airways


Budding from Taipei, Taiwan since 1989 EVA Air has created a niche for itself in the industry. They have been the pioneers in introducing premium economy cabin, called the “Elite class” in the airline language, which later inspired several other airlines.

It also vaunts the best “airline cabin cleanliness” award. Home to a fleet size of 63 aircraft and flying to 74 destinations (including Cargo) EVA Air is bumped to the 9th rank from the 12th position in the last year.

8. Garuda Indonesia

Garuda Indonesia Airways

This airline bounced back into the industry after 2009 with their new strategies. The mesmerizing fleet size of 136 air-crafts flyings to 102 destinations puts Garuda Indonesia to a lucrative 8th position.

With sheer determination, it has achieved the most improved airline award and flaunts world best cabin crew team. Beautiful smiles, warm service and a goodnight sleep are few of the upsides of flying Garuda Indonesia. And it stands at 8th position in the list of top 10 best airlines in the world.

7. ANA All Nippon Airways

ANA All Nippon Airways

This “Inspiration of Japan” proves to be a magnanimous airline with the largest fleet of Dream-liner (Boeing-787) and a total of 205 air-crafts flyings to over 73 destinations.

Two things make All Nippon airways stand apart, primarily its unique marketing strategies and themes, not to forget the Star war theme and secondly the most fashionable cabin crew uniforms. Moreover, you also receive the best home airport services when flying with All Nippon Airways.

6. Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways a reasonably young company founded in 2003 in Abu Dhabi, Middle East flaunts a generous fleet of 122 air-crafts flyings to over 120 destinations.

Its steep growth and undoubted potential are reflected in its few unique features like a chef on board, mood lighting, noise-cancelling headphones and guest first attitude. Thus it stands at the well-deserved 6th position in the list.

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5. Emirates Airlines

Emirates Airlines

This is undoubtedly the most popular airline worldwide with its operations based in Dubai, Middle East. Emirates has been winning the title of best in-flight entertainment continuously for the past 10 years.

Live TV streaming keeps it much ahead of its competitors in this field. Moreover, an exquisite choice in regional cuisine, a shower spa in first-class and top-notch amenity kits are few of the airline highlights.

It also has the largest fleet of the super-jumbos Airbus 380 and Boeing 777 with a total of 222 air-crafts flyings to over 124 outlandish destinations.

4. Turkish Airline


It has been proudly the best airline in Europe for consecutive five years now, so undoubtedly it makes to the top 4th spot in this list. It incorporates a massive fleet size of 296 air-crafts and reaches over 280 destinations.

Turkish Airline mind boggles you with an overall efficient, innovative and wholesome experience in the air, but special features that are worth a mention are, it’s “chill out” music during heavy turbulence, exceptional in-flight entertainment and the menu offered. Travelling at least once in Turkish Airline is highly recommended.

3. Cathay Pacific Airways


This year Cathay Pacific Airways has dropped down to the third position from its undefinable first, but it still remains one of the most prominent airlines in the world. Their marketing strategy is sharply based on the frequency of flights to a destination that makes it very convenient, especially for business travellers.

Best economy seats, menu by Michelin starred chef, state of the art onboard rice cooker; the fleet size of around 146 air-crafts flying to 168 destinations makes Cathay Pacific Airways a well-deserved airline. It is standing at the well-deserved 3rd position in the listing of top 10 airlines.

2. Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines has been a pioneer in several aspects like a complimentary beverage with a meal, fold-out leg and calf rest, even the first to fly the Airbus 380. Traditional cabin crew in batik sarongs with the best in-flight service makes your experience a memorable one.

It comprises of a fleet of around 106 air-crafts flyings to over 63 destinations. Impeccable overall excellence from service to safety standards and cabin comfort makes Singapore Airline climb up the list from its last 3rd to the 2nd rank this year.

1. Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways

Introducing to you the world’s no. 1 airline, Qatar airways based in Doha. It is safe to declare Qatar Airways as one of the most luxurious airlines operating today spoiling you with a wide variety of cuisines, wines and a selection of in-flight movies and songs. It has a fleet of 161 air-crafts connecting over 151 destinations worldwide.

More expansion is in the pipeline with a new order of 50 more air-crafts. Innovative ideas like the latest print-at-home luggage tags keep Qatar Airways way ahead in its game, and unbeatably it attains the first position in this prestigious list of best airlines.


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6 thoughts on “Top 10 Best Airlines in the World (2021)”

  1. Tomorrow at 18:20 i will fly with Qatar From Istanbul (Turkiye) To Doha (Qatar) proceeding to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) which means i am flying with world Number one Airline.


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