The awards are survey-based from responses of more than 20 million travellers, who rated more than 335 airlines.
Here are the world's top 10 airlines of 2018. The only European carrier managed to make its entry into the top 10 was Lufthansa, which grabbed 7 place, followed by China's Hainan Airlines in eighth, Garuda Indonesia in ninth and Thai Airways in 10.
In her acceptance speech, Aziz emphasized competence, efficiency and performance as the key elements to maintaining AirAsia's world-class quality in a highly competitive global and regional airline industry.
Skytrax, an airline rating and review organization, has released its list of the Best Airlines in the World for 2018. The aircraft is set to continue direct flights to NY from the island-city in October following a gap of five years. The airline will fly the first Airbus A350-ULR (for Ultra Long Range) on the 16,700 km route, taking nearly 19 hours.
Best Business Class, Best Business Class Seat and Best First Class Lounge went to Qatar Airways. The employees were given the award as the Best Airline Staff Service in Europe and Best Business Class Onboard Catering.
This is the second consecutive year Air Canada has won the Best Airline in North America award. Last year, Qatar Airways unveiled its QSuite, a revolutionary take on its business class that allows the passenger to lower a partition to create a double bed.
Qatar Airways also made headline news this week at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018, with a number of high-profile announcements, showcasing six aircraft from its growing fleet, and hosting visitors both at its chalet and on board its aircraft.
Other previous winners of the top prize have included Emirates (2001, 2002, 2013, 2016), Cathay Pacific (2003, 2005, 2009, 2014) and Asiana (2010).
As an global carrier, Hainan Airlines is committed to building a world-class brand with meticulously crafted services. Qantas Airways 3. Singapore Airlines 4. Aeroflot 7. EVA Air 8.