13 of the World’s Top 20 Airlines are in the Asia Pacific Region 2014

With Cathay Pacific topping the list, the Asia-Pacific Region is home to a majority of the world’s top airlines according to a survey by airline industry analyst firm Skytrax.

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The World Airline Awards are regarded by the industry as a benchmark for airlines throughout the world. The survey format is based on analysis of business and leisure travelers, across all cabin travel types (First, Business, Premium Economy and Economy class passengers).


The World’s Top Airlines – 2014

2013 Rating
1Cathay Pacific Airways6
2Qatar Airways2
3Singapore Airlines3
5Turkish Airlines9
6ANA All Nippon Airways4
7Garuda Indonesia8
8Asiana Airlines5
9Etihad Airways7
11Qantas Airways10
12EVA Air12
14Thai Airways15
15Virgin Australia13
16Air New Zealand18
17British Airways27
18Malaysia Airlines14
19Hainan Airlines19
20Bangkok Airways31
22South African Airways21
23Japan Airlines25
24Air Canada20
25Air France40
26Korean Air17
27Oman Air22
29Hong Kong Airlines41
30Aegean Airlines30

View the full list at World Airline Awards.