Thai Airways rated as world’s best economy airline


Thai Airways rated as world’s best economy airline

Thai Airways International has been rated among the best airlines in the world by airline review firm Skytrax.

Earlier this week Skytrax held its ‘World Airline Awards’ at the Paris Air Show, with Thai Airways claiming the title of World’s Best Economy Class, along with awards for Best Airline Lounge Spa Facility and Best Economy Class Onboard Catering.

Thai Airways was also rated as the 11th best airline overall.

Bangkok Airways also took home two awards: World’s Best Regional Airline and Best Regional Airline in Asia.

Air Asia and Air Asia X were the other regional airlines to win awards.

Air Asia was awarded World’s Best Low-Cost Airline and Best Low-Cost Airline in Asia, while sister firm Air Asia X won World’s Best Low Cost Airline Premium Cabin and World’s Best Low Cost Airline Premium Sea.

Globally, Qatar Airways beat Emirates to the gong of best carrier, ahead of Singapore Airlines in second and ANA All Nippon Airways in third.

Emirates were in fourth, while Cathay Pacific, EVA Air, Lufthansa, Etihad, Hainan Airlines and Garuda Indonesia made up the top 10.

World’s 20 best airlines according to Skytrax

1. Qatar Airways

2. Singapore Airlines

3. ANA All Nippon Airways

4. Emirates

5. Cathay Pacific

6. EVA Air

7. Lufthansa

8. Etihad

9. Hainan Airlines

10. Garuda Indonesia

11. Thai Airways

12. Turkish Airlines

13. Virgin Australia

14. Swiss

15. Qantas

16. Japan Airlines

17. Austrian

18. Air France

19. Air New Zealand

20. Asiana

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