Skytrax is known for its World Airline Awards - they survey more people than anyone else, and the travel industry consistently awaits the results every year. These then, are the top 10 airlines in the world according to Skytrax.
Singapore Airlines may be based in a small country, but it covers a lot of international destinations and flies more passengers every year than the entire population of Singapore.
Cathay Pacific is also a member of the Oneworld alliance and is the top ranked Asian-based airline by Skytrax.
Qantas is a member of Oneworld, alongside British Airways, and repeatedly scores well with passengers around the world for its service.
4. Thai Airways
Thai Airways is the top ranked airline affiliated with Star Alliance. Thai is known for its inflight service, and its flight attendants wear traditional Thai clothing during their flights.
Asiana Airlines is part of Star Alliance, and flies to over 50 cities in 17 countries.
The red and blue in the logo of Malaysia Airlines is said to represent equilibrium.
Qatar Airways may be in business for less than 15 years, but it has garnered a lot of international attention for its service.
This airline is a member of Star Alliance and although it is a small airline, it has made quick gains in winning over passengers with its customer service and safety record.
Emirates hires a lot of foreigners as flight attendants for their airline, and this airline consistently wins awards for its service.
10. Etihad Airways
Haven't heard of this airline? Etihad calls itself the national airline of the United Arab Emirates.