Qatar Airways named world’s best in World Airline Awards 2017

FILE -- In this Nov. 4, 2015 file photo, a Boeing 787 airplane purchased by Qatar Airways is shown during a delivery ceremony in Everett, Wash. Qatar Airways, announced Sunday, June 11, 2017, that its net profits reached $540 million in its latest financial disclosure before the airline was blocked from flying to major Arab states. Analysts estimate that a political standoff in the Gulf between Qatar and other Arab states will cost the airline heavily after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar and blocked direct flights with the country. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Qatar Airways was named the best airline in 2017, according to the annual World Airline Awards published by Skytrax.

It moves up from number two last year when Emirates finished first.

Here are the world’s Top 10 airlines:

  1. Qatar Airways
  2. Singapore Airlines
  3. ANA All Nippon Airways
  4. Emirates
  5. Cathay Pacific
  6. EVA Air
  7. Lufthansa
  8. Etihad Airways
  9. Hainan Airlines
  10. Garuda Indonesia

The top U.S. carrier was Delta Airlines, which came in at number 32.

>> Click here to see the Top 100 list.


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