For the seventh year in a row, Qatar Airways has been named the best airline.

Skytrax has named the airline of the year for 2022.

This is the seventh time that the main award has been won by the Doha-based carrier, but the awards were not issued in 2020 so this is the third year in a row that they have won.

Second and third place went to Singapore Airlines.

Turkish Airlines came in at seventh.

US airlines didn't make the top ten. Delta Air Lines made it at 24th.

United Airlines came in at 60th.

The airline won three more awards including "World's Best Business Class", "World's Best Business Class Lounge Dining" and "Best Airline in the Middle East".

Akbar Al Baker said, "To be named as the World's Best Airline was always a goal when we were created, but to win it for the seventh time and pick up three additional awards is a testament to all the hard work of our incredible team."

Our passengers have the best experience possible when they fly with us. It's rewarding to win these awards in the same year that we celebrate our 25th anniversary, and I would like to extend my gratitude to all our passengers who voted for us.

We value your loyalty and want to create memories of a lifetime when you fly with us.

Is that what it is?

The winners are summarized.

  • World’s Best Airline: Qatar Airways
  • World’s Best Economy Class: Emirates
  • World’s Best Premium Economy Class: Virgin Atlantic
  • World’s Best Business Class: Qatar Airways
  • World’s Best Business Class Lounge: The Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse (London Heathrow)
  • World’s Best First Class: Singapore Airlines
  • World’s Best Airline Cleanliness: ANA All Nippon Airways
  • World’s Best Cabin Crew: Singapore Airlines
  • World’s Best Long Haul Low-Cost Airline: Scoot
  • World’s Best Low-Cost Airline: AirAsia
  • World’s Best Regional Airline: Bangkok Airways
  • World’s Best Inflight Entertainment: Emirates
  • World’s Most Improved Airline: Gulf Air
  • World’s Best Cabin Staff: Singapore Airlines

Is that what it is?

Skytrax has a list of the world's top airlines.

  1. Qatar Airways
  2. Singapore Airlines
  3. Emirates
  4. ANA All Nippon Airways
  5. Qantas
  6. Japan Airlines
  7. Turkish Airlines
  8. Air France
  9. Korean Air
  10. Swiss International Air Lines