The most popular Airlines

As you all know I am a frequent traveller. I have visited 164 countries and last year I had 280 travelling days. 

So which is the best airline in the world? My personal favourite is Emirates. What do other people think? 

CNN Business Traveller has made an inquire and huge survey asking business travellers about their preferences and experiences. I am not surprised that South American and Middle East Airlines come out at the top of the ranking. 

According to CNN the top three airlines are:


South American airline, formed from merger of Tam Airlines and Lan Airlines.

The reviewers say “Best airline to fly to Brazil,” declares IsabellasTrips from New York. “Great onboard entertainment, very nice staff, good food and drinks.”

Ranked best for Customer Service, Cleanliness, Check-In and Boarding.

Dubai-based international airline recently named the world’s best airline by Skytrax.

The reviewers say “I call it Awesome Airlines!,” enthuses Frequentflyer005 from Chandigarh, India, while ZA_World from Johanneseburg says it offers “unsurpassed price, service and luxury.”

Fred Z from Texas concludes: “Food was great. Seat was very good. The choice of Movies and TV shows is unbelievable and the Wi-Fi service is great.”

Ranked best for Customer Service, Cleanliness, Food and Beverage, Check-In and Boarding, In-Flight Entertainment (Wi-Fi, TV, Movies).

3. AZUL Brazilian Airlines

Brazilian carrier named 2016’s best low-cost airline in South America by Skytrax and third-most punctual airline of 2016 by OAG.

The reviewers say: Tak009 from North Carolina commends the “excellent staff support for canceled flight” while Cyn D from Edmonton, Canada found the service “prompt and professional” and the seats “relatively roomy.”

Niels_horn from Rio de Janeiro praises the “modern” in-flight entertainment system and “power outlets between the seats and USB power from the entertainment system.”

Ranked best for Customer Service, Cleanliness, Check-In and Boarding, In-Flight Entertainment.

I have used all of these three airlines nunerous times and agree with the survey. I would personally rank EMIRATES as number one and hold QATAR and Singapore Airlines above AZUL, but that is my view. 

All top ten ranked airlines are reviewed and presented in a similar way in the article. 

You can read the entire article here (click the link): Link to CNN BT Article