Here are the 20 best airlines in the world
Emirates has been named the best airline in the world for 2016 by the leading consumer-aviation website Skytrax.
The Dubai-based airline was presented with the award at a ceremony during the 2016 Farnborough Airshow.This is the fourth time Emirates has garnered this honor in the past 15 years, as well as its first win since 2013.
"We are honored to be recognized by the prestigious Skytrax awards," Emirates President Tim Clark said in a statement. "Emirates has always put our customers at the heart of what we do, and we work hard to deliver the very best experience possible to our customers at every touchpoint, every day, all around the world.
"The fact that these awards are based on the direct feedback from passengers is gratifying and wonderful recognition for all of the hard work that's gone into creating the Emirates experience."
The Skytrax rankings are based on the impressions of 19.2 million travelers from 104 different countries. The survey, which covered more than 280 airlines, measured 41 parameters ranging from boarding procedures to seat comfort to the quality of service.
Here are the 20 best airlines in the world, according to the results of the Skytrax survey: