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| 18 July, 2018

Emirates, Etihad among world's top airlines in 2018

The survey covered more than 335 airlines

Image used for illustrative purpose. An Emirates Airlines Airbus A380-800 lands at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California, April 16, 2015.  Reuters/Louis Nastro

Image used for illustrative purpose. An Emirates Airlines Airbus A380-800 lands at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California, April 16, 2015. Reuters/Louis Nastro

UAE-based airlines, Emirates and Etihad Airways made a place for themselves in the list of top airlines in the world.

While Emirates took up the fourth position on the list, Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways figures on the 20th position.

Singapore Airlines cemented its position as the best airline in the world for 2018, according to a ranking by the consumer-aviation website Skytrax.

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The Skytrax rankings are based on the impressions of 20.36 million travellers from more than 100 different countries.

The survey, which covered more than 335 airlines, measured49 parameters rangingfrom boarding procedures to seat comfort to the quality of service.

Among the top 20 airlines in the world include:

Singapore Airlines

ANA All Nippon Airways

Emirates

EVA Air

Cathay Pacific Airways

Lufthansa

Hainan Airlines

Garuda Indonesia

Thai Airways

Qantas Airways

Swiss International Air Lines

Japan Airlines

China Southern Airlines

Etihad Airways

Austrian Airlines

Air New Zealand

Turkish Airlines

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Hong Kong Airlines

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