“Mr. Goh Choon Phong, the Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Airlines, accepted the prestigious World’s Best Airline award on behalf of the airline during a ceremony held in Paris on June 20, 2023. Mr. Goh remarked, ‘This award serves as a testament to the unwavering dedication of our team, who worked relentlessly and made significant sacrifices to ensure that SIA was well-prepared for the resurgence in air travel. This has enabled us to emerge from the pandemic stronger and more resilient, solidifying our position as a leading global airline.’ He expressed gratitude to the airline’s loyal customers for their enduring support and affection throughout the pandemic, which provided the motivation and determination to overcome unprecedented challenges. As the recovery progresses, he reaffirmed the commitment to innovation, investment in top-tier products and services, and the continuous delivery of a world-class travel experience by Singapore Airlines.”
-1) Singapore Airlines
The success of Singapore Airlines has been propelled by its unwavering focus on customer service. Across all classes of service, passengers can savor gourmet meals crafted by internationally renowned chefs, while the carrier’s state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment system offers a diverse selection of movies, music, and games. With both Singapore Airlines and its budget carrier Scoot, the airline boasts a fleet of over 180 aircraft, covering more than 110 destinations worldwide.
-2) Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways, the flag carrier of Qatar, is headquartered in Doha. The airline’s pioneering in-flight offerings emphasize comfort, exquisite cuisine, the latest in entertainment, and outstanding service. With an average fleet age of around 5 years, Qatar Airways connects to over 150 significant business and leisure destinations globally, operating a fleet of more than 200 aircraft across regions like Australia, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, and South America.
-3) ANA All Nippon Airways
Established in 1952, ANA has grown from two helicopters to become Japan’s largest airline and a major player in Asia. With 82 international and 118 domestic routes, ANA employs a unique dual hub model that facilitates seamless travel via Tokyo’s Narita and Haneda airports. Star Alliance member ANA offers same-day connections between several North American, Asian, and Chinese cities, solidifying its place as a significant force in the airline industry.
Emirates, a pivotal connector through its Dubai hub, operates modern and comfortable aircraft. Its diverse workforce provides award-winning services to customers across six continents. The airline’s fleet, totaling 262 aircraft, services 152 destinations globally. In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Emirates stood as the largest international airline, carrying 15.8 million passengers and contributing to the industry’s recovery.
-5) Japan Airlines
Founded in 1951, Japan Airlines operates a contemporary fleet of over 230 aircraft. As a oneworld Alliance member, it boasts four major hubs in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, and Okinawa, serving 95 destinations across 20 territories. With a reputation for embodying traditional Japanese hospitality, JAL remains steadfast in providing top-notch flight safety and service quality.
-6) Turkish Airlines
Originating in 1933, Turkish Airlines, a Star Alliance member, boasts a fleet of more than 300 aircraft, serving over 300 global destinations. The airline proudly carries the Turkish flag worldwide and holds the distinction of flying to more countries than any other carrier. This commitment to expansive connectivity has earned Turkish Airlines a prominent place in the global aviation landscape.
-7) Air France
Air France elevates each flight into a pleasurable experience. With 1,500 daily flights spanning France, Europe, and the world, Air France stands as one of Europe’s foremost aviation groups. In collaboration with KLM since 2004, the Air France-KLM Group extends a network of 312 destinations across 116 countries from their bases in Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol.
-8) Cathay Pacific Airways
The Cathay Pacific Group, headquartered in Hong Kong, operates scheduled passenger and cargo services to over 200 destinations worldwide. As a founding member of the oneworld alliance, Cathay Pacific delivers connectivity across Asia, North America, Australia, Europe, and Africa through its fleet of nearly 200 aircraft.
-9) EVA Air
Established in 1989 and a member of Star Alliance, EVA Air links Asia, Mainland China, Europe, North America, and Oceania, connecting more than 60 major business and tourist hubs. Operating from Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan, EVA Air plays a pivotal role in facilitating global travel.
-10) Korean Air
A prominent member of SkyTeam, Korean Air is a leading international airline headquartered in Seoul, with a central hub at Incheon Airport. Its diverse offerings encompass passenger, cargo, aerospace, catering, and in-flight sales. Committed to excellence, Korean Air serves 125 destinations in 44 countries with a fleet of 169 aircraft, striving to earn respect within the global aviation community.”