London: Travellers voted Singapore Airlines the best carrier in the world for the year 2018, according to UK based SkyTrax, which surveys more than 20 million fliers every year. It was also named the best in first-class. This is the fourth time the Asian company has won the honours since the annual award was established in 1999.
For the last two years, Singapore Air has been revamping its cabins to provide bigger entertainment consoles and more space. Asian carriers dominated the list with seven among the world’s top 10 airlines this year.
Qatar Airways, named second, but dropped from first position, while All Nippon Airways retained in third position since last year.
Others airlines are Emirates (4th), EVA Air (5th), Cathay Pacific (6th), Lufthansa (7th), Hainan Airlines (8th), Garuda Indonesia (9th) and Thai Airways (10th).