T+L World’s Best Awards

Airlines are constantly upgrading their fleets, providing the latest in aero-technology bot inside and outside of the fuselage. One area carriers have been concentrating on is the inflight experience, with an emphasis on customer service.

Each year, Travel + Leisure release its World’s Best Awards. Today, we bring you the world’s best international airlines for customer service, as judged by T+L readers.

10. All Nippon Airways

9. Korean Air

8. Cathay Pacific Airways, International

7. Qatar Airways, International

6. Air New Zealand, International

5. Porter Airlines, International

4. Etihad Airways, International

3. Virgin Atlantic Airways, International

2. Emirates, International

1. Singapore Airlines, International

singapore airlines flight attendant

Singapore Airlines famous ‘Singapore Girls’ lead the pack with great attentive service from attendants trained to be international diplomats. There is no inflight situation the staff at Singapore Airlines can’t handle with poise and confidence. Even economy passengers are treated like first-class flyers.

“Every airline should take lessons from Singapore Airlines,” suggested one voter.

“[It’s] the absolute best airline I have flown with for customer service,” said another. “… the personnel are very helpful and considerate.”

Have you ever flown with Singapore Airlines? How was your experience?

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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca has worked in publishing and media in one form or another for around 25 years. He's a voracious reader, word spinner and art, writing, design, painting, drawing, travel and photography enthusiast. You'll often find him roaming through galleries or exploring the streets of his beloved Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, sketchpad or notebook in hand, smiling.


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