TripAdvisor Names Best Airlines - Travel News


ADVERTISING DISCLOSURE: is an independent, advertising-supported web site. receives compensation from most credit card issuers whose offers appear on our site. Compensation from our advertising partners impacts how and where their products appear on our site, including, for example, the order in which they may appear within review lists. has not reviewed all available credit card offers in the marketplace.

Credit Card Applications » News » Travel » TripAdvisor Names Best Airlines

TripAdvisor Names Best Airlines

TripAdvisor Names Best Airlines
The content is accurate at the time of publication and is subject to change.

Reviews matter on TripAdvisor and they used those reviews to formulate their first ever Travelers’ Choice awards for airlines. Emirates Airlines took first place in the top ten airlines in the world category with Singapore Airlines and Azul coming in second and third. Two domestic airlines made it into the top ten as well – with JetBlue taking fourth place and Alaska Airlines coming in ninth.

TripAdvisor also broke out the top airlines in other categories as well including Europe, North America, the Middle East and Africa, so travelers can see what the best airlines are in the areas they are traveling to.

The Travelers’ Choice awards are a new initiative for TripAdvisor. “We are proud to announce the inaugural Travelers’ Choice awards for airlines, to help travelers make the most well-informed air travel decisions, based on the experiences of the global TripAdvisor community,” said Bryan Saltzburg, senior vice president and general manager for TripAdvisor Flights.

“The airline industry is investing billions of dollars in new aircraft and service enhancements to differentiate the flying experience and these awards recognize the carriers offering the very best experiences and value to the traveling public,” he said.

When it comes to being tops in the world here is the full list:

1. Emirates, United Arab Emirates
2. Singapore Airlines, Singapore
3. Azul, Brazil
4. JetBlue, United States
5. Air New Zealand, New Zealand
6. Korean Air, South Korea
7. Japan Airlines, Japan
8. Thai Smile, Thailand
9. Alaska Airlines, United States
10. Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia

The best in class are in

As anyone who has flown first class with Emirates may have guessed they also were named best in first class as well as having the best economy class too.

But other airlines made it into the “best in class” category as well with the Russian airline Aeroflot taking the best business class spot. When it comes to premium economy Air New Zealand is top notch.

Best in the North America

If you’re staying local and not leaving North America, you might want to know that Delta is the top airline in the region, according to TripAdvisor.

The best mid-sized and low-cost airlines are:
1. JetBlue, United States
2. Alaska Airlines, United States
3. Southwest, United States
4. Virgin America, United States
5. WestJet, Canada

To review the full list, travelers can visit the website.

The Travelers’ Choice awards were given out using an algorithm that looked at not only the number of reviews but the quality of the reviews, along with the ratings that went along with them. All the reviews used for these awards were submitted by travelers.

Disclaimer: This editorial content is not provided or commissioned by the credit card issuer(s). Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of the credit card issuer(s), and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the credit card issuer(s). Reasonable efforts are made to present accurate information, however all information is presented without warranty. Consult a card's issuing bank for the terms & conditions.
All rates and fees, and other terms and conditions of the products mentioned in this article/post are actual as of the last update date but are subject to change. See the current products' Terms & Conditions on the issuing banks' websites.
Add to Favorites:

Related News:

Visa Checkout is Growing
Visa Checkout is Growing

Posted: April 17, 2017

When it comes to enrolled accounts Visa Checkout has hit the 20 million account mark, a major milestone for the payment system. Continue reading

Tax Refunds Slated for Big Purchases
Tax Refunds Slated for Big Purchases

Posted: March 20, 2017

If you’re planning on making a big purchase and using your tax refund to get it, you are not alone according to a new study by new SunTrust Banks. Continue reading

The New Luxury Card App is Launched
The New Luxury Card App is Launched

Posted: March 18, 2019

Luxury Card has rolled out their new app, giving cardholders access to a variety of features and benefits including, finding one of a kind experiences and chat in real time with Luxury Card Concierge Specialists. These specialists can help… Continue reading

Get the latest news, articles and expert advice delivered to your inbox. It's FREE.
INTRO OFFER: Discover will match ALL the Miles you've earned at the end of your first year, automatically. For example, if you earn 30,000 Miles, you get 60,000 Miles. That's $600 towards travel!
For Excellent, Good Credit
Earn 10,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles and receive a $50 statement credit after making $500 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening*
For Excellent Credit
Enjoy 70,000 bonus miles after spending $5,000 on purchases in the first 90 days
For Good/Excellent Credit
See Rates & Fees
You've successfully subscribed!

Please specify the following:All these fields are optional

Your Credit History
Themes you are interested in:

By providing this information you help us make our news letters more useful and informative. Thank you!