First-class flying

Cathay Pacific has been named the world's best airline in the annual Skytrax Awards.
Cathay Pacific has been named the world's best airline in the annual Skytrax Awards.

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific has been named the world's best airline at the annual Skytrax Awards. Air New Zealand was rated 16th.

World's top 10 airlines
Click on the links to read Herald Travel flight check articles about the airlines in question.

1. Cathay Pacific Airways
2. Qatar Airways
3. Singapore Airlines
4. Emirates
5. Turkish Airlines
6. ANA All Nippon Airways
7. Garuda Indonesia
8. Asiana Airlines
9. Etihad Airways
10. Lufthansa

Best inflight entertainment

1. Emirates
2. Singapore Airlines
3. Turkish Airlines
4. Qantas
5. Cathay Pacific Airways
6. Virgin Atlantic
7. Qatar Airways
8. Air New Zealand
9. Virgin Australia
10. Etihad Airways

Best cabin crew

1. Garuda Indonesia
2. Cathay Pacific Airways
3. Singapore Airlines
4. Asiana Airlines
5. Malaysia Airlines
6. Qatar Airways
7. EVA Air
8. ANA All Nippon Airways
9. Thai Airways
10. Hainan Airlines

- NZ Herald

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on red akl_a2 at 24 Sep 2014 16:34:40 Processing Time: 895ms