Qantas drops out of top ten in Skytrax airline rankings


Qantas has tumbled in the global airline rankings dropping from fifth place to 17th in the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2023.

Qantas also lost its top spot in the Australia/Pacific rankings to Fiji Airways.

Singapore Airlines claimed the top spot in the world’s best airlines rankings, knocking Qatar Airways into second place.

“This award is a testament to the indomitable spirit of our people, who worked tirelessly and made many sacrifices to ensure that Singapore Airlines was ready for the recovery in air travel,” said Goh Choon Phong, CEO of Singapore Airlines.

“That has allowed us to emerge stronger and fitter from the pandemic as a leading international airline.

“We are firmly committed to innovating and investing in industry-leading products and services and ensuring that Singapore Airlines continues to offer our customers a world-class travel experience.”

AirAsia scooped the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline, a title it has held since 2010, while Jetstar came in at 14th place.

The World’s Top Airlines of 2023

  1. Singapore Airlines
  2. Qatar Airways
  3. ANA All Nippon Airways
  4. Emirates
  5. Japan Airlines
  6. Turkish Airlines
  7. Air France
  8. Cathay Pacific
  9. EVA Air
  10. Korean Air
  11. Hainan Airlines
  12. Swiss Int’l Air Lines
  13. Etihad Airways
  14. Iberia
  15. Fiji Airways
  16. Vistara
  17. Qantas Airways
  18. British Airways
  19. Air New Zealand
  20. Delta Air Lines

World’s Best Low-Cost Airlines 2023

  1. AirAsia
  2. Scoot
  3. Indigo
  4. Flynas
  5. Volotea
  6. Transavia France
  7. Sun Country Airlines
  8. Southwest Airlines
  9. airBaltic
  11. easyJet
  12. Vueling Airlines
  13. Ryanair
  14. Jetstar Airways
  15. flyDubai