TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site announced the winners of its Travelers' Choice® awards for airlines, identifying travelers' favorite carriers around the globe. In Asia, Singapore Airlines was named the number one airline in the world, followed by Japan's ANA. Several other Southeast Asian airlines are listed among the best.
Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of airline reviews and ratings submitted by travelers worldwide, over a 12-month period on TripAdvisor Flights.
“The Travellers’ Choice awards for airlines recognise the carriers that exceed passenger expectations and receive top marks from travellers,” says Bryan Saltzburg, senior vice president and general manager for TripAdvisor Flights.
Here's the list:
Singapore Airlines - Best Major Airline - Singapore
ANA (All Nippon Airways) - Japan
Asiana Airlines - South Korea
Cathay Pacific - Hongkong
China Airlines - Taiwan
EVA Air - Taiwan
Garuda Indonesia - Indonesia
Japan Airlines (JAL) - Japan
Korean Air - South Korea
Thai Airways - Thailand
Vistara - Best Regional Airline - India
Air Astana - Kazakhtan
Bangkok Airways - Thailand
Royal Brunei Airlines - Brunei Darussalam
SilkAir - Singapore
THAI Smile Airways - Thailand
IndiGo - Best Low Cost Airline - India
Citilink - Indonesia
Source : tripadvisor.com