Finnair has been rated as the Best Airline in Northern Europe 2018 on the World Airline Awards ranking made by Skytrax. This list situates the Finnish company ahead of its main competitors in this region such as Norwegian, SAS Scandinavia, Icelandair and Air Baltic.
The World Airline Awards began in 1999, when Skytrax launched its first global, annual airline customer satisfaction survey. In its 2000 edition, this survey already attracted a worldwide completion of 2.2 million entries. The latest 2017-2018 survey achieved 20.36 million completed elegible entries, according to the numbers provided by Skytrax on its webpage.
This year Finnair has won two regional awards: Best airline in Northern Europe and also Best Cabin Crew in Northern Europe 2018.
List of Best Airlines in Northern Europe
- SAS Scandinavia
- WoW Air
- Air Baltic
- TUlfy Nordic
- Primera Air
At the Skytrax global ranking of the World’s Best Airlines 2018, Finnair is ranked 27th on a list that is leaded by Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, ANA All Nipon Airways Emirates and EVA Air. Finnair drops two places in this ranking compared to the 2017 survey, when it occupied the 25th place.
The only European company included in the Top Ten of the World’s Best Airlines 2018 is the German Lufthansa, which has gained the 7th position. Lufthansa has been also awarded as the number one among the Best European Airlines 2018, a ranking in which Finnair occupies the eighth position and is as follows:
The Best European Airlines 2018
- Swiss International Air Lines
- Austrian Airlines
- Turkish Airlines
- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
- Air France
- Virgin Atlantic
- British Airways
Lufthansa is awarded also the Best Airline in West Europe price, while in Eastern Europe the prize has been won by the Russian Aeroflot.
If you wish to learn more about the World’s Best Airlines or check any Airline rating, find all the information at the page of the Skytrax World Airline Awards HERE