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19th Nov 2016

These are the ten best and most punctual airlines in the world

British Airways doesn't make the top 10.

Conor Heneghan

How many of these airlines have you flown with?

Qatar Airways is the best airline in the world to fly with, according to a survey by AirHelp.

AirHelp, a company that seeks to compare the merits of various airlines in the best interests of passengers, ranked 77 airlines based on three separate criteria and deemed the Qatari-based airline worthy of the top spot.

The criteria used by AirHelp were quality and service, on-time performance and claim processing, with each one being marked out of ten to arrive on an overall score for each individual airline.

British Airways is just outside the top 10 in 14th place, while other UK airlines Flybe and EasyJet are both outside the top 20.

You can see the list of rankings in full here.

AirHelp Global Rankings Top 10

  1. Qatar Airways (Score: 8.7/10)
  2. Air Dolomiti – Italy (8.5)
  3. Austrian Airlines (8.5)
  4. Singapore Airlines (8.4)
  5. KLM – Royal Dutch Airlines (8.3)
  6. Virgin Atlantic Airways (8.2)
  7. Air Baltic – Latvia (8.1)
  8. Cathay Pacific Airways (8.1)
  9. Air Canada (8.1)
  10. Finnair (8)

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