The prestigious Travel and Leisure “World’s Best” awards were announced today, covering everything from best hotels to best islands to best airlines. Not surprisingly, no legacy carriers were in the top domestic airlines list — as we expected, Virgin America and JetBlue were the winners. And how couldn’t they be? With in-seat video, internet and hipsters on their side it’s hard to compete.
On the international side, Singapore Airlines wins once again, with all-star global service including private rooms on their delightful A380’s.
The full list of top contenders in the domestic category:
Check out the international rankings after the jump.
Top international airlines raked as such:
- Singapore Airlines
- Japan Airlines
- Virgin Atlantic
- All Nippon Airways
- Cathay Pacific
- Thai Airways
- Air New Zealand