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Best Airlines

Discover the world’s top-rated airlines for 2018
Not sure which airline to fly with on your next trip? The next time you visit an airline's website, check to see if it has earned KAYAK's coveted Best Airlines badge. Here are the year's best airlines according to airline reviews from travelers on KAYAK.
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US & Canada

Best Airline
Best Comfort
Start your flight confidently and comfortably. Here are the top airlines in US & Canada for the category Best Comfort.
1
Alaska Airlines
83.9 %
"Comfortable seats, Charger for phone and outlet for laptop plug. It’s roomy too."
2
Hawaiian Airlines
80.7 %
"Comfortable seats that don't lean forward too much in the "upright" position."
3
Porter Airlines
78.1 %
"Comfy large seats."
4
Delta
77.6 %
"Comfortable flight, ample legroom, and the chairs were pretty plush."
5
American Airlines
72.3 %
"Comfortable seats, good legroom."
6
Air Canada
70.7 %
"Seat was comfortable with good recline that didn't interfere with fellow passengers."
7
United Airlines
69.4 %
"I love United Airlines airplanes. They are roomy and comfortable. I don't like to fly, but I have to admit, I felt pretty good on these flights."
8
Silver Airways
63.8 %
"Seats were soft, spacious, and comfortable!"

Alaska Airlines - #1 in US & Canada

Overall Guest Rating
84.3 Excellent
Based on 29,875 reviews
Boarding
86.4
Comfort
83.9
Crew
89.0
Entertainment
80.4
Food
80.2
Based on the number and quality of airline reviews and ratings from 2017, Alaska Airlines was identified as having routinely provided a superior experience to travelers in North America.
About KAYAK's Best Airlines
KAYAK's airline ratings process was introduced to provide airline customers who use KAYAK with a platform to share their experience flying with different airlines. An airline must have a minimum Overall Rating of 6.1 and a minimum of 150 reviews published within the last year to qualify for consideration for KAYAK's Best Airlines. The current list of Best Airlines are based on ratings from KAYAK users in 2017.
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