2019 Best Airlines
Discover the world's top-rated airlines in 2019
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.
Best Airline

Best Airline

The best of the rest. Here are the top airlines in Middle East & Africa for the category Best Airline.
1
Qatar Airways
82.1%
"Qatar is quite possibly the best airline in the world, especially on its long haul flights."
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2
Emirates
81.1%
"I've flown on Emirates multiple times now and I have had a great experience each time."
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3
EL AL
73.5%
"It was my first flight with El Al and would do it again. The attention of all the stewardess was excellent."
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4
SAUDIA
73.1%
"I would definitely fly Saudia Airlines again. Thank you!!!"
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5
Etihad Airways
71.6%
"Lived up to the usual Etihad high standards. Efficiency, comfort, service and value for money."
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6
Ethiopian Air
68.2%
"The Ethiopian Airlines flight crew are outstanding at their work."
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7
Royal Air Maroc
64.2%
"The flight was so smooth all the way and the crew were just cool."
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Qatar Airways - #1 in Middle East & Africa

Based on the number and quality of airline reviews and ratings from 2018, Qatar Airways was identified as having routinely provided a superior experience to travelers in Middle East & Africa.
Overall Rating
8.3 Excellent
Based on 10,846 reviews
Boarding
83%
Comfort
82%
Crew
86%
Entertainment
83%
Food
80%
Overall
83%
2019 Best Airlines

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 2018.
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