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 Boarding

Best Boarding

Because chaotic waiting room lines are no way to start a trip. Here are the top airlines in Middle East & Africa for the category Best Boarding.
1
Qatar Airways
83.2%
"Flawless boarding."
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2
Emirates
80.9%
"Boarding was swift and easy."
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3
EL AL
76.4%
"Smooth boarding."
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4
SAUDIA
72.5%
"Boarding was quick and service on plane excellent."
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5
Etihad Airways
72.5%
"Boarding and check-in was effortless."
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6
Ethiopian Air
69.0%
"The overall work ethics and the ease of boarding was awesome"
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7
Royal Air Maroc
64.7%
"Boarding process went smoothly"
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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 10,821 reviews
Boarding
84%
Comfort
82%
Crew
87%
Entertainment
83%
Food
81%
Overall
84%
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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