The 2016 best airline and airport awards are now out! These awards are brought to you by Business Traveller Magazine, voted by its readers. From the best first class, best business class, and best overall airline, to the best airport, and best lounge, here’s who climbed to the top.

Best Airlines

Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines (SIA) did it again! This makes it their twelfth year of winning the Best Airline award, and it shouldn’t be any surprise. SIA goes above and beyond luxury, even in their economy cabin. They also took home the Best Long-Haul Airline, Best Asian Airline, Best Cabin Staff and Best Economy Class awards.

British Airlines

British Airways wasn’t far behind, receiving the Best Short-Haul Carrier, Best Frequent Flyer Programme and Best Airport Lounge awards.

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways, another top-of-the-line airline, also took home a handful of awards including Best Business Class and Best Middle Eastern Airline.

Best Airline Awards: The Complete List

Best Airline

1. Singapore Airlines
2. Emirates
3. British Airways
4. Qatar Airways
5. Cathay Pacific

Best Long-Haul Airline

1. Singapore Airlines
2. Cathay Pacific
3. Qatar Airways
4. Emirates

Best First Class

1. Emirates
2. Singapore Airlines
3. British Airways
4. Etihad Airways

Best Business Class

1. Qatar Airways
2. Singapore Airlines
3. Cathay Pacific
4. Emirates
5. Virgin Atlantic

Best Premium Economy Class

1. Virgin Atlantic
2. Qantas
3. British Airways
4. Air New Zealand

Best Cabin Staff

1. Singapore Airlines
2. Cathay Pacific
3. Virgin Atlantic
4. British Airways

Best Airline Alliance

1. OneWorld
2. Star Alliance
3. SkyTeam

Best Airports

Just like the airline, the countries breathtaking and out-of-this-world airport, Singapore’s Changi, once again takes home the Best Airport in the World award for the 29th year in a row.


Best Airport in the World

1. Singapore Changi Airport
2. London Heathrow Airport
3. Hong Kong International Airport
4. Hamad International Airport, Doha
5. Dubai International Airport

Best Airport in Europe

1. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
2. London Heathrow Airport
3. Munich Airport
4. Zurich Airport

Best Airport for Tax-Free Shopping

1. London Heathrow Airport
2. Singapore Changi Airport
3. Dubai International Airport
4. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Best Airport Lounge

1. British Airways Concorde Room, London Heathrow
2. Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse, London Heathrow
3. Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Lounge, Doha
4. Cathay Pacific The Wing First Class, Hong Kong

Best Airport Hotel

1. Regal Airport Hotel Hong Kong
2. Sofitel London Heathrow
3. Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
4. Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, Singapore

What’s your vote? Would you agree or disagree with the winners?