Qatar Airways Awarded Airline of the Year for 2024

Doha, Qatar: Qatar Airways has been honored as Airline of the Year for 2024 by, surpassing notable competitors such as Air New Zealand, Korean Air, Cathay Pacific Airways, and Emirates.

Additionally, for the fifth consecutive year, Qatar Airways has secured the titles for Best Business Class and Best Catering.

Geoffrey Thomas, Editor-in-Chief of, highlighted Qatar Airways' consistent excellence and high service standards, as reflected in passenger feedback. “In our objective analysis, Qatar Airways emerged as the leader in many key areas, although the scoring was very close for the top ten. However, passenger reviews placed Qatar Airways ahead of all other airlines, showcasing its consistency and high standard of service delivery,” he remarked.

The Airline Excellence Awards are presented by, the world's only safety and product rating website. Judged by five editors with over 100 years of industry experience, the awards incorporate major safety and government audits along with 12 key criteria, including fleet age, passenger reviews, profitability, safety rating, product rating, innovation, and forward fleet orders.