These are the best airlines in the Middle East for 2024

These are the best airlines in the Middle East for 2024

According to international aviation ranking organisation Skytrax, Saudia places within the top five airlines in the region
28 June 24
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The coveted Skytrax rankings have been revealed for the Best Airlines in the Middle East, but where do the Kingdom's top airlines place?

This prestigious list, released annually by the leading aviation ranking organisation, Skytrax, shines a spotlight on airlines that excel in exceeding expectations for passengers; exceptional service, luxurious amenities, and an unforgettable flying experience are all hallmarks of the airlines that make the cut.

Saudi Arabia's Saudia and Flynas both ranked within the top ten for overall Best Airlines in the Middle East at Skytrax's World Airline Awards for 2024.

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In the same awards, Saudia's First Class was recognised as being amongst the best in the world. The Kingdom's national airline placed 8th on the list, ahead of internationally renowned, industry leading brands such as British Airways, Etihad and Qantas Airways.

Overtaking international leaders and competitors, Saudia's ranking on the Skytrax's World's Best First Class Airlines proves that the airline provides First Class passengers with everything from unparalleled comfort, exceptional service, and award-winning cuisine.

There are close to 80 airlines based and operating in the Middle East. The wide range of carriers includes budget airlines like the United Arab Emirates' flydubai and Saudi's Flynas to established national carriers such as Emirates, Saudia and Qatar Airways.

Top 10 Airlines in the Middle East 2024

1Qatar AirwaysQatar
4SaudiaSaudi Arabia
5Oman AirOman
6Gulf AirBahrain
7FlynasSaudi Arabia
9Kuwait AirwaysKuwait
10Air ArabiaUAE
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Check out the full list of regional winners right here