Here Are The Best Airlines To Fly In 2019.

10. Japan Airlines 
Japan Airlines, or JAL for short, secured the 10th spot. Based out of Tokyo, JAL is the flag carrier of Japan. The airline currently operates an all Boeing fleet of 164 aircraft, however, has 31 A350 aircraft on order, in addition to a number of Mitsubishi MRJ90 aircraft. The airline announced back in August that it was introducing new business class seats on its Osaka to Los Angeles service shortly after being named a 5-star airline. 
9. Cathay Pacific 
With the arrival of new A350 aircraft, Cathay Pacific has secured the 9th spot. The airline is based out of Hong Kong, acting as the nation’s flag carrier. The carrier has an active fleet of 150 aircraft, with more A350 and the new B777x still on order. Cathay Pacific is currently a part of the OneWorld alliance, however, they could feasibly be the next airline to leave. 
8. EVA Air 
Taiwan’s EVA Air features in the top ten for the first time this year. The airline received its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner in October. As such the airline now has 76 active aircraft. It is taking part in the Battle of Seattle, launching additional services making a total of 10 per week.  
7. All Nippon Airways 
The second-largest Airline in Japan also ranks in the best airlines, 3 places above its flag carrier competitor. The airline has the largest fleet yet, clocking in at 231 Boeing and Airbus aircraft. As such, the airline operates a route all over the world to 97 destinations. 
6. Emirates 
Sixth in the list of top 10 airlines is Emirates, the Middle East carrier who recently launched a brand new first-class offering. The airline ranked highly despite recently announcing that profits had dropped by 53%. Emirates operates a fleet exclusively made up of long-haul B777 and A380 aircraft. With a total of 267 aircraft, the airline is the world’s largest A380 operator, flying 105 aircraft of the type. 
5. Virgin Australia 
Virgin Australia operates a fleet of 93 Airbus and Boeing aircraft. The majority of these are the B737. The Australian carrier mainly focuses on flights around Australasia, however, also operates as far afield as Los Angeles and Abu Dhabi. 
4. Qatar 
The second One World airline to make the cut in Qatar. However, Qatar is also reportedly ready to leave the alliance. The flag carrier airline operates a fleet of 225 aircraft. Despite being blocked from flying in most of the airspace surrounding the country, it operates many international destinations and is known for its business class suites. 
3. Qantas 
Fellow OneWorld Airline Qantas ranks within the top 3 global airlines for 2019. The airline is currently looking to launch non stop flights between London and Sydney within the next 5 years. As such, Qantas is expected to place an order for new aircraft in 2019. Qantas, the Australian flag carrier, operates a fleet of 130 aircraft, including 12 A380s. 
2. Air New Zeland 
Air New Zeland clutches the second-best spot this year. The airline flies around the world from its hub in Auckland. The New Zealand Flag carrier has a fleet of 62 Airbus and Boeing aircraft. The carrier flies from Auckland to London via a stop at Los Angeles. 
1. Singapore Airlines 
Claiming the top spot is Singapore Airlines. The airline reportedly claimed the top spot due to a combination of factors including a new suites product, and the resumption of non-stop flights between Singapore and New York.