Flying is often a fundamental element of travel, and airlines have the ability to make or break a trip. With so many options to choose from, how do you know which ones offer the best service, comfort, and value for your money?
To establish which airlines are the best, an expert panel has nominated their top picks across six categories, and now it’s your turn to decide the winners by voting for your favorites. You can vote once per day, per category, and voting ends on Monday, September 25 at noon ET.
Click on each category below to vote:
Flying has become a fundamental aspect of travel for many people. And while it might not be your favorite part of a vacation or business trip, these 20 airlines — selected as the best by an expert panel — strive to improve the flyer experience with newer planes, better connectivity, and improved food and entertainment.
Which airline do you favor?
Best Business & First Class
It’s easy to forget you’re on an airplane at all when flying in these 20 airlines’ premium cabins, selected by an expert panel as the best in the industry. They offer luxe amenities such as lie-flat beds, widescreen TVs for personal entertainment, and multi-course meals prepared by onboard chefs.
Which airline’s business or first class would you most like to book?
Best Cabin Crew
The cabin crew is one of the most critical and overlooked elements of a flight, whether you’re flying economy or first class. The friendliness, enthusiasm, and efficiency of the flight attendants onboard can often make or break the passenger experience. It’s not an easy job, and these 20 airlines — nominated as the best by an expert panel — exceed at it.
Which airline do you think has the best cabin crew?
Best Economy Class
For the vast majority of travelers, flying means sitting in economy class — the most affordable option for air travel. But not all economy classes are created equal. These 20 airlines — nominated as the best by a panel of experts — make the economy class experience more comfortable with perks like bigger seats, more legroom, and ample entertainment options.
Which airline do you think has the best economy class seats?
Best Inflight Entertainment
With seat-back touchscreens, high-speed Wi-Fi, personal device access, and hundreds of hours of free content, flying is more entertaining than ever. Nominated as the best in the industry by an expert panel, these 20 airlines score big points when it comes to inflight entertainment options.
Which airline is your favorite for inflight entertainment?
Best Inflight Food
Airplane food has long been an object of ridicule, but airlines have upped their culinary game (even in economy), with seasonal ingredients, destination-inspired menus, and even onboard chefs. Nominated as the best by an expert panel, these 20 airlines offer stellar meals and snacks that taste even better at 30,000 feet.
Which airline do you think serves the best food?
Remember, you can vote once per day in each category. The 10 nominees with the most votes in each category will be announced on 10best.com on Friday, October 6.