TripAdvisor announces 2018 Travelers' Choice Awards



TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, has announced the winners of its Travelers´ Choice® awards for airlines, identifying travelers´ favorite carriers around the globe, the company said.

For 2018, Singapore Airlines was named the number one airline in the world and Southwest Airlines ranked as the best US carrier.

Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of airline reviews and ratings submitted by travelers worldwide, over a 12-month period on TripAdvisor Flights.

The global top 10 were Singapore Airlines, Singapore; Air New Zealand, New Zealand; Emirates, United Arab Emirates; Japan Airlines, Japan; EVA Air, Taiwan; Southwest Airlines, United States; Jet2.com, United Kingdom; Qatar Airways, Qatar; Azul, Brazil; and Korean Air, South Korea.

For the complete list of winners from the 2018 Travelers´ Choice awards for airlines, visit https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Airlines. Travelers can also follow the conversation on Twitter at #TravelersChoice.

TripAdvisor, the world´s largest travel site*, enables travelers to unleash the full potential of every trip. With over 600 million reviews and opinions covering the world´s largest selection of travel listings worldwide — covering approximately 7.5 million accommodations, airlines, attractions, and restaurants — TripAdvisor provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, how to fly, what to do and where to eat. The subsidiaries and affiliates of TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) own and operate a portfolio of websites under 20 other travel media brands.