The airlines with the cleanest cabins have been revealed – and it’s Japan‘s ANA that has the most sparkling planes.
In a survey, passengers rated the standards and quality of the cleanliness on board aircraft in several different areas.
Seven airlines that made the top ten cleanest were all based in Asia. Not a single American or British carrier made the top 30.
A survey revealed that the airline with the cleanest cabins was Japan’s ANA, pictured
The 2018 survey was conducted for the Skytrax World Airline Awards. It asked passengers to look at the presentation of tables, carpets, cabin panels and washrooms.
Taiwan-based Eva Air came second followed by South Korea’s Asiana Airlines in third.
Singapore Airlines was in fourth place followed by Japan Airlines in fifth.
Cathay Pacific was in sixth followed by Qatar Airways in seventh.
Swiss International Air Lines was the highest-ranked non-Asian carrier in eighth place.
Taiwan-based Eva Air, pictured, came second followed by South Korea’s Asiana Airlines in third
The top-ranking carrier based outside Asia was Swiss International Air Lines, which came eighth in the list
The top ten was rounded off by Chinese-based Hainan Airlines and Germany’s Lufthansa.
Two Australian airlines that made the list were Qantas (22nd place) and Virgin Australia (27th place).
Travellers across the globe voted in the world’s largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to decide the award winners.
The online survey operated from August 2017 to May 2018, and invitations were sent to all the previous year’s respondents, with the survey database totalling 24.45 million customers.
THE TOP 30 CLEANEST AIRLINES
1. ANA All Nippon Airways
2. Eva Air
3. Asiana Airlines
4. Singapore Airlines
5. Japan Airlines
6. Cathay Pacific Airways
7. Qatar Airways
8. Swiss International Air Lines
9. Hainan Airlines
11. Korean Air
12. Cathay Dragon
13. Austrian Airlines
14. China Airlines
15. Thai Airways
16. Garuda Indonesia
17. China Southern Airlines
18. Bangkok Airways
20. Air New Zealand
21. Etihad Airways
22. Qantas Airways
23. Hong Kong Airlines
24. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
26. Oman Air
27. Virgin Australia
28. Air France
29. Turkish Airlines
30. Philippine Airlines
Source: Skytrax’s World Airline Awards