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The 7 Best Airlines in Europe

The best airlines in Europe have been announced at the 2019 World Airline Awards.

If luxury is what you’re after – we’re talking spacious legroom, friendly cabin staff and tasty meals – then these are the companies you’ll want to book with. Whether you’re looking for the best flight deals, the airline with tickets at best price or simply the best airlines to fly with, you can’t go wrong with these…

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The Best Airlines in EuropeHow do these rankings work?

1. Lufthansa

Not only was Lufthansa the first airline to offer inflight internet, it also has the biggest Airbus A380 fleet in Europe.

2. Swiss International Air Lines

Switzerland’s national airline offers non-stop flights to more than 100 destinations in 48 countries, with Geneva airport as its hub.

3. Austrian Airlines

It’s all about luxurious business class here: Lie-flat beds, state-of-the-art entertainment systems, and an on-board chef make long flights enjoyable.

4. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines offers a warm, genuine service to customers from all cultures and showcases local produce on its flight menu.

5. British Airways

British Airways flies from 16 UK airports and is best known for its excellent customer service (they gave President Obama’s ex-service dog the VIP treatment!) and entertainment.

6. Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic is one of the UK’s premium full service carriers focusing on routes to America and the Caribbean. It’s pretty innovative –  it was even the first to fly a commercial aircraft using only biofuels.

7. Aeroflot

Aeroflot is among Russia’s most recognised brands. It is one of the world’s oldest airlines, with a rich heritage and industry-leading customer service.

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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