Flybe tops UK airline charts

Flybe Dash 8 at Cardiff AirportFlybe Dash 8 at Cardiff Airport

Exeter-based UK Airline Flybe has topped the UK airlines charts, however, no UK airline made it into the Best Airlines 2015 Top 10.

The chart by eDreams analysed results from 90,000 travellers to find the rankings of best airlines with Luxembourg’s Luxair coming out on top.

Flybe beat both British Airways and Monarch in the chart which was based on many passenger based factors including how clean and modern the aircraft are, in-flight entertainment and VIP airport lounges. It also reviewed their flight attendant services and online check-in process.

Standing 16th overall, Flybe was also the highest ranked UK airline in the overall chart. British Airways and Monarch ranked 18th and 19th respectively.

Flybe, which has 2 Embraer 195 aircraft based at Cardiff Airport, was also ranked 2nd overall for comfort, coming runner-up to Swiss International.

eDreams said “Throughout 2015, eDreams’ travellers have flown to new destinations to discover new places that you’d like to experience and have an unforgettable holiday adventure. Our users have shared their views on the best airlines based on their check-in process, in-flight services and comfort.”

Overall Winners:

  1. Luxair
  2. Austrian
  3. Swiss International

Best UK Airline:

  1. Flybe
  2. British Airways
  3. Monarch

Most Modern Airline:

  1. Swiss International
  2. Luxair
  3. Aer Lingus

Most Comfortable Airline:

  1. Swiss International
  2. Flybe
  3. Turkish Airlines

Best In-Flight Service:

  1. Swiss International
  2. Turkish Airlines
  3. Aegean Airlines

Best In-Flight Entertainment:

  1. Turkish Airlines
  2. Delta Airlines
  3. Luxair

Best Check-In Service:

  1. Lufthansa
  2. Scandinavian Airlines
  3. Austrian Airlines

Best Airline VIP Lounges:

  1. Austrian Airlines
  2. Ukraine International
  3. Luxair

Best Value for Money:

  1. Turkish Airlines
  2. Swiss International
  3. Norwegian

All results from eDreams poll.

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