2019 Best Airlines
Discover the world's top-rated airlines in 2019
Not sure which airline to fly on your next trip? The next time you visit an airline's website, check to see if it has earned KAYAK's coveted Best Airlines badge. Here are the year's best airlines, according to reviews from travellers.
Best Airline

Best Airline

The best of the rest. Here are the top airlines in US & Canada for the category Best Airline.
1
Alaska Airlines
84.3%
"Flying with Alaska Airlines brings back the sense of how flying is an extraordinary, dignified experience, the feeling of back in the day you would give the pilot an applause for a smooth landing just like at a concert opera."
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2
Delta
79.4%
"Delta is the best airline to use because they care about you as a customer. They will do everything they can to make your flight as enjoyable as possible."
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3
Hawaiian Airlines
78.0%
"We love Hawaiian Airlines. It is by far the best airline to get to Hawaii."
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4
American Airlines
73.3%
"Always prefer American over most other airlines due to the service of staff. Thanks for the extra effort."
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5
United Airlines
72.1%
"United does everything right. Organized and beautiful experience from check-in to baggage claim."
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6
Air Canada
70.1%
"Air Canada is my favorite airline to fly. The employees are always helpful, from checking in to the flight crew."
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Alaska Airlines - #1 in US & Canada

Based on the number and quality of airline reviews and ratings from 2018, Alaska Airlines was identified as having routinely provided a superior experience to travelers in US & Canada.
Overall Rating
8.3 Excellent
Based on 27,772 reviews
Overall
85%
Boarding
86%
Comfort
83%
Crew
88%
Entertainment
79%
Food
79%
2019 Best Airlines

About KAYAK's Best Airlines

KAYAK's airline ratings process was introduced to provide airline customers who use KAYAK with a platform to share their experience flying with different airlines. An airline must have a minimum Overall Rating of 6.1 and a minimum of 150 reviews published within the last year to qualify for consideration for KAYAK's Best Airlines. The current list of Best Airlines are based on ratings from KAYAK users in 2018.
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