These 20 airlines have the cleanest planes in the world

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  • Skytrax on Tuesday released its annual rankings of the best airlines in plenty of categories.
  • As far as clean cabins go, Eva Air took top honours.
  • The British consulting firm asked travellers to rate airlines according to cleanliness of seats, carpets, washrooms, and more.
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Skytrax has released its annual ranking of the world’s airlines.

Among the many prestigious categories is the ranking of carriers according to their cabin cleanliness.

“Passengers rated the standards and quality of cleanliness in the aircraft cabin for airlines,” the British consulting firm said. “Cleanliness and presentation of seat areas, tables, carpets, cabin panels and washrooms all contribute toward the final results.”

Here’s which airlines passengers said had the cleanest planes:


20. Finnair


19. Thai Airways


18. Bangkok Airways

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17. Cathay Dragon

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16. Qantas Airways

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15. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

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14. Air New Zealand

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13. Korean Air

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12. Austrian Airlines

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11. China Airlines

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10. Lufthansa


9. Qatar Airways

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8. Cathay Pacific

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7. Swiss International Air Lines


6. Hainan Airlines

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5. Asiana Airlines

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4. Singapore Airlines

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3. ANA All Nippon Airways

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A ceremony to celebrate first delivery of Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) Airbus A380 aircraft, called the ‘Flying HONU’, is held after its arrival at Narita International airport on March 21, 2019. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images

2. Japan Airlines

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1. EVA Air

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