May 29, 2024 | 17:15 GMT+7

Two Vietnamese airlines honored by

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Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet among the world's best airlines in 2024.

Illustration, the world’s renowned airline safety and product rating website, on May 29 announced a list of the world's best airlines in 2024, including two carriers from Vietnam.

Specifically, National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines was ranked 11th in the world's top 25 airlines in 2024. The top 10 list includes Qatar Airways, Korean Air, Cathay Pacific Airways, Air New Zealand, Emirates, Air France/KLM, All Nippon Airways, Etihad Airways, Qantas, and Virgin Australia/Atlantic.

AirlineRatings' main ranking criteria include: safety, products and services, aircraft age, profitability, passenger reviews from multiple sources, innovation and follow-on aircraft orders.

Photo: Vietnam Airlines
Photo: Vietnam Airlines

Currently, Vietnam Airlines is the first and only airline in Vietnam to achieve the title of "5-star international airline", according to APEX.

Vietnam Airlines currently owns a modern fleet of aircraft including wide-body aircraft Boeing 787-10, Boeing 787-9, Airbus A350. The airline is preparing to receive more Boeing 787-10 aircraft this year, the largest aircraft in the Vietnamese aviation industry currently.

Meanwhile, new-age carrier Vietjet has been named ‘the Best Ultra Low-Cost Airline’ and ‘the Best Low-Cost Airline Onboard Hospitality’ for 2024.

AirlineRatings recognizes the airline for its low fares, innovation, diversified services, and its great value in-flight offering. The airline continues to grow its fleet of A330s and A321s and expand its flight network. Vietjet is also recognized for its pioneering and revolutionary low-cost model products, including a Business-class service that offers top-tier experiences for passengers.

Photo: Vietjet
Photo: Vietjet Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas said that Vietjet is extremely clever in its marketing and has amazing fares but behind the scenes is a very smart and serious business plan that brings affordable travel to millions. "The airline has a very modern fleet of Airbus aircraft and operationally is now up there with the very best," he added. "It has become a critical part of Vietnam’s booming economy and is enabling tourism to soar. The airline’s value to Vietnam cannot be measured in just passenger numbers. This is great news for the travelling public and tourists in the region.”

AirlineRatings, headquartered in Australia, is an internationally reputable organization specializing in evaluating the safety and service quality of more than 435 global airlines. Since the awards launched in 2014,'s scoring and categories have changed “to reflect changing industry dynamics and customer expectations.”

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