These are the airlines with the best inflight entertainment: report

Dec 16 2019, 10:44 pm

Depending on the duration of your journey, the entertainment has the potential to make or break your flight.

Although it may seem unimportant with all of the devices that enable streaming nowadays inflight entertainment remains crucial to the overall experience for passengers all over the world — especially if you’ve ever tried to use that inflight WiFi to watch The Royals on Netflix.


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For the 15th year in a row, Emirates is coming in hot as the airline with the World’s Best Inflight Entertainment for 2019, according to Skytrax World Airline Awards.

“This award for the world’s Best Airline Inflight Entertainment is a coveted Quality distinction and a very competitive aspect of today’s air travel experience,” Skytrax writes on its website.

“The award recognizes airlines delivering the best choice and quality of inflight entertainment. From the choice and currency of movies, TV programmes, music and games through to the availability and functionality of onboard WiFi, this award recognizes those airlines that seek to deliver a fantastic experience to their passengers.”


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Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and Delta Air Lines rounded out the top five.

The results were diverse with many national airlines making the list, including two from the United States as well as Air Canada.


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The top 25 airlines with the best inflight entertainment are as follows:

  1. Emirates
  2. Qatar Airways
  3. Singapore Airlines
  4. Virgin Atlantic
  5. Delta Air Lines
  6. Qantas Airways
  7. United Airlines
  8. Lufthansa
  9. Turkish Airlines
  10. American Airlines
  11. Etihad Airways
  12. Air Canada
  13. Cathay Pacific Airways
  14. Thai Airways
  15. British Airways
  16. Aeroflot
  17. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
  18. Swiss International Air Lines
  19. Oman Air
  20. Hainan Airlines
  21. Air France
  22. Japan Airlines
  23. Air New Zealand
  24. ANA All Nippon Airways
  25. Austrian Airlines
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