Qatar Airways named world's best airline

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Qatar Airways Named World's Best Airline

Qatar Airways is the best airline on the planet, according to the Skytrax World Airline Awards for 2015.

That's quite an accomplishment for any carrier, but particularly for one that began offering service less than 20 years ago with only four aircraft.

It is the third time this decade they've been awarded the top spot, also placing first in 2011 and 2012.

Results were based on the votes of over 18 million travelers hailing from 110 nations.

Categories assessed included staff demeanor, food quality, and seat comfort.

Among the other features separating Qatar Airways from the rest is its very young fleet, the 80-inch fold-out beds located in the business class cabin, and the Giorgio Armani toiletries available to first class flyers.

Skytrax also handed out awards in other categories.

Virgin America won for best staff in North America, and top honors for service in Asia went to Japan's ANA.

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1. Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Pakistan

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2. Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport, Saudi Arabia

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3. Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal

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4. Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Philippines

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5. Tashkent International Airport, Uzbekistan

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6. Paris Beauvais-Tille International Airport

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7. Frankfurt Hahn International Airport, Germany

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8. Bergamo Orio al Serio International Airport, Italy

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9. Berlin Tegel International Airport, Germany

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10. New York City LaGuardia International Airport, USA

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Now, read on for the 10 best airports in the world.

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1. Singapore Changi International Airport, Singapore

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2. Seoul Incheon International Airport, South Korea

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3. Helsinki International Airport, Finland

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4. Munich International Airport, Germany

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5. Vancouver International Airport, Canada

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6. Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia

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7. Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong

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8. Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Japan

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9. Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport, Netherlands

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10. Zurich International Airport, Switzerland

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