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World's 20 best airlines

Last updated on: April 30, 2013 20:23 IST
A view of inside the first-class twin cabin section of the Singapre Airlines Airbus A380 in Toulouse, France.

Business Insider has ranked the world's leading airlines on the basis of in-flight experience and the on-time performance. The ratings are out of 100 points.

Take a look at the world's 20 best airlines...

Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines has been ranked as the world's best airline. The airline scored 100 for seat comfort, cabin cleanliness and in-flight entertainment, says Business Insider.

Rank: 1

In-Flight Experience: 98

On-Time Performance: 74

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Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 flight.

Malaysia Airlines (Tie - Rank 2)

In-Flight Experience: 90

On-Time Performance: 74

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Virgin America (Tie)

Rank: 2

In-Flight Experience: 80

On-Time Performance: 74

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A South Korean Asiana airlines jet undergoes flight preparations at Seoul's Kimpo airport.

Asiana Airlines (Tie)

Rank:  4

In-Flight Experience: 86

On-Time Performance: 80

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Qatar Airways (Tie)

Rank:  4

In-Flight Experience: 90

Airline Reliability: 60

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ANA (All Nippon Airways)

Rank: 6

In-Flight Experience: 82

On-Time Performance: 74 

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Garuda Indonesia.

Garuda Indonesia

Rank:  7

In-Flight Experience: 80

On-Time Performance: 74

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Silk Air.

Silk Air

Rank: 8

In-Flight Experience: 76

On-Time Performance: 74

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Airbus A380 airliner for Korean Air leaves the paintshop hangar at the Airbus facility in Finkenwerder near Hamburg, Germany.

Korean Air (Tie)

Rank:  9

In-Flight Experience: 78

On-Time Performance: 74

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An Air New Zealand plane taxis at Auckland International Airport.

Air New Zealand (Tie)

Rank:  9

In-Flight Experience: 82

On-Time Performance: 74

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Cathay Pacific Airways's planes at the Hong Kong International Airport.

Cathay Pacific (Tie)

Rank: 11

In-Flight Experience: 84

On-Time Performance: 74 

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South African Airlines.

South African Airlines (Tie)

Rank: 11

In-Flight Experience: 78

On-Time Performance: 74

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A Turkish Airlines plane takes off at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul.

Turkish Airlines (Rank 13)

In-Flight Experience: 80

On-Time Performance: 74 

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Finnish national airline company Finnair's planes on the tarmac of Helsinki international airport.

Finnair

Rank: 14

In-Flight Experience: 76

On-Time Performance: 74

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Thai Airways (Tie)

Rank: 15

In-Flight Experience: 78

On-Time Performance: 74

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JAL aircraft are seen on the tarmac at Haneda airport in Tokyo.

Japan Airlines (Tie)

Rank: 15

In-Flight Experience: 76

On-Time Performance: 74 

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Oman Air (Tie)

Rank: 15

In-Flight Experience: 82

On-Time Performance: 75

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Air Astana

Rank: 18

In-Flight Experience: 74

On-Time Performance: 82

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Lufthansa

Rank: 19

In-Flight Experience: 80

On-Time Performance: 75

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An Etihad Airways aircraft at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Etihad Airways

Rank: 20

In-Flight Experience: 80

On-Time Performance: 74