World Airline Awards 2023: Vistara Named Best Airline in India & South Asia for 3rd Year

Vistara has achieved significant recognition at the 2023 World Airline Awards by Skytrax. Ranking 16th globally, Vistara is the sole Indian airline to feature among the world's top 20 carriers for two consecutive years.

Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, has achieved a remarkable milestone by securing the Best Airline in India and South Asia, as well as 16th position worldwide in the prestigious 2023 World Airline Awards by Skytrax.

Moving up four places from last year, Vistara is the only Indian airline to feature in the list of the world’s top 20 airlines for the second consecutive year.

The awards ceremony took place at the iconic Musée de l’air et de l’espace during the grandeur of the Paris Air Show 2023.

Vistara Grabs Multiple Awards

Vistara Named Best Airline in India & South Asia at Sskytrax World Airline Awards 2023

The 2023 World Airline Awards by Skytrax also recognized Vistara’s excellence in various categories, with the airline winning multiple prestigious awards.


Vistara was honoured as the “Best Airline in India and South Asia” for the third consecutive year. The airline also received the “Best Airline Staff in India and South Asia” award for the fifth time in a row.

In addition, Vistara secured the title of “Best Cabin Crew in India and South Asia” for the third consecutive year and “Best Business Class Airline in India and South Asia” for the second time.

Recognition of Customer Satisfaction

The World Airline Awards, which are based on the world’s largest airline passenger satisfaction survey, involved more than 20.23 million travellers from over 100 nationalities.

The survey covered the period between September 2022 and May 2023, making it a comprehensive and reliable reflection of customer preferences.


Vistara CEO Expresses Gratitude

Vinod Kannan, Chief Executive Officer of Vistara, expressed his joy and gratitude for his remarkable achievements. He stated,

“We are overjoyed to have done it again! It is extremely gratifying for all of us at Vistara to be awarded the Best Airline in India and South Asia for the third time, and Best Airline Staff in India and South Asia for the fifth time. We are also ranked 16th among the world’s best airlines along with winning these stellar accolades at the 2023 World Airline Awards by Skytrax.”

“These awards are a strong endorsement of our customers’ trust in our thoughtful service, consistent operational excellence, and constant innovations, all aimed at elevating their travel experience.”

Kannan also acknowledged the hard work and dedication of Vistara’s employees, especially the frontline teams, who have contributed significantly to the airline’s success over the past eight years.


He further expressed gratitude to Skytrax for the coveted awards, which serve as a testament to Vistara’s commitment to delivering exceptional customer experiences.

Skytrax CEO Commends Vistara’s Achievements

Congratulating Vistara on their achievements, Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax, commended the airline’s outstanding performance. He said, “We congratulate Vistara on the fantastic achievement of winning this award as the Best Airline in India & South Asia. The double success of scooping the award for the Best Airline Staff in India & South Asia for the fifth time is an unprecedented achievement in this region.”

Vistara’s Industry Recognition

Vistara, in its relatively short span of over eight years, has emerged as India’s highest-rated airline across multiple industry forums. The airline has consistently raised the bar for operational excellence and service standards in the Indian aviation industry.

Vistara’s commitment to providing exceptional customer experiences has been recognized through numerous “Best Airline” awards.


Continued Dedication to Customer Satisfaction

With its latest achievements at the 2023 World Airline Awards by Skytrax, Vistara continues to solidify its position as one of the world’s leading airlines and remains dedicated to delighting customers at every touchpoint throughout their journey.

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Manish Khandelwal
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