Aussie newcomer Bonza has been named among the top low-cost airlines for 2023.
"Bonza has had a positive impact on travel offering Australians a unique set of routes, low fares and great in-flight products," AirlineRatings.com editor-in-chief Geoffrey Thomas said.
"Service is excellent and passengers are praising the airline and its cabin crew."
But it was Air New Zealand that took out top spot as airline of the year.
It bumped Qatar Airways from the perch after two consecutive years with the title.
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Air New Zealand impressed the judges with the most comfort options offered on long haul flights, Mr Thomas said.
He also praised the airline's commitment to its economy passengers.
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AirlineRatings.com also ranked flight companies on features such as in-flight entertainment and catering.
Qantas was recognised for its lounges while Virgin Australia won best cabin crew for the fifth year in a row.
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