Best North American Airlines.

Some of the most refreshing airlines in the world operate from North America.

No matter whether these airlines originate out of Canada or the USA – here are some of the best North American airlines:

#1 Air Canada

Founded in 1937, this Star Alliance member and flag carrier for Canada is among the twenty largest airlines in the world and indeed, the country’s largest airline too. As such, it’s really no surprise that they are considered one of the top North American airlines.

And, although it has more than 200 airports across six continents, Air Canada remains one of the youngest, most fuel efficient and environmentally friendly airlines around.

Contact:  011 463 1147


Where they fly: Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Mexico, Caribbean and Central America, South America and the USA.

#2 Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has a firm commitment to caring for their customers, the environment and their communities.

For the past 85 years or so, Alaska Airlines have been guided by a strong sense of professionalism, community and passion, all of which have helped to ensure that they have remained a consistent favourite – especially among those travelling about North America.

They fly to over 115 destinations, and are certainly one of your best options for getting where you want – and need – to be.

Contact: 1-800-252-7522


Where they fly: Alaska, across the USA, Hawaii, Mexico and Costa Rica.

#3 Delta Air Lines

Best known as Delta, Delta Air Lines is a major American airline based in Atlanta, Georgia. Despite hailing from humble beginnings (as an aerial crop-dusting operation Huff Daland Dusters, started in 1924), Delta has successfully grown into one of the world’s largest international airlines.

Aside from their top in-flight services and good travel routes, Delta is also passionate about ensuring its operations are as socially and environmentally responsible as possible.

Contact: 1-888-750-3284


Where they fly: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean.


#4 jetBlue Airways

Based in New York, jetBlue was started up in 1998 and ever since their inception, they have been firmly about providing customers with low-cost flights.

So, not are they one of the best value-for-money airlines across the globe – but they are also hugely popular in North America.

If you are looking for good service, great in-flight offerings and affordable flights, fly with jetBlue Airways.

Contact: 00 1 801-449-2525


Where they fly: the United States, Caribbean and Central America, Canada and South America.

#5 Virgin America

Virgin America has been loved for years now, particularly in North America – and sadly, while it is busy being phased out (Alaska Airlines have merged with Virgin America), loyal customers and new fans can still fly with them for a short while still.

Years of consistently good service, style and affordability have ensured that Virgin America was and still is (though for a brief time only) one of the best airlines in North America.

If you would like to fly with them for one last time, they will be in operation until 25 April 2018.

Contact: 00 1 650-762-7005


Where they fly: Across the US, Canada, Costa Rica and Mexico.

#6 Southwest Airlines

Based in Dallas, Texas, Southwest Airlines is not only a major US airline, but it is also a leading, low-cost global carrier too.

And, with some 4000 flights scheduled every single day, Southwest is clearly a very popular domestic airline among flyers.

If you’re keen to navigate North America, Mexico, parts of Central America and the Caribbean too, be sure to travel with them.

Contact: 1-800-435-9792


Where they fly: US, some of Central America and the Caribbean, Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Aruba, Cuba and Grand Canyon.

#7 Porter Airlines

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Porter Airlines is both a fun and well-liked regional airline.

In recent years, Porter Airlines has been awarded the Conde Nast Traveler  Readers’ Choice Award for the ‘Top Small Airline in the World’ and by Skytrax, as an ‘Official 4 Star Airline’ and the ‘Best Regional Airline in North America’.

They offer customers refined service and complimentary on-board snacks and beverages, making them a popular choice.

Contact: 00 1 888-619-8622 or 00 1 416-619-8622


Where they fly: Canada, USA, Aruba, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Bahamas and Puerto Rico.

#8 WestJet

This low-cost Canadian airline has always been a competitive threat to the leading regional airlines. And since their first flight in 1996, they have sought to enrich the lives of all their customers by offering safe, friendly and affordable air travel.

Despite flying to more than 100 destinations today, they have stayed true to what they believe in. Because of this and so much more, they have cemented themselves as, not only as one of Canada’s most admired, respected airlines – but as one of the best airlines in North America too.

Contact: 1-888-937-8538


Where they fly: USA, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean and Central America and Europe.

#9 Air Transat

Another popular, low-cost Canadian airline, Air Transat is based in Montreal, Canada and operates as Canada’s number one holiday travel airline.

They provide both scheduled and charter flights, spanning across some 26 countries, as they serve some 60 destinations.

In the past, Skytrax named Air Transat as the second-best leisure airline in the world – and in that same year, as the best in North America, for the sixth consecutive year.
They consistently rank as one of the best airlines in North America, making them a worthy choice for flying, especially in North America and its surroundings.

Contact: 1-877-872-6728 or +1-514-636-3630


Where they fly: Europe, Middle East, South (places like Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic), Canada and USA.

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#10 American Airlines

Headquartered in Texas, this major US airline offers great cheap flights, awesome vacation packages and more. This makes them appealing to almost any kind of flyer or traveller.

And, because they offer some 6,700 flights daily, to some 350 destinations, reaching across 50 countries, they are an especially great air travel option in North America.

Contact: 800-433-7300


Where they fly: North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia etc.

So, if you are keen to enjoy some top class, largely affordable flights in North America and beyond, look no further than these top ten North American airlines.

Best Value-for-Money Airlines.

For aspiring travellers and well-travelled jet setters alike, the key to your travel life are the flights you rush to catch, that bring you home after a wonderful holiday or that re-connect you with loved ones, presently residing on the other side of the world…

But, let’s face it, both airlines (and their available flights) can be pricey – even for the thriftiest travellers around.

So, to avoid breaking the bank, why not cast an eye to the ten best value-for-money airlines?

#1 Singapore Airlines

With amazing service, a wide array of awesome in-flight entertainment and gourmet meals to keep you up on Cloud Nine, it’s no surprise to find Singapore Airlines ranked among the best airlines in the world.

But what might come as a surprise is that they also offer some excellent deals, meaning that, when you book with this airline, you don’t have to sacrifice on your level of comfort or savings.

Contact: +1 (312) 843-5333


Where they fly: Everywhere from Amsterdam, Darwin, New York, Dusseldorf, Manchester, Taipei, Paris, Tokyo, Dubai, Zurich, Copenhagen, Barcelona and so many more.

#2 Qatar Airlines

Doha-based Qatar Airlines is yet another highly esteemed global airline. Not only are they one of the fastest growing airlines around – but they are also known for their quality service, comfy seats and in-flight entertainment too.

All of which help to ensure that their passengers fly in style – without having to spend a pretty penny every time.

Contact: +974 4022 6000


Where they fly: The Americas, Asia, the Pacific, the Middle East, Africa and more.

#3 Norwegian

While Norwegian is not as glamorous as some, it’s nevertheless one of Europe’s best airlines. And, as they cover some 500 routes, they are one of the more far-reaching airlines around.

And perhaps best of all, unlike many airlines, Norwegian has a special price promise, as they strive to provide affordable flights for all!

Contact: 00 47 21 49 00 15


Where they fly: Across Europe, the Americas, Sinapore and more.

#4 AirAsia

In AirAsia, Tony Fernandes has successfully turned what was formerly a tiny, failed state-owned airline into a multi-national power player. And today, they offer cheap flights to over 120 destinations.

AirAsia is also known for their great customer service, smooth operations and welcoming crew members. These aspects combine to provide passengers with both enjoyable and budget friendly flights.

Contact: N/A


Where they fly: Sinapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and Malaysia.

#5 Emirates

This Dubai-based airline is one of the largest in the Middle East – and happily, it is also a leading international player too.

While their focus is on quality and awesome in-flight entertainment, Emirates has also successfully brought some flights to their customers too… it’s a win all round!

Contact: 0860 123 155


Where they fly: Asia and the Pacific, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East and Africa.

#6 jetBlue Airways

The New York-based jetBlue has, since its inception in 1998, been a champion for low cost flights. Over the years, it has also raised the bar in terms of service and in-flight offerings, particularly for affordable flights in the US.

Throw mood lighting, free TV and snacks/food and good service into the mix – and jetBlue is really hard to beat!

Contact: 00 1 801-449-2525


Where they fly: the United States, Caribbean and Central America, South America and Canada.

#7 easyJet

easyJet is arguably one of the best budget airlines in the world, and with their excellent cheap flight rates – the world really is at your fingertips.

Because they fly to more than 800 destinations around Europe, you’re spoiled for travel choice! This is hassle-free, affordable flying at its finest.

Contact: 00 44 330 365 5454


Where they fly: Across parts of Europe, Asia and Africa, including Austria, the UK, Turkey, Morocco, Serbia, Portugal, Spain and more.

#8 Virgin America

Virgin America is one of the most well-loved and trusted affordable airlines in North America. Famed for offering style and service akin to some of the best airlines in the world, while still keeping the prices well down for its passengers.

Although it is sadly expected to disappear by 25 April – having merged with Alaska Airlines (another cost-considerate airline) – travellers can still enjoy being among the last flyers on this airline.

Book your tickets on either Virgin America or Alaska Airlines’s websites.

Contact:  00 1 650-762-7005


Where they fly: Across the US, Canada, Mexico, and Costa Rica.

#9 Jetstar Airways

Headed up in Melbourne, this low cost Australian airline is a subsidiary of Qantas, Australia’s national airline.

In the past, Skytrax reviewers have applauded its quality service and value-for-money deals.

And, to make it even better, it is also considered one of the best low cost airlines in Australia and the Pacific. With Jetstar, customers can enjoy low fares every day!

Contact: 00 61 3 9645 5999


Where they fly: Australia, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, USA and New Zealand to name some of its main destinations.

#10 Japan Airlines (JAL)

The flagship carrier of Japan, Japan Airlines, is one of the best airlines around.Importantly, they offer varying fares for their customer’s different needs and budget…

So, if you want to save and still enjoy a great flight experience, look no further than Japan Airlines.

Contact: 00 81 3-6733-3062


Where they fly: UAE, Europe, Asia, North and South America, Australia and Africa.

While there are many cheap and affordable airlines around, these are the ones that come with both a price and quality guarantee…