Air New Zealand has claimed the Airline of the year 2017 award.
AirlineRatings.com has crowned Air New Zealand in its Airline Excellence Awards for the fourth time in a row.
The Australia-based website praised the "industry trendsetter" for its record-breaking financial performance, award-winning in-flight innovations, operational safety, environmental leadership and motivation of its staff.
"Air New Zealand came out number one in virtually all of our audit criteria, which is an exceptional performance," said editor-in-chief Geoffrey Thomas.
Qantas Airline won in the Best Lounges, Best Catering and Best Domestic Service categories.
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad was named Best First Class and Virgin Australia's Business Class stole the top prize in its category.
Virgin Australia and partner airline Virgin Atlantic also won Best Cabin Crew for the third year in a row.