A recent survey conducted by S Money, a Melbourne-based foreign exchange firm, revealed thousands of air passengers’ perceptions of the quality of service provided by many airlines around the world. The data, gathered in December 2022 from the responses (tweets) of thousands of air passengers, revealed that Bearskin Airlines of Canada is the world’s most-loved airline, with 53.4% of positive tweets.
With a 42.2% positive rating, Kenya’s AirKenya Express is the 9th most loved airline in the world and the first in Africa, followed by Zambia’s Proflight Zambia, which is 10th in the world and second in Africa with a 40% positive rating.
Here are the top ten most loved airlines in Africa
1. AirKenya Express (Kenya)
AirKenya Express is the best option for the discerning traveler looking for the ultimate in safety and comfort. It is the first Safari airline, based at Wilson Airport in Nairobi, and provides scheduled flights to the world’s most famous destinations in East Africa. In the late 1980s, it was one of the first East African airlines to hire female pilots.
2. Proflight Zambia (Zambia)
Proflight Zambia, which was founded in 1991, is Zambia’s leading scheduled airline. The airline takes pride in offering safe, dependable, efficient, customer-friendly, and excellent services. Proflight has seven fleets, each of which provides good value for money and leisure.
3. Ibom Air (Nigeria)
With 7 fleets, Ibom Air aims to set a standard as the preferred airline for passengers in West Africa and beyond, focusing on service excellence, hospitality, and innovation, all while maintaining style and grace.
4. Africa World Airlines (Ghana)
This airline, founded by Togbe Afede IV and incorporated on November 15, 2010, serves domestic and regional destinations along West Africa’s coast. It aspires to be the standard for quality air travel service in West Africa and beyond.
5. Airlink (South Africa)
Airlink is South Africa’s independent, premium, full-service regional airline, with over 50 commercial jetliners and a comprehensive network of locations throughout Southern Africa. It serves over 45 destinations in 13 African countries as well as St Helena Island.
6. Nesma Airlines (Egypt)
Nesma Airlines, which began operations as a full-service carrier in June 2007, has consistently provided friendly and pleasant international travel experiences. Expectant mothers, young travelers, baby care, special assistance, and pets in the cabin are among the special services available.
7. Tassili Airlines (Algeria)
Tassili Airlines, founded in 1998, specializes in charter flights for local and international oil companies, as well as the general public. Tassili’s 15 aircraft are well-suited to the needs of the Algerian air market.
8. FlyNamibia (Namibia)
FlyNamibia is Namibia’s first privately owned scheduled passenger airline, operating domestic and regional flights throughout Southern Africa.
9. Aerolink Uganda (Uganda)
Aerolink is Uganda’s leading domestic airline, operating scheduled charter flights to domestic and regional destinations from its headquarters at Entebbe International Airport. Its top priority is still safety and security.
10. Royal Zambian Airlines (Zambia)
This proudly Zambian brand was officially incorporated in May 2020 as a scheduled air carrier within Royal Air Charters. It offers domestic and regional flights to set the benchmark in aviation safety and remains the first choice for travelers in air travel.