With 2021 expected to be the year of the comeback for long-distance international travel, travelers’ choice of airline will be more crucial than ever. The top global airlines on the list this year made the cut by getting it right, in everything from creature comforts to health and safety—all top of mind as we navigate the new rules of flying. Notably, more than two-thirds of these winners hail from Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, where airlines have long set the bar for luxury aloft, whether you’re flying a two-hour hop or a 14-hour marathon run. Want to know who readers applauded this year, in our 33rd annual Readers’ Choice Awards? Read on for their picks.