ANA All Nippon Airways was named the cleanest airline in the world for 2018, as part of the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2018. Passengers were asked to rate the standards and quality of aircraft cabins for a global survey conducted by Skytrax, an aviation industry review site. Asian airlines dominated as the next five after ANA were: Taiwan’s EVA Air, South Korea’s Asiana Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Japan Airlines and Cathay Pacific (Hong Kong).  Seat areas, tables, carpets, cabin panels and washrooms were all part of the overall score. Top-rated airlines for cleanliness by continent were: South African Airways in Africa, Air New Zealand in Australia/Pacific, Air Canada in North America, Azul Airlines in South America and Swiss International Airlines in Europe.