AIR Pacific is among the top 10 small airlines of the world in the annual Conde Nast Travellers Readers Choice Awards.
Ranked fifth, Air Pacific moved two places up from its 2011 position.
In a statement, Air Pacific managing director and chief executive officer David Pflieger said they were honoured and delighted with the recognition.
"This award is, yet again, testament to the professionalism of our people and their commitment to providing our passengers with a superior travel experience centred around Fiji's legendary hospitality and authenticity," he said.
"It is fantastic that travellers all over the world registered their appreciation for our service and reliability as well as our complimentary in-flight meals, drinks, entertainment, Nadi airport lounge, and our special treatment of Business (Tabua) Class passengers."