Top 20 World Safest Airlines Announced

  • Which airlines are best at delivering passengers to their destination without putting them at risk?

    AirlineRatings.com conducts an annual review to determine the safest airlines in the world and this year’s results have now been released.

    Here are the results :

    20. American Airlines

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970*: 14

    Worst crash: 271 killed in crash of 1979

    19. United Airlines

    Safety Rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 11

    Worst crash: 111 killed in crash of 1989

    18. British Airways

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 3

    Worst crash: 113 killed in crash of 1976

    17. Swish International Airlines

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 5*

    Worst crash: 229 killed in crash of 1998*

    16. Scandinavian Airlines System

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 2

    Worst crash: 152 killed in crash of 2008

    15. Austrian Airlines

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 0

    Worst crash: 31 killed in crash of 1960

    14. Finnair

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 0

    Worst crash: No crashes

    13. Luftahansa

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 4

    Worst crash: 120 killed in crash of 2015

    12. Hawaiian Airlines

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 0

    Worst crash: No crashes

    11. KLM

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 3

    Worst crash: 248 KLM passengers and 337 Pan Am passengers killed in collision in 1977

    10. Emirates

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 0

    Worst crash: 300 safe after crash of 2016

    9. Virgin Atlantic

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 0

    Worst crash: No crashes

    8. Qantas

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 0

    Worst crash: No crashes

    7. Cathay Pacific Airways

    Safety Rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 1

    Worst Crash: 81 killed in crash of 1972

    6. EVA Air

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 0

    Worst crash: No crashes

    5. Alaska Airlines

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 3

    Worst crash: 257 killed in crash of 1979

    4. Singapore Airlines

    Safety rating:  7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 2

    Worst crash: 81 killed in crash of 2000

    3. Air New Zealand

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 2

    Worst crash: 257 killed in crash of 1979

    2. All Nippon Airlines

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 1

    Worst crash: 162 killed in crash of 1971

    1. Qatar Airways

    Safety rating: 7/7

    Number of serious crashes since 1970: 0

    Worst crash: No crashes

    Source : Farandwide.com

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