Qantas ranks as safest airline for the third time in a row
Thursday, January 7, 2016
Once again, Quantas, has been nominated as the world’s safest airline. This is according to forecasts released by Airlineratings.com, a website that rates and reviews carriers across the world based on different criteria.
This will be the third time in a row for Australia's national carrier and is therefore an extraordinary achievement. Qantas is one of the world’s oldest airlines and has always been on the forefront of safety. At a proud age of 95, the airline is seen as the most experienced in the industry.
The list of the twenty safest airlines is a result of research conducted on 407 airlines worldwide. Among the deciding criteria were operational history and the number of fatal accidents.
Top 20: World’s safest airlines
2. American Airlines
4. Singapore Airlines
5. Air New Zealand
6. Eva Air
7. Virgin Australia
8. United Airlines
11. Japan Airlines
12. All Nippon Airways
13. Hawaiian Airlines
14. Etihad Airways
15. Virgin Atlantic
16. Alaska Airlines
17. Cathay Pacific Airways
19. Scandinavian Airline System
Written by: Flight-Delayed.co.uk