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The most secure airline on this planet is Qantas, in accordance with a brand new list from product rating web site AirlineRatings.com.

The next airways spherical out the highest 20, in alphabetical order. They aren’t in any other case ranked: Air New Zealand, Alaska Airways, All Nippon Airways, American Airways, Austrian Airways, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Emirates, EVA Air, Finnair, Hawaiian Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Scandinavian Airline System, Singapore Airways, Swiss and United Airways and Virgin group of airways (Atlantic and Australia).

“It’s extraordinary that Qantas has been the lead airline in just about each main operational security development over the previous 60 years and has not had a fatality within the jet period,” AirlineRatings.com editor-in-chief Geoffrey Thomas stated in a press launch.

“However Qantas is just not alone,” he added. “Lengthy established airways similar to Hawaiian and Finnair have good information within the jet period.”

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On Thursday, AirlineRatings.com launched its annual record of the world’s most secure airways.
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Qantas took the highest honor starting in 2014 by way of 2017, and was a joint winner final yr as a result of the positioning did not rank the highest 20, in accordance with CNN Travel. United is again on the record after the rating left it out it final yr.

The web site additionally recognized the 10 most secure low-cost airways: Flybe, Frontier, HK Specific, Jetblue, Jetstar Australia / Asia, Thomas Cook dinner, Volaris, Vueling, Westjet and Wizz.

AirlineRatings.com used quite a few information factors to place collectively its rating, together with authorities audits, crash and severe incident document and profitability. The location checked out information from 405 airways.

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