We could say that 2017 was the best year in history in what air safety it means. The large commercial airlines did not register a single fatality, which adds a plus of confidence considering that each year some 30 million flights are counted worldwide.
Despite the regrets, there are still many people who are afraid to take a plane because of what may happen, which is why rankings such as that of the consultancy are drawn up. Airline Ratings, which wanted to highlight the 20 safest companies out of the 409 analyzed.
The safest airlines
In alphabetical order, the best marks have been New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Emirates, Etihad Airways, EVA Air, Finnair, Hawaiian Airlines, Japan Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Royal Jordanian Airlines, Scandinavian Airline System, Singapore Airlines, Swiss, Virgin Atlantic, and Virgin Australia.
To include them, not only the accident history, operations and the incorporation of airplanes with the latest in aeronautical technology have also been valued.
Delta and United, two very reputable North American companies, come off the list compared to the previous year's ranking, while Emirates and Jordanian Airlines they occupy the space they leave free.
The 10 safest low cost
You have to go to the list of safest low cost companies in the whole planet to find a Spanish one. Is about Vueling, which shares that privilege with Aer Lingus, Flybe, Frontier, HK Express, Jetblue, Jetstar Australia, Thomas Cook, Virgin America and Westjet.
The least reliableBy the way, they are Air Koryo, Bluewing Airlines, Buddha Air, Nepal Airlines, Tara Air, Trigana Air Service and Yeti Airlines. At least that's what emerges from the Airline Ratings report.
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Top 10 Airlines in the World 2019 | MojoTravels (January 2022)
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