AirlineRatings.com, the world’s leading authority on airline safety and product ratings, actively monitors 405 different airlines across the globe. On January 2, it released its list of the Top Twenty Safest Airlines 2020.
Qantas does it again
“Australia’s Qantas has been recognized by the British Advertising Standards Association in a test case as the world’s most experienced airline,” said Geoffrey Thomas, editor-in-chief of the Australian-based rankings website.
“Qantas has been the lead airline in virtually every major operational safety advancement over the past 60 years and has not had a fatality in the jet era,” he added, noting also that “long established airlines such as Hawaiian and Finnair have perfect records in the jet era”.
Factors considered in the safety rankings
“It is the way the flight crew handles incidents that determines a good airline from an unsafe one,” he told CNN Travel.
Airlines that didn’t make the cut
Safest budget airlines
The full list
Here is the full list of the Top 20 Safest Airlines in the world: