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Safest airliners for 2015 announced

By Charl Bosch - Jan 7, 2015
Safest airliners for 2015 announced

Airline safety and product ratings website, airlineratings.com has announced its list of top 10 safest carriers for 2015 as well as the top 10 safest low-cost liners from a monitored amount of 449 worldwide.

“The rating system takes into account a range of factors related to audits from aviation’s governing bodies such as the FAA and ICAO as well as government audits and the airline’s fatality record,” airlineratings states on its website.


The top 10 safest airlines are as follows 

  1. Qantas
  2. Air New Zealand
  3. British Airways
  4. Cathay Pacific
  5. Emirates
  6. Etihad Airways
  7. EVA Air
  8. Finnair
  9. Lufthansa
  10. Singapore Airline


List of the 10 safest low-cost carriers includes

  1. Aer Lingus
  2. Alaska Airlines
  3. Icelandair
  4. Jetblue
  5. Jetstar
  6. Kulula.com
  7. Monarch Airlines
  8. Thomas Cook
  9. TUI Fly
  10. Westjet


IMAGE sourced from australianaviation.com.au