Once again, Qantas is the world’s safest airline according to AirlineRatings.com. The carrier has earned that safety designation every year since the list kicked off in 2013 due to their fatality-free record in the modern jet era. Qantas beat out 407 other airlines that are monitored for safety, though 20 carriers were recognized for “world’s best” in terms of ensuring passenger safety (alphabetically):
Air New Zealand
All Nippon Airways
Cathay Pacific Airways
Scandinavian Airline System
Interesting that American, Alaska, Hawaiian, and United made the list, but Delta is missing. Any readers know why?
In terms of low-cost carriers, the list includes:
AirlineRatings.com says that 10 airlines from Indonesia, Nepal, and Surinam, received only one or zero stars:
Trigana Air Service
Check out the full details and overall fatalities per passengers carried here.