Safest Airlines in the World 2020

The 7 Safest Airlines In The World In 2020

First things first – flying is actually one of the safest modes of transport there. The Aviation Safety Network estimated the risk of a fatal incident to be one in 2.52 million, so keep that in mind, okay? Some airlines do have a better track record than others, as found by Airline Ratings when looking into the safest airlines in the world.

They looked at at a range of factors that include: audits from aviation’s governing and industry bodies; government audits; airline’s crash and serious incident record; profitability, industry-leading safety initiatives, and fleet age.

According to AirlineRatings.com Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas, these airlines are standouts in the industry and are at the forefront of safety, innovation, and launching of new aircraft. So, which airlines should you be booking with in 2020? Here’s their top picks…

The Safest Airlines in the World 2020

1. Quantas

Where is the airline based? Australia

2. Air New Zealand

Where is the airline based? New Zealand

3. EVA Air

Where is the airline based? Taiwan

4. Etihad

Where is the airline based? United Arab Emirates

5. Qatar Airways

Where is the airline based? Qatar

6. Singapore Airlines

Where is the airline based? Singapore

7. Emirates

Where is the airline based? United Arab Emirates

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Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder and global head of content of Big 7 Travel, 26-year-old Sarah created the company through her passion for discovering the world's best food and travel experiences. Formerly based in Dublin, Ireland, she now travels the world sharing her finds with our readers - a community that loves travel just as much as we do.

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