When it comes to airlines, we spend most of our time harping on the fact that they're charging more for fewer amenities, running late or canceling flights, and lacking in customer service.
But there's another concern that should be top of mind: safety. Which airlines are best at delivering passengers to their destination without putting them at risk?
THE TOP 20 SAFEST AIRLINES FOR 2019
Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Emirates, EVA Air, Finnair, Hawaiian Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar, Scandinavian Airline System, Singapore Airlines, Swiss, and United Airlines, and the Virgin group of airlines (Atlantic and Australia), .
TOP 10 SAFEST LOW-COST AIRLINES FOR 2019
Responding to the public interest, the AirlineRatings.com editors also identified their Top 10 safest low-cost airlines. These are in alphabetical order: Flybe, Frontier, HK Express, Jetblue, Jetstar Australia / Asia, Thomas Cook, Volaris, Vueling, Westjet and Wizz.
To arrive at its Top Twenty, AirlineRatings.com takes into account the most important factors for safety. These include audits from aviation’s governing bodies and lead associations; government audits; airline’s crash and serious incident record; and the fleet age.
Source: Airline Ratings