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When determining the safest carriers globally, the website takes a range of factors into account, including crash and serious incident records, audits from aviation’s governing and industry bodies, government audits, safety initiatives, fleet age and more.
Here Are The Safest Airlines In The World 2021
10. British Airways
British Airways cracked the top 10 in AirlineRatings.com’s 2021 list, even as one of the carrier’s planes set a new speed record between New York and London thanks to a powerful storm earlier this year.
9. Cathay Pacific Airway
While Cathay Pacific Airway made a list for its safety innovations and standards, the Hong Kong-based company cut jobs from its mainline carrier and shutting down its regional airline, Cathay Dragon, completely.
8. Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines continues to lead the way in terms of safety, introducing a variety of touch-free options designed to prevent the coronavirus’s potential spread, including pre-ordering meals, printing bag tags to avoid check-in kiosks and more.
7. Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways launched ‘Etihad Wellness,” an expanded and more comprehensive health and hygiene program and customer guide. This builds on the stringent measures already put in place by the airline to deal with COVID-19.
6. EVA Air
“EVA” stands for Evergreen Airways and is a carrier-based at Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan. The airline has a spotless safety record and even boasts flights to nowhere to give travellers a taste of normalcy.
One of the safest in the world, Emirates, has gone without a crash in the 30 years the airline has been in existence.
4. Singapore Airlines
After being named the world’s best airline overall by AirlineRatings.com in 2019, Singapore Airlines recently announced it would add a second non-stop route to New York that will become the world’s longest flight, clocking in at nearly 19 hours.
3. Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand takes safety very seriously, with officials saying it—along with many other carriers—could require coronavirus vaccinations before most international flights resume.
2. Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways has made the list of safest airlines once again. The carrier’s senior vice president Mark Drusch spoke with TravelPulse’s Rich Thomaselli about the future holds for the Middle East-based airline.
The Australian airline has been a leader in the development of Future Air Navigation System; real-time monitoring of its engines across its fleet; automatic landings using Global Navigation Satellite System, and more.