Top 20 Safest Airlines In The World + 10 Budget Airlines To Trust

Jan 12, 2016 by

Top 20 Safest Airlines In The World + 10 Budget Airlines To Trust

Set Your Nerves At Ease In The Sky Booking With These Airlines

by Heather Cassell

I might be unusual, but I don’t worry much about flying. I worry more every day with the crazy drivers on the freeway.

However, for the rest of the 3.6 billion people on 34 million flights last year that squeeze the armrest when taking off, hit a bit of turbulence, and while landing, this list should guide you in your flight decisions in 2016:

  1. Qantas topped the list for the third year in a row.
  2. Air New Zealand
  3. Alaska Airlines
  4. All Nippon Airlines
  5. American Airlines
  6. Cathay Pacific Airways
  7. Emirates
  8. Etihad Airways
  9. EVA Air
  10. Finnair
  11. Hawaiian Airlines
  12. Japan Airlines
  13. KLM
  14. Lufthansa
  15. Scandinavian Airline System
  16. Singapore Airlines
  17. Swiss
  18. United Airlines
  19. Virgin Atlantic
  20. Virgin Australia

Budget Airlines:

  1. Aer Lingus
  2. Flybe
  3. HK Express
  4. Jetblue
  5. Jetstar
  6. Australia
  7. Thomas Cook
  8. TUI Fly
  9. Virgin America
  10. Volaris
  11. Westjet

These budget airlines all passed the stringent International Air Transport Association Operational Safety Audit and have excellent safety records, according to the organization’s January 5 news release.

The study was conducted by AirlineRatings.com and published January 5. The Australia-based airline safety organization launched in 2013 monitors 407 airlines around the world and gathers data from airline’s fatality record, government audits, governing bodies, and trade associations. AirlineRatings.com compared and analyzed each airline’s operational history, incident records and operational excellence to arrive at its top twenty safest airlines, according to the organization’s release.

Book your next adventure with Girls That Roam Travel. Contact Heather Cassell at Girls That Roam Travel at Travel Advisors of Los Gatos at 408-354-6531 or 415-517-7239 or at .

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