Airline travel is traditionally an extremely safe made among all kinds of transportation. Despite everything, it is unlikely that you will ever be involved in a plane crash. If you want to better your odds, then there are the airlines that you have to book your flight with successfully minimized major accidents. So here are the top 10 safest airlines in the world.
Qantas has had a very successful 90-year history. It has founded in Australia in 1920 as one of the world’s oldest airlines that flies to 182 destinations in 44 different countries. If you want to fly to Australia, this airline is likely to get you there without any anxiety.
Lufthansa has founded in 1953. It is the flag carrier of Germany and also the largest airline in Europe. It operates services to 18 domestic destinations and 197 international destinations in 78 countries across Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe.
3. EVA Air
EVA Air has founded in 1989. It is the second largest Taiwanese airline, after China Airline. It is operating passenger and dedicated cargo services to over 40 international destinations in Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America.
Etihad has founded in 2003. It is the fourth largest airline in the Middle East and the second largest airline in the UAE. It operates more than 1,000 flights per week to 96 passengers and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Americas.
5. Emirates Airlines
Emirates Airlines has founded in 1985. It is the largest airline in the Middle East, operating over 3,500 flights per week from its hub at Dubai International Airport, to more than 142 cities in 78 countries across six continents.
6. Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific is a Hong Kong-based carrier founded in 1946. It serves more than 100 destinations in 36 different countries. It remains as one of the safest airlines in the world because after it last accident in 1972, it has made over one million flights without incident.
7. British Airways
British Airways is among the very oldest airlines still in operation, and also one of the very largest, flying to hundreds of destinations and carrying in excess of 30 to 40 million passengers every year.
Finnair having had no fatal accidents for almost 50 years. It has been known as Finnair since 1953, but its origins are in the 1920s. It is among the oldest airlines still in operation that flies to 55 international destinations and carry around 10 million passengers around the globe.
9. Singapore Airlines
Singapore Airlines has founded in 1947. It was announced as the second largest airlines in the world by the International Air Transport Association in 2010. It flies to 62 destinations in 35 countries on six continents.
10. Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand has been in operations since 1965. It is the only airlines that have flights covering the entire globe. Its last accident occured in 1979 and since then, over 1.5 million flights have passed without fatalities.