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Qantas ranks as safest airline for the third time in a row

Once again, Quantas, has been nominated as the world’s safest airline. This is according to forecasts released by  Airlineratings.com, a website that rates and reviews carriers across the world based on different criteria.

This will be the third time in a row for Australia's national carrier and is therefore an extraordinary achievement. Qantas is one of the world’s oldest airlines and has always been on the forefront of safety. At a proud age of 95, the airline is seen as the most experienced in the industry.

The list of the twenty safest airlines is a result of research conducted on 407 airlines worldwide. Among the deciding criteria were operational history and the number of fatal accidents.

Qantas ranks as safest airline for the third time in a row

Top 20: World’s safest airlines

1. Qantas

2. American Airlines

3. KLM

4. Singapore Airlines

5. Air New Zealand

6. Eva Air

7. Virgin Australia

8. United Airlines

9. Emirates

10. Lufthansa

11. Japan Airlines

12. All Nippon Airways

13. Hawaiian Airlines

14. Etihad Airways

15. Virgin Atlantic

16. Alaska Airlines

17. Cathay Pacific Airways

18. Finnair

19. Scandinavian Airline System

20. Swiss

Written by: Flight-Delayed.co.uk