The Australian airline Qantas, Air New Zealand and Taiwanese EVA Air are the three safest airlines to travel in 2020, according to Airline Ratings. The platform has announced, with the arrival of the new year, its list of the 20 safest airlines of 2020, among which are the European TAP Portugal, SAS, Swiss, Finnair, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus and KLM. Sorted from highest to lowest security, Qantas leads the ranking of airlines, followed by Air New Zealand, EVA Air, Etihad, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Alaska Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, Virgin Australia, Hawaiian Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airlines , TAP Portugal, SAS, Royal Jordanian, Swiss, Finnair, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus and KLM.
According to the editor-in-chief of Airline Ratings, Geoffrey Thomas, these airlines stand out in the industry and are at the forefront of safety, innovation and the launch of new aircraft, such as the Airbus A350 and the Boeing 787. “For example, the Australian Qantas has been recognized by the British Association of Advertising Standards in a test case as the most experienced airline in the world, ”Thomas explained, adding that the company has been a leader in virtually all important safety advances in The last 60 years.
Airline Ratings has also identified the ten safest low cost airlines of 2020, among which are the Spanish Vueling, integrated in the group IAG, Air Arabia, Flybe, Frontier, HK Express, IndiGo, Jetblue, Volaris, Westjet and Wizz.
In a context marked by investigations into the Boeing 737 MAX model after the two accidents that killed 346 people, Airline Ratings have stressed that “all airlines have incidents every day, although many of them are problems of manufacture of airplanes or engines, not operational of the airlines themselves ”.