The safest airlines of 2020 named

AirlineRatings has published an annual rating of the safest airlines. Australian air carrier Qantas topped the rating for the umpteenth time.

2020 was the most difficult year for aviation, when several times fewer aircraft rose into the sky than before. However, AirlineRatings had enough data to analyze it to provide its annual ranking. The portal evaluates the activities of more than 435 airlines in the world according to various indicators. The main assessment criterion is safety.

According to Jeffrey Thomas, Chief Editor of AirlineRatings, last year, all the 20 safest companies in the world continued to fly despite the coronavirus. The changes were reflected only in the regularity of flights, but the requirements for safe flight conditions on the part of passengers have now become even more stringent than before. In accordance with this, the experts have adjusted the rating system.

The first place in the ranking was once again taken by the Qantas airline: it has topped the list of the best since 2014. This year, experts particularly noted the company’s initiative to retrain pilots before returning to flying. For a smooth return after a long break, a special course was developed for them.

The top five also includes Qatar Airways, Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines and Emirates.

TOP 10 safest airlines in the world in 2020

  1. Qantas
  2. Qatar Airways
  3. Air New Zealand
  4. Singapore Airlines
  5. Emirates
  6. EVA Air
  7. Etihad airways
  8. Alaska Airlines
  9. Cathay Pacific Airways
  10. British airways
  11. Virgin Australia / Virgin Atlantic
  12. Hawaii Airlines
  13. Southwest Airlines
  14. Delta air lines
  15. American airlines
  16. SAS
  17. Finnair
  18. Lufthansa
  19. KLM
  20. United Airlines

The safest low-cost airlines Air Arabia, Allegiant, EasyJet, Frontier, Jetstar Group, Jetblue, Ryanair, Vietjet, Westjet and Wizz Air were separately noted in the ranking. And also the 20 airlines that best protected passengers from COVID-19:

  1. Air Baltic
  2. Air New Zealand
  3. Alaska Airlines
  4. All Nippon Airways
  5. AirAsia
  6. British airways
  7. Cathay Pacific Airways
  8. Delta air lines
  9. Emirates
  10. Etihad airways
  11. Eva Air
  12. Japan airlines
  13. Jetblue
  14. KLM
  15. Korean Airlines
  16. Lufthansa
  17. Singapore Airlines
  18. Southwest
  19. Qatar Airways
  20. Westjet

Let us also remind that Turkish Airlines has changed the rules for the exchange and refund of air tickets. This decision was made by the Turkish authorities due to testing tourists for COVID-19.

According to CNN.

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