10 Safest Airlines of the World

1. British Airways - United Kingdom
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It is a true fact that British Airways have not recorded any fatal accidents since 1976 and surprisingly handles six million flights since then.

2. Air Canada - Canada
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Air Canada is established in 1936. This airline is one of the fastest airlines in the world, the last fatal accident was recorded in 1983. It carries 35 million passengers each year, with 1,400 flights every day.

3. All Nippon Airways - Japan
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Nippon Airways is in third position with its incredible safety record. It is the second largest carrier of Japan. This airline flies to 35 different countries and the last fatal accident was recorded in 1971. The airline is known for it service, and earned international awards for excellence.

4. Qantas

Qantas secured fourth position despite the fact that its planes suffered engine problems in 2008 and 2010, but other than that it has a 90 years of history and the last fatal accident was recorded in 1951, almost 60 years ago.

5. Finnair

Finnair airlines secured fifth position with its remarkable record. The last fatal accident was recorded almost 50 years ago, in 1963. It is one of the oldest airlines still providing services and it flies over arctic for much shorter routes to Asia. 

6. Aer Lingus - Ireland
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Aer Lingus is one of the smallest and oldest airlines founded in Ireland; it is not the largest airline in Ireland, but secured sixth position because it is one of the safest airlines. The last fatal accident was recorded 40 years back. It carries 10 million passengers every year.

7. Air New Zealand - New Zealand
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The last fatal accident was recorded in 1979 and from that time almost 1.5 million flights have passed without any technical issue in the flight.

8. Aerolineas Argentinas - Argentina
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Aerolineas Argentinas is the only South American carrier on the list. It is one of the safest airlines. It is one of the oldest airlines which originated in 1920s. This company has faced many problems from merger to bankruptcy in the 1990s and in 2008 respectively. The last fatal accident was recorded in 1970.

9. TAP Portugal - Portugal
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TAP Portugal is one of the successful airline and safest as the last fatal accident recorded in 1977. The company has completed 60 glorifying years in 2005 and maintains its safety records. They serve to more than 30 different countries and on an average they fly more than 1,600 flights per week.

10. Cathay Pacific - Hong Kong
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Cathay Pacific is a Hong Kong based airline, which was founded in 1946. It has maintained incredible safety records as the last fatal accident was recorded in 1972.

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