January 9. AirlineRatings.com, a source for airline safety and product reviews, has revealed its top 20 safest carriers in the world for 2022, with five US airlines making the list.
Established in 2013, AirlineRatings.com is a trusted website that rates airline safety, inflight products, and COVID-19 compliance of 385 worldwide carriers on a unique seven-star scale. Every year, AirlineRatings.com releases a list of the top safest airlines in the world, and, this year, Air New Zealand snatched the title from Australia-based Qantas.
AirlineRatings.com editor-in-chief Geoffrey Thomas explained in a press release that “there is very little between the top 20, they are all standouts.”
1. Air New Zealand; 2. Etihad Airways; 3. Qatar Airways; 4. Singapore Airlines; 5. TAP Air Portugal; 6. Scandinavian Airlines; 7. Qantas; 8. Alaska Airlines; 9. EVA Air; 10. Virgin Australia/Atlantic; 11. Cathay Pacific Airways; 12. Hawaiian Airlines; 13. American Airlines; 14. Lufthansa Group; 15. Finnair; 16. Air France/KLM Group; 17. British Airways; 18. Delta Air Lines; 19. United Airlines; 20. Emirates.