A recent research made by AirlineRatings.com has shown that the 10 safest airlines in the world are in Europe, Asia and Australia. The conclusion was derived after they analyzed the number of fatal accidents in the past decade to 499 carriers.

Here are the 10 safest airlines in the world:

1. Air New Zeeland 

Air New Zealand has managed to recover after a period of financial crisis in early 2000. The company has not suffered significant incidents in recent decades.

2. Singapore Airlines 

Singapore Airlines is very often praised for its quality services and efficient operations. The air carrier with its base at Changi Airport has not registered air accidents since 2000.

3. Finnair 

Finnish airline operator Finnair suffered no major accidents since 1960.

4. British Airways 

British Airways is one of the most honored airlines in Europe. However in recent years it had several injuries but no deaths. The only accident with victims was in 1976.


5. Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong’s Asian airline, known for the best business-class service, did not suffer aviation accidents from 1960 to the present.

6. Emirates Airlines 

Emirates Airlines is one of the largest players in the aviation industry. Established in 1985, the company had no fatal accident in 30 years of activity.

7. Etihad 

Etihad has maintained an impeccable safety record. It is truly remarkable how quickly a decade old airline has grown in scale and reputation.

8. Eva Air 

Taiwanese Eva Air operator has not undergone any major accident since it was founded in 1988.

9. Lufthansa

German Lufthansa airline operator, founded in 1955, has not recorded any fatal accident since 1993 until now.


10. Qantas 

Qantas Airways  is the airline of Australia and its largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations. Established 93 years ago, Qantas had no fatal accidents since 1951.

Last year 3.3 billion passengers traveled with an airplane, there were made 27 million flights of which 21 aircrafts had not reached its destination and nearly 1,000 people died in air accidents.