Qantas world's safest airlineAirlineratings.com has released its list of World’s safest airlines for 2017 and for the fourth consecutive year, Qantas airline has secured the title of world’s safest airline. Qantas is a 96-year-old Australian carrier which according to the website’s editors has a fatality free record in the jet era which is quite exemplary.

The website reports that Qantas has an amazing record of firsts in operations and safety and is now accepted by the British Advertising Standards Association as the industry’s most experienced carrier.

The airline also leads the way in the development of the Future Air Navigation System; the Flight Data Recorder to monitor plane and later crew performance; automatic landings using Global Navigation Satellite Systems as well as precision approaches around mountains in the cloud using Required Navigation Performance (RNP).

The alphabetical list of world’s 20 safest airlines of the world include:

  • Air New Zealand
  • Alaska Airlines
  • All Nippon Airways
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific Airways
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Etihad Airways
  • EVA Air, Finnair
  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • Japan Airlines
  • KLM
  • Lufthansa
  • Scandinavian Airline System
  • Singapore Airlines, Swiss
  • United Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Virgin Australia

Airlineratings.com has also revealed the safest low-cost airlines and the list in alphabetical order includes:

  • Aer Lingus
  • Flybe
  • HK Express
  • Jetblue
  • Jetstar Australia
  • Jetstar Asia
  • Thomas Cook
  • Virgin America
  • Vueling
  • Westjet

If you don’t happen to fly with these airlines, then don’t panic as airplane crashes are rare and imminent these days. Unless you fly with PIA then you’re free to panic and fear the worst because of their Come Die With Us policy, side effects include never reaching your destination.