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Top 20 Airlines named in 2021 for Air safety

Top 20 Airlines named in 2021 for Air safety

Travelers on the fence about traveling again may want to research a list of the world’s best Top 20 airlines.

The airline safety website published a list of “Top Airlines in World,” which traditionally ranks Airlines by safety, in-flight service, passenger comfort, and flight routes.

This year, new selection criteria are shaking up rankings. For the first time, airlines are judged partly by how they responded to the Covid-19 pandemic globally.

Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas of said

“Covid impacted the ratings and ranking in two ways,” 

“Airlines had to be Covid-manageable to our standards to be considering, and we deleted profitability as a criterion this year.

Qatar Airways took the No. 1 spot in the current year, named “Airline of the Year” by a site.

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As per the announcement on the website

The Qatar air-carrier was awarded the top prize because of in-flight service, its cabin innovation, and “dedication and commitment to continue to work throughout the global Covid pandemic,” said Qatar Airways also introduced industry firsts, such as being first to complete International Air Transport Association’s safety audit and was the first to test its Covid-19 Travel Safe Passes.

The announcement said.

Qatar Airways has one of the world’s youngest fleets,

Here’s the Top 20 Airlines complete list of the previous year, following by each airline’s position

 Current Position  Airline Name  Previous year Position 
 1 Qatar Airways  9
 2 Air New Zealand  1
 3 Singapore Airlines  2
 4 Qantas  4
 5 Emirates  6
 6 Cathay Pacific  5
 7 Virgin Atlantic  7
 8 United Airlines  N/A
 9 EVA Air  8
 10 British Airways  17
 11 Lufthansa  11
 12 ANA, or All Nippon Airways   3
 13 Finnair  12
 14 Japan Airlines  13
 15 KLM  14
 16 Hawaiian Airlines  16
 17 Alaska Airlines  18
 18 Virgin Australia  10
 19 Delta Air Lines  19
 20 Etihad Airways  20


Most carriers maintained the same position as they did in the 2020 list. Qatar Airways jumped eight places to grab the top spot, ruled mainly by New Zealand Airlines.

Thomas said.

“Air New Zealand been our ‘Airline of the Year’ in six of last eight years because of its excellent innovation and cabin service,”

British Airways bounced up seven places in rankings to No. 10, while United jumped to No. 8, after not making it into the 2020 list at all.

Only airlines with seven safety stars are considering for the annual list. That rating constructs crash history, pilot-related incidents, government audits, and Covid-19protocols, like social distancing, cleaning of aircraft, and masked cabin group.

As per the website, hardly 150 out of 350-some airlines evaluated by have seven stars. Eight airlines have just one star,

The company said rankings, which the website’s editors judge, also consider airline service, staff engagement, and passenger feedback.

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