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Qantas has been rated the world’s safest airline for 2023

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It comes after the Australian carrier placed seventh in last year’s rankings.
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Qantas is the safest airline in the world for 2023, according to the annual list published by safety grading website Airline Ratings.

The rating system takes into account things like pilot training, the number of serious accidents and fleet age. It said Qantas is “now accepted as the industry’s most experienced airline”.

It comes after a turbulent year for Qantas, who have been criticised for flight delays, baggage handling and pricing amidst the return to travel.

The airlines that made the top 20

  1. Qantas
  2. Air New Zealand
  3. Etihad Airways
  4. Qatar Airways
  5. Singapore Airlines
  6. TAP Air Portugal
  7. Emirates
  8. Alaska Airlines
  9. EVA Air (Taiwan)
  10. Virgin Australia/Atlantic
  11. Cathay Pacific
  12. Hawaiian Airlines
  13. Scandinavian Airlines
  14. United Airlines
  15. Lufthansa/Swiss Group
  16. Finnair (Finland)
  17. British Airways
  18. KLM (Netherlands)
  19. American Airlines
  20. Delta Air Lines

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