Tag Archives: safety

World’s safest airlines for 2017

The world’s safest airlines have been named in two sets of annual rankings, with Qantas and Cathay Pacific taking out the number one spots. The rankings from AirlineRatings.com put Qantas at number one for the fourth year in a row. The website said the Flying

Turkey tourist arrivals drop in record numbers

Turkey experienced its biggest drop in foreign-tourist arrivals on record last month, as tensions with Russia and a series of deadly bombings kept visitors away from the country’s beaches. The number of arrivals dropped for a ninth consecutive month, the longest streak of year-on-year declines

These airlines have the lowest safety ratings

Safety is primary when flying: we want to travel on airlines that are rigorous about safety inspections, use innovative navigation technology, and adhere to basic best practices. But some airlines—as per the ratings listed on AirlineRatings.com—have some work to do. The aviation safety–focused website performs a comprehensive

KLM: Disturbed passenger injures co-pilot

Dutch carrier KLM says a “disturbed passenger” injured himself and a co-pilot on a flight to China before being overpowered by crew and other passengers. KLM issued a brief statement today saying the incident happened Sunday on flight KL897 from Amsterdam to Beijing. The carrier

The world’s safest airlines for 2016

AirlineRatings.com has announced its top twenty safest airlines  for 2016 from the 407 it monitors. Top of the list for the third year is Australia’s Qantas, which has a fatality free record in the jet era – an extraordinary record. Making up the remainder of