Planning your 2019 family vaycay? If safety’s your priority, these are the world’s safest airlines, according to AirlineRatings.com.

AirlineRatings.com formulates its top 20 safest airlines list from a variety of comprehensive factors, including “government audits, airline’s crash and serious incident record; profitability, industry-leading safety initiatives, and fleet age.” So, which airlines made the list for 2019?

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Australia’s Quantas took top honors as the world’s safest airline. Here is the full ranking of the top 20 safest airlines in the world; those in bold are also on our roundup of the best airlines for kids, too.

  • Air New Zealand
  • Alaska Airlines (also a Best Airline for Kids)
  • All Nippon Airways (ANA)
  • American Airlines (also a Best Airline for Kids)
  • Austrian Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific Airways
  • Emirates
  • EVA Air
  • Finnair
  • Hawaiian Airlines (also a Best Airline for Kids)
  • KLM
  • Lufthansa
  • Qantas
  • Qatar,
  • Scandinavian Airline System
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Swiss
  • United Airlines (also a Best Airline for Kids)
  • Virgin group of airlines (Atlantic and Australia)

If you’re looking to save while still staying safe—and really, who isn’t)—these picks made AirlineRatings.com’s top 10 safest low-cost airlines list for 2019:

  • Flybe
  • Frontier (also a Best Airline for Kids)
  • HK Express
  • Jetblue (also a Best Airline for Kids)
  • Jetstar Australia/Asia,
  • Thomas Cook
  • Volaris
  • Vueling
  • Westjet
  • Wizz

Family-friendly, cheap and world’s safest? These all sound like a win in our book!

—Erica Loop

Featured Photo: Winterseitler via Pixabay

 

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