25.1 C
Saturday, December 2, 2023

UAE’s Etihad Airways ranks among world’s safest full-service airlines


DUBAI: Etihad Airways and Emirates, the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates, have once again ranked among the safest full-service airlines in the world. Airline safety and product rating website AirlineRatings.com published its 20 safest airline ratings on Tuesday, January 3, with Emirates airlines Etihad Airways and Emirates among the safest airlines in the world among the top ten airlines.

AirlineRatings.com developed its rankings after monitoring 385 different airlines. GCC carrier Qatar Airways also made it into the top ten list of full-service airlines. Etihad is the third safest airline in the world, followed by Emirates in seventh place, up 13 places from last year’s ranking.

Launched in June 2013, the website rates 385 airlines for safety, in-flight products and COVID-19 compliance using its unique seven-star rating system.

Meanwhile, the site also named UAE-based low-cost carrier flydubai and Air Arabia among the 20 safest low-cost airlines for 2023.

Geoffrey Thomas, editor-in-chief of AirlineRatings.com, said these airlines stand out in the industry, leading the way in safety, innovation and the introduction of new aircraft.

According to Thomas, for full-service airlines, the site analyzes crashes over a five-year period, serious accidents audited by aviation governing bodies and major associations over a two-year period, fleet age, expert analysis of pilot training, and COVID-19. 19 to formulate their determination in agreement.

“Our 2023 Safest 20 Airlines remain at the forefront of safety innovation, operational excellence and the introduction of new and more advanced aircraft such as the Airbus A350 (above) and Boeing 787,” he explained.

The top ten full-service airlines for 2023 are Qantas, Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, TAP Portugal, Emirates, Alaska Airlines, EVA Air and Virgin Australia/Atlantic aviation.

Meanwhile, for low-cost airlines, the factors used to determine the top 20 safest low-cost airlines included accident records for the past two years, crash records for the past five years, audit results from aviation governing body the International Civil Aviation Commission Organization (ICAO), EU Prohibition List and Fleet Age.

AirlineRatings’ top ten safest low-cost airlines for 2022 in alphabetical order are Air Arabia, AirAsia Group, Allegiant, Air Baltic, easyJet, flydubai, Frontier, Jetstar Group, JetBlue and Air Indigo . Indian airline SpiceJet also made the list.

Thomas explained, “All airlines have accidents every day, and many of them are aircraft or engine manufacturing problems, not airline operational problems. How the crew handles these incidents makes the difference between a good airline or an unsafe airline.”


Source link

Related Articles

“Dubai’s Night Sky to Sparkle: Dancing Drones and Lights Show to Illuminate Shopping Festival”

Shopping Festival A captivating public art show featuring lighting installations at Al Seef and d3. Larger-than-life environmental ambassador characters designed by French artists...

Closure of Sheikh Zayed Road: Comprehensive Guide to Traffic Diversion, Timings, Alternative Routes

Weekend Closure of Sheikh Zayed Road: Traffic Diversion During COP28 and Union Day Celebrations Closure Details A segment of Dubai's bustling Sheikh Zayed Road is set...

Popular Route Gets a Boost: Leading Airline to Operate A380 Double-Decker on UAE Flights

 A380 Double-Decker Etihad Airways, the UAE's national carrier, has announced its decision to deploy the A380 double-decker aircraft on the New York JFK route,...

“Union Day Memories: Witnessing Two Historic Moments – Greetings to Sheikh Zayed, Farewell to British Forces”

Union Day When Len Chapman, a British expat, touched down in Dubai in March 1971, his journey began as an engineer at the newly...

“Transformative Journey: From Navigating Waters to Establishing a Business Empire in Dubai”

Navigating  In an unexpected turn of events, Dr. Azad Moopen, the entrepreneur behind the $2 billion-valued Aster DM Healthcare, reflects on his unique journey...

Latest Articles