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AirlineRatings.com, a reliable source for carrier safety rankings and product ratings, has released the list of the world’s safest airlines for 2023.

Exceptional airlines that “are at the forefront of safety, innovation, and launching of new aircraft” are highlighted in the group’s yearly study, according to AirlineRatings editor-in-chief Geoffrey Thomas.

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After failing to win in 2022, Air New Zealand was dethroned this year by Qantas, the national airline of Australia. The same five US airlines on the list from the previous year—Alaska Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines—kept their positions in 2023.

With a history spanning more than a century, Qantas last had a deadly accident in 1951. As a result of never having lost a jet-powered aircraft, the ship has become a safety icon in the global aviation business.

To compile this rating, AirlineRatings examines several variables, such as crashes over the previous five years, serious incidents over the previous two years, audits from governing bodies, airline fleet age, pilot training assessments, COVID protocols, carrier profitability, and safety initiatives.

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Below is a list of the top 10 safest airlines in the world for 2023

10. Virgin Australia/Atlantic

Country: Australia/UK

Average Fleet Age: 23.4/6.8 years

2022 Ranking: 10

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9. EVA Air

Country: Taiwan

Average Fleet Age: 8 years

2022 Ranking: 9

8. Alaska Airlines

Country: US

Average Fleet Age: 9 years

2022 Ranking: 8

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7. Emirates

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Country: UAE

Average Fleet Age: 9.2 years

2022 Ranking: 20

6. TAP Air Portugal

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Country: Portugal

Average Fleet Age: 9 years

2022 Ranking: 5

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5. Singapore Airlines

Country: Singapore

Average Fleet Age: 7.1 years

2022 Ranking: 4

4. Qatar Airways

Country: Qatar

Average Fleet Age: 8.2 years

2022 Ranking: 3

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3. Etihad Airways

Country: UAE

Average Fleet Age: 7.1 years

2022 Ranking: 2

2. Air New Zealand

Country: New Zealand

Average Fleet Age: 8.7 years

2022 Ranking: 1

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1. Qantas

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Country: Australia

Average Fleet Age: 14 years

2022 Ranking: 7


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