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These are probably the most UNSAFE airlines

These airlines performed worst in the JACDEC Airline Safety Rankings!

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First the good news: Flying has become increasingly safe over the years. The risk of crashing and dying during a flight is now around 50 times smaller than when driving on the highway or cycling.

Last year, 233 people died in plane crashes worldwide. However, this number is a significant improvement on the average of the last 10 years (373).

To assess the safety of airlines, there are regular rankings that compare various criteria such as the number of incidents and the age of the fleet.

ℹ️ Note: Each of these statistics is subject to change because the criteria is weighted subjectively and, for example, accidents in the last thirty years cannot provide information about today's standards. Please do not base your booking decision solely on such lists.

JACDEC Airline Safety Ranking

All airlines selected have had “critical safety deficits” in the past. These were then ranked based on further criteria. 1st place means that it is currently the most unsafe airline according to their criteria.

  1. UT Air (Russia)

  2. Pakistan International Airlines (Pakistan)

  3. Lion Air (Indonesia)

  4. Egypt Air (Egypt)

  5. Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopia)

  6. Aeroflot (Russia)

  7. Air India (India)

  8. China Eastern Airlines (China)

  9. Vietnam Airlines (Vietnam)

  10. Mahan Air (Iran)

Airlines with 0 out of 7 Stars:

385 airlines are compared here. The poor performance of the Russian airlines is also due to the fact that, due to the sanctions, no Western spare parts are supplied to the aircraft, calling into question the aircraft's safety and maintenance.

  • Aeroflot (Russia)

  • UTair (Russia)

  • Rossiya (Russia)

  • Ural Airlines (Russia)

  • Nordavia (Russia)

  • Pobeda (Russia)

Airlines with 1 out of 7 Stars:

  • Pakistan International Airlines (Pakistan)

  • Air Algerie (Algeria)

  • Scat (Kazakhstan)

  • Sriwijaya Air (Indonesia)

  • Airblue (Pakistan)

  • Blue Wing (Suriname)

  • Iran Aseman Airlines (Iran)

  • Nepal Airlines (Nepal)

🔍 Source: Handelsblatt, Airlineratings

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