The Hungarian low-cost carrier, Wizz Air, has been selected as one of the safest airlines in the world. AirlineRatings.com shared its annual list of the world’s 20 safest airlines and budget airlines recently. Below you can read the details.
According to Forbes, 2022 was not easy for the airlines. To start with, COVID still limits their development. Furthermore, the year began with the bankruptcy of American Southwest Airlines. Throughout the summer, many European airports had to deal with the chaos caused by delayed and cancelled flights.
AirlineRatings.com monitors the flights of 385 airlines. The editor-in-chief, Geoffrey Thomas, said that the delays and cancellations caused significant issues both for the customers and the airlines. Nevertheless, the airlines performed well from a security point of view.
As he highlighted, there were no COVID-related accidents, for instance. He said the unknown heroes of the industry were the aircraft maintainers. AirlineRatings.com considered many factors while compiling the list of the safest airlines, including the age of the planes, serious accidents, lethal accidents and control results.