Airline Safety Ranking 2017

JACDEC Airline Safety Ranking 2017

The complete list comprising all TOP60 airlines together with a comprehensive safety analysis of the past year will be available in the February 2017 issue of the german aviation magazine Aero International. (available in german language only)

Again, JACDEC is classifying the latest Airline Safety Ranking to let consumers get an idea of how to interpret the numbers. First and foremost, the critical parameter about the ranking is our Safety Index. The Index is the result of a complex formular containing multiple factors such as accidents and serious incidents, revenue passenger numbers, Safety Audits, etc. (a detailed description can be found HERE)

There fore we like to emphasize the point that the current safety state of each airline is expressed best by the Safety Index and not by the ranking number. Please note that the tailoring of the Safety Ranking would look very different if it would not be 60 but 80 or 100 airlines in that listing.

2ndly most of the TOP60 airlines (34) improved their Safety Index compared to the previous year. Seven remained at the same level, while 17 came out 2016 with a declined index. Two airlines were completely new to the list.

To dispel a common misconception about the JACDEC Safety Ranking: this list is not about the 60 safest airlines, it comprises the 60 largest airlines measured by their revenue passenger performance in RPK’s.

Quintessence how you should understand the ranking: Focus on the Safety Index values and not so much on the actual placing.

 The rest of the ranking will be made visible gradually after Jan 18th 2017.

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The full ranking together with a summarized safety review of 2016 will be published in issue 2 / 2017 on January 18th.

JACDEC AIRLINE SAFETY RANKING 2017

Based on 2016 values

 RANK AIRLINE  CODECS  COUNTRY  INDEX  ORDER
        2016 
 1  Cathay Pacific Airways CX, CPA Hong Kong  China,Hong-Kong 0,005
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 2  Air New Zealand NZ, ANZ New Zealand  New Zealand 0,007
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 3  Hainan Airlines HU, CHH China  China 0,009
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 4  Qatar Airways QR, QTR Qatar  Qatar 0,009
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 5  K L M KL, KLM Netherlands  Netherlands 0,011
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 6  EVA Air BR, EVA Taiwan  Taiwan 0,012
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 7  Emirates EK, UAE UAE  United Arab Emirates 0,013
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 8  Etihad Airways EY, ETD UAE  United Arab Emirates 0,014
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 9  QANTAS QF, QFA Australia  Australia 0,015
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10  Japan Airlines JL, JAL Japan  Japan 0,015
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11  All Nippon Airways NH, ANA Japan  Japan 0,016
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12  Lufthansa LH, DLH Germany  Germany 0,016
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 13  TAP Portugal TP, TAP Portugal  Portugal 0,017
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14  Virgin Atlantic Airways VS, VIR UK  United Kingdom 0,017
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15  Delta Air Lines DL, DAL USA  USA 0,018
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16  Air Canada AC, ACA Canada  Canada 0,020
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17  jetBlue Airways B6, JBU USA  USA 0,020
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18  Virgin Australia VA, VOZ Australia  Australia 0,020
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19  British Airways BA, BAW UK  United Kingdom 0,023
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20  Air Berlin AB, BER Germany  Germany 0,023
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21  WestJet Airlines WS, WJA Canada  Canada 0,023
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22  Sichuan Airlines 3U, CSC China  China 0,028
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23  Norwegian Air Shuttle DY, NAX Norway  Norway  0,032
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24  Shenzhen Airlines ZH, CSZ China  China 0,032
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25  Iberia IB, IBE Spain  Spain 0,034
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26  Jetstar Airways JQ, JST Australia  Australia 0,036
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27  Southwest Airlines WN, SWA USA  USA 0,037
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28  EasyJet U2, EZY UK  United Kingdom 0,037
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29  AirAsia AK, AXM Malaysia  Malaysia 0,043
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30  Thomson Airways BY, TOM UK  United Kingdom 0,047
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31  United Airlines UA, UAL  USA  USA  0,051
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32  Singapore Airlines SQ, SIA  Singapore  Singapore  0,051
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33  China Eastern Airlines MU, CES  China  China  0,061
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34  Ryanair FR, RYR  Ireland  Ireland 0,064
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35  Swiss LX, SWR  Switzerland  Switzerland  0,064
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36  LATAM Chile  LA, LAN  Chile  Chile  0,095
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37  Aeroflot SU, AFL  Russia  Russia 0,101
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38  Jet Airways 9W, JAI  India  India 0,109 
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39  Alitalia  AZ, AZA  Italy  Italy 0,113
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40  Air India AI, AIC India  India 0,115 
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41  Air China CA, CCA China  China  0,121
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42  Air France AF, AFR  France  France  0,127 
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43  Aeromexico AM, AMX Mexico  Mexico  0,127
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44  Alaska Airlines AS, ASA  USA  USA  0,143 
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45  American Airlines AA, AAL  USA  USA  0,146
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46  China Southern Airlines  CZ, CSN China  China  0,171
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47  Asiana Airlines OZ, AAR South Korea  South Korea  0,215
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48  Thai Airways Intl TG, THA  Thailand  Thailand  0,224
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49  SAS Scandinavian Airlines  SK, SAS  Sweden  (Multinational) 0,267
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50  Turkish Airlines TK, THY  Turkey  Turkey 0,316
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51  Korean Air  KE,KAL South Korea  South Korea 0,349
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52  Xiamen Airlines MF, CXA  China  China 0,439
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53  GOL Transportes Aér. G3, GLO Brazil  Brazil 0,472 
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54  Saudia SV, SVA Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia 0,507 
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55  LATAM Brazil  JJ, TAM Brazil  Brazil 0,575
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56  Malaysia Airlines  MH, MAS Malaysia  Malaysia  0,668
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57  Lion Air  JT, LNI Indonesia  Indonesia 0,764
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58  Garuda Indonesia GA, GIA Indonesia  Indonesia 0,770
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59  Avianca Colombia AV, AVA colombia  Colombia 0,914
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60  China Airlines CI, CAL Taiwan  Taiwan 0,977
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