Qantas has been nominated the world’s safest airline for 2019 by AirlineRatings.com, the world’s only safety, and product rating website.
The Australian airline has been a leader in the development of: Future Air Navigation System; the flight data recorder to monitor plane and later crew performance; automatic landings using Global Navigation Satellite System as well as precision approaches around mountains in cloud using RNP.
Qantas was the lead airline with real-time monitoring of its engines across its fleet using satellite communications, which has enabled the airline to detect problems before they become a major safety issue.
AirlineRatings was launched in June 2013 and rates the safety and in-flight product of 405 airlines using its unique seven-star rating system.
It has been used by millions of passengers from 232 countries and has become the industry standard for safety and product rating.
The editorial team is one of the world’s most experienced with almost 50 international and national awards.