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Royal Jordanian listed among top 20 safest airlines in world

By JT - Jul 24,2018 - Last updated at Jul 24,2018

AMMAN — Royal Jordanian (RJ) was listed as one of the top 20 safest airlines in the world, according to the annual list of the world’s safest airlines released by, an Australia-based aviation analysis website, an RJ statement said on Tuesday.

The safety-rating system of this list was developed with the help of the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).

The top 20 safest carriers were selected from a pool of 409 airlines based on their compliance with international regulators, the age of their fleet of aircraft, fatality record over the past 10 years, their results from IATA’s safety audits and whether their countries of origin conform with ICAO’s safety parameter, according to the statement.

Other airlines on the list include Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways, Eva Air, Finnair, Hawaiian Airlines, Japan Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Royal Jordanian, Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Swiss Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia. 


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