Most Dangerous Airlines To Avoid

Most Dangerous Airlines To Avoid

Next time, when you decide to travel by airlines across the continents, consider the safety announcement if you choose one of the dangerous airlines below.


The top selection of most dangerous airlines in the world has been drawn out based on the safety records of different air carriers: the proportion of number of fatalities over number of flights made.


1 – Cubana Airlines

Completed flights: 320,000

Fatal accidents: 8

Deaths: 404


The “champion” is Cubana Airlines, with only 320,000 flight made, it had 8 fatal accidents, mostly due to technical and safety problems.


2 – Iran Air

Completed flights: 970,000

Fatal accidents: 5

Deaths: 708


Iran Air has been banned from EU due to safety concerns. During the last 20 years, it has made 6 accidents, with the worst one in 1988, lost 300 lives


3 – Kenya Airways

Completed flights: 450,000

Fatal accidents: 2

Deaths: 283


Operating since 1977, Kenya Airways already made two fatal accidents, one with 169 people killed and another with 114.


4 – Egyptair

Completed flights: 1.07 million

Fatal accidents: 4

Deaths: 402


Egyptair is the largest airline in Africa, flies to 70 destinations worldwide. By far, the worst accident was the crash into Atlantic Ocean, killing all 217 people on board


5 – Pakistan International Airlines

Completed flights: 1.43 million

Fatal accidents: 5

Deaths: 440


Although this company was one of the biggest carrier in Asia and the first Asian carrier to use jet aircraft. It still suffered from fatal accidents, and its worst fatalities is when the pilots failed to see the mountainous terrain in front of them in time, killing 167 people.


6 – Avianca

Completed flights: 1.47 million

Fatal accidents: 4

Deaths: 500


Flying since 1919, Avianca has the longest continuous history in aviation. People remembered it not only because of the most modern fleets in South America but also many the bomb exposure and crash in the 1980s.


7 – Thai Airways

Completed flights: 1.98 million

Fatal accidents: 4

Deaths: 352


Winning the award “Best Airline in the World” in 2006, Thai Airways, however, had a dangerous history. In 1992, a flight from Katmandu crashed and killed 113 people



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