Top Ten Safest Low-Cost Airlines for 2022

by Christine Forbes Smith
January 05, 2022
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Photo: easyJet. the world’s only safety, product, and COVID-19 rating agency, has listed its top ten safest low-cost airlines for 2022 from the 385 airlines it monitors.

Low-cost carriers (LCCs) have allowed millions of people to travel for the first time or to take trips they would otherwise be unable to afford.

The AirlineRatings top 10 safest low-cost airlines for 2022 are, in alphabetical order; Allegiant, easyjet, Frontier, Jetstar Group, Jetblue, Ryanair, Vietjet, Volaris, Westjet, and Wizz.

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Factors used to decide the top 10 safest low-cost airlines include; incident records over the past two years, crash records over the past five years, results of audits conducted by the governing body of aviation, The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), EU banned lists and fleet age.

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AirlineRatings offers a unique safety tool that allows passengers to compare the safety ratings of more than 385 airlines.


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AirlineRatings was launched in June 2013 and rates the safety, in-flight product, and COVID-19 compliance of 385 airlines using its unique seven-star rating system. It has been used by millions of passengers from 195 countries and has become the industry standard for safety, product, and COVID-19 rating.

The editorial team is one of the world’s most experienced with over 40 international and national awards. They have also authored or co-authored more than 28 industry books.