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IndiGo Bags Rank as One of the Top Five Safest Low Cost Carriers in the World

For a lot of conservative travellers, stepping on a flight a thing of concern because of the safety involved. Somehow, for some Indian citizens, soaring in the sky just seems a lot daunting because of all the stories they might have heard. But, it surely helps to know that the airline that you are opting for is one of the safest airlines in the world and ranks in the top ten in terms of safety. Also, not to mention that flying, in itself has a massive expenditure of safety and remains the top priority of all the airlines. As per a new ranking of the airlines in terms of safety, IndiGo in India, has emerged as the fifth safest airline. 

IndiGo Ranks Fifth in Safety

The rankings come from AirlineRatings.com which has noted that number of factors are taken into account while gauging the safety of an airline and these factors include “audits from aviation’s governing and industry bodies, government audits, airline’s crash and serious incident record, profitability, industry-leading safety initiatives, and fleet age,” The site has ranked other airlines above IndiGo and these include Air Arabia (UAE), Flybe (UK), Frontier (US), and HK Express (Hong Kong). The other five in the list are JetBlue (US), Volaris (Mexico), Vueling (Spain), Westjet (Canada), and Wizz (Hungary). 

IndiGo: Biggest Airline in India

Talking about IndiGo, the carrier is undoubtedly the most popular one in the country with close to 50% market share and a fleet size which surpasses 250 flights. The carrier is flying 1,500 flights in  a day. Although the carrier ran into some technical glitches with mid-air engine shutdowns with P&W engines this year, the airline is on the task of replacing all the engines on its fleet. As for the other safe airlines across the world, Australia’s Qantas airline has been ranked on top with perfectly clean records in the entire jet era. Some other top safest airlines across the world include, Air New Zealand, EVA Air, Etihad, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Alaska Airlines. 

Arpit Sharma

Whenever Arpit boards a plane he is filled with awe and bewilderment and soaring above the skies is something marvellous for him. An aviation and tech geek through and through Arpit writes at AviationScoop not only because he's experienced and good at his craft but also because flying is something which makes his heart flutter with joy.

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