AirAsia Group, including medium haul affiliate airlines AirAsia X and Thai AirAsia X, have been confirmed as one of the safest low cost carriers in the world for 2024 by experts at AirlineRatings.com.
The world’s only airline safety and product rating agency on Wednesday announced its top 20 safest low cost airlines for 2024 among the 385 airlines it monitors.
Factors used to decide the top 20 safest low cost airlines include incident records, fleet age, results of audits conducted by the governing body of aviation – The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), as well as EU banned lists.
This follows the award for AirAsia Group as the top low cost carrier in Asia by AirlineRatings.com in May 2023.
Bo Lingam, Group CEO of AirAsia Aviation Group said: “Safety is always the number one priority affecting every airline’s brand and reputation and we are thrilled to once again be acknowledged as being amongst the best in the world for operational integrity.
“We continue to invest heavily in our safety management systems including ongoing certification via regular International Operational Safety Audits (IOSA) by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) across the airline Group, as the global benchmark for upholding the highest safety standards at all times.”
Benyamin Ismail, CEO of AirAsia X said: “AirAsia X has been IOSA accredited since 2013 and we continue to remain dedicated to providing our guests with the very best in terms of safe, affordable and reliable air travel at all times for medium-haul air travel across Asia and beyond.
“I am truly thankful for my team’s support as we return to the skies stronger than ever across all areas including safety. I also wish to thank the team at AirlineRatings.com for their continued support of AirAsia X.”
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