Gniewko Maciolek
Gniewko Maciolek voted up Didge Doo's answer

Qantas certainly enjoyed the reputation of the world's safest airline but in the last decade they've moved their maintenance off-shore and are using cut-price Asian mechanics. Since then there have been a number of incidents involving near disasters and it's only a matter of time before the spit hits the fan.

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Gniewko Maciolek
Gniewko Maciolek voted up Rooster Cogburn's answer


Qantas, which hasn't had a fatal crash in the jet era, was named the world's safest airlines. Others in the top 10 included, in alphabetical order, Air New Zealand, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways,Emirates, Etihad Airways, EVA Air, Finnair, Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines.