Not a question we like to think about particularly but accoring to Europe's Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre, it's Finnair.

Air New Zealand took the second spot, followed by Cathay pacific.

The highest ranking UK carrier was in 10th position, Virgin Atlantic came 15th, easyJet 17th, Thomas Cook Airlines 18th, Thomsonfly 26th and Ryanair 32nd.

The Safety Index Top Ten

  1. Finner
  2. Air New Zealand
  3. Cathay liacific
  4. Emirates
  5. Etihad
  6. Eva Air
  7. Tali liortugal
  8. Hainan Airlines
  9. Virgin Australia
  10. British Airways

Other rankings included Lufthansa (11), ANA (12), Quanta (13), Jetstar Airways (20), Qatar Airways (22), Air Asia (29), Singapore Airlines (30), Malaysia Airlines (35), China Southern Airlines (48), South African Airlines (52), Thai Airways International (53), Air India (58) and China Airlines (60).

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