Top 10 most dangerous airlines

Saturday, January 26, 2013 0 Comments A+ a-

Airlines in general or whatever modes of transportation won't be of help if your time is up. Life can be taken away in the most unexpected moment and in less likely situation - even flying. But still, knowing which airlines have the most number of hull loss accidents and serious incidents is indeed can come in handy especially to frequent flyers.


Here's the list of the top ten most dangerous airlines conducted by Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC).

#10 SkyWest Airlines: 3 hull losses; 22 dead
#9 South African Airways: 1 hull loss; 159 dead
#8 Thai Airways International: 5 hull losses; 309 dead
#7 Turkish Airlines: 6 hull losses, 188 dead
#6 Saudia: 4 hull losses; 310 dead
#5 Korean Air: 9 hull losses; 687 dead
#4 GOL Transportes AĆ©reos: 1 hull loss; 154 dead
#3 Air India: 3 hull losses; 329 dead
#2 TAM Airlines: 6 hull losses; 336 dead
#1 China Airlines: 8 hull losses; 755 dead
PS: Worst safety records with number of hull loses and passengers deaths were ranked from 60 airlines over the last 30 years since 1983.

John Benliro hails from Palawan, Philippines. He's a travel enthusiast who loves to read geography books as well as those authored by Sheldon and Grisham. He's a full time lecturer at a university in Thailand and has been blogging since 2009. Come and join him in exploring the vastness of our imagination, drifting from land to land one step at a time.