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An Emirates A380 departs from Dubai International (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Hisham Qadri)

Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre Ranks World’s Safest Airlines

A new safety rating by the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre, or Jacdec, crowned Emirates Airlines as the world’s safest airline. In a study published in aviation magazine Aero International, Emirates scored 93.61 percent on the Jacdec risk index, ahead of Norwegian Air Shuttle (93.26 percent) and the United Kingdom’s Virgin Atlantic Airways (92.87 percent). The top three are followed by KLM, Easyjet, Finnair, and Etihad. The only North American airline to crack the top ten was Spirit Airlines, which…

Seven Years Later: Qantas Flight 32

Saturday marks seven years since Qantas flight 32 experienced an in air emergency over Indonesia. The incident was the first major one for the Airbus A380, which at the time, was a two year old aircraft. Although the flight landed safely with no injuries to the 469 passengers and crew…

The 777-200: A Recap of Recent Incidents

Since Tuesday's accident  at McCarran International in Las Vegas the 777-200 has been involved in fourteen prior aviation accidents and incidents since its first flight back in 1994. As of today, over 1200 Boeing 777 aircraft are in active service, flying for more than 50 airlines. Out of the fourteen occurrences, complete…