Top 10 Safest Low-Cost Airlines For 2020: Air Arabia Is The Safest Low-Cost Airline For 2020

Air Arabia has been named the Safest Low-Cost Airline For 2020, according to Australia based Airline and Safety Rating agency AirlineRatings.

Flybe ranked top among European Low-Cost Airlines has announced Air Arabia as the Safest Low-Cost Airline For 2020 after reviewing all the 405 airline it monitors. 

Millions of people travel by Low-Cost Airlines in their first ever flight mainly based on their own conditions.

All of these Low-Cost Airlines(LCCs) have passed the stringent International Air Transport Association Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). They also have maintained excellent safety records, though all have to sustain some minor incidents.

What is IOSA

IOSA is an international evaluation system designed to assess the operational management and control systems of an airline. It is widely recognised and accepted all around the world. 

IOSA conducts audit in a standarised and consistent manner since its creation in 2003. Airlines are registered for a period of 2 years in the IOSA registry following the audit.

What factors were considered

Audits conducted by the governing bodies of aviation was also highly prioritized during the process of reviewing all these airlines. Recent incidents and fatalities were also considered, though minor fatalities were not given much attention.

“Those LCCs that have decided to use IOSA show an additional commitment to safety.” said Geoffrey Thomas, Editor-in-chief of

Air Arabia, an Emirati low-cost airline topped the list of Safest Low-Cost Airline For 2020 according to Air Arabia was founded on 3 Feburary, 2003. It operates a fleet of Airbus A320s including 39 Airbus A320 and 3 Airbus A321. Air Arabia also has 119 more A320s aircraft on order.


Frontier is the Safest American Low-Cost Airline
Flybe, a British Low-Cost Carrier was placed on second position. Frontier was placed third in the list with HK Express coming in the fourth position. India’s largest Low-Cost Airline Indigo was placed fifth in the list.

Top 10 Safest Low-Cost Airlines For 2020

  1. Air Arabia
  2. Flybe
  3. Frontier
  4. HK Express
  5. Indigo
  6. Jetblue
  7. Volaris
  8. Vueling
  9. Westjet
  10. Wizz Air
    Wizz Air Airbus A320 Landing also has published the list of Safest Airlines For 2020.
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