World's safest airline:AirlineRatings.com has highlighted the 20 airlines it considers the safest in the world. It says Aussie carrier Qantas is once again the world's safest.
Air New Zealand: The rest of the 20 airlines weren't ranked and were identified alphabetically. Air New Zealand also featured on the 2018 round-up. leads the way.
Alaska Airlines: Alaska Airlines is one of the other airlines spotlighted by the Australia-based safety and product rating website.
All Nippon Airways (ANA): Japan's largest airline ANA also features on the list. AirlineRatings.com Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas says all the carriers on its list are at the forefront of safety, innovation, design and new aircraft.
American Airlines: When compiling the top 20, AirlineRatings considers audits from aviation's governing bodies, lead associations and governments.
Austrian Airlines: Austrian Airlines also has a spot in the world's safest airlines round-up. In total, AirlineRatings uses 12 separate criteria to rank the carriers.
British Airways: AirlineRatings also considers each carrier's crash and serious incident record, fleet age and profitability.
United Airlines: "Two US giants American Airlines and United Airlines are in the top twenty as they have reduced their fleet age significantly taking delivery of a large number of new aircraft," says Thomas.
Virgin Atlantic: The Virgin group of airlines rounds of AirlineRatings.com's top 20 safest. In 2019, the airline will host its first Pride Flight, taking revelers to WorldPride 2019 in New York City.
Virgin Australia: Virgin America may have merged with Alaska Airlines, but Virgin Australia is still up and running. It's been transporting passengers around the world since 2000.
Top 10 low-cost airlines with best safety records: The safety of the budget airlines was also assessed by AirlineRatings.com -- with the list including Vueling (pictured), Flybe and Wizz.