Qantas topped a global air safety ranking once again this year, in a report published by AirlineRatings.com. Low-cost carriers in Australia including Jetstar and Virgin Australia were also commended. Qantas has had no passenger fatalities in the jet era making it a clear standout. It was also praised for its real-time monitoring of engines across its fleet via satellite communications. Last year saw aviation fatalities rise to a ten-year high. Read more: theguardian.com
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