Lonely Planet Writer

Asian airlines named world’s most dangerous

Nepal Airlines.
Nepal Airlines. Image by Aero Icarus / CC BY-SA 2.0

Nepal Airlines, Tara Air (also Nepalese), Lion Air in Indonesia, Afghan airline Kam Air, and SCAT Airlines in Kazakhstan are the most unsafe airlines in the skies, according to a new study. The report by Australian review site airlineratings.com reveals that out of the 449 airlines reviewed, all five airlines received one star or less in the website’s seven-star safety ranking. For all its problems in 2014, however, Malaysia Airlines earned five out of seven stars. Read more: dailymail.co.uk