At a time when another COVID-19 surge clouds over traveling, the value of airline safety is at an all-time high. 

The focus on safety around the virus is reflected in , with some significant changes seen in 2021. Across the board, the second year of the pandemic showed continued low numbers of passengers on flights taking the skies.

When people are traveling, the safest airline – according to the annual list – is Air New Zealand. monitors 385 airlines from across the world, measuring factors that include crash and serious incidents, age of aircraft and, most notably, COVID-19 protocols. 

Are flights still being canceled?: