Top 10 safest airlines has been announced by AirlineRatings.com. These airlines are always at the forefront of safety innovation and launching new planes and these airlines are a byword for excellence. 1. Qantas  2. Air New Zealand  3. British Airways  4. Cathay Pacific Airways  5. Emirates  6. Etihad Airways  7. EVA Air  8. Finnair  9. Lufthansa  10. Singapore Airlines  Source: AirlineRatings.com