Wizz Air, 7 Star Company at Safety Chapter (AirlineRatings.com)
Wizz Air received the highest ranking in safety rankings - by 7 stars - from AirlineRatings.com, the only global agency to assess the safety of airlines and their products.
AirlineRatings.com rated at 7 the safety of the Wizz Air carrier. The safety rating for each airline is based on a complex analysis. Uses information from the international body specialized in aviation together with government and historical data.
The evaluation criteria focus on important elements such as IOSA certification, FAA approval, fleet status and age, accident history, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) safety classification of the country of origin and other parameters.
A safety rating of 7 stars, as in the case of Wizz Air, is given to airlines that meet all of these evaluation criterias.
Wizz Air, company of 7 stars
Wizz Air operates one of the youngest fleets in the world - currently consisting of 104 Airbus A320 and A321 CEO aircraft - with an average age of 4,5 years. The airline has ordered more than 250 of the most efficient single-aisle aircraft in the world, the Airbus A321NEO, and the first aircraft of this type will join the fleet in January 2019.
Since its first 2004 flight, Wizz Air has spent significant time and resources to ensure that safety standards and procedures, as well as the training and development of its personnel, are world-class. Wizz Air works with Europe's most important maintenance partners to keep its fleet in perfect condition.
Diederik Pen, Wizz Air Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, says: "Safety has always been at the top of Wizz Air's priorities and we are pleased that we have been honored with the highest possible distinction in this (safety) area by AirlineRatings.com. This recognition attests that WIZZ has set its priorities correctly and reconfirms our determination to maintain the safest way to travel in our vast network of over 600 routes to 143 from destinations in 44 countries. "