LUFTHANSA, IBERIA MAINTAIN THEIR SAFE TRAVEL SCORE LEAD AMONG EUROPEAN CARRIERS IN APRIL 2021

Only Three European Airlines Rated 4.0 or Higher, Among the Lowest Across Regions

May 24, 2021: Germany’s Lufthansa and Spain’s Iberia maintain their high scores across Europe, and more specifically among full-service carriers with a Safe Travel Score of 4.1 each in April 2021. Among European full-service carriers, U.K.’s Virgin Atlantic achieved a Safe Travel Score of 4.0 followed by British Airways and Rossiya Airlines with a score of 3.9 each.

Among low-cost carriers (LCCs), Dublin-based Ryanair remains at the peak of the leaderboard with a rating of 3.8, alongside Eurowings and EasyJet.

 Safe Travel Score, Europe Airlines, April 2021

Full-Service CarriersCountrySafe Travel Score*
(April 2021)
 Low-Cost CarriersCountrySafe Travel Score*
(April 2021)
LufthansaGermany4.1RyanairIreland3.8
IberiaSpain4.1EurowingsGermany3.8
Virgin AtlanticU.K.4.0EasyJetU.K.3.8
British AirwaysU.K.3.9Air BalticLatvia3.5
Rossiya AirlinesRussia3.9French BeeFrance3.4
Aeroflot AirlinesRussia3.8Transavia FranceFrance3.4
KLMNetherlands3.8VuelingSpain3.3
Air FranceFrance3.8Iberia ExpressSpain3.3
Austrian AirlinesAustria3.7Binter CanariasSpain3.2
TAP Air PortugalPortugal3.7Wizz AirHungary3.1

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NOTES AND DISCLAIMER:

  • * Safe Travel Score for airlines is a rating initiative based on an independent assessment of more than 33 initiatives applicable to an air journey, across pre-boarding, boarding and onboard experiences, announced by airlines.
  • Safe Travel Score takes into consideration various initiatives announced by suppliers. These are sub-categorized into the following:
    • COVID-19 Safety Protocols
    • Traveler Convenience
    • Service Excellence
  • Low ratings may not always be reflective of poor initiatives, but also the lack of clear or available information on supplier websites, related official channels.
  • Safe Travel Score should not be associated with the relative physical or psychological safety of the traveler.

 ABOUT SAFE TRAVEL BAROMETER:

Safe Travel Barometer, developed by Safe Travel Technologies, is travel technology solution operating at the intersection of travel and health security compliance. Its primary offering is Traveler Health Screening, an AI-based SaaS solution that enables suppliers to pre-screen travelers’ health documentation and ensures compliance with destination arrival and health security protocols.

Safe Travel Barometer’s Content API allows retailers to track COVID-19 health and safety protocols, and traveler experience initiatives announced by suppliers which influences traveler decisions in the new normal. The API coverage includes more than 2,000 companies across 10 industry categories, 100 parameters, and traveler arrival information on more than 150 destinations.

Safe Travel Technologies is an independent subsidiary of VIDEC, a travel industry advisory and consulting firm.

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