When you are traveling by air, it's nice to find out the safety record of your chosen airline. While the major airlines are pretty safe, what do you know of Kinshasa Airlines?
Luckily, there's quite a few resources available online.
Carriers that fly to the USA
The FAA has a list of carriers that meet it's standards. It lists only those carriers allowed to fly to the USA.
Other international airlines
The International Air Transport Association's site, lists member airlines with a passing grade from their audit of members. All current members should receive a passing grade for operational safety.
Airlines banned from the E.U.
The E.U. maintains a PDF list of airlines banned from European skies. About half are based in Congo!
Remember, if any airline is listed on the EU list, they're probably not all that safe for anyone regardless of country. So, avoid if you can. Pray hard if you can't!
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