THE Flying Kangaroo has long been hailed for its impressive safety record. It was even glorified in the 1988 movie Rain Man, with Dustin Hoffman's character declaring it "the airline that has never crashed".But is this really true?The 93-year-old airline has just been declared the world's safest carrier by aviation safety analysts AirlineRatings.com .According to the reviewers: "Qantas continues to lead the world's airlines in safety with no fatalities in the jet era and that record is no accident."Over its 93 year history the airline has amassed an extraordinary record of firsts in safety and operations. In 2008 in its successful defence, to the British Advertising Standards Association, of its claim that it is the world's most experienced airline Qantas was able to list almost 30 notable industry leading achievements."
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