North Texas is home to two of the Top 10 safest airlines in the world.
Near the top of the list at No. 2 is Fort Worth-based AMR, which includes both American Airlines and American Eagle. The only safer airline in the world was Air France-KLM.
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines also made the list at No. 8.
Houston-based Continental Airlines came in at No. 4 while Delta was No. 5, United No. 9 and US Airways No. 10. British Airways was No. 3, Japan Airlines was No. 6 and Lufthansa No. 7.
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The list was compiled by the Air Transport Rating Agency who not only compared incident statistics, but the average age of aircraft as well as 13 other criteria.