If you think retreads are unsafe, don't fly - nearly every major airline company equips its planes with retreads.
- Quality new tyres are manufactured to be retreaded.
- Only thoroughly inspected casings are used for retreading.
- Retreading is a controlled process using high-tech equipment.
- The retreading plant is subject to annual homologation (ECE109), applying similar durability tests as for the homologation of new tyres.