Sunday, 21 February 2010

Air travel is still more safe than travelling by car

Statisics released by the International Air Travel Association (IATA) show that despite several high profiled incidents last year, 2009 was still recorded as being the 2nd safest year in aviation.

Recording the number of hull loses per million flights made in Western built jet aircaft, the 2009 globe accident rate showed that only one accident was recorded by 1.4 million flights taken.

This is marked as a 'Significant' improvement on 2008 statisics.

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