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Raising its game

Is the aviation industry slowly getting better at safety? For decades, Flight International and other industry bodies have been tracking airlines’ safety record. Although six-monthly snapshots can be misleading - with  relatively so few incidents these days one big accident can completely skew the figures – the long-term trend is encouraging. Once again, in our 30 […]

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Safety in numbers

This week’s Flight International has our annual analysis of the previous year’s commercial aviation safety record, with David Learmount and our colleagues at Flightglobal’s Ascend consultancy examining the statistics and accident details for signs of long-term trends or important lessons that are not being learned. It makes fascinating reading. On the plus side: 2012 saw […]

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