<p class = "canvas-atom-canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "This was a record year for air travel. , airlines transported 4.5 billion passengers on 45 million flights… both impressive and impressive, and have exceeded the number of passengers and flights in recent years. But with the increase in the number of flights, the danger increases. The number of deaths among airlines has increased 900% this year compared to the figures of 2017. "data-reactid =" 18 "> The year was record for air transport. airlines transported 4.5 billion passengers on 45 million flights… both impressive and impressive, and have exceeded the number of passengers and flights in recent years. But with the increase in the number of flights, the danger increases. The number of fatalities in airlines has increased 900% this year compared to the figures of 2017.

If you are, like me, an avid traveler who suddenly rethinks the mode of transportation of his choice, take a deep breath. The number of victims is actually quite small.

<p class = "canvas-atom-canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "According to the Aviation Safety Networkthere were sixteen accidents this year that killed 555 people. In 2017, fourteen accidents resulted in 59 fatalities (not counting small personal flights, we are talking about more than fourteen passengers). And it's the highest number of deaths since 2014. It's a huge jump, but it's still a relatively small number in the order of things. Your chances of being one of these victims remains 0.0000001%. You are even more likely to die in a car accident. "Data-reactid =" 20 "> According to the Aviation Safety Networkthere were sixteen accidents this year that killed 555 people. In 2017, fourteen accidents resulted in 59 fatalities (not counting small personal flights, we are talking about more than fourteen passengers). And it's the highest number of deaths since 2014. It's a huge jump, but it's still a relatively small number in the order of things. Your chances of being one of these victims remains 0.0000001%. You are even more likely to die in a car accident.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "So where do all these fatalities come from? Like Forbes, 195 people died in an accident in Russia, Iran and Nepal in one month. 112 passengers died in a crash after taking off from José Martí International Airport in Havana, Cuba. The deadliest accident of the year was that of Lion Air Flight 610 near Jakarta, Indonesia, which killed 189 people due to what appeared to be a disaster. series of false sensor readings. And, finally, there was the 1380 Southwest flight that almost sucked a woman from the plane near Philadelphia. "Data-reactid =" 21 "> Where do all these fatal accidents come from? Forbes, 195 people died in an accident in Russia, Iran and Nepal in one month. 112 passengers died in a crash after taking off from José Martí International Airport in Havana, Cuba. The deadliest accident of the year was that of Lion Air Flight 610 near Jakarta, Indonesia, which killed 189 people due to what appeared to be a disaster. series of false sensor readings. Finally, there was the 1380 Southwest flight that almost sucked a woman from the plane near Philadelphia.

This year is certainly not the worst year for aviation safety in the last ten years, but this massive increase in the number of casualties is certainly a cause for concern. Airline safety is not something to sleep on when more and more people get into the heavens as a mode of transportation of their choice – maybe it's time for a serious re-evaluation of our companies aerial, boats to the crew.

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