This article originally appeared in the April 21 edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its 50th Flight Safety Report, an impressive document covering the airline industry’s relentless efforts to further diminish incidents and accidents. IATA member airlines (which carry 86% of the world’s 3.1 billion annual passengers) last year suffered a small number of fatal accidents. No more than 210 of their ...


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