Poll: How confident are you regarding the safety of air travel in 2020?

IATA’s latest Airline Safety Report shows commercial aviation accidents fell to 53 in 2019, compared with 62 in the prior year, equating to 1.13 accidents per million flights.

The 2019 accident rate fell to 1.13 per million flights, down from 1.36 in 2018. The 2019 figure was also below the five-year average, which stood at 1.56.

There were eight fatal accidents during the 12-month period, which claimed 240 lives. This marks an improvement on 2018, when 523 lives were lost in 11 fatal accidents.

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