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Air travel is still a lot safer than it used to be

Though it's of little comfort to the families of crash victims, flying has gotten ever safer econ.st/1NaUbaI http://t.co/7aCJ567z6i
The Economist (@EconEconomics) March 26, 2015

Transport Economics

Plane Crashes, Pilot Fitness and Checklists--Oh, My!

Tragedies, like the recent catastrophic crash in the Alps of a Germanwings plane that killed people who believed they were taking a short trip home or to another fun destination, are not always unavoidable. 851 more words


Is flying still safe?

Flight safety is again the hot topic on everyone’s lips. It wasn’t enough having already a tragic year in terms of air crashes, and 2014 ending with the major AirAsia accident, but reading the news yesterday morning about the seven-year-old girl being the sole survivor of a fatal plane crash on Friday night in Kentucky. 1,306 more words

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Now it's an AirAsia plane that's disappeared

What in the name of “safe” air travel is happening in Southeast Asian air space?

An AirAsia Airbus 320 has disappeared. Remember the Malaysian Air 370 tragedy this past March? 153 more words

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Pain is not a story unless it leads to peace

Who’ll stop Ukraine?
Will it be the pro-Russian separatists who almost certainly shot down the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 last week, will it be the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, who has supplied the separatists with weapons, technology and advisers, or will it be the media, who are likely to forget the crisis once all the bodies and human remains are moved from the crash site and the fighting resumes civil war proportions. 1,243 more words