2019 statistics on airplane crashes
Added on Tue March 24th, 2020
Corriere della sera, Italian newspaper, shows the 219 statistics on airplane crashes. 2019 was the second safest year for air transport: 2.39 crashes every million travels.
In 2019, there were 95 airplane crashes, less than 2018. The number of victims halved compared to the previous year: from 514 (2018) to 247 (2019). The year with the fewest deaths remains 2017 with 50. Of the 95 plane crashes, only 8 were fatal. And this in a year with 38.29 million take-offs – according to the Cirium database – brings 2019 to a close with one fatal flight every 4.79 million trips.
In 2019, according to Iata (the leading international airline association), 4.54 billion passengers boarded – a billion less in 2015 – and the average fare (round-trip, domestic, continental and long-haul routes) fell to $307.
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