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Montevideo, July 23rd 2018 - 04:20 UTC

Tag: Aviation

  • Wednesday, January 3rd 2018 - 10:05 UTC

    “2017 was the safest year for aviation ever”

    To70 estimated that the fatal accident rate for large commercial passenger flights is 0.06 per million flights, or one fatal accident for every 16 million flights.

    Airlines recorded zero accident deaths in commercial passenger jets last year, according to a Dutch consulting firm and an aviation safety group that tracks crashes, making 2017 the safest year on record for commercial air travel. Dutch aviation consulting firm To70 and the Aviation Safety Network both reported there were no commercial passenger jet fatalities in 2017.

  • Tuesday, October 10th 2017 - 02:48 UTC

    Aerolineas Argentinas suspends flights to Venezuela because of security concerns

    Aerolineas Argentinas joins United, Delta, Avianca, Lufthansa, Air Canada, Aeromexico, Alitalia, Latam, Gol among others that no longer serve Venezuela

    Aerolineas Argentinas has become the latest carrier to suspend flights to Caracas. The company said it had concerns over security in Venezuela because of increasing criminal violence and political uncertainty. It joins dozens of airlines who have taken similar action.