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Safety Issues


Every day, approximately 100,000 flights take to the sky and land without incident. Flying continues to be of tremendous importance to modern life and getting on an aircraft is among the safest activities that one can do.  Safely connecting people and businesses continues to be our top priority.  We continue to work with airlines and industry partners in raising standards and implementing best practices

Safety throughout the first century of commercial aviation has depended on partnerships, information sharing, and global standards.

No matter how hard airlines may compete within an industry sector or how differently they may see the world when it comes to commercial issues, airlines do not compete on safety. Every improvement is a gain for the industry. And that has allowed aviation to develop a tradition of transparently sharing information, experiences, and best practices to make flying ever safer.

Position papers

Airline Safety Ratings (pdf)

Guidance materials

Cabin Safety

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