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IATA publishes Safety Report 2017
14 April 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) published their Safety Report 2017.

In 2017:

  • The global accident rate was 1.08 per million sectors, compared to 0.50 for IATA members.
  • The all-accident rate for airlines on the IOSA registry was nearly four times better than that of non-IOSA airlines (0.56 vs. 2.17).
  • 48.8% of the world’s accidents in 2017 occurred in the Africa (AFI) and Asia-Pacific (ASPAC) regions.
  • 24.4% of the world’s accidents in 2017 involved ASPACbased operators.
  • There were 11 accidents in the AFI region, nine involving AFI based operators, including six Runway Excursions.
  • The largest number of accidents occurred in Generation 2 turboprops and Generation 3 jets.1
  • There were no fatal accidents in Generation 4 jets or Generation 3 turboprops.1
  • 44% of the world’s accidents involved turboprops, while the global turboprop fleet is one fifth the size of the jet fleet.
  • Four of the six fatal accidents in 2017 were in cargo operations.

Download the full report: Safety Report 2017