IATA REPORTS KEY AVIATION SAFETY DATA FOR 2017
(Posted 15th April 2018)
The International Air Transport Association, in short IATA, recently published their Safety Report 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.