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Flight Safety Foundation’s Conclusion: It’s Safe to Fly

Improved testing and procedures have helped, but there’s more to do.

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In part because of the design of modern airliners, air travel is safer than other forms of activity, according to the Flight Safety Foundation. Joshua Hanson/Unsplash

 

The Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) announced earlier this week, “The industry’s efforts have succeeded in greatly reducing the possibility of transmission [of COVID-19] in airports and on aircraft.” Based on a six-month analysis, the foundation said, “The traveling public should have increased confidence that it’s safe to fly.”

Dr. Hassan Shahidi, president and CEO of the Foundation said, “With the health and safety measures that airlines, airports and security personnel have now put in place, the risk of contracting this virus appears extraordinarily low, much lower than in other public places.” The foundation’s analysis of data…More https://www.flyingmag.com/story/news/flight-safety-foundation-covid-analysis/

2 Comments

  • Sahil Chowdhury
    Posted October 18, 2020 at 12:29 pm
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    Great stuff here. Love to hear aviation news once in a while. I really love aviation and I think you people present this in a perfect way. Love reading them.

  • Sahil Chowdhury
    Posted October 18, 2020 at 12:29 pm
    Reply

    Great stuff here. Love to hear aviation news once in a while. I really love aviation and I think you people present this in a perfect way. Love reading them. hope you do more in the future

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