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Study: Commercial air travel is safer than ever

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Study: Commercial air travel is safer than ever

Study: Commercial air travel is safer than ever The rate of passenger fatalities has declined yet again in the last decade, accelerating a long-term trend swise — It has never been safer to fly on commercial airlines, according to a new study by an MIT professor that tracks the continued decrease in passenger fatalities around the globe. The study finds that between 2008 and 2017, airline passenger fatalities fell significantly compared to the previous decade, as measured per individual passenger boardings -- essentially the aggregate number of passengers. Globally, that rate is now one death per 7.9 million passenger boardings,...

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Global demand for air travel up 6.1 per cent in May

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Global demand for air travel up 6.1 per cent in May

S7 signs for Amadeus Altea S7 Airlines is to transition its main IT platform to Amadeus’ Altea for its reservations, passenger management and inventory handling. First Deputy General Director Tatyana Fileva said: “Amadeus Altea will allow us to optimise the business processes associated with issuing tickets and registering passengers, as well as automate a number of manual operations. We chose the best passenger service system. “Partnership with Amadeus will allow us to change and develop as actively as we want, and provide the best service to our passengers without encountering technological limitations.” Ten other oneworld member airlines also use Amadeus...

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