Traveling by air has never been safer

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Thursday, 2012 was the safest year in history for air safety. On average, there was 1 accident per every 5 million flights. 

Last year, 3 billion people on 37.5 million flights throughout the world arrived at their destinations safe and sound. 

Seventy-five incidents were recorded in 2012, compared to 92 in 2011, and there were 15 deaths. A year earlier, 22 passengers died in plane crashes. At the time, on average, 1 accident was recorded per 2.7 million flights.