• Emirates Airline carries over 59 million passengers in the year 2018

    18 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Dubai based aviation company Emirates Airline has carried over 59 million passengers on over 3,700 passenger flights on average per week during the last 12 months.
    In 2018, this Dubai based airline has operated over 192,000 flights, with its fleet of 274 aircraft travelling more than 908 million kilometres around the globe.
    Over 66 million meals were served on its flights departing from Dubai, and close to 36 million pieces of baggage were moved to its network of 157 destinations.
    The airline also launched four new routes to London Stansted, Edinburgh, Santiago de Chile as well as the...
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  • 900% rise in airline fatalities in 2018

    900% rise in airline fatalities in 2018

    18 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Airlines set another record as they flew about 4.5 billion passengers on nearly 45 million flights worldwide in 2018. However, there is a darker side as well. As per the Aviation Safety Network there were 16 airliner accidents that killed a total of 555 people as of December 27, 2018. That's more than 900 per cent increase over 2017 when just 59 people died in accidents. ASN had called 2017, as the ‘the safest year ever, both by the number of fatal accidents as well as in terms of fatalities.'
    Airline safety nose-dived since 2017. In the past five years 555 deaths is the highest. In 2014...
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