- Food Poisoning: one in three million.
- Death by ladder: one in 2.3 million.
- Falling off a bed: one in two million.
- Flesg eating bacteria eats your flesh: on in one million.
- Hit by a meteorite: one in 700,000.
- Death by bath: one in 685,000.
The odds of dying in a plane crash are 1 in 9,821, though this accounts for both general aviation, that includes small planes, and commercial aviation.... view details ›
In absolute numbers, driving is more dangerous, with more than 5 million accidents compared to 20 accidents in flying. A more direct comparison per 100 million miles pits driving's 1.27 fatalities and 80 injuries against flying's lack of deaths and almost no injuries, which again shows air travel to be safer.... see details ›
Not only are you more likely to be struck by lightning than be in a plane crash, you are even more likely to be struck this year. Not to “shock” you, but the rate plummets to 1 in 13,000 when you look at the odds of this happening in your lifetime.... view details ›
This year, Air New Zealand has come out on top on the annual safety table, which monitors 385 carriers from across the globe, measuring factors such as the airlines' crash and serious incident records, the age of their aircraft, as well as Covid-19 protocols and operational innovation.... see details ›
It is completely normal to be scared of flying, but it's not as bad as you would think. It should be stated initially and clearly that accidents involving aircraft are extremely rare. It is this fact that makes the media coverage of such incidents so prevalent.... see more ›
Trains also are safer than planes, in part, because many train stations have open-air platforms where travelers board, Dr. Aaron Rossi told USA Today in October. That's far less risky than the indoor settings of airport security lines and waiting areas where passengers gather and sit before boarding.... continue reading ›
Air travel resulted in 0.07 deaths for every 1 billion miles travelled compared to 212.57 for motorcycles and 7.28 for cars. We will continue to make the skies safer and you continue to fly! Infographic added to page March 2021.... read more ›
Air travel is the safest form of mass transportation. We're far more likely to die on a train or a passenger boat.... continue reading ›
It is completely normal to be scared of flying, but it's not as bad as you would think. It should be stated initially and clearly that accidents involving aircraft are extremely rare. It is this fact that makes the media coverage of such incidents so prevalent.... continue reading ›