Global Business Aviation Safety Data Now Available

 - October 3, 2007, 10:13 AM

The fatal accident rate for business jet operations worldwide (fatal accidents per 100,000 flight hours) increased annually from 1998 to 2001 before decreasing in 2002, and from 1998 through 2002 air taxis had the highest fatal rate of all segments of turbine business airplane operations, according to figures in a new publication from the International Business Aviation Council. IBAC, in conjunction with Robert E. Breiling Associates, has published A Summary of Global Business Aircraft Accident Statistics for 1998 to 2002. It is available at www.ibac.org. Click on “Library,” then “Electronic Files” and then “Safety Management.”