I have a Brazilian friend who is afraid in flying with a plane. This is also the reason why she don't go often on vacation when flying with airlines are required. I told her, probably she is not used to it. I also recommend that it is better for her to board often in an airplane to get rid of her fright. She was happy last time when they were able to made it to Thailand for their family holiday.
I love to fly with any airlines everytime I go on travel especially distant ones. I am trying to remember how many airlines did I already boarded during my past travels. I believed around 10 airlines already. I have to check my travel tickets and documents for this. Thank God I am not afraid to board in a plane or else I was not able to visit almost 30 countries now.
Today, I read about the World's 10 Most Dangerous Airlines. Take a look at this;
"Flying was less deadly in 2012 than in any year since 1945, but that does not mean all airlines are equally safe.
The Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC), which collects information about aviation accidents and safety, has published its annual Airline Safety Ranking.
The ratings take into account the number and deadliness of the hull losses (destroyed airplanes) they have suffered in the past 30 years, how they have fared more recently, and how many flights they have flown without incident.
The results do not take into account the cause of the hull losses, or whether the airline is at fault, so they are not a perfect measure of how safely an airline behaves.
Of 60 ranked airlines, here are the 10 with the worst safety records, including the number of hull losses since 1983, and how many fatalities they caused:
#10 SkyWest Airlines: 3 hull losses; 22 dead
#9 South African Airways: 1 hull loss; 159 dead
#8 Thai Airways International: 5 hull losses; 309 dead
#7 Turkish Airlines: 6 hull losses, 188 dead
#6 Saudia: 4 hull losses; 310 dead
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