Subject: The dreadful air accidents
in 2005 are still fresh in people's minds. Should we be afraid of
flying? Clearly not.
Air transport remains the safest way to travel. It is the end
product of an extremely strict security screening chain involving
all players in the aeronautical community: manufacturers, the
European Aviation Safety Agency, aeronautical administrations, air
Some fear, however, that the mechanical effect of an increase in
traffic and the amount of air carriers might be an increase in the
number of accidents.
For the European Commission, statistics do not determine fate.
European certification of aircraft, harmonisation of pilot and
cabin crew training, founding of the European Aviation Safety
Agency, creation of the Single European Sky, preparation of a
blacklist of unsafe companies: this video shows, from the design
of an aircraft to its use, how the many initiatives taken by the
European Union continue to make European airspace safer, despite
an increase in traffic.
of the video
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