Sunday, December 21, 2014

No U.S. airline fatalities in 2010

You might consider reading this story from USA Today, reporting that U.S. airlines had no fatalities last year, in conjunction with the post above. This story also makes the previous point -- that actually flying on an airline in this country or most of the rest of the developed world is not an inherently dangerous activity. That would be driving while drunk -- or its equivalent, texting or even talking on a cell phone while behind the wheel of a moving vehicle.

No U.S. airline fatalities in 2010

You might consider reading this story from USA Today, reporting that U.S. airlines had no fatalities last year, in conjunction with the post above. This story also makes the previous point -- that actually flying on an airline in this country or most of the rest of the developed world is not an inherently dangerous activity. That would be driving while drunk -- or its equivalent,  texting or even talking on a cell phone while behind the wheel of a moving vehicle.

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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