Africa’s aviation industry safety performance improved in 2017 in all sub-Saharan countries, IATA director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac said. Airlines in the sub-Saharan Africa region had zero jet hull losses and zero fatal accidents involving jets or turboprops for the second consecutive year. Both the turboprop hull loss rate and the all-accident rates declined against the average of the previous five years. However, the turboprop hull loss rate per million flights increased ...

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