Norwegian airline industry is the safest since 1970

It has not been as safe as it is at present to be an airline passenger in Norway since 1970, says senior advisor Eirik Svare in the analytics department at the Civil Aviation Authority. 

No passengers or crew members were hurt during a flight in Norway or with a Norwegian airline abroad last year. 

"This is very impressive when you consider that close to 50 million passengers were transported in 2013," Svare tells NRK.

The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority has had to go all the way back to 1970 to find similar figures. 

"Since 1970 there has only been one more year with no accidents in the Norwegian airline industry," Svare explains. 

 

To read more, please visit The Norway Post.

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