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Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 7:43 a.m.

Traveling by air still the safest

"How safe is air travel?" The relentless media obsession with the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 again focuses attention on the broad question of airline safety. And despite the apparent tragic fate of the Flight 370 passengers, the recent release of safety data by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) shows that air travel, overall, is incredibly safe. Among the highlights for 2013:

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