Dec 31, 2008
The year 2008 had the fewest fatal airline crashes in any year since AirSafe.com began it's annual review of airline safety events in 1996. This 13th annual review discusses seven fatal airline events, and fifteen other significant events from 2008.
Nov 27, 2008
A January 2008 incident involving an Air Canada pilot who had to be removed from the cockpit after he became mentally incapacitated and unable to continue his flying duties sheds light on the risks passengers face from pilot-related actions.
Nov 23, 2008
Aviation safety expert Dr. Todd Curtis discusses the effectiveness of a TSA behavior detection program that identifies passengers for extra screening based on what the TSA describes as suspicious behavior.
Oct 22, 2008
Aviation safety expert Dr. Todd Curtis investigated the lack of interest by the US media in this Qantas accident and theorizes that the lack of interest is because the US industry is in the middle of a record-breaking period without fatal crashes
Oct 11, 2008
AirSafe.com interviews a passenger who provides a first-hand account of the Qantas A330 accident that seriously injured over a dozen passengers on 7 October 2008.
Oct 08, 2008
About three dozen passengers and crew members were injured in an incident involving a Qantas A330 flying from Singapore to Perth on 7 October 2008. Over a dozen were seriously injured, some with fractures and spinal injuries.
Oct 03, 2008
The aircraft of adventurer Steve Fosset, missing for over a year, was recently found hing in the mountains south of his last known position in Nevada. The NTSB has launched an investigation into the crash and it will likely take months to complete.
Sep 28, 2008
AirSafe.com Provides an Update on the Investigation into the Fatal Jet Crash that Injured Former Blink-182 Drummer Travis Barker and DJ AM
Sep 25, 2008
Many air travelers have a fear of flying, and it can be so bad that it leads to panic attacks. Overcoming that fear can be as easy as taking a few positive steps to deal with it.
Sep 24, 2008
After the fatal crash of a Spanair MD82 in Madrid, Spain on August 20, 2008, AirSafe.com founder Dr. Todd Curtis interviewed several experienced airline captains about issues around this accident.