Africa records 3 years without fatal air travel accidents – IATA 

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has stated that the African region has not recorded fatal air travel accidents in 3 years as highlighted by the 2023 safety performance report.  

In all accident rate, the region recorded plummeting from 10.88 per million sectors in 2022 to 6.38 in 2023, surpassing the five-year average of 7.11.  

Remarkably, the region reported no fatalities in 2023, pointing to the effectiveness of enhanced safety measures. Noteworthy is the absence of jet hull losses or fatal accidents in Africa since 2020.