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All modern aircraft have to go through incredibly stringent safety checks and are essentially equally safe. Accidents are so rare that any apparent differences in aircraft safety are mostly meaningless statistical anomalies. Airfleets.net has a chart of accidents per aircraft type, but it's not easy to make any practical conclusions about it. For example, ...


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Rather than viewing safety as being a function of the aircraft, it's much more accurate to say safety is a function of the airline. To provide perspective, AirDisaster provides a ranked statistical analysis of selected aircraft by fatal accidents (accurate to 2004, so it omits the more recent models). Even the Concorde, the worst ranked plane, had a fatal ...


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There's much, much more information on momondo.com on flight insights as they call it. You enter the route and click on that option, they graphically tell you all about what weeks of the year it would be the cheapest to do that trip, what day of the week is cheapest on average, what time of the day they'd suggest flying, the alternative airports if ...


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You can use Google Flights to perform such a search. By clicking on the histogram icon: you can see how the prices vary during the year:


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The increase is in visas on arrival and not tourists Assume India had 100 visitors earlier, of which 10 availed of visa on arrival. Now 50 of them avail of visa on arrival http://qz.com/329397/no-tourists-arent-exactly-thronging-to-india-since-modi-launched-visa-on-arrival/


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The EU also publishes detailed statistics that might shed some light on this (Excel file for 2013). For example, Belgium has a 5.5% refusal rate for its consulate in Moscow. It's still much higher than Estonia's rate (between 0.5% and 0.8%) but the difference is not nearly as dramatic as that between overall acceptance rates. At the same time, Estonia gets ...


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The question is for a specific reason senseless, it is like asking what kind of radio is safest in an automobile. The reason is simply that most fatalities are not caused by the type of plane, but by pilot errors, bad care or environmental influences (downburst etc.). There is no reason to believe some crashes would not have occured with exactly the same ...


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A 2012 Conde Naste Traveler article notes that Statistics on baggage theft are hard to come by; the airlines don’t compile them, and if a journey involves multiple legs, it can be difficult to prove where the theft occurred. The TSA, which collects information on lost property, reports that between 7,000 and 14,000 claims are filed with the agency each ...


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A comparison just for the sake of making an example would be online shopping vs conventional shopping. Which one is easier? Ordering a movie online and being able to watch it on spot without moving your lazy butt or going all the way to the store to get the DVD? Same thing goes for visas. Most people when planning a vacation they put a list of places to ...


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eVisas are easier to obtain, thus encouraging more people to visit. While for many who visit this forum, visas are but a minor nuisance, to many they are an obstacle, finding the form to fill out, going to get photos made, going to the bank for a bank money order ... easier to go somewhere else. Though I find a 400% increase to be stretching it a bit for ...


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If you run the statistics, you will likely get different answers for: Safety per trip Safety per travel kilometer Safety per travel hour You need to think about what you really want to know. You might also think about the causes of air transport accidents that result in deaths. They tend to be more often lapses in judgement, communication or training by ...


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It's complicated. As for the "good buddies" thing, the relationship got better in a certain way, due to Kadyrov allowing his countrymen to go fight in Ukraine. On the other hand, certain tensions arise: e.g. several weeks ago some cops from another region killed a suspect in Chechnya, after which Kadyrov declared that any non-Chechen policeman may be fired ...


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What do you want to know about these flights? The websites shown in the other question are advertised as flight trackers more than providers of historical data about flights. It is hard to tell from your question what kind of data you expect, so here are some websites and their sources. As @CGCampbell points out, FlightStats claims to "collect flight and ...


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You could use Google Trends Google Trends and select the travel section. After pick your destination and enter flights to Spain , you will be able to see when that queries is getting more and more popular and when it decrease. You could cross compare those trends with the price you found with Google Flights. Hope that information can help you.


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You approach might not completely make sense. How do you define those historical prices? The cheapest fare ever sold on the plane? The average price paid by people who took it? The cheapest fare available shortly before departure? Since fares universally go up as a plane gets fuller and the departure date nears, average price is going to be higher for fully ...


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Based on what I have seen with friends in Thailand who have applied for Schengen visas, yes there seem to be different standards applied. Some countries seem much looser with issuing visas, while others require the applicant to jump through more hoops to qualify. And who is applying could affect the statistics, as some countries could be more popular ...


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Just to confirm that what they say above about high crime rates is not true. I've been living for more than 20 years in several cities of that area and i could say that you could feel safe walking in the streets almost at any time of day and night. Of course that there exist places where is better not to go.



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