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Top 10 safest airlines (2017 update)

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Ever since the Wright Brothers took flying to new heights in 1903, commercial flights have been an important part of our transportation needs. For a lot of people, getting on a plane is as convenient as jumping on a bus or taking the train. Fast, efficient and relatively safe, transportation by airplanes is the number one choice for longer distance travels. Relatively safe, because when things go wrong, they usually go really wrong. Not with the airlines in this list though, because Jacdec has deemed them the top 10 safest airlines to fly with in 2017.

Here they are:
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Top 10 most dangerous airlines (2017 update)

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Okay, we’ve seen the top 10 list of safest airlines. And where there are winners, there unfortunately have to be losers. Because we all know that things do sometimes go wrong at 30,000 feet in the air. We don’t want to think about it but the evening news and National Geographic keep reminding us that humans were not born to fly. And yes, there is data to select the world’s most dangerous airline as well. Here’s our top 10 list of most dangerous airlines.
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Top 10 countries by gasoline prices

people & business

Nothing is more relaxing than driving around for fun. Just a bit of cruising through some beautiful places surrounded by spectacular landmarks. In many countries though this kind of relaxing may be bad for your wallet. As the global demand for oil rises, the prices at the pump are increasing as well. Check these countries by gasoline prices!

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Top 10 largest flag states (shipping)

people & business

At any given moment about 100,000 commercial ships are sailing the seas, carrying 90% of the world’s cargo. Transportation over sea is by far the most efficient way to bring large quantities of products (containers, crude oil, coal) from A to B. If you take a quick look at the global production, one would expect countries such as China or the United States ranked high in the top 10 largest flag states. This isn’t the case.

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Top 10 longest bridges in the world

science & technology

Building bridges has been part of our most outstanding technical engineering since the dawn of man. It all started with bridges forming naturally when continental plates shifted, enabling prehistoric humans to walk from one continent to another. That takes millions of years of course. Today we’re used to shorter building times. And the designs are a bit more technically challenging. Here’s our top 10 of the longest bridges in the world:

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