Boeing Launches Aviation Safety Web Site

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today unveiled a new Web site featuring extensive information about aviation safety. The address of the site is

"Aviation safety is a topic of interest to people all over the world," said Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "People want to know what we are doing to continuously improve the safety of our very safe global air transportation system. Our new Web site will help answer that important question by providing extensive information about all the things industry does every day to ensure the highest level of safety for the flying public."

The site contains information about:

  • Aviation's safety record
  • How airplanes fly
  • Jetliner safety features
  • Things passengers should do to ensure their own safety
  • Governments' role in keeping the system safe
  • How aircraft manufacturers, airlines and union work together on safety
  • How accidents are investigated
  • Answers to frequently asked questions
  • Other important aviation links

"Boeing is proud of the outstanding safety record our industry has achieved," Mulally said. "But we're never satisfied. We work literally day and night with our customers, pilots and government leaders to make flying even safer. Our commitment to safety is unwavering, and with our new Web site we intend to be equally committed to keeping the public informed about this important subject," he said.

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Mary Jean Olsen