Air travel

A Eurocopter AS350B helicopter in flight

Air travel is a form of travel in vehicles such as airplanes, jet aircraft, helicopters, hot air balloons, blimps, gliders, hang gliders, parachutes, or anything else that can sustain flight.[1] Use of air travel has greatly increased in recent decades – worldwide it doubled between the mid-1980s and the year 2000.[2] Modern air travel is much safer than road travel.

  1. ^ "Aviation." Encyclopædia Britannica. Accessed June 2011.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-07-08. Retrieved 2013-07-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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