The head of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) condemned the shooting down in July of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 as “a military failure,” and stressed that maintaining a robust, safe commercial aviation system requires the sharing of information of where and when it is safe to fly. Addressing the AAPA 58th Assembly of Presidents in Tokyo Wednesday, AAPA DG used strong words to make clear where responsibility lies for the downing of MH17, which was shot down by a ...

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