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Why the Ukrainian plane tragedy is unlikely to lead to global airspace rules

Written by Reuters | Source: Reuters | January 14, 2020 09:50 PM

MONTREAL/KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS (Reuters) - Why was the Ukrainian airliner mistakenly shot down near Tehran by Iranian forces last week for the loss of 176 lives even allowed to take off from a country that had just fired missiles towards its neighbour? And why didn’t the airline just delay or cancel the flight?

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