The tragedy of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) has highlighted the aviation industry’s fragmented and uncoordinated approach to airspace risk assessment, resulting in growing calls from airlines and industry groups for collective action to address this issue. The scale of the loss of life resulting from the shootdown over Ukraine, and the anger directed at those responsible for the deaths of 298 people, has been the main focus so far. But there is little doubt that change is coming ...
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