July 29th, 2014
11:14 PM ET

The price of air safety

The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is renewing discussions of installing missile defense systems on airliners. This technology costs about the same price as an in-flight entertainment system. Are airlines and passengers willing to pay for this protection? Jason Carroll takes a closer look.

Post by:
Filed under: Jason Carroll • MH17
soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. freefalljm03

    They are more commonly referred to as "countermeasures" than antimissile systems. One such countermeasure is chaff just as an example.

    July 30, 2014 at 1:24 am |
  2. leonardkaplan

    The MUSIC system is awesome. In this world it should not be an option.

    July 29, 2014 at 11:20 pm |

Post a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.