'Bad math': Airlines' coronavirus safety analysis challenged by expert

Topics airlines | Coronavirus | IATA

By Laurence Frost PARIS (Reuters) - A campaign by coronavirus-stricken aviation giants to persuade the world it's safe to fly has been questioned by one of the scientists whose research it draws upon. Dr David Freedman, a U.

S. infectious diseases specialist, said he declined to take part in a recent presentation by global airline body IATA with planemakers Airbus , Boeing and Embraer that cited his work. While he welcomed some industry findings as "encouraging", Freedman said a key assertion about the improbability.....

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