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An ICAO-led industry task force will consider possible changes to how the airline industry assesses the risk of overflying conflict zones.
Emirates will stop flying over ISIS-controlled territory while Etihad maintains its status quo.
All 116 on board Flight AH5017 died in the crash.
Heavier titanium and pricier carbon fiber once presented the only options.
Airbus A350s have flown more than 2,250 hours during 540 flights.
While some airlines avoided the conflict zone over eastern Ukraine, others assumed that the open airspace implied an acceptable level of safety.
Despite losses, Etihad Airways reaffirmed plans to stay the course in its partnership with Jet Airways.
Air Algerie flight 5017 went missing en route to Algiers, while flying over Mali.
The Montreal Convention prescribes war risk payments of $150,000 per passenger.