Given how bad the pictures look, it's amazing everyone survived the incident. It's also surprising that this was Emirates worst accident in its 30-year history.
Unfortunately, he's kidding himself.
Aircraft makers and airlines may have made their product safer than ever, but humans on the ground are screwing things up with a regularity that's disturbing.
Extreme weather certainly contributed to the crash of the FlyDubai plane in southern Russia in March but the initial findings say pilot error was a contributing factor.
A novel approach to make the lawsuit entirely about safety rather than of a punitive nature against the airline and its employees. It should also be a cause of concern if it highlights weak maintenance practices of multiple carriers.
So far the Egyptian government has done next to nothing to assure visitors it has any idea what it's doing to assure anyone's safety, rather they be Egyptians or tourists.
Airports the world over, when not managed properly, are filled with incompetence and bribery. Boston Logan after 9/11 attacks was the rightful target of similar criticisms.