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Virgin Australia to defer deliveries of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

SYDNEY: Virgin Australia Holdings said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with Boeing to delay deliveries of the US planemaker’s now contentious 737 MAX aircraft. Last month, Australia’s civil aviation safety authority suspended Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft from flying to or from Australia, following fatal crashes involving Boeing’s latest ...

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Trump asks Boeing to overhaul and fix 737 Max plane glitches

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Monday asked Boeing to “fix” its beleagured 737 Max plane, introduce new features and re-brand the aircraft after two deadly crashes involving the model led to grounding of the jets across the world, including by Indian carriers. Trump’s latest comments on the Boeing aircraft came ...

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Boeing cuts 737 MAX production rate by 10 planes per month

NEW YORK: Boeing announced Friday it would cut the production schedule of its 737 aircraft line following the two recent crashes that have seen the 737 MAX grounded worldwide. The aerospace giant plans to trim production to 42 planes per month, down from 52 per month, starting in mid-April. Boeing ...

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Garuda Indonesia cancels Boeing 737 Max-8 order

JAKARTA: Garuda Indonesia, the country’s flag carrier, announced on Friday that it’s cancelling an order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jets after two planes of the same model crashed in a span of five months. “Our passengers have lost confidence to fly with the Max 8,” Garuda spokesperson Ikhsan Rosan told CNN. The Indonesian carrier had ...

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Boeing could be charged for not making 737 MAX safety upgrades standard

LONDON: After two deadly crashes in less than five months killed over 330, all Boeing 737 Max aircraft around the world have been grounded. New accusations against Boeing suggest that the firm could be vulnerable to lawsuits for disabling key safety features of the 737 MAX – including software integral to giving the pilot accurate ...

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Boeing 737 to get new warning light

NEW YORK: Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft will be outfitted with a warning light for malfunctions in the anti-stall system suspected in October’s fatal crash in Indonesia, an industry source told AFP. Known as a “disagree light,” this safety feature, which had previously been optional, will become standard and is among ...

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France to analyse Boeing 737 MAX’s black boxes

PARIS: The black boxes from the Boeing 737 MAX 8 that crashed on Sunday in Ethiopia have been sent to France for analysis, Ethiopian Airlines said. “An Ethiopian delegation led by Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has flown the Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) to Paris, France ...

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Singapore bans use of Boeing 737 MAX in its airspace

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s aviation regulator banned the use of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the country’s airspace following a deadly Ethiopia plane crash at the weekend. The Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 went down minutes into a flight to Nairobi Sunday, killing all 157 people on board, months after a ...

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2-minutes late, lucky man escapes death in Ethiopian plane

LONDON: A Facebook post by a Greek man Antonis Mavropoulos on Sunday restored the faith of many people in God and his miracles. Mavropoulos was supposed to be a passenger aboard the Ethiopian Airlines, Boeing 737 that crashed on Sunday, March 10. The Ethiopian Airlines was heading from Addis Ababa, ...

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Boeing 737 MAX faces global backlash

WASHINGTON: For the second time in less than six months, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 has crashed minutes after takeoff and killed everyone on board, raising fresh questions about the safety of a model that is crucial to the US giant´s future plans. China – an important market for Boeing ...

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