Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Tag Archives: Boeing 737 MAX 8

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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Indonesian plane carrying 188 passengers crashes into the sea

JAKARTA: The Indonesian Lion Air passenger jet feared to have crashed on Monday was carrying 189 passengers and crew when it went missing shortly after take-off, a transport ministry official said. The aircraft was carrying 178 adult passengers, one child and two babies, with two pilots and six flight attendants. The ...

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