Tuesday, 12 November 2019

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Boeing says up to 50 planes grounded globally over cracks

LONDON: Boeing has grounded up to 50 planes globally over cracks, Agence France Presse news agency reported. Boeing was not immediately available for comment. Qantas Airways Ltd. and Southwest Airlines Co. have stepped up checks for structural cracks on Boeing 737 NGs after discovering problems with planes that did not ...

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Southwest pilots sue Boeing for misleading them on 737 MAX

MADRID: The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) said on Monday it had filed a lawsuit against Boeing Co alleging that the planemaker “deliberately misled” the airline and pilots about its 737 MAX aircraft. The grounding of the 737 MAX in March has wiped out more than 30,000 Southwest Airlines flights, ...

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Boeing CEO to testify before Congress on 737 MAX

WASHINGTON: Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg has agreed to testify before Congress next month on the now grounded 737 MAX that was involved in two fatal crashes that killed 346 people, a US House Committee said on Friday. Muilenburg agreed to testify before the US House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee ...

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Boeing reports biggest-ever loss as 737 MAX grounding drags on

WASHINGTON: Boeing reported its biggest loss ever as the 737 MAX crisis drags on, and the company warned it could be forced to temporarily halt production of the plane if the grounding is extended much longer. The aviation giant’s troubles have been mounting since the MAX was taken out of ...

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Boeing hits by new 737 max problems

NEW YORK: US regulators have uncovered a possible new flaw in Boeing’s troubled 737 Max aircraft that is likely to push back test flights. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it had identified the “potential risk” during simulator tests, but did not reveal details. Boeing’s top-selling aircraft was grounded in ...

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Boeing says has no plans to change name of 737 max

PARIS: Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after news reports that it would be prepared to do so to improve its future marketing. “Our immediate focus is the safe return of the MAX to service and re-earning the trust ...

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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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Rolls-Royce agrees to inspection of problematic Trent engines

LONDON: Rolls-Royce has agreed to an early inspection of some Trent 1000 TEN engines by regulatory authorities, a week after Singapore Airlines Ltd grounded two Boeing Co 787-10 jets fitted with the units. The latest version of the Trent engine has been dogged by problems since entering service at the ...

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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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