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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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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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Boeing to upgrade software across 737 MAX fleet after Ethiopia deadly crash

NAIROBI: According to the company’s statement, cited by Reuters, the software enhancement includes updates to Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) flight control law, pilot displays, operation manuals and crew training. “Boeing has been working closely with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on development, planning and certification of the software enhancement, and it will ...

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Etihad Airways restructures Airbus, Boeing jet orders

ABU DHABI: Etihad Airways said on Thursday it has agreed with Airbus and Boeing to restructure a “large portion” of its orders, in what appeared to be a major cut in long-haul jet orders. The Abu Dhabi-owned airline said in a statement that it has committed to take delivery of ...

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