Wednesday, 23 September 2020

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Boeing ends its deal with Brazilian jet maker Embraer

CHICAGO: Boeing has terminated an agreement to join forces with Brazilian jet maker Embraer. The pair had planned to work together on Embraer’s commercial aviation business and to develop new markets for its C-390 Millennium aircraft. They had been working toward an agreement for two years. Boeing says it ended ...

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United Airlines orders 50 Airbus aircraft to replace Boeing 757s

NEW YORK: United Airlines said Tuesday it had ordered 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft, worth an estimated $6.5 billion, to replace an existing fleet of aging Boeings. The new Airbus planes, to be delivered starting 2024, will allow United to retire its Boeing 757-200s, the company said. The Airbus order is ...

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Boeing, Airbus kept in suspense over big Dubai jet deals

Airbus and Boeing fought to save billions of dollars of jet deals on Sunday as host airline Emirates kept the Dubai Airshow in suspense over dozens of tentative orders designed to fine-tune the world’s largest international airline network. The world’s top jetmakers are trying to win final approval for more ...

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Boeing 737 MAX expected to resume flying in January

NEW YORK: Boeing said it expected the 737 MAX airplane, which was grounded after two crashes killed 346 people, to resume flying in January, delaying its return by one month. “In parallel, we are working towards final validation of the updated training requirements, which must occur before the MAX returns ...

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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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