Friday, 22 October 2021

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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 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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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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TUI profits collapse as Boeing 737 MAX ban bites

BERLIN: European tour operator TUI reported a sharp drop in third quarter net profit, blaming the continued grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX fleet and fewer summer bookings. In the third quarter of its financial year from April to June, the global tourism group posted net profit of 21.7 million ...

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Senior profit hit by 737 MAX groundings

LONDON: British engineering firm Senior posted a 16% drop in first-half profit on Monday, as margins in its aerospace unit were hit by Boeing’s production cuts of its best-selling 737 MAX planes following the global grounding of the jet. Senior, which makes a wide variety of components used in commercial ...

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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 loses big order for 737 Max aircraft

RIYADH: Flyadeal, the low-cost airline Saudi Arabian airline, has cancelled an order for 30 Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The decision follows the crashes of two 737 Max jets, the first in Indonesia in October followed by one in Ethiopia in March, which killed 346 people. Since then the aircraft has ...

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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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