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2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog

Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet of an aircraft, acco...

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog

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Aviation Body, Boeing Moving Fast On Lifting 737 Max Ban: European Pilots An organization representing European pilots said Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing have failed to resolve fundamental questions about the oversight and design of the 737......
06:34, 05/24/2019

Boeing warns of potential wing problems in some 737 aircraft Boeing is telling some airlines flying its 737 model to replace a part on the planes’ wings, a move that could affect more than 100 aircraft. Boeing said on Sunday that it is working with federal regulators and contacted airlines about potentia...
03:17, 06/03/2019

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician The Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of Spicejet technician during maintenance at the Kolkata airport....
21:00, 07/11/2019

Aviation Watchdog Sends Notice To SpiceJet Executives Over Landing Issues Four senior executives of SpiceJet were issued show cause notices by DGCA on Thursday after a special audit team of the aviation regulator, which probed multiple landing incidents involving the......
22:00, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 3-'Sully' Sullenberger blasts U.S. aircraft certification process, says 737 MAX pilots need new simulator training Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who in 2009 landed a US Airways flight safely on the Hudson River in New York, told a congressional panel on Wednesday that pilots of the now-grounded Boeing 737 MAX should get new simulator training before the plane ret...
20:17, 06/19/2019

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "affected part of the Iranian airspace" and reroute......
16:17, 06/22/2019

1 Air India, 2 SpiceJet Pilots Suspended For Safety Violation: Report Three pilots were on Tuesday suspended by civil aviation watchdog, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, for violating safety norms, news agency ANI reported today....
18:34, 07/16/2019

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions....
07:17, 06/21/2019

Watchdog examines Guernsey listings of suspended Woodford fund Britain's financial watchdog said it was examining a decision by a frozen Woodford fund to list investments in Guernsey, as wealth manager St James's Place pulled 3.5 billion pounds ($4.45 billion)......
23:17, 06/05/2019

Air Asia India Drops Plan To Lease Jet's Grounded B737 Aircraft: Report The Bengaluru-headquartered Air Asia India also showed initial interest and applied to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for regulatory approval....
18:17, 05/25/2019

US Aviation authority waits to rule on Boeing 737 MAX 8 at aviation summit The US aviation safety agency FAA is not yet satisfied with Boeing's software fixes after two recent crashes of the 737 MAX 8. However, several US airlines have prepared for the return of the jet to their fleets....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations from their predecessors. That is a great opportunity, but it requires private banks to be nimble, th...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the region; those that didn’t leave are settling into a more mature industry, but they are a long way fr...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Yes, a nationwide $15 minimum wage would be quite damaging Praise be, we now have the economic research to prove that higher minimum wages have no ill effects, so let's push onward to $15 an hour for all, right? I predict that's what will be said about new research, even though that's not what the research a...
08:00, 06/05/2019

Gove controversy has warped into something much more damaging There's a moment in many political stories where simple questions of right or wrong morph into something more pervasive, and for those seeking power, more damaging....
19:51, 06/09/2019

Serena fined £8,000 for damaging Wimbledon court "Serena Williams was fined £7,988 ($10,000) by the All England Club for damaging one of Wimbledon\u0027s courts with her racket prior to the start of the tournament."...
10:51, 07/09/2019

Ammonia pollution damaging more than 60% of UK land – report Study finds most sensitive plant and wildlife habitats are worst affected, yet government has no clear plans to monitor impactAmmonia and nitrogen pollution, mostly from farms, is harming more than 60% of the UK’s land area and hitting the most sensi...
15:34, 06/18/2019

Revealed: air pollution may be damaging 'every organ in the body' Exclusive: Comprehensive analysis finds harm from head to toe, including dementia, heart and lung disease, fertility problems and reduced intelligence Continue reading......
12:34, 05/17/2019

Serena fined $10,000 for damaging Wimbledon court Serena Williams was fined $10,000 by the All England Club for damaging one of Wimbledon's courts with her racket prior to the start of the tournament, media reported....
07:34, 07/09/2019

Tremors rattle southeast Albania, damaging houses TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian authorities say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 has struck rural areas southeast of the capital, damaging some houses. Local media reported that two people were injured. The Defense Ministry reported ...
14:17, 06/01/2019

UN study says humans are damaging nature at 'unprecedented' rate You probably weren't expecting a feel-good nature report from the UN after its alarming findings on climate change, and you won't get one. The organization's Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Serv...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Serena Williams Fined $10,000 for Damaging Wimbledon Court When you’re the greatest athlete in the history of your sport, there’s no such thing as days off. And reportedly Serena Williams is so dominant she got fined for not even letting a practice court be great....
21:17, 07/09/2019

Serena Williams fined $10,000 for damaging a court at Wimbledon Serena Williams picked up a $10,000 fine for damaging a court at the All England Club during practice before Wimbledon started.       ...
04:34, 07/09/2019

Case Against Army Officer For Allegedly Damaging Crop A case has been registered against an Army officer for allegedly damaging crop on a disputed agricultural land in his village in Maharashtra with the help of armed soldiers, the police said today...
01:51, 06/25/2019

Storm Hits West Tripura Damaging More Than 300 Houses Hundreds of houses have been damaged, several trees uprooted and power lines snapped as strong winds accompanied by thundershower hit West Tripura district on Wednesday night, officials said....
00:00, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Williams fined $10K for damaging Wimbledon court Serena Williams has been fined $10,000 by the All England Club for damaging a court during practice before the Wimbledon tournament started        ...
04:51, 07/09/2019

Scientists unveil 3D microscope that visualizes cells without damaging them There's a problem in cell biology research: to study what happens inside a cell, it has to be destroyed. When scientists use a traditional microscope to observe a cell, they use stains -- chemicals that color parts of the cell to make them visib...
12:34, 07/16/2019

PSG & Man City are damaging football - La Liga chief Javier Tebas "La Liga president Javier Tebas has slammed Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain for inflicting \"massive damage\" on European football with their spending."...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Kevin Smith Apologizes to Ashley Tisdale After She Accuses Him of Damaging Her Car Ashley Tisdale was not going to remain silent after a minor car collision with Silent Bob... The High School Musical actress and singer took to Twitter on Saturday to publicly call out......
04:00, 06/09/2019

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health and the increasingly seriou...
19:17, 06/03/2019

These giant cranes show why the next fight in the U.S.-China trade war could be so damaging On the eve of the meeting between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit, officials at American ports worry about the impact if the two leaders don’t make a deal....
22:51, 06/26/2019

Michael Smerconish calls out ‘the feds’ for damaging Epstein’s door Radio host Michael Smerconish went on a bizarre tangent on his SiriusXM show Tuesday as he sparred with callers over whether the door of Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion should’ve been damaged in the raid by feds over the weekend...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Rogue Chinese factories damaging ozone with use of illegal gases In May 2018, a startling study revealed that there was an "unexpected and persistent increase" of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in the atmosphere. At the time, scientists could not pinpoint the exact location of the ozone-depleting gas, but subsequent m...
18:17, 05/23/2019

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD Intensification of tariff dispute also likely to knock almost $600bn off world economyDonald Trump has been warned by the west’s most influential economics thinktank that further escalation of the US-China trade war would unleash significant damage f...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Brexit, data privacy rules damaging markets, report says Brexit, tougher data privacy protection and a crackdown on foreign clearing houses risk fragmenting markets, bumping up costs and undermining efforts to avert another financial crisis, global regulators said on Tuesday....
16:00, 06/04/2019

Trade disputes are damaging growth and must be tackled 'at a multilateral level,' OECD says Global trade tensions that are hitting growth and investment need to be dealt with at a multilateral level, the OECD's chief economist told CNBC Tuesday....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Lego marketing chief says challenge with online ads is that so much content is 'damaging' to kids Lego CMO Julia Goldin said the company focuses some YouTube advertising on adults because the company has concerns about kids' privacy on the site....
22:00, 06/21/2019

Texas, Oklahoma brace for large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes Forecasters warn of possible tornadoes, hail and damaging winds, along a 350-mile wide swath of territory straddling the Texas-Oklahoma border.        ...
15:34, 05/18/2019

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information Retired U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will step down as president of the National Rifle Association, North said on Saturday, adding he was being forced out due to his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties....
19:34, 04/28/2019

All-electric aviation? It’s closer than you may think Commercial aviation is responsible for about two per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, but there is a potential solution over the hazy horizon — electric aircraft....
03:17, 07/13/2019

US Senator Slams Donald Trump For "Damaging" Trade Ties With "Ally" India A top US Senator has slammed Donald Trump for "damaging" trade ties with India, saying his actions are hurting California almond growers who export more than USD 650 million worth of nuts to the......
11:17, 06/18/2019

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims for 'damaging memory of the dead' When Michael Jackson superfan Myriam Walter first saw the HBO "Leaving Neverland" documentary, in which two key witnesses gave a graphic account of sexual abuse at the hands of the star, she said she cried and wanted to vomit....
08:34, 07/14/2019

Norquist on Trump's trade agenda: 'Tariffs are damaging' to American farmers, consumers Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist criticized tariffs on Wednesday, indicating that President Trump's trade agenda could hurt American consumers and businesses....
02:17, 05/16/2019

Despite Fears, Aviation’s Future Will Be More Automated In the wake of the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes of Boeing 737 Max planes, people are thinking about how much of their air travel is handled by software and automated systems – as opposed to the friendly pilots sitting in the cockpit....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Electric planes herald new era for aviation Airlines ordered tens of billions of dollars worth of new aircraft from Airbus and Boeing at the Paris Air Show this week. But there was also huge interest in the planes of tomorrow....
00:00, 06/22/2019

Eoin Morgan insists England are still in control of their World Cup fate after damaging Australia defeat Eoin Morgan believes England's chances of reaching the semi-finals of this summer's Cricket World Cup are 'still strong', despite succumbing to a third loss of the tournament....
05:51, 06/26/2019

Trump lawyer asked Flynn for ‘heads up’ if he had damaging info in Russia probe: transcript Prosecutors released the full transcript of a voicemail a former Trump lawyer left former national security advisor Michael Flynn after he began cooperating with the government's Russia probe....
01:17, 06/01/2019

Police issue arrest warrant for Migos rapper Offset for damaging a fan's iPhone Atlanta-area police have issued a felony arrest warrant for Offset after the Migos rapper allegedly damaged a fan's iPhone.        ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Aviation Enthusiast Who Ended Up As IAF's Go-To Man For Squadron Patches The Indian Air Force's favourite squadron patch maker is a 21-year-old Political Science graduate who has designed more than a hundred patches for the IAF, something he began when he was just......
20:17, 05/15/2019

US Aviation Regulator Says Boeing Hasn't Submitted 737 MAX Fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said on Wednesday....
08:00, 05/23/2019

| US aviation regulator says Boeing hasn't submitted 737 MAX fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation Commercial and cargo flights can now fully access Pakistani airspace for the first time since a skirmish with India in February. The airspace closure had caused costly diversions of international flights....
11:17, 07/16/2019

Aviation Body Awaits US Certification To Allow 737 Max To Fly In India Indian aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation is waiting for its US counterpart Federal Aviation Administration to certify Boeing's solution to issues being faced by the 737 Max to......
21:00, 07/10/2019

Violent weather: Hail, damaging winds, tornadoes expected to hammer swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

F1 great and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70 Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70      ...
09:34, 05/21/2019

UAE’s aviation authority says timing of lifting of Boeing 737 MAX ban still unknown The United Arab Emirates' civil aviation authority said on Thursday it is unable to specify when the ban on the grounded Boeing 737 MAX will be lifted, state news agency WAM reported....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Niki Lauda, F1 champion, aviation entrepreneur, dead at 70 Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70....
13:00, 05/21/2019

F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70 Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70      ...
05:17, 05/21/2019

Vistara Leases Six Planes From BOC Aviation For Local Expansion Vistara said it plans to lease four Boeing Co 737-800 aircraft which will be delivered in May and two Airbus A320neo planes that are scheduled for delivery later this year....
13:17, 05/24/2019

Kentucky Is Training Veterans For Aerospace, Aviation Jobs LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A new program in Kentucky is training veterans with aviation or power plant mechanics experience to become Federal Aviation Administration certified. The new Veterans Accelerated Learning for Licensed Occupations initiative off...
14:17, 05/24/2019

US aviation officials think a bird strike was factor in 737 Max crash U.S. aviation officials believe a bird strike may have led to the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max in March, according to a person familiar with the matter....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Why pilots are safe from automation (for now) Our world is becoming more and more automated by the year; we all know that. But that doesn’t mean everything in sight needs to be automated. Sure, Siri has replaced some of our mundane tasks, and a lot of our business tasks like data entry are now a...
12:51, 05/30/2019

Why it's good to let pilots sleep on the job Pilots are often overtired, which can make them more prone to errors. Some countries let them sleep in the cockpit -- under strict rules. Pilots love the idea and say it could improve airline safety. But what does the flying public think?...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Two indicators in the aviation industry may be pointing to a looming global downturn Two indicators in the aviation industry may be pointing to a global downturn: declining demand for air cargo and a peak in aircraft orders last year, according to Peter Harbison, the executive chairman of CAPA, the Centre for Aviation....
15:00, 06/17/2019

Formula One champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70 Niki Lauda won two of his F1 titles after a crash left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry.        ...
05:17, 05/21/2019

Jet lands in Florida, claiming new aviation records for circling the globe A team of aviators, including retired astronaut Terry Virts, landed at Kennedy Space Center Thursday morning, claiming to have set three global flying records for circling the Earth over the North and South poles....
21:51, 07/11/2019

UAE civil aviation authority instructs airlines to take necessary safety measures: WAM The United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday instructed airlines registered in the country to take necessary measures given current risks in the region, Emirates News Agency (WAM) said....
08:51, 06/22/2019

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighboring India earlier this year....
07:17, 07/16/2019

Centre Proposes FDI Norm Relaxation In Media, Aviation, Insurance The government on Friday proposed relaxation in the FDI norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail with a view to attract more overseas investment....
09:00, 07/05/2019

Jet lands in Florida, claiming two new aviation records for circling the globe A team of aviators, including retired astronaut Terry Virts, landed at Kennedy Space Center Thursday morning, claiming to have broken two global flying records for circling the Earth over the North and South poles....
18:00, 07/11/2019

Aviation Case: Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency For Second Day Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for a second day Tuesday for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe related to......
11:51, 06/11/2019

Scotland drops aviation tax cut plans after declaring climate emergency Cutting passenger duty incompatible with new pledge to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2045The Scottish government has dropped controversial plans to cut its taxes on aviation after Nicola Sturgeon declared last week the world faces a climate eme...
21:00, 05/07/2019

House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
00:17, 07/12/2019

U.S. House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Formula One Legend and Aviation Entrepreneur Niki Lauda Dies Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70....
07:34, 05/21/2019

Pilots Tell US Congress More Training Needed On 737 Max US pilots called Wednesday for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes....
23:00, 06/19/2019

Sturgeon urged to ditch plan to cut aviation tax to meet emissions goal Scotland should aim to reach zero carbon faster than UK as whole, says green bodyNicola Sturgeon has been urged to abandon her plans to cut aviation taxes in Scotland in an attempt to help meet a challenging new target to reduce carbon emissions to z...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Onex to buy Canada's WestJet for $2.6 billion in largest PE-backed aviation deal Canada's second-biggest carrier, WestJet Airlines Ltd, on Monday accepted a C$3.5 billion ($2.6 billion) cash buyout offer from private equity group Onex Corp, sending the carrier's shares surging 63% in Toronto trading....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Boeing Didn't Disclose 737 MAX Alert Issue To Aviation Body For 13 Months Boeing Co did not tell US regulators for more than a year that it inadvertently made an alarm alerting pilots to a mismatch of flight data optional on the 737 MAX, instead of standard as on earlier......
09:00, 05/06/2019

Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the former Minister of Civil Aviation, was on Monday questioned in connection with the Enforcement Directorate probe into money laundering allegations in the controversial Air India and......
23:00, 06/10/2019

U.N. aviation agency to review global pilot training in shadow of 737 MAX crashes Global regulators will meet in Montreal next week to review pilot licensing requirements, the U.N.'s aviation agency said, as part of a discussion that has gained urgency following two fatal crashes of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the past year....
00:17, 07/03/2019

Citroen's 19_19 Concept Is An Aviation Inspired Electric Vehicle With A Range Of 800 km As for power, Citroen says the dual motors generate 340 kilowatts of power which is over 450 horses and there's 800 Nm of torque on offer. 0-100 kmph is done in 5 seconds flat while the top speed is......
11:17, 05/14/2019

Centre Suggests Easing Foreign Investment Norms For Media, Aviation The government today proposed relaxation in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail....
09:00, 07/05/2019

Aviation Body Issues Safety Directions After Planes Overshoot Runways Indian aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday issued safety directions to airlines in the wake of multiple incidents of planes overshooting runways while operating amidst bad weather conditions....
22:51, 07/02/2019

Aviation Body Starts Audit Of Airlines, Airports In Monsoon-Hit Areas Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Thursday it has started a special audit of all airlines and airports in monsoon-affected areas in the wake of multiple landing......
22:00, 07/04/2019

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
20:34, 06/30/2019

Urban Air Mobility, Alternate Propulsion Among NASA Research at Aviation Forum NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and Exposition, otherwise known as Aviation 2019....
14:17, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India earlier this year....
05:34, 07/16/2019

Saudi appoints new head of its civil aviation body: Royal Decree Saudi Arabia issued a royal decree appointing Abdelhadi El-mansouri as a head of its General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) with the rank of minister, Saudi Press Agency reported early on Wednesday....
04:17, 05/08/2019

Hardeep Singh Puri Takes Charge As Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, the new Civil Aviation Minister, took charge of office today amid distress in the sector that recently saw grounding of a private airline and concerns over debt-laden Air India,......
00:51, 06/01/2019

Aviation Regulator Bars Off-Duty Crew Members From Travelling In Cockpit Aviation regulator DGCA Monday barred airline officials, including pilots and aircraft maintenance engineers, from travelling in the cockpit when they are off-duty or on leave....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Bombardier exits commercial aviation with sale of regional jet business to Mitsubishi Bombardier Inc said on Tuesday it will sell its money-losing regional jet business to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) for $550 million in cash, in a deal marking the Canadian plane and train maker's exit from commercial aviation....
05:00, 06/26/2019

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the climate crisis, aerospace companies gathering for the Paris air show next week are turning their thoughts ...
10:17, 06/15/2019

Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing The president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. Daniel Carey says it won’t be easy to restore trust in a...
06:51, 06/19/2019

Indian pilots fly over Himalayan peak looking for 8 climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian air force pilots were flying over an uncharted section of a Himalayan mountain to search for eight climbers missing a week. The third day of the search on Monday was taking place in the northern state of Uttarakhand after four...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Pilots changed runway before jet hit Florida river Pilots of a chartered jet that ran into a river at a Florida military base made a last-minute change to the runway where they would land, a federal investigator said Sunday. The pilots requested the change shortly before landing in Jacksonville. (May...
14:34, 05/06/2019

Praful Patel Seeks More Time To Join Probe Into Alleged Aviation Scam Former civil aviation minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel today requested for another date to depose before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a......
11:00, 06/06/2019

Airbus is one of the most powerful companies in aviation. Here's a closer look at its rise from upstart to industry titan. Airbus On May 29, 2019, Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday. In the five decades since its founding, Airbus has developed from a fledgling upstart to one of the industry's titans. Over the past 20 years, the commercial aviation industry has come to ...
00:00, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 5-Bombardier exits commercial aviation with sale of regional jet business to Mitsubishi Bombardier Inc said on Tuesday it will sell its money-losing regional jet business to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) for $550 million in cash, in a deal marking the Canadian plane and train maker's exit from commercial aviation....
22:51, 06/25/2019

Praful Patel Appears Before Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Case Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged......
15:00, 06/10/2019

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. aviation agency 737 MAX ungrounding in U.S. could happen by late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect an ungrounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets in the United States as early as late June, three people familiar with Thursday's br...
23:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 6-Bombardier exits commercial aviation with sale of regional jet business to Mitsubishi Bombardier Inc said on Tuesday it will sell its money-losing regional jet business to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) for $550 million in cash, in a deal marking the Canadian plane and train maker's exit from commercial aviation....
00:51, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Bombardier to create single aviation division, sell Belfast plant Canada's Bombardier Inc said on Thursday it would unite its corporate and regional jet-making units into a single aviation division, as it continues focusing on its strongest businesses while shedding aerostructure facilities in Belfast and Morocco....
15:34, 05/02/2019

US aviation authority issues order prohibiting flights over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
06:00, 06/21/2019

This Wing Has a Mazda RX-7 Attached to It Never underestimate Japan’s ability to take something great and make it greater through the magic of excess. This RX-7 time attack racer is aiming for a sub-1-minute lap of the Tsukuba circuit. Because it is such a short and tricky track, that’s a re...
01:17, 06/30/2019

Pilots demand better training if Boeing wants to rebuild trust in 737 MAX American Airlines pilots have warned that Boeing Co's draft training proposals for the troubled 737 MAX do not go far enough to address their concerns, according to written comments submitted to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and seen by R...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Pilots safely eject from Air Force T-6 trainer before crash Two crew members safely ejected from a T-6 Texan II trainer plane southwest of Hastings, Okla., near Lake Waurika Wednesday afternoon, military officials said....
23:00, 05/02/2019

| Pilots pushed Boeing to act after Lion Air crash: reports After a deadly crash in Indonesia, American Airlines pilots called a meeting to press Boeing executives for safety changes to the 737 MAX aircraft, US media reports....
12:17, 05/15/2019

Southwest pilots to seek compensation for Boeing 737 Max impact The pilots union for Southwest Airlines says it will ask Boeing for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 Max grounding....
16:51, 06/19/2019

Air India Express Told Not To Pair Pilots With Big Age Difference National passenger carrier's low cost international subsidiary Air India Express has been recommended not to pair pilots and co-pilots with a significant age difference....
02:34, 05/11/2019

Korean Air To Hold Job Fair For Grounded Jet Airways Pilots Korean Air will hold a two-day "road show" in Delhi on Friday and Saturday to hire pilots from the grounded Jet Airways which has seen an exodus of staff in the wake of suspension of operations....
09:00, 05/24/2019

Pilots’ union asks Boeing CEO for time in 737 Max simulator FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines wants Boeing to give his safety experts time in a 737 Max flight simulator before the planes fly again. Daniel Carey says it’s essential that pilots who̵...
01:34, 06/21/2019

Authorities: crop-dusters collide, 2 pilots killed Two small crop-dusting planes collided in midair and crashed into a Northern California rice field Wednesday, killing both pilots, according to the Sutter County Sheriff's Office. (May 16)        ...
11:17, 05/16/2019

2 German fighter jets collide, pilots eject BERLIN (AP) — The German air force says two fighter jets have collided in the northeast of the country, but the pilots were able to eject. Local radio station Ostseewelle reported that the two Eurofighter jets collided shortly before 2 p.m. (1200 GMT...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Ask the Captain: Do pilots get bored on long-haul flights? On long flights, what does the crew do to avoid boredom after the flight computer has taken control of the aircraft?        ...
19:34, 05/31/2019

SAS cancels more flights as labor talks resume with pilots Scandinavian Airlines is cancelling another 280 flights across the Nordic region through Thursday afternoon (1200 GMT), affecting 20,000 more passengers, due to a pilots' strike....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Boeing's Latest 737 MAX Concern: Pilots' Physical Strength Efforts to get Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners back in the air are being delayed in part by concerns about whether the average pilot has enough physical strength to turn a manual crank in an emergency....
14:00, 06/19/2019

European pilots say FAA, Boeing moving too fast toward lifting 737 Max ban The comments came as U.S. regulators hosted aviation authorities from around the world in Texas to discuss the process for returning the aircraft to the skies....
12:34, 05/24/2019

Airline SAS strikes more flights as talks resume with pilots Pilots with the Scandinavian airline have said cost-cutting measures have led to terrible working conditions and unpredictable schedules. The strike has affected more than 380,000 passengers....
02:34, 05/02/2019

‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects No one at the Pentagon is saying that the objects are extraterrestrial, but the Navy has issued new classified guidance for reporting unexplained aerial phenomena....
04:34, 05/27/2019

Pilots made runway change before jet hit Florida river A passenger on the chartered jet that crashed into a river at a military base in Florida said passengers initially were told the aircraft might not be fit for takeoff....
01:00, 05/06/2019

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Turkey's F-35 pilots are no longer flying at a U.S. air base in Arizona, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the advanced fighter jet program over Turkey's plans to buy Russian air defenses....
01:34, 06/11/2019

Multiple pilots have reported encounters with UFOs, Navy says A growing number of Navy pilots claiming to have spotted unidentified flying objects, or UFOS, has led the Navy to update its protocol for reporting them, according to a New York Times report....
13:34, 05/27/2019

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored by Chinese maritime militia on the disputed water...
11:17, 05/29/2019

NYT: Pilots in Boeing simulation had 40 seconds to avert disaster Flight simulations recreating the problems suspected to be responsible for the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 plane last year gave pilots under 40 seconds to override a malfunctioning system, according to a report in the New York Times....
18:51, 04/28/2019

SAS, pilots reach 3-year deal ending strike COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines and its pilots have reached a three-year collective bargaining agreement that put an end to a six-day strike that grounded more than 4,000 flights and affected hundreds of thousands of passengers. CEO ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Budget airlines the flavor of South Korean aviation market, Jeju travel booms Kim Bo-Min, a Starbucks barista, paid 140,000 won ($118) for a round-trip from her hometown of Daegu to the popular resort island of Jeju, arriving on T'Way Air Co Ltd, part of South Korea's rapidly growing low-cost airline sector....
18:00, 06/01/2019

8 taken to hospitals after fumes on aircraft in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say eight people were taken to hospitals after a Spirit Airlines flight returned to a Las Vegas airport gate due to fumes or an odor in the cabin. The plane had not taken off. Airline spokesman Derek Dombrowski says 174 pas...
23:00, 05/08/2019

EU says it is open to talks with U.S. in row over aircraft subsidies The European Union said on Tuesday it is open to talks with United States in a row over aircraft subsidies but said figures quoted by Washington as it threatened more tariffs were based on internal U.S. estimates....
16:00, 07/02/2019

These aircraft wrecks were rescued from the ice -- and flew again Three aircraft -- Juliet Delta 321, Lidia and Glacier Girl -- crashed in inhospitable conditions and lay buried under the snow for years. Here are the remarkable tales of the salvage operations that let them fly again....
05:51, 07/15/2019

Aircraft lands itself truly autonomously for the first time Many airliners can land automatically, but they don't really land autonomously -- the airport is guiding them in with a radio signal (the Instrument Landing System). And when many smaller airports don't have this feature, it's not eve...
11:00, 07/07/2019

FAA: Boeing 737 aircraft may contain faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Authority said Sunday it has been informed by airplane manufacturer Boeing that "improperly manufactured" parts may have been installed in its 737 airplanes....
06:34, 06/03/2019

The Morning After: Aircraft lands itself for the first time Welcome back to the Morning After. Over the weekend, our team tried out AMD's latest Radeon GPUs, Google tested out a global video play/pause button for Chrome and an airplane managed to land all by itself....
16:00, 07/08/2019

No U.S. aircraft operated over Iran, U.S. military says The U.S. military did not fly over Iranian airspace on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, after a news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said a U.S. drone was shot down over the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan....
10:17, 06/20/2019

Harvard's RoboBee X-Wing can fly under its own power RoboBee X-Wing, the latest version of Harvard's robotic bee, has four wings instead of two -- more importantly, it can fly on its own without the need for a power tether. Researchers from Harvard's Microrobotics Laboratory have been working...
13:17, 06/27/2019

The Difference Between a 'Spoiler' and a 'Wing' According to James May James May’s Honda Civic Type R car review parody on DriveTribe is, uh, kind of weird but it does address an important question: what’s the difference between a spoiler and a wing? May says it’s simple: if you can fit your head under it, you’re flying...
02:17, 06/12/2019

Now You Can Get Jaguar's Most Exuberant Car Without The Vulgar Wing Jaguar has a mad group of talented folks in its specialty vehicle operations department. They’re the ones responsible for the XE SV Project 8, a manic high-power muscle sedan that shares almost no components with the XE sedan it is ostensibly based u...
08:34, 06/06/2019

How literature can fight right-wing extremism DW spoke to Ralf Nestmeyer, Vice President of the PEN center for writers in Germany, about looming dangers to freedom of expression. He discusses the state of German media and extremist slogans such as 'lying press.'...
13:00, 05/14/2019

China's Paramilitaries are Reportedly Using Lasers to Harass, Injure Pilots The latest weapon in the great power competition shaping up between the West and China is, inevitably, the laser. Over the past year American and Australian military personnel have reported being the target of lasers coming from the direction of Chin...
02:17, 06/12/2019

Australia Pilots Hit By Lasers During South China Sea Flights: Report Australian navy pilots were hit by lasers during flights in the hotly contested South China Sea, the national broadcaster reported Wednesday, with informal Chinese militia vessels believed to be......
07:51, 05/29/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash: Did foreign pilots have enough training to fly commercial jets? In the U.S., copilots must have a minimum of 1,500 flight hours. Internationally, it's only 240 hours -- and regulators might decrease or scrap that.       ...
19:51, 07/06/2019

Pilots reveal safety fears over Boeing’s fleet of Dreamliners Company admits that fire extinguisher switch has failed a ‘small number’ of timesAirline pilots have voiced fears over the safety of a fleet of Boeing aircraft after a crucial fire-fighting system has been found to have the potential to malfunction....
00:00, 06/16/2019

Pilots confronted Boeing about 737 Max issues before deadly crash in March In March, a Boeing 737 Max 8 airliner operated by Ethiopia Airlines crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 157 people onboard. It was the second deadly crash of a 737 Max in just six months time, and it led to the grounding of every 737 Max plane...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Ask the Captain: Why do pilots burn off fuel and what's with the turbulence in Las Vegas? Captain John Cox fills you in on why pilots sometime burn off fuel before landing and why there often seems to be turbulence at some airports.       ...
19:34, 07/05/2019

Simulator training remains ‘possible option’ for Canadian Boeing MAX pilots Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it is too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night after the meeting in Fort Worth....
08:51, 05/24/2019

Trump shrugs off report of US Navy pilots sighting UFOs President Trump may be a fan of some conspiracy theories, but when it comes to UFOs, he’s a skeptic. “Do I believe it? Not particularly,” Trump told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, who asked him what he thought of reports that US Navy pilots h...
19:51, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Sullenberger tells Congress 737 MAX pilots should get new simulator training Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who in 2009 landed a US Airways flight safely on the Hudson River in New York, told a congressional panel on Wednesday that pilots of the now-grounded 737 MAX should get new simulator training before the plane returns to...
18:51, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Ru...
01:34, 06/11/2019

Simulator training remains 'possible option' for Boeing 737 MAX pilots in Canada Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it's too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night, further distancing the regulator from previous remarks by ...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Australian navy pilots struck by lasers in South China Sea BEIJING (AP) — A witness says Australian navy helicopter pilots were hit by lasers while exercising in the South China Sea, forcing them to land as a precaution. Scholar Euan Graham, who was onboard the Royal Australian Navy flagship HMAS Canberra on...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Pilots Didn't "Completely" Follow Procedures In 737 Max Crash: Boeing CEO Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said the safety systems on its 737 MAX jets were properly designed, but the pilots did not "completely" follow the procedures that the company had outlined to prevent the......
07:34, 04/30/2019

Indian pilots continue search for missing Himalayan climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian air force pilots have resumed a search over a Himalayan mountain for a team of mostly foreign climbers missing since late May. The fourth day of the search on Tuesday was taking place in the northern state of Uttarakhand after...
12:34, 06/04/2019

Airline Pilots Can Get Dangerously Sleepy. Cockpit Naps Could Be the Answer Airline pilots are often exhausted. An extreme example happened in 2008, when a pilot and a co-pilot both fell asleep at the controls, missing their landing in Hawaii – earning pilot’s license suspensions as well as getting fired. More re...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Exclusive: U.S. will not accept more Turkish F-35 pilots over Russia defenses - sources The United States has decided to stop accepting any additional Turkish pilots who planned to come to the United States to train on F-35 fighter jets, U.S. officials say, in a clear sign of the escalating dispute over Ankara's plans to purchase Russia...
05:51, 06/07/2019

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters....
01:17, 05/29/2019

Airline SAS strike hits more flights as talks resume with pilots Pilots with the Scandinavian airline have said cost-cutting measures have led to terrible working conditions and unpredictable schedules. The strike has affected more than 380,000 passengers....
11:34, 05/02/2019

Condé Nast bets big on video, orders 175 digital pilots Condé Nast said it has more than 175 new digital pilots in production for the 2019-20 season including 50 returning video series as Pamela Drucker Mann, chief revenue officer, led the pitch to potential advertisers Tuesday. It was the first NewFront ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Pilots in Jacksonville plane incident changed runways before landing The pilots of a Boeing 737 plane that slid off the runway of Naval Air Station Jacksonville in Florida made a "last minute" decision to switch runways....
07:00, 05/06/2019

Pilots criticize Boeing for mistakes made while developing 737 MAX jets Airline union leaders and a famed former pilot said Wednesday that Boeing made mistakes while developing the 737 Max, and the biggest was not telling anybody about new flight-control software so pilots could train for it....
07:00, 06/20/2019

Air Italy expects profits 'very soon' despite pilots idled by Boeing crisis An Air Italy executive has joined a chorus of global airlines hurt by grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets but expects the airline to be profitable "very soon" and carrying five times as many passengers by 2022....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Trump's trade war on Huawei is damaging China's economy, report suggests A report Monday on Chinese manufacturing suggested that Beijing’s trade war with the Trump administration is causing economic damage.        ...
01:00, 06/04/2019

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information Oliver North announced that he will step down as president of the NRA after his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties.        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

US aircraft carrier seen as barometer of tensions with Iran Ordered by the White House to the Persian Gulf, the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier has become a 100,000-ton barometer of the tensions between Iran and the U.S....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Boeing to pay $100m to families of 737 Max aircraft victims US manufacturer faces dozens of lawsuits over accidents that killed 346 people US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has said it will pay $100m (£80m) to families and communities affected by the two crashes involving its 737 Max aircraft, in which 346 peop...
03:17, 07/04/2019

Air China plans to buy 20 A350-900 aircraft from Airbus Air China , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE worth $6.54 billion based on list prices, the carrier said on Thursday....
15:17, 07/11/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Why send a US aircraft carrier to the Gulf? DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier strike group is being deployed to the Persian Gulf to counter an alleged but still-unspecified threat from Iran, the latest in a long line of such deployments to the strategi...
17:34, 05/12/2019

Iran says 'there will be no war' as US warns of risk to civilian aircraft Zarif: nobody suffering from ‘hallucination’ of taking on IranUS: potential for ‘miscalculation or misidentification’ of planesIran’s foreign minister said on Saturday “there will be no war” with the US, since “nobody in the region is suffering from ...
17:00, 05/18/2019

AN-32 Aircraft Fleet Is Airworthy: Rajnath Singh The AN-32 plane of Indian Air Force that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh killing all 13 personnel on board was completely airworthy, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh informed Rajya Sabha on Monday....
16:34, 07/01/2019

At least 9 killed after aircraft crashes in Hawaii, authorities say The Hawaii Department of Transportation says nine were aboard the aircraft when it went down near Dillingham Airfield in the northwest corner of Oahu.        ...
14:51, 06/22/2019

Authorities say 9 killed after aircraft crashes in Hawaii HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii transportation officials say nine people have died after a twin-engine aircraft crashed in Hawaii. The Hawaii Department of Transportation says nine were aboard the aircraft when it went down Friday evening near Dillingham Airf...
08:00, 06/22/2019

An-32 Aircraft Slammed Into Mountain, Suggests New Photo An An-32 aircraft that went missing with 13 people aboard last week slammed into the face of a hill very close to its summit in Arunachal Pradesh's Mechuka region, a new photograph released by the......
17:34, 06/12/2019

Unmanned aircraft recovered near Fort Huachuca SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – An unmanned aircraft has been recovered after it crashed on state land west of the Fort Huachuca border Thursday morning. According to officials, the R!-7B Shadow aircraft was recovered by the 2-13th Aviation Regiment, whi...
09:17, 05/10/2019

EU open to talks with U.S. in aircraft subsidies dispute The European Union said on Tuesday it was open to talks with Washington in a dispute over aircraft subsidies after the United States threatened an additional $4 bln in tariffs on EU goods including olives, Italian cheese and Scotch whisky....
19:34, 07/02/2019

Red Sox send best wishes, aircraft to David Ortiz The Boston Red Sox have sent their best wishes, and an aircraft, to ex-slugger David Ortiz after he was shot in the Dominican Republic. Red Sox President Sam Kennedy says the team is flying Ortiz back to Boston. (June 10)     ...
04:00, 06/11/2019

How deplatforming became a rallying cry for right-wing media stars Days after a Saturday rally where conservative provocateurs claimed social-media censorship, a Trump summit could be a landmark in the deplatforming movement....
17:17, 07/11/2019

Trump has a new favourite news network - and it's more right-wing than FOX The US president has started giving plaudits - and access - to One America News Network, an obscure TV outlet that can outfox FoxDonald Trump and Fox News are said to have one of the strongest marriages in political showbusiness. But there is a young...
16:17, 06/15/2019

The West Wing: is it to blame for everything? Podcasts of the week The cultural and political impact of television is explored in depth, and Bret Easton Ellis returns, as contrary as everIf you’re attending Latitude festival this year, you’ll find that the world inhabiting your headphones has extended outwards and g...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Nan Goldin protests against Sackler wing at the Louvre Artist says ‘museum world must act’ over multibillionaire family’s profit from opioid crisisThe US art photographer and activist Nan Goldin has led a demonstration outside the Louvre in Paris demanding that the world’s most visited museum change the ...
20:17, 07/01/2019

Navy pilots who drew a huge dong in the sky faced stiff reprimand Navy pilots receive intense training and are held to an incredibly high performance standard. They’re also human, and as such, they find things like giant sky penises amusing, which is why a massive dong dominated the skies above Washington sta...
12:34, 05/15/2019

Boeing Test Pilots Lacked Key Details of 737 MAX Flight-Control System Boeing limited the role of its own pilots in the final stages of developing the 737 MAX flight-control system implicated in two fatal crashes, departing from a longstanding practice of seeking their detailed input....
15:17, 05/03/2019

Gay pilots? Muslim quarterbacks? There's a financial advisor focusing in on every niche customer Only 15 percent of financial advisors specialize in niche clients but they account for a third of advisor assets. A look at five niche practice areas....
14:51, 05/14/2019

Pilots confronted Boeing with 737 Max fears after first fatal crash, audio reveals Boeing appeared to play down concerns of a second crashAudio release comes as House committee reviews FAA roleAmerican Airlines (AA) pilots angrily confronted a Boeing official about an anti-stall system suspected in two fatal crashes of the manufact...
20:17, 05/15/2019

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again. The planes have been grounded since mid-March following two fatal crashes....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max In a tense meeting with American Airlines pilots shortly after the first deadly crash of Boeing’s new jet, executives insisted that the plane was safe to fly....
01:34, 05/15/2019

Air Force pilots drew penis-shaped symbol in the sky by accident, officials say Luke Air Force Base says its pilots didn't intend to draw a phallic shape in the sky above the Phoenix area during training earlier this week.        ...
22:17, 05/30/2019

American Airlines union: blaming pilots for Boeing 737 Max crashes 'inexcusable' Allied Pilots Association says jetmaker’s anti-stall software forced plane into such an aggressive dive pilots could not recoverAmerican Airlines’ pilots’ union has hit back at Boeing for insinuating that some responsibility for the two crashes of it...
22:34, 05/23/2019

2 Argentine Pilots Survive Plane Crash In Costa Rica Capital Two Argentine pilots survived when their light aircraft crash landed Friday in a heavily populated area of the capital of Costa Rica, officials said....
08:34, 05/11/2019

Pilots’ physical strength reportedly cited as concern in Boeing 737 MAX probe Efforts to unground Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have been delayed in part amid concerns about whether the average pilot possesses enough strength to turn a manual trim crank during emergencies, according to a new report. Sources told The Wall Street Journa...
20:51, 06/19/2019

Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London, has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
03:00, 05/01/2019

Jet Airways Pilots' Union Urges Top Court To Direct SBI To Release Funds Jet Airways pilots union National Aviator's Guild has moved the Supreme Court requesting it to direct State Bank of India to release the promised interim funding....
17:34, 05/07/2019

U.S. may suspend training of Turkish pilots for F-35 jets over Russia missile deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters on ...
07:51, 05/29/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini investigated over use of police aircraft Newspaper claims deputy PM used state-funded transport to get him to League ralliesAn Italian prosecutor has opened an investigation into whether the interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has squandered public money by travelling around the country in p...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Air Force surges toward first B-21 stealth bomber test aircraft The Air Force now appears to be testing components and building initial models of its new, highly-secret B-21 stealth bomber, a platform intended to hold any target at risk, anywhere in the world, at any time, for decades to come....
15:17, 05/29/2019

Honeywell Brings Blockchain to Used Aircraft Parts Market The company is using blockchain to shake up the market for used aircraft components, making it easier to check the certification and origin of a part and speeding up transactions....
10:17, 05/29/2019

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The world’s largest firefighting aircraft is ready for the wildfire season. The Global SuperTanker is a Boeing 747-400 series passenger jet converted for firefighting. It recently underwent maintenance at Pinal Airpark outs...
17:51, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 2-EU open to talks with U.S. in aircraft subsidies dispute The European Union said on Tuesday it was open to talks with Washington in a dispute over aircraft subsidies while preparing retaliation after the United States added olives, Italian cheese and Scotch whisky to a list of goods in line for hefty tari...
04:51, 07/03/2019

Satellite images may reveal China's next aircraft carrier New satellite images published by a US think tank may provide the world's first look at China's next aircraft carrier, as construction progresses on a mysterious large vessel in a shipyard outside Shanghai....
03:51, 05/08/2019

Air China to buy 20 A350-900 wide-body aircraft from Airbus Air China Ltd , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE , both companies said, bolstering the European planemaker's order book for wide-body jets against Boeing Co amid Sino-U.S. trade tensions....
07:00, 07/12/2019

IAF: Troops deployed to crash site of missing AN-32 aircraft A day after the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force plane was spotted in a remote mountainous region near the Chinese border, India said a rescue operation was underway to search for survivors....
19:17, 06/12/2019

F.A.A. Warns U.S. Aircraft of ‘Increasing’ Risk Over Persian Gulf Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency directed airliners to exercise caution when flying in the region to avoid “misidentification.”...
20:17, 05/18/2019

Aircraft from Lincoln CSG, B-52H conduct joint exercises in Arabian Sea F/A-18E Super Hornets and E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes of Carrier Air Wing 7 worked with a B-52H Stratofortress from CENTCOM's Bomber Task Force on joint exercises in the Arabian Sea amid tension with Iran....
22:51, 06/03/2019

Mini Cooper SE Electric Teased Towing An Aircraft The Mini Cooper SE slipped straight into the role of an aircraft tug, setting off to the loading point towing a Boeing 777F freight aircraft with an unladen weight of some 150 tons....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Virgin Australia to defer deliveries of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft Virgin Australia Holdings said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with Boeing to delay deliveries of the U.S. planemaker's now contentious 737 MAX aircraft....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Gogo plans in-flight 5G for U.S. and Canadian aircraft in 2021 In addition to powering cellular communications on the ground, 5G will be used to provide faster in-flight data service to airplanes in 2021.Read More...
05:17, 05/30/2019

Boeing Reports Up to 148 Parts for Its Aircraft Were 'Improperly Manufactured' Adding to an ever-growing list of Boeing public relations issues, the aircraft manufacturer has informed the Federal Aviation Administration that some of its 737 jets may have “improperly manufactured” wing parts that don’t meet strength and durabili...
22:17, 06/03/2019

B-52, aircraft carrier in Mideast over Iran conduct exercise The U.S. military says a B-52 bomber and an aircraft carrier dispatched to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran have conducted a joint exercise together in the Arabian Sea....
14:17, 06/02/2019

FAA Seeks to Enable Return of Supersonic Passenger Aircraft The agency aims to eliminate regulatory hurdles that effectively have stymied a number of startups and established aerospace companies from testing new commercial supersonic designs in U.S. airspace....
00:51, 06/18/2019

Government Suspends Dealings With Pilatus Aircraft Over Corruption The Defence Ministry has suspended all business dealings with Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft Limited for one year following charges of payment of kickbacks in the sale of 75 basic trainer aircraft......
14:51, 07/16/2019

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Australia The USS Ronald Reagan and its accompanying carrier strike group arrived in Brisbane, Australia, for a regularly scheduled port visit ahead of its participation Australia's Talisman Sabre 2019 exercise....
18:34, 07/08/2019

US aircraft carrier deployed over Iran remains outside Gulf ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — A U.S. aircraft carrier the White House ordered to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran remains outside of the Persian Gulf amid efforts to de-escalate tensions between Tehran and Washington. The USS Abr...
18:51, 06/03/2019

McGrath now says she would've opposed Kavanaugh after left-wing backlash Amy McGrath now says she would not have voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after all -- just hours after she indicated that she "probably" would have, causing a fierce backlash from progressive activists supporting her long-shot bi...
05:51, 07/11/2019

Crisis-hit Boeing warns airlines on 737 wing part Boeing has urged a number of airlines to replace a potentially faulty part on the wings of up to 133 of its 737 aircraft - months after the next generation versions of the planes were grounded after two fatal crashes....
10:34, 06/03/2019

Right, left wing groups conduct competing D.C. rallies WASHINGTON - More than 200 Trump supporters from Proud Boys, an alt-right group, and a larger number of counterprotesters confronted each other at the Freedom Plaza....
23:51, 07/07/2019

Tiny Robobee X-Wing powers its flight with light We’ve seen Harvard’s Robobee flying robot evolve for years: After first learning to fly, it learned to swim in 2015, then to jump out of the water again in 2017 — and now it has another trick up its non-existent sleeve. The Robobee X-Wing...
23:51, 06/27/2019

Are right-wing populists a threat to European climate policy? Right-wing populists have been gaining support throughout Europe and many of them deny the dangers of climate change. What does that mean for the future of climate policy on the continent?...
18:34, 05/16/2019

This Star Wars X-Wing Game Was Made By A Fan In Dreams Every week it seems Dreams creators are building more and more impressive levels and mini-games. The latest fan creation that has caught my attention is a Star Wars space-combat game where you get to control an X-Wing Starfighter and fight the Empire...
06:34, 05/27/2019

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "right-wing extremist" in nature, saying it was "directed against us all."...
15:00, 06/18/2019

De Blasio says anti-Semitism is strictly a ‘right-wing movement’ De Blasio said he did not agree with a claim by a reporter that there is also rising anti-Semitism "on the left in the BDS movement and around the world."...
12:17, 06/05/2019

Poland's ruling right-wing party tops the polls Poland's ruling Law and Justice party has emerged as the big winner in the country's European parliament elections, taking over 45% of the votes following an aggressive campaign against a united opposition in a year of key elections....
13:34, 05/27/2019

Germany: Identitarian movement classified as right-wing extremist Germany's domestic intelligence service has identified the country's Identitarian movement as an extremist entity. The group, which claims to defend European identity through ethnopluralist ideology, has gained traction....
08:34, 07/12/2019

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views....
18:17, 06/17/2019

Alphabet’s Wing gets FAA permission to start delivering by drone Wing Aviation, the drone-based delivery startup born out of Google’s X labs, has received the first FAA certification in the country for commercial carriage of goods. It might not be long before you’re getting your burritos sent par avi...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Revolution Chemnitz: Right-wing group charged with terrorism A right wing terror group was allegedly planning a civil war-like rebellion in Berlin before they were stopped by police. Chemnitz has emerged as a center of extreme-right groups....
23:34, 06/25/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared to the same month a year ago, the second-consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro....
17:34, 07/03/2019

Facebook Pilots Anti-Hate Speech Moderation Team Because, Y'know, All the Nazis and Stuff Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from January to March this year, according to its most recent transparency report. (And to put a fine point on...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Audio recording reveals Boeing resisted angry calls from pilots for 737 Max fix in November Weeks after the first fatal crash of Boeing's popular 737 Max aircraft in October, American Airlines pilots angrily pushed Boeing to fix the anti-stall software that has now been implicated in two deadly crashes, the Dallas Morning News reported...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg: Pilots didn't 'completely' follow procedures in 737 Max crashes Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said Monday that pilots did not "completely" follow the company's procedures in two crashes involving its 737 Max airliner....
01:17, 04/30/2019

American Airlines Pilots Confronted Boeing About Safety Issues Before Ethiopia Crash The American Airlines pilots union confronted Boeing over possible safety issues in the 737 Max prior to the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash in March, audio recordings from a November 2018 closed-door meeting between the pilots and Boeing executives r...
18:17, 05/15/2019

Indian Pilots Discover 5 Bodies in the Himalayas Amid Search for 8 Missing Climbers (NEW DELHI) — Indian air force pilots spotted five bodies Monday in the Himalayas near the border with China and Nepal while searching for eight climbers who went missing in an avalanche while attempting to chart a new route on India’s se...
01:34, 06/04/2019

Satellite imagery shows China constructing third aircraft carrier Construction is underway on China's third aircraft carrier, and the new vessel is believed to be bigger and more powerful than the country's first two....
22:51, 05/07/2019

Boeing says disabled alert on 737 Max wasn't necessary for safe operation of aircraft Boeing's statement comes after Southwest Airlines, the company's largest 737 Max customer, said Boeing did not inform it about the disabled alert until after the fatal crash of a Lion Air 737 Max in Indonesia last October....
02:51, 05/07/2019

US sending aircraft carrier to Mideast, citing Iran threats The U.S. is rushing an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East after seeing Iranian troops and proxy forces making preparations for attacks against U.S. forces and interests in the region, a defense official told The Associat...
06:17, 05/07/2019

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
18:17, 06/02/2019

New Hermeus supersonic aircraft would make NY-London trip in 90 minutes Aerospace company Hermeus unveiled plans to develop an aircraft that could travel at speeds of up to Mach 5 -- cutting travel time from New York to London from 7 hours to 90 minutes. ...
03:51, 05/18/2019

$54 million study aims to improve Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft Members of the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter plane program at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday signed a $54 million contract to conduct studies to improve the aircraft....
20:34, 06/19/2019

Boeing knew since 2017 that alert didn't work on all 737 Max 8 aircraft Boeing acknowledged that it knew for a year that a key alert indicator on the 737 Max 8 connected with two recent crashes was only operable in 20 percent of the aircraft....
15:17, 05/06/2019

US deploys aircraft carrier and bombers after 'troubling indications' from Iran National security adviser John Bolton says any Iranian attack on US or its allies will be met with ‘unrelenting force’The US is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East in response to a “number of troubling and escalator...
08:34, 05/06/2019

The US sent an aircraft carrier to 'send a message' to Iran — but it's at a major disadvantage AiirSource Military via Youtube John Bolton, President Donald Trump's national security adviser, announced on Sunday that the US would use the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier to send a message to Iran. US officials told multiple publications th...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Northrop Grumman to integrate countermeasures system on aircraft for U.S., allies Northrop Grumman was awarded a $132 million contract to integrate the U.S. Navy's Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures onto aircraft of the Navy, Army, Britain and Norway....
16:17, 05/02/2019

Air China reportedly asks Boeing for compensation over aircraft grounding Air China has formally asked Boeing for compensation over the grounding of its 737 MAX aircraft and delayed deliveries of its orders, the state TV China Central Television reported on Wednesday....
06:51, 05/22/2019

Northrup Grumman to integrate countermeasures system on aircraft for U.S., allies Northrup Grumman was awarded a $132 million contract to integrate the U.S. Navy's Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures onto aircraft of the Navy, Army, Britain and Norway....
22:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Air China to buy 20 A350-900 wide-body aircraft from Airbus Air China Ltd , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE, both companies said, bolstering the European planemaker's order book for wide-body jets against Boeing Co amid Sino-U.S. trade tensions....
05:00, 07/12/2019

Turbulence can strike in clear skies — and aircraft radar can’t detect it “Clear-air turbulence,” which evidently jolted an Air Canada flight Thursday over the Pacific Ocean, strikes with no visible warning in the sky ahead. An aircraft’s radar can’t spot it coming either....
01:34, 07/13/2019

BP seizes $500K of drugs aboard abandoned aircraft near Tucson TUCSON – Nearly $500,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl was seized Thursday after a pilot attempted to smuggle the drugs across the border with a modified ultralight aircraft that evening. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air a...
03:51, 05/25/2019

Exclusive: U.S. seen open to mechanism to end aircraft subsidy fight - sources The United States is expected to be open to negotiations on an "enforceable mechanism" that could allow European planemaker Airbus to receive government funding on commercial terms and ease the risk of tit-for-tat sanctions, two U.S. sources said....
00:17, 06/19/2019

Woman admits scheme to smuggle aircraft parts to Iran NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to illegally smuggle aircraft parts to Iran. Joyce Eliabachus faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to helping smuggle more than $2 millio...
23:51, 06/11/2019

US proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The list, which includes a range of European foods and liquor, adds to products valued at $21 billion that USTR had identified in April as facing possible tariffs....
02:17, 07/02/2019

British Airways owner announces plans to buy 200 Boeing 737 Max aircraft British Airways owner International Airlines Group has announced plans to order 200 of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft, claiming its confidence in its safety....
22:00, 06/18/2019

USTR proposes $4 bln in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Monday released a $4 billion list of additional products that could be hit with tariffs in an ongoing dispute with the European Union over its subsidies on civil aircraft....
05:17, 07/02/2019

IAF Aircraft Overshoots Main Runway In Mumbai, Many Flights Delayed An Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft overshot the main runway while departing from the Mumbai airport on Tuesday night. The air force aircraft AN-32 was departing for Yelahanka Air Force near Bengaluru......
11:17, 05/08/2019

Philippines' Cebu Air close to buying A330neo or B787 aircraft Philippines' Cebu Air Inc , the country's largest carrier, is close to buying several Airbus or Boeing aircraft as it expands and upgrades its fleet, its president and CEO said on Thursday....
13:00, 05/30/2019

Hermeus announces plan to build the fastest aircraft in the world Enlarge / Hermeus concept for a Mach 5 aircraft. (credit: Hermeus) A new aerospace company has entered the race to provide supersonic commercial air travel. On Monday, a US-based company named Hermeus announced plans to develop an aircraft that wil...
19:34, 05/13/2019

Low-cost Valkyrie unmanned aircraft completes second test flight Billed as a "low-cost" drone, the XQ-58A met all test objectives during a 71-minute flight last week at Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona, its second test flight following an initial 72-minute flight in March....
20:17, 06/17/2019

Taiwan lands aircraft on highway as part of military drills Taiwan’s air force demonstrated its tactical training on Tuesday, landing four war planes, assault helicopters and cardinal drone on a normally busy highway to simulate a response to a Chinese attack on its air fields...
08:34, 05/28/2019

Images show construction of China's third aircraft carrier, thinktank says Satellite photos indicate bow and hull are already under assembly, ChinaPower says, and carrier is expected to be completed in 2022Recent satellite photographs indicate China’s construction of its third aircraft carrier is well under way, a Washingto...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Does the Catholic Church back right-wing populists? Depends on the country. The Catholic Church's decision on whether to reject associations with nationalists has varied by country, often depending on how under siege it is over the global rise in church-related scandals....
18:17, 05/14/2019

Bok blow as wing Dyantyi ruled out of Rugby Championship opener South Africa have been dealt an injury blow ahead of their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday after wing Aphiwe Dyantyi picked up a hamstring injury in training....
18:00, 07/15/2019

No room for moderates? AOC-Sanders wing goes on attack against 2020 centrists He wasn’t attacked by name, but it was clear that former Vice President Joe Biden was the piñata this past weekend at the first major cattle call for the historically large field of Democrats running for the White House....
21:51, 06/03/2019

Looks Like That Splashy New Right-Wing Democratic Group Has Ties to the Worst People Former Sens. Joe Donnelly of Indiana and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota both lost their re-election bids last November in states that overwhelmingly went for Donald Trump in 2016. Last month, Axios reported that the two were starting something called...
20:17, 05/14/2019

With a wing and a drumstick, Democrat uses poultry props to chide Barr When Attorney General William Barr refused to appear at a hearing in the U.S. Congress on Thursday, one Democrat decided it was thigh time to act against what he saw as fowl behavior....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Right-wing populist back in Norway cabinet a year after 'terrorist' row A populist politician with anti-immigration views was welcomed back into Norway's cabinet on Friday, a little over a year after she was forced to resign in a row over security policy....
17:17, 05/03/2019

How Jimmy Pitaro silenced the screams of ‘left-wing’ ESPN The nadir of ESPN’s failure with politics came in September 2017, when Jemele Hill, lucratively paid and newly minted co-host of a network family jewel, the 6 p.m. “SportsCenter,” responded to a Twitter troll by calling President Trump a ...
04:51, 05/24/2019

Heseltine: I'll stay a Tory and fight our Right-wing zealots Michael Heseltine today hit out at hardline Brexit-backing Tories for the party's European election "disaster" — and branded them a "destructive force"....
18:00, 05/23/2019

The Unholy Alliance of Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminists and the Right Wing In April, the House Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on the latest iteration of the Equality Act, federal legislation that would enshrine sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes under federal civil rights law. Support fo...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Trump Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Right-Wing Social Media Trolls A White House gathering on Thursday illuminates the influence of President Trump’s Twitter fans within the political establishment. But it also has the makings of a West Wing pity party....
17:51, 07/11/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board to take local governments under its wing Puerto Rico's financial oversight board on Thursday unexpectedly added the island's towns and cities to its mandate, a move that it said was aimed at trying to help them avoid insolvency....
01:51, 05/10/2019

Future of left-wing mayors of Madrid, Barcelona in balance BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The future of the left-wing mayors of Spain’s two biggest cities is being decided as political parties work against the clock to determine who will govern the country’s municipal governments. Ada Colau, a former ho...
20:17, 06/14/2019

Socialists Won the Spanish Election, But the Right-Wing Vox Party Gained in Popularity (MADRID) — Spain’s governing center-left Socialists won the country’s election Sunday but must seek backing from smaller parties to maintain power, while a far-right party rode an unprecedented surge of support to enter the lower ho...
07:17, 04/29/2019

Queens DA race a test for left-wing vs moderate Democrats NEW YORK (AP) — A local New York City race for district attorney is shaping up to have a political impact far beyond the Queens borough where the primary election is being held. The campaign has become a test between left-wing and moderate Democrats....
12:17, 06/25/2019

Why young, left-wing radicals could help re-elect President Trump “It was traumatizing,” said Juniper, age 19. “It was sort of a personal attack, or at least it felt that way.” “It really is their 9/11,” said Laila, 26. “Not that I’m attempting in any way to equate the loss of so many precious lives to an ind...
00:17, 06/16/2019

'Grave concern' for Assange as he is 'moved to prison medical wing' Julian Assange has been moved to a medical wing in Belmarsh prison over concerns for his "significantly deteriorated" health, WikiLeaks has claimed. ...
10:00, 05/30/2019

From West Wing to east Lincs, Rob Lowe is the new sheriff in town In Wild Bill, star plays an American in charge of a small British police force – and he hopes to shine a light on rural EnglandIn Boston, as the theme song for the American sitcom Cheers famously claims, “everybody knows your name”. And it’s true.But...
14:17, 06/09/2019

Bath Abbey's east wing reopens after floor restoration Work to stop slabs crashing into burial spaces beneath has uncovered a wealth of surprises A painstaking operation to stop the floor of one of the UK’s great churches caving into the burial spaces beneath the great stone slabs has reached an importan...
17:00, 06/09/2019

Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's largest passenger aircraft....
15:00, 07/09/2019

Clashes between right-wing protesters, ‘antifa’ lead to 3 arrests in Portland Far-right demonstrators and “antifa” protesters clashed in Oregon over the weekend, resulting in multiple injuries and arrests, authorities said. The chaos broke out when at least three rival groups — including members of the #HimToo move...
02:51, 07/01/2019

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome....
16:34, 06/01/2019

Italy blocks Bannon’s plans for right-wing political academy COLLEPARDO, Italy (AP) — The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome. On Friday, Italy’s...
18:17, 06/01/2019

Sleazy Right-Wing Propaganda Mill Buys Up More Sports Networks Thanks in large part to federal regulations meant to prevent media consolidation, Sinclair Broadcast Group, the Donald Trump-favored media company that infamously forced its local news anchors to read mindless Trumpian statements about the dangers of...
05:34, 05/07/2019

Passenger video shows people lining up on plane's wing A passenger on the chartered jet that crashed into a river at a military base in Florida said passengers initially were told the aircraft might not be fit for takeoff....
20:34, 05/05/2019

Civil Air Patrol’s Arizona Wing conducts emergency exercise PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is conducting an exercise featuring a simulated emergency to demonstrate to a U.S. Air Force evaluation team that it is ready to respond to an actual emergency. The CAP said in a statement...
10:00, 05/19/2019

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate change. The Young Alternative’s branch in the capital said Tuesday that climate ...
12:34, 05/28/2019

Alphabet’s Wing will offer drone deliveries in Helsinki next month Alphabet announced that Wing deliveries are about to start in Finland's capital of Helsinki and detailed more about where they the drones would operate and what folks could order. The pilot program will start in the Vuosaari district, an ideal s...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Italy disrupts Bannon’s plan for right-wing academy in monastery Former White House adviser Stephen K. Bannon intends to train nationalists and right-wing culture warriors at the site outside Rome. But the Italian government now says it will revoke the rights to the property....
20:34, 06/01/2019

Pushing the limits: Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways Ltd, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
02:51, 05/01/2019

Ethiopian Airlines pushes back on criticism, says pilots followed emergency procedures before March crash Airline officials said FAA chief Daniel Elwell’s attempt this week to place some of the responsibility for a deadly March crash on their pilots’ actions was an attempt to “divert public attention” from problems with the flight control system on Boein...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Boeing's test pilots reportedly lacked key details of 737 Max flight control system, WSJ reports The Wall Street Journal reports that Boeing limited the role of its own pilots in the final stages of developing the 737 Max flight control system, which departs from the long-standing practice of seeking input from pilots....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Jet Airways pilots' union asks India's top court to direct lender to release funds Jet Airways' pilots' union has appealed to India's top court to direct State Bank Of India (SBI) to release interim funding to try to revive the grounded airline, according to a court filing made on Tuesday which was reviewed by Reuters....
17:34, 05/07/2019

Pentagon to stop training Turkish pilots on F-35s as dispute over purchase of Russian system escalates Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said the U.S. will block the sale of 100 aircraft to Turkey if Ankara proceeds with the purchase of the air defense system from Moscow....
03:51, 06/08/2019

Boeing's CEO explains why the company didn't tell 737 Max pilots about the software system that contributed to 2 fatal crashes (BA) Stephen Brashear / Stringer / Getty Images Boeing has come under scrutiny in recent months for its failure to disclose the presence of the Maneuvering Characteristic Augmentation System (MCAS) on its Boeing 737 Max airliners. The existence of MCAS ...
16:34, 05/01/2019

Strike ballots by BA pilots and Tube union may bring double whammy of summer travel woe British Airways pilots and London Underground workers started voting today on whether to strike in separate disputes over jobs and pay which threatens travel disruption in the summer....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Pilots of Miami Air flight that crashed into Florida river changed landing plan at last minute The pilots on the Miami Air International plane requested the change to air traffic controllers shortly before landing at Naval Air Station Jacksonville Friday night....
10:51, 05/06/2019

Saab offers GlobalEye system to Finland with Gripen aircraft proposal An offer in response to Finland's request for fighter plane procurement includes Gripen planes and GlobalEye early warning planes, aerospace firm Saab said....
00:00, 06/18/2019

9 dead after twin-engine aircraft carrying skydivers crashes in Hawaii _____ Nine people are dead after a twin-engine aircraft carrying skydivers went down near a Hawaii airfield Friday night, officials said. The crash occurred near Dillingham Airfield, on the north shore of Oahu, the Hawaii Department of Transportation...
05:00, 06/23/2019

Port visit canceled to speed aircraft carrier’s deployment to Mideast The decision to have the USS Abraham Lincoln skip a planned trip to Croatia was in response to “recent and clear indications” that Iran was preparing to attack U.S. troops, officials said....
22:34, 05/07/2019

In the Mediterranean, US aircraft carrier operations serve as floating American diplomacy For the first time since 2016, the United States is deploying two Nimitz class aircraft carriers, the John C. Stennis and the Abraham Lincoln, showing Moscow that the United States will not in any way back down in this important geopolitical area. CN...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Images Show China Building Third - And Largest - Aircraft Carrier: Report Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analysed by a U.S. think tank....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Iranian military official claims country's missiles can take out aircraft carrier One of Iran's top military commanders reiterated longstanding claims that the country has ballistic missiles capable of taking out an aircraft carrier, as President Hassan Rouhani said the country did not seek to wage war against any nation....
16:51, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-USTR proposes $4 bln in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
05:17, 07/02/2019

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
20:17, 05/22/2019

US proposing more tariffs on European goods as part of dispute over aircraft subsidies The U.S. is proposing more tariffs on European goods including coffee and whiskies as part of a continuing dispute over aircraft subsidies.       ...
09:51, 07/02/2019

Experimental Plane Shows Supersonic Blasts of Air Could Simplify the Way We Pilot Aircraft The more moving parts a machine has, the more likely it is to eventually fail. It’s an especially problematic rule of thumb for aircraft given the fact that a mechanical failure during a flight can be catastrophic. To help remedy this, a British aero...
23:34, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-German minister to discuss aircraft subsidies with USTR Lighthizer German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he would meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday to discuss efforts to settle a dispute over subsidies to U.S. planemaker Boeing and Europe's Airbus....
03:51, 07/11/2019

35 Injured on Air Canada Flight to Australia After Aircraft Hits 'Sudden Turbulence' Dozens of passengers aboard an Air Canada flight from Vancouver to Sydney, Australia on Thursday were injured after the aircraft met “un-forecasted and sudden turbulence,” forcing the plane’s pilots to make an emergency landing in Honolulu.Read more....
03:00, 07/12/2019

India Conducts Flight Test Of Unmanned Scramjet Demonstration Aircraft India successfully conducted the maiden flight test of indigenously developed unmanned scramjet demonstration aircraft for hypersonic speed flight from a base off Odisha coast today, defence sources......
17:34, 06/12/2019

Report: NATO jets escort Russian aircraft 6 times last week COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Baltic region’s main news agency says NATO fighter jets were scrambled six times last week after Russian military aircraft violated Lithuania’s airspace. The Baltic News Service says NATO jets identified and...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Drones flown straight at aircraft to test collision avoidance tech A start-up has tested its collision avoidance system by flying drones straight at planes and helicopters over 7000 times —  so far there haven't been any crashes...
10:17, 05/24/2019

USTR proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
04:51, 07/02/2019

Monarch butterflies' beautiful wing scales enable their epic migration This extreme close-up of a butterfly wing, made by stitching together 2100 exposures, shows the tiny scales that allow monarchs to fly thousands of kilometres...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Trump hosts right-wing social media summit at White House Right-wing media personalities will be at the White House on Thursday for a social media summit hosted by President Donald Trump to tackle perceived anti-conservative bias on online platforms....
15:51, 07/11/2019

A right-wing YouTuber hurled racist, homophobic taunts at a gay reporter. The company did nothing. A gay reporter says he finally decided to do something after years of harassment by a right-wing YouTuber. But the company declined to remove the videos....
15:00, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's largest passenger aircraft....
15:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's largest passenger aircraft....
16:34, 07/09/2019

Alfa Romeo makes permanent front wing fix after Baku exclusion Alfa Romeo has made a permanent front wing tweak to ensure Kimi Raikkonen's exclusion from Formula 1 qualifying in Azerbaijan is not repeated at the Spanish Grand Prix....
17:00, 05/10/2019

‘His own fiefdom’: Mulvaney builds ‘an empire for the right wing’ as Trump’s chief of staff The former tea party lawmaker has focused his efforts on pushing conservative policies — while mostly steering clear of the Trump-related pitfalls that tripped up his predecessors....
03:17, 07/15/2019

Biden knocks AOC wing of Democratic Party, warns voters are not ‘way left’ Former Vice President Joe Biden, in an interview aired Friday, took a swing at the far-left wing of the Democratic Party, warning that the majority of Democrats are not “way left” and that moderate Democrats are more electable in general elections. ...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Red Bull's British GP grid drama was cracked F1 rear-wing endplates Red Bull has revealed its drama on the grid at the British Grand Prix was caused by cracks being discovered in the rear-wing endplates of both its Formula 1 cars...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Kansas pilot escapes injury when plane’s wing hits windmill LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says the pilot of a crop duster plane was not hurt when the wing of his aircraft hit a windmill tower and crashed in southwest Kansas. Troopers say the fixed-wing, single-engine aircraft was flying north...
15:34, 06/18/2019

YouTube pulls ads from right-wing pundit after journalist alleges anti-gay harassment Amid backlash and policy updates, YouTube announced yesterday that it will demonetize videos published by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder.        ...
17:51, 06/06/2019

Air Force aircraft have hit birds more than 100,000 times since 1995, and it's cost the service nearly a billion dollars US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Chelsea E. Barber Since 1995, the Air Force has recorded more than 105,000 bird strikes that have caused more than $800 million in damage. Canadian geese are the biggest and most costly culprit, causing $93.8 million in damag...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Boeing's Tapestry Solutions announces $259M military aircraft software contract Boeing's Tapestry Solutions division announced a 10-year, $259 million contract to provide Weapon Planning Software to the U.S. military and its allies....
21:00, 05/29/2019

Satellite images show China is building its third and largest aircraft carrier: reports Images released by a Washington-based think-tank show construction on China’s third and largest aircraft carrier, activity analysts believe might challenge U.S. strategic superiority in East Asia.  ...
10:34, 05/07/2019

Exclusive: Images show construction on China's third and largest aircraft carrier - analysts Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by a U.S. think tank....
01:51, 05/08/2019

Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Navy Prepares Ships, Aircraft For Assistance With cyclone Fani having intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, the Indian Navy today said it has started preparations to provide assistance in case of an emergency....
09:51, 04/30/2019

Iran military commander: Armed forces stronger, U.S aircraft carriers vulnerable The new commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Sunday that the United States "does not have the ability" to wage war against Iran...
00:51, 05/13/2019

Trump asks why ‘radical left wing media’ are allowed on Twitter, Facebook President Trump on Saturday asked why “radical left wing media” like CNN and the New York Times are allowed to be on Twitter and Facebook due to their “so wrong” coverage of the Russia investigation -- as he raised concerns about the banning of conse...
16:17, 05/04/2019

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Is the Youngest Ever After Left-Wing Parties Form Government Denmark’s new prime minister is the youngest in the country’s history. Mette Frederiksen, 41, was able to form a left-wing coalition government led by her Social Democrat party after three weeks of negotiations. “Now we have reache...
02:00, 06/27/2019

Australian right-wing senate candidate resigns after strip-club video emerges The leader of Australia's right-wing One Nation party, Pauline Hanson, said on Tuesday one of her senate candidates has resigned from the party after footage emerged showing him making derogatory comments and touching a dancer in a U.S. strip club....
08:34, 04/30/2019

Neo-Nazi march prompts German foreign minister to warn of right-wing terror Hundreds of neo-Nazis marched with torches, flags and drums through the eastern German town of Plauen this week. The incident has put authorities in the state of Saxony back on the defensive....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Howard Dean energized liberals in 2004, but he’d be on the right wing of the 2020 Democratic field Throughout his 2004 presidential campaign, Howard Dean boasted of having been regularly endorsed by the National Rifle Association as governor of Vermont, where he maintained concealed carry laws. At a Sept. 2003 Democratic debate as he was surging o...
08:51, 06/06/2019

Italy’s Salvini eyes international right-wing alliance after European Parliament victory Italian nationalist leader Matteo Salvini, having secured a major win for his League in the European Parliament elections last week, is eyeing an international alliance of nationalists and right-wingers to challenge Brussels -- but it’s not clear how...
23:34, 05/28/2019

German state election body gets police guard amid right-wing threats Election officials in Saxony are getting police protection due to concerns for their safety. The eastern state's election body began getting threats after it disqualified far-right AfD candidates from an upcoming poll....
00:00, 07/10/2019

Greek election: Conservative party regains control, ousts left-wing PM Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece's parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a...
06:17, 07/08/2019

BJP Youth Wing Takes To Hanuman Chalisa To Counter Namaz On Bengal Roads The members of the BJP youth wing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha gathered in Howrah, near Kolkata on Tuesday night and sat down on the road to recite the Hanuman Chalisa. This, they say, is their way of......
11:17, 06/26/2019

HD Deve Godwa's Grandson Nikhil Kumaraswamy Named JDS' Youth Wing Chief JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda Thursday named assembly lawmaker HK Kumaraswamy as the party's state unit president, a month after the incumbent H Vishwanath resigned accepting "moral" responsibility for......
15:00, 07/04/2019

Greek elections: Landslide for New Democracy party signals end of left-wing populism Greece's center-right New Democracy party has won a landslide victory in the nation's first general election since it exited its bailout regime a year ago, signaling a clean break with years of firebrand left-wing populism and a return to mainstream ...
21:51, 07/07/2019

Greek elections: Victory for New Democracy party signals end of left-wing populism With 75% of the vote counted, the center-right New Democracy party was on track to win the first national elections since Greece exited a bailout regime a year ago, signaling a clean break with years of firebrand populism and a return to mainstream p...
04:51, 07/08/2019

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
00:51, 06/14/2019

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in the Levant, the administration of US President Donald Trump starts to roll out his version of a widel...
10:51, 05/26/2019

President Trump Is Spending $20 Billion on an Aircraft Carrier. The Navy Wanted That Money for Cybersecurity In March, a report to the Secretary of the Navy warned that the service is preparing for the wrong war, one fought not with bombs and artillery but with terabytes and artificial intelligence. “We find the Department of the Navy preparing to win...
10:34, 05/03/2019

Ex-NATO commander warns we're 'very close' to naval collision or 'inadvertent shootdown' of Russian aircraft A retired NATO commander dubbed Friday's near-collision of a Russian and American ship "shocking" and argued that it demonstrates the potential for a far more serious incident in the future. ...
22:34, 06/07/2019

Exclusive: Boeing seeking to reduce scope, duration of some physical tests for new aircraft - sources Boeing Co engineers are reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemaker's new aircraft, according to industry sources and regulatory officials....
13:34, 06/16/2019

Google rewards reputable reporting over left-wing politics, Economist study finds President Donald Trump and other Republicans have accused Google of anti-conservative bias a number of times over the last few years, while the tech giant has said its algorithm and worker-powered systems don't take ideology into account. ...
03:34, 06/08/2019

Greece elections: Alexis Tsipras and his left-wing mandate face uphill battle Greeks will elect a new parliament on Sunday. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is fighting for his political survival as polls put his Syriza party well adrift of their conservative rivals....
21:51, 07/06/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expression....
20:34, 05/15/2019

Women's Coworking Space The Wing Has a Pretty Stiff Non-Disparagement Clause in Their Membership Contract The Wing, a mini-empire of coworking spaces for women that we have discussed a great deal, is facing scrutiny yet again today, this time for its membership contract. A portion of that contract was made public by Study Hall, a New York-based community...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Pence boasts that Trump’s space program will force museum ‘to build a new wing’ someday The vice president delivered remarks before a screening for the "Apollo 11: First Steps Edition" documentary, held at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum....
23:17, 05/15/2019

Sanders defends '80s support for left-wing regimes: ‘I did my best to stop American foreign policy’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Friday defended his support of left-wing regimes and anti-war activism in the 1980s, saying “I did my best” to stop American foreign policy during the administration of former President Ronald Reagan....
01:00, 05/19/2019

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the platform. ...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Right-wing activists accused of orchestrating false sexual assault allegations against Pete Buttigieg A pair of notorious right-wing activists are facing accusations of orchestrating a plan for a man to falsely claim he was sexually assaulted by Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg....
17:00, 04/30/2019

Trump rips into British left-wing critics Khan, Corbyn in press conference President Trump on Tuesday, in a press conference with outgoing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, blasted his British left-wing critics as a "negative force" -- and confirmed that he snubbed the leader of the opposition Labour Party when he sought a s...
17:34, 06/04/2019

Motorway signs should be redesigned, says watchdog News 29 Apr, 2019 Junction numbers on motorway signs are obscured too often, forcing drivers into dangerous manoeuvres, according to Transport Focus...
14:34, 05/02/2019

Second Ave. subway escalators are already breaking down: MTA watchdog The escalators at the MTA’s newest subway stations are going down! Transit officials have struggled to keep the 32 escalators at 72nd Street, 86th Street and 96th Street in working order since the three Second Avenue subway stations opened on J...
00:17, 07/16/2019

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640 million photographs A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs — including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots — that can be searched using facial recognition technology....
21:00, 06/05/2019

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640M photographs WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photos, including driver’s license pictures and mugshots, which could be used in facial recognition searches. That’s according to the Government Accounta...
21:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. and Iran set to clash at U.N. nuclear watchdog The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action as parties to the deal consider their next move....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Tropical depression forecast to form, could become 'dangerous' hurricane with 'damaging winds and deadly storm surge' The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
03:51, 07/10/2019

5 people hurt when tour bus rolls over in the Bahamas. Military aircraft carries 4 to Fort Lauderdale for treatment. Five people injured when a Carnival Cruise tour excursion bus was involved in a rollover accident Monday had to be airlifted by military aircraft for treatment, authorities said....
03:00, 06/25/2019

Cricket World Cup: Half-empty Lord's Pavilion is 'damaging MCC's reputation' MCC chief executive Guy Lavender has warned members of the damage to the club's global reputation caused by the Lord's Pavilion being half-empty during the World Cup....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Texas freshman courts right-wing support, and a tough 2020 race, with hard-nosed tactics Rep. Chip Roy’s approach has earned him a reputation as a lawmaker unconcerned about annoying his colleagues and, in the eyes of some, about retaining his seat...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Greece's conservative party just won its national election, unseating the country's left-wing prime minister AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris Greece's conservative party claimed victory in a national election on Sunday, ousting left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Official results revealed Kyriakos Mitsotakis of the New Democracy party led with more than ...
04:34, 07/08/2019

Conservative Politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Greek Election, Ousting Left-Wing Incumbent (ATHENS, Greece) — Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as ...
13:34, 07/08/2019

YouTube ends monetization of conservative commentator Steven Crowder's channel after left-wing outrage In an abrupt reversal amid an ongoing online firestorm, YouTube announced Wednesday that it would block conservative commentator Steven Crowder from making any money on videos he uploaded to the site....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Howard Kurtz: Dems making themselves vulnerable against Trump by adopting increasingly left-wing policies Democratic hopefuls adopting increasingly left-wing positions could leave themselves vulnerable to attacks from President Trump in 2020, according to “Media Buzz” host Howard Kurtz....
20:51, 07/02/2019

Financial Watchdog Shifts From Enforcer to Educator A federal regulator set up after the financial crisis to be a watchdog over the financial industry is shifting its mission from enforcement to consumer education....
15:51, 07/12/2019

Hudson's Bay to pay C$4.5 mln to settle with Canada's competition watchdog Hudson's Bay Co will pay C$4.5 million ($3.34 million)to settle a case related to the departmental store chain's advertising and pricing practices for its sleepwear sets, the Competition Bureau said on Wednesday....
21:51, 05/08/2019

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students’ behavior. The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday detailed reporting errors in which New York City,...
01:00, 06/19/2019

FDNY discriminated against Marine with PTSD: watchdog The FDNY discriminated against a former US Marine because he has post-traumatic stress disorder, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled Wednesday. Joseph Leopold, who was honorably discharged from the Marines in 2005, passed the FDNY’s phy...
02:51, 06/20/2019

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its present...
10:17, 05/24/2019

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Philip Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its collapse next week....
19:00, 05/31/2019

Treasury’s watchdog to look into Tubman bill delay The U.S. Treasury’s watchdog says it will look into why the redesign of the $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman was delayed. The Office of the Inspector General said in a letter on Friday to Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., that it will consider the m...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Left-wing billionaire George Soros accused by Albania's president of 'conspiracy' aimed at destabilizing country The president of Albania on Tuesday denounced municipal elections that took place on Sunday as a “farce”, accusing left-wing billionaire philanthropist George Soros of being involved in a “conspiracy”...
01:34, 07/03/2019

Left-wing billionaire George Soros scores wins in Virginia elections, as opponents say race was ‘bought’ Liberal billionaire George Soros picked up two wins in Virginia this week when two prosecutor candidates he backed ousted incumbents in local Democratic primaries -- after he poured nearly a million dollars into their campaigns....
17:17, 06/14/2019

Russian watchdog to fine Samsung over smartphone pricing: RIA Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog plans to fine South Korean electronic giant Samsung over the pricing of its smartphones, RIA news agency cited the watchdog as saying on Thursday....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Amazon's investment in Deliveroo scrutinized by UK competition watchdog The U.K.'s competition authority issued an initial enforcement order Friday asking Amazon to pause its investment into food delivery start-up Deliveroo....
10:34, 07/05/2019

Experts split over Hatch Act after watchdog says can Kellyanne Conway The Hatch Act — formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities — aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in partisan political activities aimed at influencing an election. But even election-law experts acknowledge...
05:34, 06/14/2019

"Doing Best To Wipe Out Terrorism": Pak Army Chief After Watchdog Warning Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the country is using all available sources to eliminate terrorism from its soil and is moving towards attaining sustainable peace and......
23:34, 06/23/2019

UK competition watchdog to examine Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator on Friday took action to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo by serving an initial enforcement order on the two companies....
10:00, 07/05/2019

Amazon's Deliveroo Investment Attracts U.K. Watchdog's Attention Britain’s competition regulator is considering investigating Amazon’s investment in food-delivery startup Deliveroo, as global regulators scrutinize potential antitrust issues amid an expansion by Silicon Valley giants into more markets....
12:00, 07/05/2019

U.N. nuclear watchdog's board to meet on Iran at request of U.S The United States has called an emergency meeting of the U.N. atomic watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the agency said on Friday, after Tehran breached its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers....
21:17, 07/05/2019

UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives Britain's markets watchdog is proposing banning the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers due to what it considers the prevalence of market abuses....
12:00, 07/03/2019

Turkish watchdog says it fines Facebook $271,000 for data breach Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) said on Friday it had fined Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira ($270,976.01) in April due to a data breach....
17:17, 05/10/2019

Iran complies with nuclear deal limits, UN watchdog says Iran remains within the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, the IAEA has said. The accord has unraveled after the US withdrew from the deal, sanctioned Iran and sent more troops to the Middle East....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro, which has usurped the powers of the legislative and judicial br...
22:17, 07/08/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.Led by Senate Judiciary Committee member Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Democrats accuse Barr of misleadi...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in We...
18:51, 06/01/2019

UK watchdog wants more detail on Facebook's Libra coin plan There was "insufficient" detail to understand Facebook's plans to expand into payments and launch its own Libra coin, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Tuesday....
14:17, 06/25/2019

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 mln for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
16:34, 07/09/2019

Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior LONDON (AP) — England’s charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a “culture of poor behavior,” in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. The Charity Commission ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

French minister backpedals after stir over journalist watchdog A French minister was forced to backpedal on Thursday after he suggested creating a journalist watchdog to sanction media outlets that spread false information, stirring outrage among reporters....
19:51, 06/27/2019

UK watchdog shakes-up "dysfunctional" bank overdraft market Britain's banks and building societies will have to charge the same amount for all overdrafts from April 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority said on Friday in what it called the most radical change of its kind in a generation....
08:51, 06/07/2019

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons....
16:17, 06/10/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
18:00, 05/28/2019

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart, which dominate the country’s online sales....
14:34, 05/21/2019

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their act after the environment watchdog described their performance last year as “simply unacceptable”.So...
07:17, 07/10/2019

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws eye of UN watchdog The United Nations’ human rights chief is urging Venezuelan authorities to do a transparent investigate into the death of a navy captain, whose showed signs of torture after being arrested...
23:00, 07/01/2019

A news report says right-wing activists made false sexual assault claims against Buttigieg. It’s a charge rooted in homophobia. Internet provocateur Jacob Wohl and lobbyist Jack Burkman allegedly tried to convince young gay Republicans to say Buttigieg sexually assaulted them, the Daily Beast reports....
23:00, 04/30/2019

A's RHP Montas suspended 80 games for PED use Oakland Athletics right-hander Frankie Montas was suspended 80 games without pay on Friday after testing positive for Ostarine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment program....
01:00, 06/22/2019

CP3 fined $35K but not suspended for ref contact Rockets guard Chris Paul has been fined $35,000 for "aggressively confronting and recklessly making contact with a game official" during Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Warriors, the NBA announced....
04:34, 04/30/2019

Jake Marisnick Should Probably Be Suspended For This It’s pretty clear-cut: Houston’s Jake Marisnick was nowhere near the plate, wasn’t even aiming toward the plate, when he obliterated Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy. Lucroy was hospitalized and Marisnick was correctly called out for a violation of MLB...
20:51, 07/08/2019

English nature's 'jewels in crown' threatened by cuts, says watchdog Natural England chair bemoans budget cuts that have left conservation body ‘massively depleted’The reserves and protected places that are the “jewels in the crown” of English nature cannot be managed properly because of budget cuts, Tony Juniper, the...
00:34, 06/15/2019

India calls for Pakistan's blacklisting by terror finance watchdog India will ask the global money laundering and terror finance watchdog to put Pakistan on a blacklist of countries that fail to meet international standards in stopping financial crime, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday....
13:17, 05/02/2019

Trump on ‘Fox & Friends’: I will not fire Kellyanne Conway after watchdog rebuke President Trump, in an exclusive interview Friday morning with “Fox & Friends,” said he will not fire adviser Kellyanne Conway in the wake of a government watchdog’s recommendation that she be removed over violations of the Hatch Act....
17:17, 06/14/2019

Julia Angwin Is Out as Editor of New Tech Watchdog Site The Markup Ms. Angwin was one of three founders of The Markup, which is dedicated to investigating technology and its effects on society. Five journalists resigned....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Watchdog will get an outside review after flawed FEMA disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to improve accountability....
22:51, 06/07/2019

Pakistan Should Be On Global Watchdog's Black List, Says Arun Jaitley India on Thursday said that Pakistan should be put on the blacklist for countries who are not cooperating in the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing....
02:17, 05/03/2019

Iran Has Accelerated Enriched Uranium Production, Says Nuclear Watchdog Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, departing from his usual guarded language to say he was......
23:51, 06/11/2019

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on Tuesday Vodafone had admitted that it misled thousands of customers for five years by charging them ...
09:51, 07/16/2019

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
21:00, 07/15/2019

US To Pressure Iran Over Nuclear Deal Breach At UN Watchdog Meeting The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action......
21:17, 07/10/2019

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said....
15:51, 05/31/2019

Pentagon watchdog: US no longer tracking Taliban gains in Afghanistan HEIGHTENED INSECURITY IN AFGHANISTAN: The latest quarterly report to Congress by the Pentagon’s special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction is rife with bad news about how the war against the Taliban is going. But the most telling metric...
13:17, 05/02/2019

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a hiatus in environmental protection...
07:51, 07/11/2019

Love Island episode with 700 complaints cleared by TV watchdog Ofcom A Love Island episode which sparked more than 700 complaints of alleged sexual harassment will not be investigated by Ofcom, the watchdog has confirmed....
23:00, 07/08/2019

Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrowding" after it found some adult detainees being held in "standing-room-only conditions" for days or w...
05:17, 06/01/2019

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
18:17, 07/09/2019

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Government Watchdog Finds Squalid Conditions in Border Centers A Department of Homeland Security inspector general’s report detailed overcrowding and children without showers or hot meals, and lawmakers demanded answers....
04:00, 07/03/2019

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) has issued a warning against the cr...
11:17, 05/29/2019

FCA's move to UK caused 'economic damage' in Italy, competition watchdog says FCA's decision to move its financial and legal offices out of Italy has caused major damage to Italian tax revenues, the country's competition watchdog said. His comments come as other companies are considering similar moves. ...
19:34, 07/02/2019

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
20:17, 06/21/2019

Italy’s privacy watchdog fines Facebook 1 million euros ROME (AP) — Italy’s privacy watchdog says it has fined Facebook 1 million euros ($1.13 million) over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The government agency said in a statement Friday that it had determined that 57 Italians had downloaded t...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Ivanka Trump’s 2020 tweet violated Hatch Act, watchdog says Crew says aide’s tweet about her father’s re-election campaign violates rule limiting political activity by federal employeesIvanka Trump was accused on Thursday of violating the Hatch Act that bans government workers from speaking out on political c...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Watchdog group counts 12 arrests at Russia cathedral protest MOSCOW (AP) — A group that monitors police actions and political repression in Russia says at least 12 people have been detained in Russia’s fourth-largest city while protesting plans to start construction of a cathedral in a city park. Hundred...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has said there is no evidence to support a US allegatio...
07:34, 05/31/2019

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine by UK Watchdog for Data Hack The massive breach of Marriott reservation databases could lead to a GBP 99 million ($124 million) fine under the General Data Protection Regulation....
20:17, 07/10/2019

Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog's Points On Terror Funding: Report Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to check funding to terrorist groups such as......
16:00, 06/16/2019

Watchdog imposes $5.8 mln fines on Deloitte, partner for audit failures The Financial Reporting Council has fined Deloitte and one of its partners a total of 4.62 million pounds ($5.81 million) for misconduct in relation to the audit of financial statements of Serco Geografix Ltd for the years 2011 and 2012....
10:00, 07/04/2019