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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 fro...

American Airlines Pilots Confronted Boeing About Safety Issues Before Ethiopia Crash

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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

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

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

Boeing executive says ‘sorry’ to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia PARIS (AP) — Boeing executive says ‘sorry’ to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
11:00, 06/17/2019

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

Boeing 737 Max crash in Ethiopia may have been caused by birds, WSJ reports Boeing shares rose before the opening bell Tuesday morning after Boeing raises the possibility that birds may have been involved in the Ethiopian 737 Max crash....
17:51, 05/21/2019

| 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

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

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

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

Boeing didn’t tell airlines that safety alert wasn’t on NEW YORK (AP) — Boeing says it didn’t tell pilots and airlines that a safety alert on its 737 Max jets was not working until after one of the planes crashed in Indonesia last year. The safety alert, called an “angle of attack” (AOA)...
01:00, 05/06/2019

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

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and raised questions about the international influence of the U.S. aviation authority....
19:51, 05/17/2019

Boeing Knew About Safety-Alert Problem for a Year Before Telling FAA, Airlines Boeing Co. didn’t share information about a problem with a cockpit safety alert for about a year before the issue drew attention with the October crash of a 737 MAX jet in Indonesia, and then gave some airlines and pilots partial and inconsistent exp...
02:51, 05/06/2019

American Airlines CEO says there's an 'absolute fix' for Boeing's 737 Max Parker said Wednesday that American Airlines is committed to Boeing's 737 Max once it's re-certified by the Federal Aviation Administration....
00:00, 05/23/2019

American Airlines CEO says 'highly likely' Boeing 737 MAX will fly by mid-August American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker said it was "highly likely" that the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX would be flying by mid-August following regulatory approval for a software fix....
17:51, 06/12/2019

American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
18:51, 06/12/2019

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations until September The largest U.S. airline had previously said it was canceling flights Aug. 19 after the Boeing Co plane was grounded worldwide in March following two deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
23:34, 06/09/2019

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through Sept. 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
02:00, 06/10/2019

American Airlines CEO says politics a factor in return of Boeing's 737 Max American Airlines' CEO Doug Parker told employees that politics are playing into federal officials' decision to allow the grounded Boeing 737 Max plane to fly again....
02:51, 06/24/2019

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through September 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
18:00, 06/09/2019

American Airlines Orders 50 Airbus Jets, in Blow to Boeing American Airlines agreed to buy 50 long-range, single-aisle jets from Airbus—a big order for a new plane that leaves rival Boeing behind in a new race to dominate a potentially promising market for midsize aircraft....
23:51, 06/19/2019

American Airlines extends cancellations from grounded Boeing 737 Max to Sept. 3 American Airlines is extending cancellations on the grounded Boeing 737 Max to Sept. 3. The beleaguered plane still doesn't have government approval to fly following two fatal crashes....
19:00, 06/09/2019

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations for fourth time American Airlines Group Inc said on Sunday it is extending for a fourth time cancellations of about 115 daily flights into early November due to the ongoing grounding of the Boeing Co 737 MAX jets....
16:51, 07/14/2019

American Airlines cancels Boeing 737 flights through early November American Airlines has removed the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule through early November as the worldwide grounding of the jets after two fatal crashes disrupts air travel far longer than originally expected. CNBC's "Squawk Box" reports....
16:34, 07/15/2019

American Airlines to Ground Boeing 737 Max for Two Months Longer Than Planned (WASHINGTON) — American Airlines said Sunday that it will keep the Boeing 737 Max plane off its schedule until Nov. 3, which is two months longer than it had planned. In a statement, American said the action will result in the cancellation of a...
23:51, 07/14/2019

UPDATE 2-American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through Sept. 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
02:00, 06/10/2019

American Airlines Wants to Win Back Trust in Its Boeing 737 Max Jets by Making Its Execs Fly on Them American Airlines has a plan for convincing consumers that the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in its fleet are safe for flight: Stick their top brass on them and see how it goes.Read more......
04:17, 06/14/2019

French widow sues Boeing for $276 million over Ethiopian Airlines crash A French widow has filed a lawsuit against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing for $276 million in damages over the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 in March, which killed all 157 people on board -- including her husband....
00:51, 05/22/2019

Boeing waited until after Lion Air crash to tell Southwest safety alert was turned off on 737 Max Southwest Airlines, Boeing's largest 737 Max customer, said it didn't know a safety feature was turned off until after the Lion Air tragedy....
01:17, 04/29/2019

Boeing waited until after Indonesian plane crash to inform FAA of 737 Max safety review Soon after it started delivering 737 MAX jets in 2017, Boeing found that one of its suppliers had delivered flight control software without a safety feature. It convened an internal committee to investigate the issue but didn't tell regulators until ...
22:17, 05/06/2019

Family Members of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victims Tell Congress to Strengthen FAA Safety Oversight Two men who lost family members in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet called on legislators to change Federal Aviation Administration procedures that let company employees perform safety inspections on aircraft as they’re bei...
23:34, 07/17/2019

Family of Ethiopian Airlines crash victim Joanna Toole launch legal action against Boeing after 'catalogue of serious failures' The family of a UN worker killed in the Ethiopian Airlines' Flight 302 crash are taking legal action against Boeing in the US, claiming there was a "catalogue of serious failures"....
17:51, 07/01/2019

Former American Airlines CEO on the pressure on airlines during the 737 Max grounding Bob Crandall, former American Airlines chairman and CEO, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the airline industry's scramble to compensate for the loss of the Boeing 737 Max....
18:01, 08/09/2019

United Airlines Tells Pilots No Alcohol for 12 Hours Before Flights DALLAS — United Airlines is setting an earlier cutoff time for when pilots must stop drinking alcohol before flights. The airline is telling pilots they must abstain from alcohol for 12 hours before flights, up from the previous eight hours. Th...
05:17, 08/14/2019

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

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

U.S. FAA says invites global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it has invited a cross-section of line pilots from global carriers that operate Boeing Co's 737 MAX to participate in simulator testing as part of an overall testing and validation process of ...
02:00, 08/23/2019

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

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

Ask the Captain: Can pilots refuse to fly the Boeing 737 Max after it's recertified? Can pilots choose not to fly the Boeing 737 Max once it returns to service? Captain John Cox runs down their options in his Ask the Captain column.       ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes....
03:00, 08/23/2019

FAA says invites global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it has invited a cross-section of line pilots from global carriers that operate Boeing Co's 737 MAX to participate in simulator testing as part of an overall testing and validation process of ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

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

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

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

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

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg apologizes to victims of Ethiopia, Indonesia crashes In his first remarks to news media about two deadly crashes involving his company's planes, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg apologized to the victims' families....
16:00, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes....
04:34, 08/23/2019

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

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

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

UPDATE 1-U.S. FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes....
02:00, 08/23/2019

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UN chief ‘deeply saddened’ by Ethiopia plane crash which killed 157, including at least 21 UN workers An Ethiopian  Airlines flight crashed shortly after take off from the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing more than 150 people on board. The UN  Secretary-General António Guterres said in a statement that he was “deeply saddened at the tragic loss...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Kremlin hands top state honors to pilots after crash-landing Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday bestowed top state honors on two pilots for courage and heroism after they safely landed a packed passenger plane in a cornfield near Moscow as its engines were failing....
17:17, 08/16/2019

Let us keep ‘their spirit of service alive’: Guterres leads tributes to UN workers who died in Ethiopia crash United Nations flags flew at half-mast around the world on Monday to honour the more than 150 people killed in Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines crash, including at least 21 UN workers....
22:00, 04/28/2019

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

Spider-Man stars in United Airlines' new safety video United Airlines, Sony and Marvel worked together to weave safety instructions into a fast-paced film starring Spider-Man and some of his friends.        ...
19:17, 05/13/2019

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

Safety Management System Of 5 Airlines Found Deficient: Centre Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has conducted safety audits of Air India Express, SpiceJet, AirAsia, IndiGo and GoAir and it found the implementation of their safety......
22:51, 07/17/2019

Airlines demand compensation from Boeing over 737 Max Two of China's largest airlines have joined a growing list of carriers demanding compensation from Boeing over the grounding of its 737 Max aircraft....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Airlines might rebrand 737 Max, even if Boeing doesn’t Major airlines all over the globe have a serious problem on their hands, and it’s not just the fact that the Boeing 737 Max remains grounded months after a pair of deadly crashes claimed hundreds of lives. Once the defunct planes are once again...
12:51, 08/17/2019

Ethiopian Airlines hesitant about using Boeing Max jets The CEO of Ethiopian Airlines says his airline might never fly the Boeing 737 Max again after a deadly crash in March, and if it does, it will wait until other carriers use the plane first. Tewolde Gebremariam told NBC News that Ethiopian won’t...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Here's how airlines are compensating the loss of Boeing 737 Max planes With Boeing's 737 Max grounded, airlines around the world are scrambling to meet the growing demand for air travel. Their answer is something called 'wet leases.' CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
18:01, 08/09/2019

Airlines to Consider Path to Resuming Boeing 737 MAX Flights Operators plan to meet late this month to discuss how to return the aircraft to the sky after two fatal crashes led to its global grounding. Ethiopian Airlines, which lost one of its jets, remains uncertain about future of the plane in its fleet....
11:34, 06/01/2019

Families of Ethiopian Airlines victims sue Boeing The families of Canadians killed in the Ethiopian Airlines crash last month have launched a lawsuit against plane maker Boeing. (April 29)        ...
22:17, 04/29/2019

FDA issues safety alert over fecal transplants after patient’s death One person died from a fecal transplant, the US Food and Drug Administration announced on Thursday, as they issued a warning against the treatment. The idea behind the procedure, known as fecal microbiota transplatation, is to use stool from a health...
05:34, 06/14/2019

Red Cross issues top Memorial Day safety steps for travel and grilling This Memorial Day, many people will be traveling and firing up the backyard grill. The American Red Cross has offered a series of steps that everyone can follow to safely enjoy the holiday weekend. HIGHWAY SAFETY  Millions of people will be on the hi...
18:00, 05/24/2019

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

Russia's Ural Airlines plans to get 1st Boeing-737 MAX in Dec - Interfax Russian airline Ural Airlines plans to receive the first of 14 previously ordered Boeing-737 MAX aircraft for leasing in December, Interfax news agency reported, citing its chief executive Sergei Skuratov....
01:34, 07/09/2019

Copa Airlines has 'full confidence' in Boeing 737 MAX planes: CEO Panama's Copa Airlines said on Thursday it has "full confidence" in its Boeing 737 MAX planes, which have been grounded worldwide since March after two fatal crashes....
22:17, 05/09/2019

Boeing 737 MAX groundings plague U.S. airlines even as bookings grow American Airlines Group Inc and Southwest Airlines Co warned on Thursday of an increasing financial toll from the prolonged Boeing 737 MAX grounding this year even as strong bookings and higher fares helped drive quarterly revenue growth....
17:34, 07/25/2019

Singapore Airlines says its order for 31 Boeing 737 MAX jets 'intact' Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong said on Friday that an order for 31 737 MAX jets from Boeing remains "intact", despite deadly crashes involving the aircraft....
07:17, 05/17/2019

United Airlines Extends Cancellations Of Boeing 737 MAX Flights United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through August 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
03:17, 05/25/2019

China to support airlines seeking compensation from Boeing BEIJING — China’s airline industry association has thrown its support behind 13 Chinese carriers seeking compensation from Boeing for groundings of the 737 Max 8. The China Air Transport Association said in a statement Friday that the grounding...
13:00, 05/24/2019

United Airlines extends cancellation of Boeing Max flights United Airlines is canceling another month’s worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly accidents. United said Friday it has removed the Max from its schedule through Aug. 3 and will cancel about 2,400 fligh...
21:51, 05/24/2019

Copa Airlines has 'full confidence' in Boeing 737 MAX planes -CEO Panama's Copa Airlines said on Thursday it has "full confidence" in its Boeing 737 MAX planes, which have been grounded worldwide since March after two fatal crashes....
22:17, 05/09/2019

Boeing Max 737: airlines delay plane's return until November Southwest, American and United Airlines all put back return date for troubled jetThe swift return of Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft to the skies was put further in doubt this week with airlines signalling that they do not hope to operate the plane any tim...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines' schedule until November 3 United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October as the jets remain grounded worldwide....
20:51, 07/12/2019

Airbus urges airlines to pressure Boeing over subsidy row Airbus has written to airline leaders to appeal for their backing in a trade dispute with rival Boeing, warning of higher aircraft prices and passenger fares if the United States and European Union descend into a tariff war....
04:34, 06/02/2019

Two French Families Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Disaster Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday....
05:34, 05/22/2019

United Airlines to extend Boeing 737 Max grounding through November United Airlines extended its grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft through early November amid continued testing of the beleaguered passenger jet, the Chicago-based company announced Friday....
08:17, 07/13/2019

Chinese airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding China's three biggest airlines have asked U.S. planemaker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, just as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft....
10:34, 05/22/2019

China's Big Three Airlines Seek 737 MAX Payouts From Boeing: Reports China's three biggest airlines have filed claims seeking compensation from Boeing over the grounding and delayed delivery of 737 MAX 8 aircraft following two deadly crashes, Chinese state media......
11:51, 05/22/2019

Return of Boeing's 737 MAX Delayed, Posing Further Headaches for Airlines Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX planes were expected to fly again well before the end of the summer travel season. Now their return appears unlikely before mid to late August, causing more problems for airlines....
21:17, 05/13/2019

Factbox: Airlines count the cost of Boeing 737 MAX grounding Some international airlines have reported tentative schedules for when they expect their Boeing 737 MAX up in the air again. More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 passenger planes were taken out of service after two fatal crashes in Indonesia and ...
16:51, 07/16/2019

Airlines already selling seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX planes Airlines are selling thousands of seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX aircraft, betting the planes will be cleared to fly by the time they’re scheduled to take off. American and United are among the airlines that plan to use them for more than 3...
06:34, 08/18/2019

Jail deaths highlight ongoing rural Alaska safety issues ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A spokeswoman for an Alaska regional tribal consortium says the recent deaths of three people at village jails underscores ongoing public safety problems in rural parts of the state. Azara Mohammadi (ah-ZAHR-ah moh-HAH-mah-de...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Safety issues in Hungary boat sinking strike nerve in SKorea The sinking of a boat carrying South Korean tourists in Hungary is touching a nerve in South Korea, where many are still traumatized over a 2014 ferry sinking that killed more than 300 people, mostly students....
14:51, 05/30/2019

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

Boeing says did not intentionally deactivate 737 MAX safety feature Boeing Co said on Monday it did not "intentionally or otherwise" deactivate a safety alert for its angle-of-attack sensors on its 737 MAX aircraft, responding to reports the planemaker failed to tell Southwest Airlines Co and the U.S aviation regulat...
03:34, 04/30/2019

Man who lost family: Boeing put profit over safety A man whose family was killed in the crash of a Boeing 737 Max jet in Ethiopia accused the company of wrongful conduct, telling a U.S. House subcommittee Wednesday that "Boeing should not be allowed to act like a mere investment company." (July 17) ...
22:00, 07/17/2019

US airlines are bumping more travelers as Boeing 737 Max planes stay grounded U.S. airlines in the first three months of the year bumped travelers at the highest rate since the fall of 2017 amid the worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation....
22:00, 06/05/2019

United Airlines to cancel over 8,000 flights due to grounding of Boeing 737 Max planes United is expected to cancel over 8,000 flights through October after having to ground its Boeing 737 Max planes.       ...
19:17, 07/13/2019

Chinese airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding: state TV China's three biggest airlines have requested compensation from U.S. planemaker Boeing Co for losses incurred by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft....
08:17, 05/22/2019

Russia's Ural Airlines plans to get first Boeing-737 MAX in December: Interfax Russian airline Ural Airlines plans to receive the first of 14 previously ordered Boeing-737 MAX aircraft for leasing in December, Interfax news agency reported, citing its chief executive Sergei Skuratov....
10:00, 07/09/2019

Boeing 737 Max 8 woes crimp Asian airlines’ growth plans SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian airlines are cutting routes, revamping their schedules and leasing extra aircraft to fill the gaps left by groundings of Boeing 737 Max 8s after deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia killed 346 people. So far, carriers have ...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Boeing Faces Compensation Demand From China’s Biggest Airlines The carriers, Air China, China Eastern and China Southern, which are all state-controlled, grounded dozens of 737 Max jets after a crash in Ethiopia in March....
16:51, 05/22/2019

FAA acting head: Airlines don't need to extend Boeing 737 Max flight cancellations The FAA's acting chief says airlines don't need to make more changes to their schedules after removing the the Boeing 737 Max from service through August. The FAA will review Boeing's software and training changes after two of the plan...
18:17, 05/23/2019

Southwest Airlines pulls Boeing 737 Max off flight schedule until October Southwest Airlines announced it was pushing back the reintroduction of the Boeing 737 Max until October after the FAA said it had found a new problem with the plane....
22:00, 06/27/2019

Airlines cancel thousands of flights as Boeing works to fix 737 Max problems American Airlines, United and Southwest — the three U.S. airlines that operate Boeing's 737 MAX jet — have extended flight cancellations into the fall. The Federal Aviation Administration remains noncommittal about when it will allow the planes to fl...
04:17, 07/15/2019

Singapore Airlines' order of 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains 'intact,' CEO says Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong told reporters and analysts on Friday that an order for 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains "intact" despite the aircraft's two deadly crashes....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Airlines and regulators meet to discuss Boeing 737 MAX un-grounding efforts Airlines and regulators are gathering at a closed-door summit in Montreal on Wednesday to exchange views on steps needed for a safe and coordinated return of Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets to the skies following two deadly crashes....
14:34, 06/26/2019

Airlines Cancel Thousands Of Flights As Boeing Works On 737 Max Problems Airlines are planning for the possibility that Boeing's beleaguered 737 Max commercial jetliners will remain out of commission late into the fall, as the company works to fix a host of technical......
05:34, 07/15/2019

Delta CEO Calls Boeing 737 Max Problems a 'One Off' Despite Two Deadly Crashes on Other Airlines Delta has never flown the Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been grounded worldwide in the wake of two crashes that killed 346 people in Ethiopia and Indonesia. But Delta still wants to assure people that Boeing’s problems aren’t a big deal, judging by...
12:34, 06/12/2019

Boeing 737 MAX groundings plague U.S. airlines; Southwest exits Newark American Airlines Group Inc and Southwest Airlines Co warned on Thursday of an increasing financial toll from the prolonged Boeing 737 MAX grounding this year even as strong bookings and higher fares helped drive quarterly revenue growth....
18:00, 07/25/2019

United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights into August United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through Aug. 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
23:17, 05/24/2019

Boeing did not warn airlines of deactivated warning system, WSJ reports The Wall Street Journal reports that Boeing did not tell Southwest Airlines, its biggest 737 Max customer, that a safety feature designed to warn pilots about a malfunctioning sensor had been deactivated. The Journal also reports that investigators a...
15:34, 04/29/2019

£2m Government artificial intelligence project to scan local roads for safety issues News 22 Jul, 2019 £2m of funding announced for artificial intelligence to scan 96,000 miles of road for poor road markings and other issues...
02:17, 07/23/2019

Fitch cuts outlook for Boeing on 737 MAX issues Fitch Ratings lowered its outlook for Boeing Co to "negative" from "stable" on Monday, citing regulatory uncertainty around the timing of its 737 MAX jets' return to service....
17:00, 07/22/2019

Boeing must show customers that they care about safety, expert says Helio Fred Garcia, president of the Logos Consulting Group, and Carter Copeland, analyst at Melius Research, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what they're going to be watching from Boeing's annual meeting for shareholders....
19:00, 04/29/2019

Boeing says it didn't 'intentionally' deactivate safety alert on 737 Max jet The feature is an alert that lights up in the cockpit if a plane's angle-of-attack sensors transmit incorrect data about the pitch of the plane's nose....
21:34, 04/29/2019

Azerbaijan cancels $1 bln contract with Boeing for safety reasons Azerbaijan airline AZAL has cancelled a $1 billion contract with Boeing to purchase 10 737 MAX jets, a spokesman said on Monday, following the fatal crashes involving the aircraft in Ethiopia and Indonesia....
11:34, 06/03/2019

Boeing says safety review corroborated its findings on a 737 MAX sensor Boeing Co said on Sunday that a Safety Review Board convened in late 2018 corroborated its prior conclusion that the angle-of-attack (AOA) Disagree alert on the 737 MAX, which has suffered two fatal crashes, was not necessary for the safe operation o...
19:17, 05/05/2019

‘Safety was just a given’: Inside Boeing’s boardroom amid the 737 Max crisis The decision-making of Boeing’s board — an elite club of corporate titans and government dignitaries — is under scrutiny after two crashes of the 737 Max killed 346 people in the span of five months....
07:17, 05/06/2019

Boeing Wanted to Wait 3 Years to Fix Safety Alert on 737 Max Boeing planned to wait three years to fix a non-working safety alert on its 737 Max aircraft and sped up the process only after the first of two deadly crashes involving the planes....
09:34, 06/08/2019

Boeing's Enduring Puzzle: Why Certain Safety Features on 737 MAX Were Turned Off Boeing didn’t tell Southwest Airlines when the carrier began flying 737 MAX jets in 2017 that a standard safety feature, found on earlier models and designed to warn pilots about malfunctioning sensors, had been deactivated....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Boeing Focuses on Safety, Not Sales, at Paris Air Show Boeing arrived at the world’s largest aerospace extravaganza battling the biggest crisis in its history. It departs having secured a crucial vote of confidence in its beleaguered 737 MAX jetliner and the prospect of further orders on the horizon....
20:34, 06/20/2019

"Safety Was Just A Given": Inside Boeing's Boardroom Amid 737 Max Crisis Before approving plans for a new jetliner called the 737 Max, Boeing's board of directors discussed how quickly and cheaply it could be built to compete with a rival - but the members didn't ask......
09:00, 05/06/2019

Further safety issue found in grounded Boeing 737 Max planes Airlines told to check aircraft as affected components may be at risk of premature failureSafety regulators in the US have identified a further problem in Boeing’s grounded 737 Max model and the generation of planes that preceded it.The Federal Aviat...
21:34, 06/03/2019

On autopilot: 'Pilots are losing their basic flying skills,' some fear after Boeing 737 Max crashes Two Boeing 737 Max crashes killed 346 people and grounded the jet due to software problems. It also raised bigger questions about flight automation.        ...
14:34, 05/25/2019

United Airlines Announces Extended Flight Cancellations Due to Grounded Boeing 737 Max Flight cancellations continue as the Boeing 737 Max remains grounded pending an ongoing review of its software update, with United Airlines on Friday announcing yet another schedule revision.Read more......
05:34, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 3-United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights into August United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through Aug. 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
22:34, 05/24/2019

WRAPUP 2-Boeing 737 MAX groundings plague U.S. airlines; Southwest exits Newark American Airlines Group Inc and Southwest Airlines Co warned on Thursday of an increasing financial toll from the prolonged Boeing 737 MAX grounding this year even as strong bookings and higher fares helped drive quarterly revenue growth....
19:00, 07/25/2019

Boeing 737 MAX groundings plague U.S. airlines, 'frustrated' Southwest exits Newark Boeing Co's top two U.S. customers warned on Thursday of an increasing financial toll from the prolonged grounding of the 737 MAX jet, which prompted a "frustated" Southwest Airlines Co to announce it was ending operations at Newark Liberty Interna...
22:34, 07/25/2019

Trade group to hold meeting of airlines affected by Boeing's grounded 737 MAX A trade group is inviting airlines that use Boeing Co 737 MAX jets to meet next week to discuss challenges they face as a result of the grounding of the airline model involved in two fatal crashes, as they prepare to reintroduce the planes into opera...
08:17, 05/16/2019

Airlines bumped more travelers amid Boeing 737 Max grounding, report shows Airlines denied boarding to more passengers amid the fallout of the Boeing 737 Max grounding in March, according to a new government report.        ...
22:34, 06/06/2019

Exclusive: U.S. airlines expect Boeing 737 MAX jets need up to 150 hours of work before flying again Once regulators approve Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets for flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation before flying, officials from the three U.S. airlines that operate the MAX told Reuters....
21:17, 05/23/2019

Taiwan's China Airlines plans to upgrade fleet with Boeing 777 freighters Taiwan's China Airlines Ltd has provisionally ordered up to six Boeing Co 777 freighters, the companies said on Wednesday, as the carrier attempts to modernize its cargo fleet....
11:34, 06/19/2019

Airlines cancel thousands of flights as Boeing works to fix 737 Max software problems American Airlines, United and Southwest — the three U.S. airlines that operate Boeing's 737 Max jet — have extended flight cancellations into the fall. The Federal Aviation Administration remains noncommittal about when it will allow the planes to fl...
04:17, 07/15/2019

Ford issues safety recall on Explorer SUVs, citing potential steering problem Ford is issuing a safety recall on 1.2 million Ford Explorer SUVs primarily in the United States, citing a potentially dangerous suspension defect, the company said Wednesday....
18:34, 06/12/2019

Emirates president confident Boeing will resolve issues with 737 MAX Emirates Airline President Tim Clark said on Monday he believes Boeing Co will resolve issues with its 737 MAX aircraft, saying the U.S. company has an outstanding track record....
12:17, 04/29/2019

Boeing says engine issues the key factor to be resolved on 777X Boeing said on Monday engine issues were the key factor to be resolved in the development of its new 777X aircraft, but that the plane was performing well as it moves towards a flight test later this year....
10:51, 06/17/2019

American Airlines takes a $350 million hit on 737 Max grounding American Airlines chief executive said Friday that the company is expected to lose $350 million over the grounding of Boeing's 737 Max this year after the plane was involved into two crashes....
18:34, 04/28/2019

American Airlines Raises Revenue Expectations American Airlines raised its unit revenue expectations for the second quarter due to fuller flights and said it will take a roughly $185 million profit hit related to the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX fleet....
00:51, 07/11/2019

American Airlines' mechanics say 'ready and willing' to negotiate American Airlines Group Inc's mechanics association said on Tuesday it was 'ready and willing' to negotiate a fair contract after the airline filed a lawsuit on Monday asking the courts to halt what it called an illegal union slowdown. "We would much...
21:34, 05/21/2019

American Airlines Extends 737 MAX Cancellations Through September 3 American Airlines announced Sunday that it will extend flight cancellations through Sept. 3 for Boeing's embattled 737 Max, a new passenger jet that has been out of commission for almost three months......
05:51, 06/10/2019

Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart Once upon a time, not long ago, when people wore pajamas and lived life slow, my wife and I were invited to a wedding in Dallas; ya know, deep in the heart of Texas. Because I believe that there’s nothing you should do today that you can put off unti...
18:17, 07/16/2019

Boeing says 737 Max alert issue wasn't a threat to safety Boeing said a software issue with the 737 Max jet's angle-of-attack disagree alert did not threaten safe operation of the aircraft.        ...
03:51, 05/06/2019

Top air safety officials face US lawmakers after fatal Boeing 737 Max crashes U.S. air safety officials are facing lawmakers on Wednesday about the Boeing 737 Max aircraft after two fatal crashes of the popular planes within five months of one another....
13:34, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Boeing says safety review corroborated its findings on a 737 MAX sensor Boeing Co said on Sunday that a Safety Review Board convened in late 2018 corroborated its prior conclusion that an angle-of-attack (AOA) sensor on the 737 MAX, which has suffered two fatal crashes, was not necessary for the safe operation of commerc...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Azerbaijan cancels $1 billion contract with Boeing for safety reasons Azerbaijan airline AZAL has canceled a $1 billion contract with Boeing to purchase 10 737 MAX jets, a spokesman said on Monday, following the fatal crashes involving the aircraft in Ethiopia and Indonesia....
12:51, 06/03/2019

Southwest Says It Wasn’t Told by Boeing That a Safety Alert on the 737 Max Had Been Deactivated Southwest Airlines says Boeing did not disclose that it had deactivated a safety feature on its 737 Max jets until after one of the airliners crashed last year.At issue is an alert that tells pilots if a sensor — called an “angle of attac...
10:34, 04/29/2019

Southwest Airlines to Leave Newark Airport as Toll of Boeing’s 737 Max Grounding Grows The carrier also said its profits were down about $175 million in the second quarter because of the troubled jet’s inability to fly after two deadly crashes....
01:51, 07/26/2019

Boeing reportedly knew of the software error on the 737 Max for a year before telling airlines and regulators AP Photo/Elaine Thompson The Wall Street Journal reports that Boeing knew of a software error that prevented the correct functioning of an alert system on the 737 Max for over a year before notifying airlines and regulators. Engineers reportedly dis...
04:51, 05/06/2019

Airlines body IATA urges regulators to co-ordinate on re-entry to service of Boeing 737 MAX Global airlines on Thursday urged regulators to coordinate on technical requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry to service of the Boeing 737 MAX, which was grounded in March after two fatal accidents....
10:51, 06/27/2019

Boeing facing allegations of manufacturing issues concerning 787 Dreamliner jets The New York Times reported on Saturday that the newspaper's investigation of a Boeing plant "reveals a culture that often valued production speed over quality." CNBC's "Squawk Box" discusses the report....
18:34, 04/28/2019

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be delayed until early September if you’re flying Americ...
16:51, 06/10/2019

You Might Be Entitled to an American Airlines Fuel Surcharge Refund If you recently booked a British Airways SEA-LHR award ticket through American Airlines, you may be eligible for a fuel surcharge refund....
19:51, 07/31/2019

American Airlines expects to lose $350 million because of 737 Max grounding American Airlines executives said Friday morning that they expect the continued ground of its Boeing 737 Max fleet to cost the company $350 million in 2019 income. The grounding as well as other factors cost the Southwest Airlines more than $200 mill...
20:34, 04/28/2019

American Airlines top execs buy company shares worth $2.4 mln American Airlines Group Inc's top six executives on Tuesday bought 85,000 shares of the company's common stock on the open market for about $2.4 million, at a time when the share price has significantly underperformed the U.S. transport sector....
05:34, 06/05/2019

American, Southwest Airlines bump more passengers after 737 MAX grounding American Airlines Group Inc and Southwest Airlines Co are bumping thousands of passengers off airplanes after their Boeing 737 MAX fleet's was grounded in mid-March following two fatal crashes....
21:51, 08/15/2019

American Airlines nearly kicked me off flight for ‘inappropriate’ romper A Houston doctor has accused an American Airlines crew of ordering to cover up her summer romper — or risk being kicked off her flight along with her 8-year-old son on their way back from a vacation in Jamaica. Dr. Tisha Rowe, a founder of a te...
18:17, 07/10/2019

American Airlines Kept Children Overnight Without Food, Say Parents The 8-year-old, who lives in Beaverton, Oregon, flew east in early August for the camp's week-long summer program outside of Charlottesville, Virginia, specifically for children with......
08:00, 08/14/2019

Judge grants American Airlines an order against 2 unions DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge is ordering unions that represent American Airlines mechanics not to interfere in the airline’s operations. The judge’s order Friday came after American asked for a temporary restraining order to end what it ...
03:34, 06/15/2019

Boeing inadvertently made 737 MAX alert optional, denies safety risk Boeing Co said on Sunday it had inadvertently made an alarm alerting pilots to a mismatch of flight data optional on the 737 MAX, instead of standard as on earlier 737s, but reiterated that the missing display represented no safety risk....
22:51, 05/05/2019

Southwest updates safety information cards to avoid Boeing 737 Max confusion Southwest has stopped using combined safety information cards following the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft due to fatal crashes.       ...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Boeing didn’t disclose 737 MAX alert issue for 13 months, says there was no safety risk The U.S. planemaker has been trying for weeks to dispel suggestions that it made airlines pay for safety features after it emerged that an alert designed to show discrepancies in Angle of Attack readings from two sensors was optional on the 737 MAX....
02:00, 05/06/2019

Profit over safety? Boeing under fire over 737 Max crashes as families demand answers Relatives are demanding clarity and believe they should be consulted on when or if the 737 Max flies againOn 10 March, 24-year-old Samya Stumo was on her way to start a healthcare job in Kenya when, along with 156 other passengers on an Ethiopian Air...
09:17, 06/17/2019

"No Warnings Appeared In Cockpit": Ethiopian Airlines On 737 MAX Crash Ethiopian Airlines officials on Friday disputed Federal Aviation Administration chief Daniel Elwell's claim that the airline's failure to "adhere" to emergency procedures issued by the safety agency......
06:34, 05/18/2019

United and Southwest Airlines Announce Extended Boeing 737 Max Cancellations Amid New Software Issue The absolute shitshow that is Boeing’s ongoing 737 Max headache saw yet another safety issue come to light this week, resulting in further flight cancellations by U.S. carriers with the aircraft in their fleets.Read more......
11:00, 06/28/2019

Southwest Airlines Forced to Pull Service From Newark Airport as Boeing 737 Max Remains Grounded After months of ongoing flight cancellations related to the ongoing grounding of the Boeing 737 Max following two deadly crashes, Southwest Airlines has announced that it is pulling service from Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey.Read...
05:51, 07/27/2019

US set to grant tentative approval to American Airlines-Qantas venture The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines and Qantas Airways to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday....
06:51, 06/03/2019

American Airlines asks court to end 'devastating' slowdown by unions American Airlines Group Inc on Friday asked a federal court to quickly halt an alleged illegal slowdown by mechanics' unions that has become "devastating" to the airline's operations....
00:51, 06/15/2019

American Airlines asks court to end "devastating" slowdown by unions American Airlines Group Inc on Friday asked a federal court to quickly halt an alleged illegal slowdown by mechanics' unions that has become "devastating" to the airline's operations....
06:17, 06/15/2019

American Airlines sees $400 million pretax hit in 2019 from 737 MAX grounding American Airlines Group Inc said on Thursday it expected the Boeing 737 MAX grounding to hit its 2019 pretax earnings by about $400 million, sending shares down about 1%, even as a strong passenger demand lifted quarterly revenues....
14:51, 07/25/2019

American Airlines in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets: Reuters American Airlines is edging towards a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft including some converted from existing orders of other models, people familiar with the matter said....
23:17, 06/17/2019

Southwest Airlines mechanics dispute ends just as American's heats up Southwest Airlines Co's mechanics union said on Tuesday its members had overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the airline, ending seven years of labor negotiations fraught with legal disputes and flight disruptions....
23:17, 05/21/2019

American Airlines top executives buy company shares worth $2.4 million American Airlines Group Inc's top six executives on Tuesday bought 85,000 shares of the company's common stock on the open market for about $2.4 million, at a time when the share price has significantly underperformed the U.S. transport sector....
05:00, 06/05/2019

FAA reportedly didn't review crucial safety assessments of Boeing 737 Max before fatal crashes Boeing also failed to label the stall-prevention feature as a system in which a malfunction would be disastrous, according to the FAA's preliminary findings....
15:51, 05/14/2019

Post Malone's scary plane emergency landing detailed: FAA finds safety issues, significant damage The FAA found that Post Malone's plane that needed to make an emergency landing in August had a bunch of safety violations.       ...
20:17, 06/13/2019

American Airlines asks court to stop alleged maintenance slowdown American Airlines Group Inc said on Monday it has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, accusing the workers of an illegal slowdown aimed at disrupting operations to improve their position in prolonged labor talks....
23:34, 05/20/2019

American Airlines opens 15 new gates at DFW, plans 100 new daily flights by June Those 15 new gates at Dallas Fort WORTH will allow American Airlines to operate 100 extra daily regional flights on its American Eagle affiliate.        ...
22:34, 05/03/2019

WRAPUP 2-Southwest Airlines mechanics dispute ends just as American's heats up Southwest Airlines Co's mechanics union said on Tuesday its members had overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the airline, ending seven years of labor negotiations fraught with legal disputes and flight disruptions....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Special-needs kids stranded at the airport for 13 hours; American Airlines apologizes Parents say American failed to notify them the cross-country flight carrying their special-needs children home from camp was delayed overnight.       ...
08:00, 08/14/2019

American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
00:51, 07/20/2019

UPDATE 2-American Airlines and Qantas win tentative U.S. approval for joint venture American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd have been given the U.S. government's tentative approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
21:00, 06/03/2019

Parents furious after disabled kids stranded overnight by American Airlines Parents in Washington and Oregon are angry at American Airlines, claiming the airline did not notify them of a 13-hour delay on a flight from Charlotte, NC, to Portland, Ore., that their children were on Friday. Kristie Hoyt, a mother of one of the u...
11:51, 08/14/2019

Police arrest striking workers at American Airlines headquarters in Texas Dozens of protesting food service workers were arrested Tuesday outside the Dallas-area headquarters of American Airlines, most for civil disobedience, police said....
02:17, 08/14/2019

American Airlines adding first flights to Africa, Poland, returning to Tel Aviv American plans to begin service between Philadelphia and Morocco and Chicago and Poland next summer. Flights to Israel will resume next fall.       ...
12:17, 08/08/2019

Labor tensions flare at American Airlines over hundreds of canceled flights American Airlines wants the union representing its mechanics to cover the airlines' financial losses from hundreds of flight cancellations that American alleges were the result of an "illegal work slowdown."...
03:17, 08/15/2019

New York City is suing American Airlines over employee sick leave American Airlines is violating the local sick leave policy, according to New York City's worker protection department.       ...
22:34, 07/25/2019

Court grants American Airlines' request to end 'devastating' slowdown by unions A U.S. federal court on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc's request to halt an alleged illegal slowdown by its mechanics' unions that the airline said had become "devastating" to its operations....
18:00, 06/15/2019

American Airlines offers satellite WiFi to its entire mainline fleet If you're relying on American Airlines for a summer trip, there's a good chance you'll have internet access most of the way. The company has finished deploying satellite-based internet access to the fleet of 700-plus narrowbody aircr...
08:51, 06/17/2019

American Airlines cancels 200+ flights Monday after Dallas area storms A Sunday storm in the Dallas-Fort Worth area has snowballed into 200+ cancellations heading into Monday, one of the week's busiest travel days.       ...
17:17, 06/10/2019

Man and son in Texas get prison in $27M hearing aid scam aimed at American Airlines workers A father and son in Texas who submitted more than $27 million in false claims in a hearing aid scam targeting American Airlines workers were sentenced Wednesday to federal prison, officials said....
05:17, 08/16/2019

To thrive, American children need a stronger safety net | Melissa S Kearney If our capitalist system is going to offer any meaningful promise of equal opportunity, we need a new social contractThe capitalist system in the US today is ruthless, delivering exceptionally uneven outcomes to people across the education and income...
08:51, 06/05/2019

Le Mans 24 Hours: De Vries crash safety car shakes up GTE fight A heavy crash for LMP2 runner Nyck de Vries caused a safety car that impacted the Le Mans 24 Hours GTE battle, but didn't disrupt the Toyotas' overall lead fight...
12:34, 06/16/2019

Le Mans 24 Hours: Pastor Maldonado crash causes long safety car The gap between the two Toyotas in the Le Mans 24 Hours lead battle again increased during an hour dominated by an extended safety car period caused by Pastor Maldonado...
09:00, 06/16/2019

Before Fatal Boat Crash in Budapest, Safety Warnings Went Unheeded Traffic along the Danube, propelled by an explosion in tourism, has expanded fast, and many had pointed to the risk of overcrowding even before the accident....
15:17, 06/11/2019

American Airlines flight attendant came to work with BAC 4 times the legal limit: report An American Airlines flight attendant who showed up for work reeking of booze was found to be more than four times the legal limit, a report says. Cynthia Struble, 64, appeared intoxicated when she was stopped by security in December at London’...
02:17, 05/08/2019

American Airlines to pay $22.1 million U.S. fine over mail delivery times: Justice Department American Airlines Group Inc , the largest U.S. airline, will pay $22.1 million to settle claims it falsely reported the times it transferred possession of U.S. mail to foreign postal administrations or other intended recipients, the U.S. Justice Depa...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Mom thanks American Airlines crew, flyers for saving her baby's life after mid-air seizure A mother had the scare of a lifetime during a recent American Airlines flight when her baby started seizing shortly before landing in Dallas.        ...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Mandy Moore takes first flight (and proud pics) with her dad, an American Airlines pilot Mandy Moore took an American Airlines flight piloted by her dad, who just celebrated 40 years with the airline.       ...
00:17, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Court grants American Airlines' request to end "devastating" slowdown by unions A U.S. federal court on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc's request to halt an alleged illegal slowdown by its mechanics' unions that the airline said had become "devastating" to its operations....
08:34, 06/15/2019

Doctor Told to Cover Up Romper on Flight From Jamaica Says American Airlines’ Apology Isn’t Enough American Airlines has formally apologized to Dr. Latisha “Tisha” Rowe for pulling her off a flight from Jamaica to Miami because her romper was deemed inappropriate by a flight attendant. But in an interview with Good Morning America on Thursday, Row...
23:17, 07/12/2019

American Airlines to pay $22.1 million U.S. fine over mail delivery times -Justice Dept American Airlines Group Inc , the largest U.S. airline, will pay $22.1 million to settle claims it falsely reported the times it transferred possession of U.S. mail to foreign postal administrations or other intended recipients, the U.S. Justice Depa...
01:34, 08/21/2019

U.S. transport agency green lights American Airlines Qantas joint venture The U.S. Transportation Department on Monday said it granted tentative approval to American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, after a prior effort was rejected by the U.S. government in 2016....
18:34, 06/03/2019

American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog, requires five stitches The flight attendant was bitten on the hand during a flight from Dallas to Greensboro, North Carolina, and required five stitches.       ...
03:51, 07/24/2019

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture: sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016, two people briefed on the matter told Reut...
19:51, 07/19/2019

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture -sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016, two people briefed on the matter told Reuter...
20:34, 07/19/2019

American Airlines Forces Doctor to Wrap Herself in Blanket Because They Thought Her Romper Was Inappropriate First, I have to ask American Airlines employees a question: does this shit ever work out well for you? Has there ever been a time where a flight attendant has made some knee-jerk decision about how offended they were about what a woman was wearing a...
00:51, 07/10/2019

American Airlines wins permanent court block against alleged disruption by mechanics A U.S. federal court on Monday issued a permanent injunction against American Airlines Group Inc's mechanics union, which the airline had accused of illegal slowdowns it said had devastated its operations during the peak summer travel season....
14:51, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 2-American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
01:00, 07/20/2019

American Airlines asks court to block disruptive 'slowdown' by mechanics unions American Airlines Group Inc has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, asking the court to halt what it called an illegal slowdown that it said on Monday threatened to disrupt U.S. summer travel....
06:17, 05/21/2019

Boeing to pay $100 million to 737 MAX crash families Boeing has pledged $100 million to help families affected by the fatal crashes of its 737 MAX passenger planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The funds, however, will not go directly to the families....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Boeing Looks to Settle 737 MAX Crash Claims Boeing is negotiating settlements with the families of dozens of victims of the two crashes involving 737 MAX jetliners, while some plaintiffs’ attorneys push for a jury trial to air details of the accidents....
23:51, 06/27/2019

American Airlines Accused of Policing Black Passenger's Curves After Deeming Her Romper 'Inappropriate' A Houston-based doctor says she was removed from an American Airlines flight and humiliated in front of her son because her outfit—a colorful romper—was deemed “inappropriate” for the flight....
21:17, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-American Airlines to pay $22.1 million U.S. fine over mail delivery times -Justice Dept American Airlines Group Inc , the largest U.S. airline, will pay $22.1 million to settle claims it falsely reported the times it transferred possession of U.S. mail to foreign postal administrations or other intended recipients, the U.S. Justice Depa...
01:34, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 2-American Airlines asks court to block disruptive 'slowdown' by mechanics unions American Airlines Group Inc has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, asking the court to halt what it called an illegal slowdown that it said on Monday threatened to disrupt U.S. summer travel....
04:34, 05/21/2019

American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas received DOT approval to operate a joint venture Reuters The US Department of Transportation granted American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas approval for a joint venture. The joint venture status will mean that the airlines can coordinate their flights and pricing on routes between the...
03:00, 07/20/2019

American Airlines just announced 5 new routes that reflect its strategy to leverage its massive connecting network (AAL) Fasttailwind/Shutterstock American Airlines plans to announce five major new routes on Thursday, including its first flight to the African continent. The routes — from three of its hubs, to a total of four different destinations — are th...
01:17, 08/09/2019

American Airlines responds to rapper Boosie's profane rant after missing flight Rapper Boosie posted a rant against American Airlines on his Instagram riddled with profanity as well as racial and homophobic slurs.       ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Woman was humiliated when American Airlines made her wrap a blanket over her summer outfit, lawyer says American Airlines has apologized to a doctor, who says she was humiliated after she wasn't allowed to fly unless she put something over her colorful, strapless romper....
03:51, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture -sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016, two people briefed on the matter told Reuter...
20:34, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-American Airlines asks court to block disruptive 'slowdown' by mechanics unions American Airlines Group Inc has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, asking the court to halt what it called an illegal slowdown that it said on Monday threatened to disrupt U.S. summer travel....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Delta saves 41 stranded students with a private flight after American Airlines cancels trip A group of fifth graders from Oklahoma arrived at their Washington, D.C., field trip in style, touching down in the nation’s capital on a private Delta Air Lines flight after their American Airlines trip was canceled at the last minute. On June 2, 41...
23:51, 06/11/2019

Florida woman sues American Airlines, claims her emotional support dog was confined to a bathroom A Florida woman is suing American Airlines after her emotional support dog was allegedly confined to a bathroom on a flight from Miami to Los Angeles.       ...
18:51, 08/14/2019

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
00:17, 06/04/2019

Single-vehicle crash causes traffic signal issues in central Tucson E. Speedway Blvd. and N. Columbus Blvd./ Google Maps TUCSON –The traffic signals at a central intersection are out of order after a single-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department says the incident happened at the intersection of S...
22:51, 07/17/2019

Yukon plane crash kills U.S. National Park Service safety officials Two top safety officials for the U.S. National Park Service in Alaska were killed in the Memorial Day crash of a single-engine airplane in Canada's Yukon territory, officials said on Tuesday....
06:17, 05/29/2019

Tesla Autopilot was active during a fatal Model 3 crash in March, safety report says The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) just published its preliminary report on a fatal Tesla Model 3 crash in March, finding that Autopilot was enabled at the time of the incident – and that the crash bears several similarities to...
15:51, 05/19/2019

State Senate passes limo-safety bills after deadly upstate crash The state Senate on Thursday passed a slate of bills aimed at preventing fatal limo crashes like the upstate disaster that left 20 dead in October. The proposals — which are still pending in the Assembly — create stricter licensing and safety require...
07:51, 06/07/2019

Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
23:17, 07/03/2019

Boeing To Pay $50 Million To 737 MAX Crash Victims' Families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S.......
07:17, 07/18/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
03:00, 07/18/2019

American Airlines blames mechanics for 2,200 flight delays, cancellations, warns of summer travel trouble American Airlines says a slowdown by mechanics led to nearly 2,200 flight cancellations, delays since February and has intensified.        ...
15:51, 05/21/2019

Deadly Manhattan rooftop helicopter crash raises safety questions about choppers in the city A private helicopter crashed into a Manhattan office building, killing the pilot and reviving concerns about helicopter flights in the densely populated city....
20:17, 06/11/2019

U.S. safety agencies investigate plane crash involving racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr Two U.S. safety agencies are investigating the crash of a small plane in Tennessee on Thursday that was carrying retired racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and daughter, officials said....
01:17, 08/16/2019

Boeing eyes more 737 Max sales after post-crash drought LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Boeing says it’s discussing possible sales of the 737 Max with several customers as it tries to rebuild trust after two deadly crashes. The plane remains grounded pending regulatory approval of a software fix. But Boei...
12:17, 06/20/2019

Boeing to pay $100M to families, communities of 737 crash victims Airplane manufacturer Boeing on Wednesday said it will pay $100 million to families and communities impacted by two recent, deadly crashes of the company’s 737 Max planes. The airline will donate the money to local governments and nonprofit org...
11:34, 07/04/2019

Some Kenyan families reject Boeing’s compensation for crash Fifteen Kenyan families of people killed in a plane crash in Ethiopia in March have rejected a proposal by Boeing to compensate them, saying they will pursue their claims in court...
16:00, 07/05/2019

Boeing to give $50 million to families of crash victims Boeing announced Wednesday that it will be tasking Kenneth Feinberg, who is known for managing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, and Camille Barrows to distribute its fund to the family of victims of the 737 Max crashes. CNBC's Phil L...
05:34, 07/18/2019

Boeing 737 from Gitmo crash lands into Florida river A charter plane with multiple passengers traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway Friday night.        ...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Boeing pledges $100M for families of 737 Max crash victims Aviation giant Boeing said Wednesday it's setting aside $100 million for families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max 8 that killed 346 people....
00:51, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 5-Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
23:34, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
21:17, 07/03/2019

Boeing sets aside $100 million for families of 737 Max crash victims The funds will be available over the next several years and are not part of any compensation Boeing may have to pay to those who sue the company for damages related to accidents....
21:51, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 4-Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
22:17, 07/03/2019

Regulators Found Risk of Emergency After First Boeing MAX Crash An FAA internal risk analysis after the first of two Boeing 737 MAX airliner crashes showed the likelihood was high of a similar cockpit emergency within months....
17:51, 07/31/2019

Navy investigating harrowing Boeing 737 crash in Florida The U.S. Navy says it is investigating a Boeing 737 crash that took place late Friday night as the plane was arriving in Florida after departing from the Guantanamo Bay base in Cuba....
22:17, 05/04/2019

'Forever chemicals' linked to cancer and developmental issues lurk in the blood of almost every American. Here's how to avoid them. David Kasnic/The Washington Post/Getty Images The chemical class known as PFAS became popular in the US around the 1940s, since they resist heat, grease, stains, and water. Today, PFAS are considered toxic and have been linked to cancer, liver damag...
22:34, 08/21/2019

Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
02:51, 07/04/2019

| Embattled Boeing to give $100m to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing, under scrutiny after two crashes that claimed 346 lives, announced Wednesday it would give $100 million to communities and families affected by the 737 MAX disasters....
01:34, 07/04/2019

Ethiopian pilot pleaded for training after Lion Air Boeing 737 Max crash Just days after a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max nosedived in Indonesia, an Ethiopian Airlines pilot began pleading with his bosses for more training on the Max.        ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Ethiopian crash families criticize Boeing over donation plan The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticized Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted fi...
18:34, 07/04/2019

Boeing to spend $50 million to support 737 MAX crash victim families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created to address two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes to financial relief for the families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's ...
17:34, 07/17/2019

Boeing dismissed chance of 'bird strike' that may have caused second 737 Max crash US investigators believe bird collision may have triggered crashEthiopian Airlines crash occurred months after Lion Air disasterBoeing officials, shortly after the first fatal crash of its 737 Max jet, played down the likelihood that a bird strike co...
19:34, 05/21/2019

Regulators Found High Risk of Emergency After First Boeing MAX Crash An FAA internal risk analysis after the first of two Boeing 737 MAX airliner crashes showed the likelihood was high of a similar cockpit emergency within months, according to people familiar with the matter....
14:17, 07/31/2019

Boeing admits it knew of flaw in 737 MAX planes before fatal crash Boeing acknowledged on Sunday they were aware a safety alert on their 737 MAX planes was not working correctly — but did not disclose the information until a plane crashed after the sensor malfunctioned. The airplane manufacturer said that the defect...
05:34, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 5-Boeing to make $50 mln in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's largest plane make...
23:17, 07/17/2019

Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S. compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's large...
03:17, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 6-Boeing to make $50 mln in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S. compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's large...
23:51, 07/17/2019

Man whose family died in 737 Max crash accuses Boeing of ‘utter disrespect’ Paul Njoroge warned at congressional hearing there will be more deaths unless action is takenA father whose five family members, including three children, died when a Boeing 737 Max jet crashed in Ethiopia in March, accused the company of “utter prej...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year due to crew errors Cuba's Institute of Civil Aeronautics said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havna that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that died in the tragedy....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Ethiopian crash families criticise Boeing over donation plan The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticised Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted fi...
18:51, 07/04/2019

3 pets died in Boeing 737 plane that crash landed in Jacksonville, Florida All 143 people aboard a Boeing 737 survived after the plane skidded off a runway into a river in Jacksonville, but three pets died.        ...
03:51, 05/06/2019

An Ethiopian Pilot Reportedly Demanded More Boeing 737 Training Weeks Before Crash (NEW YORK) — Emails obtained by The Associated Press show an Ethiopian Airlines pilot pleaded with his bosses for more training on the Boeing 737 Max just weeks before one of the airline’s jets crashed. Veteran pilot Bernd Kai von Hoessli...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Boeing eyeing 737 MAX approval by October, some crash victims refuse to settle Boeing Co is hoping to win regulatory approval for its revamped 737 MAX by October at the earliest, a company official said on Thursday, meaning that airlines will have to again extend flight cancellations as they await the return of the grounded je...
23:00, 06/27/2019

737 Max: Man who lost family in Ethiopian crash wants plane scrapped, Boeing execs tried Paul Njoroge, who will testify before Congress Tuesday, says the 737 Max should have been grounded after the first crash in Indonesia in November.       ...
14:34, 07/16/2019

Husband Killed In Ethiopian Air Crash, Woman Sues Boeing For $276 Million A French woman whose husband was killed in the March crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker seeking at least $276 million in damages, her lawyer......
16:17, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 4-Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victim families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's largest plane make...
20:00, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Ethiopian crash families criticise Boeing over donation plan The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticised Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted fi...
03:51, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 6-Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
03:51, 07/04/2019

Toronto man who lost family in Boeing crash doubts he’ll see share of $50M fund In an interview with Global News' Jackson Proskow shortly after testifying at a hearing before the U.S. House subcommittee on aviation, Paul Njoroge called Boeing's announcement a "total gaffe."...
03:34, 07/18/2019

Could Your Cell Phone Really Crash Your Flight? On 2 Popular Boeing Jets, There’s a Risk U.S. government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes. More than 1,300 jets registered in the U.S. were equi...
23:17, 07/18/2019

Traveller24.com | US officials considered grounding some Boeing 737 Max planes last year before the Ethiopian crash US regulators considered grounding some Boeing 737 MAX planes last year after learning of a problem with a system that is now the main suspect in two deadly crashes, a source close to the matter said....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Families of 737 Max crash victims say Boeing has not contacted them, offered support, or apologized since the disasters (BA) Jemal Countess/Getty Images Several families of the victims of the two Boeing 737 Max crashes say that Boeing has not contacted them to offer support, condolences, or an apology. Boeing has apologized publicly, but the parents of a woman killed in t...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Pets presumed dead from Boeing 737 plane that crash landed in Jacksonville, Florida All 143 people aboard a Boeing 737 survived after the plane skidded off a runway into a river in Jacksonville, but pets might not have been as lucky.        ...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Toronto man who lost family to Boeing 737 crash testifies at U.S. Congress hearing today Paul Njoroge, who lost his wife and three young children in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX plane in Ethiopia, is set to testify before U.S. Congress on Wednesday....
17:00, 07/17/2019

Boeing to spend half of $100 million fund to support 737 MAX crash victim families Boeing Co said on Wednesday at least half of its $100 million fund for victims and communities affected by two deadly 737 MAX crashes would go directly to the families of those killed....
15:51, 07/17/2019

Report: Boeing Insiders Called FAA Hotline to Report Issues With 737 Max Jets At least four current or former Boeing employees called a Federal Aviation Administration hotline to report issues with the company’s 737 Max line of jets on April 5, the day after Ethiopia’s minister of transportation released a preliminary report o...
22:51, 04/28/2019

American among injured in Venice cruise ship crash Shocking video shows tourists toppling from a sightseeing boat after it was rammed by a runaway cruise ship trying to dock in Italy’s Venice canal Sunday — with one of the victims an American. The MSC Opera cruise liner repeatedly blows its hor...
22:00, 06/02/2019

Black box found after crash landing of Boeing 737 in Jacksonville, Florida; plane had a/c problems earlier All 143 people aboard a Boeing 737 survived after the plane skidded off a runway into a river in Jacksonville.        ...
03:51, 05/06/2019

Black box found, pets can't be saved after Boeing 737 crash lands in Jacksonville, Florida All 143 people aboard a Boeing 737 survived after the plane skidded off a runway into a river in Jacksonville, but pets might not have been as lucky.        ...
20:17, 05/05/2019

American Airlines calls video of dispute with agent 'extremely concerning' An American Airlines agent allegedly called a man a "killer" after he identified himself as a police officer.        ...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Couple reveal 'worst nightmare' after American Airlines loses wheelchair for 12 hours A couple is speaking out after American Airlines lost a man's specially made wheelchair for 12 hours for their Dallas to Minneapolis flight.       ...
05:34, 07/25/2019

American Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Sept. 3, affecting 115 flights per day The move comes as airlines anxiously wait for Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration to recertify the plane, which has been grounded since March....
03:17, 06/10/2019

Want a crash course in money laundering? The Fall Of The American Empire has you covered Movies are starting to get creative about depicting the practical aftermath of stealing cash. Triple Frontier demonstrated, in exhausting detail, just how difficult it would be to transport millions of dollars from one location to another, given that...
03:34, 05/30/2019

'Dance Moms' star Abby Lee Miller slams American Airlines after falling out of wheelchair Abby Lee Miller slammed American Airlines for failing to assist after she fell out of her wheelchair at Pittsburgh International Airport.       ...
01:51, 07/10/2019

Pilot cites lightning strike; American among dead in Moscow crash that killed 41 The Aeroflot captain who landed a fiery Superjet 100 says a lightning strike and full fuel tanks may have led to the inferno that killed 41 people.        ...
19:17, 05/06/2019

‘The Most Amazing Man,’ Friends Honor 22-Year-Old American Killed In Russian Plane Crash Jeremy Brooks, a 22 year-old American, was among the 41 people who died when a Russian plane burst into flames while making an emergency landing in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday. The recent graduate of Colorado College was on his way ...
22:34, 05/07/2019

After Southwest Airlines family boarding policy change, here are policies on other airlines Southwest updated its family boarding policy after a same-sex couple said they faced discrimination by a boarding agent two years ago.        ...
19:17, 05/13/2019

American Airlines sorry for forcing passenger to 'cover up' her 'inappropriate' outfit American Airlines apologized to and refunded a passenger after she called out the airline for forcing her to cover up an outfit deemed inappropriate.       ...
21:17, 07/09/2019

Japan Airlines looks to deepen partnership with Malaysia Airlines Japan Airlines Co Ltd (JAL) may expand a joint venture with Malaysia Airlines to cover U.S. flights and other Asian routes in the future, the Japanese carrier's president said....
11:17, 06/02/2019

'The View' hosts defend American Airlines flyer told to 'cover up' her outfit: 'I would wear this' The hosts of "The View" agreed that American Airlines was in the wrong for telling Dr. Tisha Rowe to "cover up" her outfit on a recent flight.       ...
16:17, 07/15/2019

‘My Safety and Your Safety First.’ Cardi B Postpones Indianapolis Concert After Receiving Threat (INDIANAPOLIS) — Rapper Cardi B postponed an Indianapolis concert following what police described as an unverified threat to the Grammy-winning artist. A post on her Twitter account offered an apology to fans about Tuesday’s planned show ...
14:17, 08/01/2019

Safety fair to kick off Monsoon Safety Awareness Week TUCSON – Join us Monday at the Monsoon Safety Fair. June 9 to 14 is Monsoon Safety Week, and the National Weather Center Service will present safety information and exhibits to reduce the damage during the monsoon. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 ...
07:17, 06/08/2019

Gillibrand confronted by CNN over low polling numbers Things got testy on "CNN Newsroom" Tuesday after host Poppy Harlow confronted Presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand with her low polling numbers, and was asked how she plans to stay in the race. ...
20:17, 07/09/2019

Police: Tennessee man who confronted officers with gun shot BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee police officer shot a man who confronted officers with a gun. News outlets cite a statement from the Bristol Tennessee Police Department that says officers were confronted Friday morning by a man with...
21:51, 06/07/2019

AOC says she confronted Border Patrol agent over ‘stealth selfie’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed Tuesday she confronted a US Customs and Border Protection agent after the agent trying to sneak a “mocking” selfie with her at Texas Border Patrol facility — following allegations she yelled at office...
23:17, 07/02/2019

Woman who confronted de Blasio at gym rips him again during presidential forum "I asked you that you set aside more housing from your affordable housing plan for more homeless New Yorkers and you refused," homeless Nathylin Flowers Adesegun scolded the mayor through a video feed....
12:34, 08/21/2019

Wahhabism confronted: Sri Lanka curbs Saudi influence after bombings Sri Lanka is moving to curtail Saudi Arabian influence, after some politicians and Buddhist monks blamed the spread of the kingdom's ultra-conservative Wahhabi school of Islam for planting the seeds of militancy that culminated in deadly Easter bomb ...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Priyanka Chopra is confronted by Pakistani at Beautycon over tweets about India The "Quantico" actress was called out during her appearance for a tweet sent during military hostility between the neighboring, nuclear-armed countries....
04:17, 08/13/2019

Polish priest blames 'devil' when confronted by alleged victim "Father, I wanted to look you in the eye ... I wanted to ask you why?" demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her when she was just seven and eight years old....
06:00, 05/27/2019

Confronted by Drones, Monkeys Warn Comrades of Incoming 'Eagle' Researchers in Senegal recently flew drones in the vicinity of green monkeys to see how the primates might respond. Incredibly, the monkeys produced an instinctual alarm call consistent with an eagle sighting. Kinda makes sense—except for the fact th...
04:51, 05/29/2019

Trump confronted by protesters on visit to Dayton following shooting – live People hold signs at rally outside Ohio hospital where president is visiting victims and first respondersSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.43pm BST Representative Elijah Cummings called on Congress to end its August recess to re...
19:51, 08/07/2019

New footage shows London Bridge terrorists confronted by police – video Newly released video shows police confronting three knife-wielding men during the 2017 London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack. The footage has been released as part of an inquests into the attacks. The inquest jury found police had lawfully s...
02:17, 07/18/2019

Jeff Bezos confronted by animal-rights protester during Las Vegas conference Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was interrupted by an animal rights activist Thursday after she rushed the stage where he was giving a talk in Las Vegas and yelled about chicken farms....
13:17, 06/07/2019

Student who confronted North Carolina gunman to be buried with military honors The slain student hailed as a hero for tackling a gunman during last week's shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) will be buried on Sunday with full military honors....
23:51, 05/05/2019

NFL star Adrian Peterson confronted with financial woes despite making nearly $100M: report NFL star Adrian Peterson's financial woes are front and center after being hit with three separate lawsuits claiming he failed to repay millions of dollars in loans, a report Tuesday said....
11:51, 07/24/2019

Polish priest blames 'devil' as he's confronted by alleged victim whose life was ruined "Father, I wanted to look you in the eye ... I wanted to ask you why?" demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her when she was just seven and eight years old....
08:17, 05/26/2019

Slain North Carolina college student confronted gunman, saved lives A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by tackling the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top law enforcement official said on Wednesday....
04:34, 05/02/2019

Kamala Harris confronted by upset Iowa resident: 'Leave our health care alone' 2020 presidential primary candidate Kamala Harris was confronted on Monday by an upset Iowa resident over the California senator’s plan to overhaul the health care system in the United States....
03:17, 08/13/2019

Illinois dad led police to son's body after being confronted about video showing boy beaten, records show An Illinois boy had been missing for nearly week before his father led investigators to the 5-year-old’s body after they confronted him about a video found on the mother’s cellphone showing the child beaten and bruised, court records revealed Wednesd...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Kendrick Castillo, hero killed in Colo. school shooting, told his dad he would act if confronted with a gunman Kendrick Castillo, a member of the Highlands Ranch robotics club, was hailed as a hero for rushing the shooter at his STEM school.        ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

World Food Safety Day 2019: 5 Tips To Ensure Food Safety At Home The UN is observing World Food Safety Day 2019 on June 7th in order to shine a light on the issues of producing, storing, handling and consuming food and how these processes affect the safety of the......
11:00, 06/07/2019

Slain North Carolina college student confronted gunman, saved lives: police chief A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by charging the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top police official said on Wednesday....
22:51, 05/01/2019

A woman confronted Priyanka Chopra, calling her a hypocrite. Chopra said she's patriotic A woman confronted Priyanka Chopra at a beauty event in Los Angeles, criticizing the Indian actress for a tweet she posted in February during a serious escalation of the conflict between India and Pakistan....
13:17, 08/13/2019

Ethiopia has been offline, and nobody really knows why Internet outages that prevented many Ethiopians from accessing online services have entered a seventh day, sparking anger and frustration among citizens....
21:34, 06/18/2019

Ethiopia: What we know so far about the 'foiled coup' Top officials were assassinated, one by his body-guard. Meanwhile, Ethiopia's government was quick to point fingers at General Asaminew Tsige. He was killed in a gunfire exchange on Monday....
19:34, 06/24/2019

Khat is big business in Ethiopia Khat is a thriving business in Ethiopia. The country is the world's biggest exporter for the amphetamine-like leaf. Despite health risks, trade is so lucrative that it is unlikely to slow down any time soon....
11:51, 07/10/2019

American Horror Story: 1984's Campy First Teasers Depict a Wet Hot American Bloodbath It seems like just days ago we were all looking forward to basking in the summer sun’s radiating embrace the way nature intended. But suddenly, summer’s almost over, which means fall’s right around the corner—and with it a new season of Ryan Murphy’s...
06:17, 07/30/2019

Trump signs order to make American-made goods more American During the annual White House “Made in America” showcase, President Trump said Monday his administration will require American products to use more American components if they are to be used by the government....
02:00, 07/16/2019

Dubai plane crash: family pay tribute to ex-RAF man killed in light aircraft crash The family of a former member of the Royal Air Force who died in a light aircraft crash in Dubai have paid tribute to "a lovely person who was always laughing and smiling"....
21:00, 05/31/2019

Stevenage car crash: Witnesses describe horrific aftermath of car crash that left 17 injured A woman had to be carried to safety by four people after she was left unable to walk after a horror crash during a car meet event in Stevenage, the event's organiser said today....
13:51, 07/19/2019

PCSD: One person injured in crash involving a motorcycle crash on northwest side PIMA COUNTY — The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a crash involving a motorcycle on the northwest side. Authorities say the crash happened between the motorcycle and a truck near the intersection of Roller Coaster Rd. an...
09:17, 06/30/2019

Texas plane crash: Aircraft was sold just months before crash that killed 10 No information has been released to explain why the Beechcraft BE-350 King Air crashed into a hangar and burst into flames Sunday morning.        ...
01:51, 07/02/2019

American gold medalists reprimanded after protests at Pan American Games The two US athletes who demonstrated during separate National Anthems at a regional sports competition earlier this month have been put on probation for 12 months....
14:34, 08/22/2019

Ethiopia Foils Coup Attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt that killed several senior government officials, including its military chief, underlining the deep challenges facing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as he launches a sweeping, but controversial, reform program....
16:00, 06/23/2019

| More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid - officials Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskforce said....
18:00, 06/28/2019

American Car Companies Still Aren't Making the Most American Cars Most of the American-made cars sold in the U.S. are Japanese, Tesla is doing great why do you ask, that massive Philly refinery that went supernova may shut down, and much more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, June 26, 2019....
17:00, 06/26/2019

Coup bid prompts mass arrests in Ethiopia In Ethiopia, an Amhara region party spokesman has said scores of its supporters have been arrested. The sweep in Addis Ababa follows a bid by a militia to seize power in the nation's second-largest region....
00:00, 06/28/2019

| Ethiopia says army to take over security in troubled south Ethiopia has announced that soldiers and federal police will take over security in a restive southern region following days of violence that has left at least 18 people dead....
13:17, 07/23/2019

Ethiopia PM says army chief of staff attacked Ethiopia's army chief of staff, General Seare Mekonnen, has been attacked, the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a national television address early Sunday....
22:17, 06/26/2019

Ethiopia Says It Planted Over 350 Million Trees in a Day, a Record The initiative is part of a campaign by the prime minister to plant four billion trees in the country before the fall to combat deforestation and global warming....
20:51, 07/30/2019

Ethiopia restores internet after one week outage One week after a web blackout in the country, internet and text messaging services were restored in Ethiopia Tuesday, Ethio Telecom, the country's mobile service provider said....
19:51, 06/20/2019

Nearly 250 arrested in Ethiopia after foiled coup: state TV Nearly 250 people have been arrested in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa and the city of Bahir Dar since a coup attempt was foiled, the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation reported on Wednesday....
21:17, 06/27/2019

Protesters take to streets to declare new Ethiopia region A political party representing some of Ethiopia's ethnic Sidama people said on Thursday it would postpone plans to declare a new region in defiance of the federal government and would accept the offer of a referendum in five months' time....
15:34, 07/18/2019

Ethiopia delays referendum on new independent region Members of the Sidama ethnic group must now wait several months longer for a referendum which could lead to the setting up of a new independent region. Many, especially young Sidamas, are unhappy with the delay....
21:00, 07/18/2019

Ethiopia apologizes for map that erased neighboring Somalia ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s foreign affairs ministry has apologized for a map of Africa that erased neighboring Somalia. Spokesman Nebiat Getachew said in a statement on Tuesday an investigation had begun into how the map was posted...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
16:51, 05/15/2019

| Ethiopia: At least 17 killed during violence over Sidama autonomy At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group....
08:34, 07/21/2019

Ethiopia: Hundreds arrested over coup attempt More than 260 people have been detained after a militia tried to grab power in the Amhara region. Some are questioning whether the prime minister's policies have inflamed ethnic tensions....
04:51, 06/29/2019

Opinion: Is 'Emperor Abiy' at the gates in Ethiopia? The exact details of last weekend's foiled "coup" in Ethiopia still remain unclear. But the prime minister and his government could emerge strengthened from the crisis, writes DW's Ludger Schadomsky....
23:17, 06/24/2019

Labour MP Jess Phillips 'confronted in street by man asking why he can't make rape jokes about her' Labour MP Jess Phillips claims she was confronted by a man who ran after her in the street asking why people can't joke about raping her because "I pay your wages"....
07:17, 05/08/2019

Sudan’s army says AU-Ethiopia deal paves way for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals say they have accepted a joint proposal from the African Union and Ethiopia to work toward a transitional government. Lt. Gen. Shams Eddin Kabashi, a spokesman for the military council, said late F...
15:00, 06/29/2019

Unrest over autonomy bid kills four in Ethiopia's Hawassa city Four protesters died of gunshot wounds suffered in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group based in the southern city of Hawassa, hospital authorities said on Friday....
18:17, 07/19/2019

Ethiopia says plotter of failed coup is killed by military ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A spokesman for the Ethiopian prime minister’s office says the army brigadier general accused of leading a failed coup against a regional government has been killed in a firefight with the security forces. Nigussu T...
17:17, 06/24/2019

More than 50 killed in attacks in western Ethiopia: regional official Men in camouflage uniforms killed more than 50 people and injured 23 others in the Metakal zone of Ethiopia's Benishangul-Gumuz region, the region's peace and security bureau head Abera Bayeta told Reuters on Wednesday....
19:17, 06/26/2019

Ethiopia: Army chief shot during coup attempt, says PM After reports of a coup attempt, the prime minister of Ethiopia has said the army chief of staff has been shot. Unknown elements reportedly attempted to topple a regional government....
04:00, 06/23/2019

Why we should send the tabots back to Ethiopia | Richard Brooks Only Ethiopian priests can read them, for starters. Plus, a bid for more women’s sport on TV and 30 years of Garsington OperaHidden in a storeroom in the British Museum for the past 146 years and never displayed are 11 remarkable religious objects. T...
14:17, 07/21/2019

The Latest: Ethiopia spokesman says military chief killed ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on unrest in Ethiopia. (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the head of the country’s military has been shot dead in the capital, Addis Ababa. Nigussu Tilahun...
14:17, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to democracy after the worst bloodshed since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
03:17, 06/08/2019

| Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides have said....
08:00, 06/09/2019

Ethiopia's ethnic violence shows Abiy's vulnerability Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed looks increasingly vulnerable as he faces deep divisions in the ruling coalition, simmering ethnic conflicts and millions of internally displaced people....
04:00, 07/02/2019

Ethiopia pays tribute to slain military chief Ethiopia held a memorial on Tuesday for the army chief of staff slain with four other senior officials in weekend attacks that posed the biggest threat yet to the prime minister's reforms....
16:17, 06/25/2019

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
20:51, 07/10/2019

Ethiopia: Army chief killed during coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief has been killed amid a coup attempt in the African country. The prime minister's office said General Asamnew Tsige, head of security for the autonomous Amhara state, tried to topple the government....
19:34, 06/23/2019

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

What Happens When Pilots Are Arrested For Drinking On Job In the span of less than a week recently, authorities arrested three pilots from two different airlines under suspicion of intoxication before they were about to fly....
21:51, 08/13/2019

Ethiopia’s Army Chief Is Killed Amid Attempted Coup Gen. Seare Mekonnen was shot dead, state news media said on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy announced the authorities had foiled a coup in a northern state....
15:00, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia opens up banking sector to diaspora, dual-nationals Ethiopia's parliament passed a bill on Wednesday to open up the country's financial sector to an estimated five million citizens living abroad or with dual nationality, including allowing them to buy shares in local banks and start lending businesses...
15:17, 07/31/2019

Explainer: Ethiopia's ethnic militias in the spotlight after failed coup A foiled coup in the Ethiopian state of Amhara that left five senior officials dead, including the army's chief of staff, has thrust ethnic militias in one of Africa's fastest-growing economies into the spotlight....
22:00, 06/24/2019

Violent coup attempt foiled in Ethiopia, prime minister says ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, the prime minister said Sunday. The failed coup in the Amhara region was le...
16:17, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia regional coup mastermind killed, others arrested: government The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia's northern Amhara region was shot dead on Monday, a senior government official said, and a number of other plotters have been arrested....
22:00, 06/24/2019

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region Ethiopia's destabilizing regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region in defiance of the federal government, a global think-tank said on Thursday....
22:17, 07/04/2019

Ethiopia offers opportunities as high risks gently subside Risk analysts have become more optimistic since Abiy Ahmed was appointed prime minister, thanks to a positive start translating vision into practice....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: Ethiopia plans to issue telco licenses by year-end Ethiopia is aiming to award telco licenses to multinational mobile companies by the end of the year, ending a state monopoly and opening up one of the world's last major closed telecoms markets, three people with direct knowledge of the process said....
16:17, 06/12/2019

Ethiopia: Amhara attorney general dies after coup effort The top prosecutor of Ethiopia's Amhara region died from wounds he sustained during a coup attempt, media and medics report. The reported mastermind of the coup, General Asamnew Tsige, was also killed, state media said....
16:34, 06/24/2019

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according to a government minister.The planting is part of a national “green legacy” initiative to grow 4bn tre...
02:17, 07/30/2019

Sudan protesters, Ethiopia envoy discuss talks with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders say they are meeting with an Ethiopian envoy over proposals to resume negotiations with the ruling military council. The leaders say they’ve received Ethiopia’s initiative for the trans...
15:34, 06/22/2019

Ethiopia's Army Chief Shot At After Failed Coup Attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot, the prime minister's press secretary said on Sunday, hours after a failed coup attempt was reported in a federal state north of the capital.It was unclear......
07:51, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia coup attempt leaves army chief shot, says PM Gunfire reported in Addis Ababa as well as Bahir Dar, regional city where armed group reportedly tried to seize powerEthiopia’s army chief of staff has been shot, the prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, has announced on television Sunday as the government sa...
07:17, 06/23/2019

Two Sudan rebel leaders arrested after meeting Ethiopia PM: sources Two Sudanese rebel leaders were arrested early on Saturday, opposition sources said, shortly after meeting visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is trying to mediate in a crisis threatening a transition to democracy....
14:00, 06/08/2019

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed coup attempt Four Ethiopian officials were killed, including Ethiopia's army chief of staff, in a failed coup attempt at two locations, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's confirmed Sunday....
19:00, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia PM presses plan to return displaced people after violence Ethiopia's Prime Minister on Thursday pursued a plan to return displaced people to their homes following ethnic violence, meeting communities who recently went home, as relief workers voiced fears that the initiative could provoke fresh violence....
17:00, 05/30/2019

| Sudan protest leaders receive new AU, Ethiopia transition plan The Sudanese movement protesting for the military to hand over to civilian rule said on Thursday it received a new proposal for a transition drafted by Ethiopia and the African Union (AU)....
18:34, 06/28/2019

Ethiopia says coup attempt against leader of Amhara state failed Ethiopia said there was a failed coup attempt against the head of one of the country's nine regional states on Saturday, underscoring the challenges facing the new prime minister as he tries to spearhead political reforms amid widespread unrest....
23:51, 06/22/2019

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
09:00, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia averts confrontation as party delays plan for new region A potentially bloody confrontation between Ethiopia's federal government and a minority community was averted on Thursday when a political party postponed plans to set up a new region for the Sidama people in defiance of central authorities in Addis ...
21:34, 07/18/2019

| Ethiopia on edge in ethnic heartland of accused coup leader As gunmen assassinated top officials in Ethiopia's Amhara region during what the government has described as a coup attempt, alleged mastermind Asaminew Tsige holed up in a state-run guesthouse where he had been staying for more than a year....
19:51, 06/29/2019

Ethiopia says military chief killed in thwarted coup attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, the prime minister said Sunday....
14:34, 06/23/2019

World’s Oldest Stone Tools and Weapons Found in Ethiopia Researchers have unearthed some deliberately sharpened tools that date from over 2.5 million years ago. These artifacts are changing our understanding of the invention of tools and showing that our ancestors may have used a variety of basic technolog...
15:34, 06/04/2019

Travel Advisory For Indians In Ethiopia In Wake Of Attacks On Expatriates In the wake of attacks on expatriates in Ethiopia, India has issued an advisory for its nationals travelling to that country asking them to be vigilant and observe necessary precautions for their......
16:00, 06/21/2019

Ethiopia says coup attempt thwarted, military chief killed Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, announced the country’s prime minister on Sunday...
11:51, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia leader says coup attempt thwarted in regional state ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, Addis Ababa. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed told the state broadcaster overnight that his administration had thwart...
14:17, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia PM Hosts $173,000-A-Seat Fundraising Dinner To Beautify Capital More than 200 people paid an eye-watering $173,000 (150,000 euros) to attend a dinner thrown by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, to raise funds to beautify the capital Addis Ababa, state media......
03:34, 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

What are the alcohol rules for airline pilots? The arrest of an airline pilot on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol has travelers wondering about alcohol policies for commercial pilots and the screening in place to detect behavior that could endanger passengers....
15:51, 08/01/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hailed by the head of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR). ...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Sudan's military council studies African Union, Ethiopia's proposal Sudan's ruling military council said on Friday a proposal submitted by the African Union (AU) and Ethiopia received on June 27 is suitable for the resumption of talks with the opposition on a transition to democracy....
03:51, 06/29/2019

This Rock Shelter in Ethiopia May Be the Earliest Evidence of Humans Living in the Mountains Archaeologists working in the Bale Mountains of Ethiopia have uncovered the earliest evidence to date of human habitation in a high-altitude environment. Living over 11,000 feet above sea level, these early mountaineers ate rodents to survive the har...
22:34, 08/09/2019

Ethiopia to issue two telecom licenses, minority stake in monopoly: official Ethiopia will award two telecoms licenses to multinational mobile companies, a senior official said on Friday, in the first detailed announcement of the government's plans for opening one of the world's last major closed telecom markets....
11:19, 07/06/2019

LGBT tour operator faces death threats over Ethiopia trip Religious groups in Ethiopia are urging authorities to ban a trip organised by US-based travel company that caters to gay men and lesbiansAn LGBT tour operator has received death threats and hate messages on social media after launching a holiday to ...
14:17, 06/06/2019

Ethiopia's chief of staff killed in coup attempt in Amhara state Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said on Sunday....
14:51, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia says at least two senior officials killed in coup attempt in Amhara state At least two senior Ethiopian officials were killed during an attempt by an army general to seize power in Ethiopia's northern state of Amhara, state television reported on Sunday....
10:00, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia plants world-record 350 million trees in 12 hours, officials say Ethiopia planted more than 350 million trees in 12 hours on Monday in what officials believe is a world record-setting effort to combat climate change and rapid deforestation....
18:17, 07/30/2019

'Dozens' killed in foiled Ethiopia coup attempt: regional government Dozens of people were killed in fighting during a foiled coup by a rogue state militia in Ethiopia's Amhara region at the weekend, the regional government spokesman said on Wednesday, the first official report of significant clashes....
19:17, 06/26/2019

Regional power grab attempt causes rare discord in Ethiopia coalition A failed regional coup in Ethiopia has exposed rare divisions in the alliance that has dominated the country for three decades, with two of the four ethnic parties that form the ruling coalition trading insults in a public feud....
19:34, 07/12/2019

Suspected mastermind of Ethiopia coup attempt shot dead, says official Gen Asamnew Tsige accused of planning attacks that killed army chief of staff and Amhara state president A man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia’s northern Amhara state has been shot dead and a number of other plotters arrested, a senior...
20:17, 06/24/2019

Amid Ethiopia unrest, Amhara political party spokesman arrested Authorities in Ethiopia arrested on Friday the spokesman of a political party which promotes the interests of the Amhara ethnic group, the party president said....
17:00, 06/28/2019

Assassinations in Ethiopia amidst regional ‘coup’ attempt, condemned by UN chief The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional coup attempt, has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General. ...
01:00, 06/24/2019

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

A boy stole two planes for a joyride. Pilots now want to teach him how to fly The boy trespassed a small airport in Huzhou, a city in eastern China, piloting and crashing a seaplane onto a guard rail and driving another one.        ...
21:34, 07/22/2019

| Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms....
12:34, 06/25/2019

Ethiopia’s Military Chief Killed by Bodyguard Amid Failed Coup Attempt (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime minister said Sunday. The abortive coup Saturday ...
00:51, 06/24/2019

Stern Center report urges minimum wages for Ethiopia's garment workers Ethiopia's rock-bottom labor costs have attracted companies making garments for some of the world's best-known brands. Labels include H&M, Gap, Tommy Hilfiger, JC Penney and Calvin Klein....
00:34, 05/08/2019

State projects leave tens of thousands of lives in the balance in Ethiopia – study Giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations mean people in lower Omo valley face starvation and conflict, says US thinktankA giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations are “wreaking havoc” in southern Ethiopia and threaten to wipe out tens of thousands ...
11:34, 06/13/2019

Ethiopia's army chief, top regional officials killed in northern coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the regional president of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister's office said on Sunday....
14:51, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot: prime minister's press secretary Ethiopia's army chief of staff, Seare Mekonnen, has been shot, the prime minister's press secretary told Reuters early on Sunday, hours after a failed coup attempt was reported against the Amhara regional government....
05:00, 06/23/2019

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

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

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

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

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

British Airways pilots threaten first strike since the 1970s British Airways pilots have voted by a big majority to strike, escalating a pay dispute with the airline that could throw the summer travel season into disarray....
02:17, 07/24/2019

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

Ryanair's Irish pilots back industrial action over pay Ryanair's directly employed pilots in Ireland on Friday voted overwhelmingly in favor of industrial action unless the airline agrees to union pay proposals by Monday, the Forsa/IALPA trade union said....
17:34, 08/09/2019

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ethiopia’s army chief, 3 other officials killed in renegade general’s coup attempt, government says The government blamed the attack on a brigadier general who had been imprisoned for his political views by the previous government and recently granted amnesty....
15:34, 06/23/2019