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Ethiopian Airlines questions Boeing's 'aggressive' software  Reuters

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines has rejected media reports that optional equipment for Boeing 737 MAX planes was critical ...


Wi-Fi on Planes? A ‘Disaster,’ Says Bernard-Henri Lévy.  The New York Times

The philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy has been a fixture on French television screens for decades. His commentary has been mocked, criticized, supported and ...


Boeing 737 Max crash: planes lacked safety upgrades  Vox.com

Some safety features are considered "optional" upgrades, putting people who can't afford them at risk.


Automation of Planes Began 9 Years After the Wright Bros Took Flight—But It Still Leads to Baffling Disasters  History

The first successful airplane pilot, Wilbur Wright, flew his 1903 craft by lying on his stomach, pushing and pulling levers as the wind swept over his head.


Boeing Planes Are Grounded in U.S. After Days of Pressure  The New York Times

After days of mounting pressure, the United States grounded Boeing's 737 Max aircraft on Wednesday, reversing an earlier decision in which American ...


India's Jet grounds seven more planes amid shutdown fears  Yahoo News

India's debt-laden Jet Airways has grounded seven more planes after failing to pay for its aircraft leases, heaping pressure on its founder as a ballooning crisis ...


Russian air force planes land in Venezuela carrying troops: report  Reuters

Two Russian air force planes landed in Venezuela's main airport on Saturday carrying a Russian defense official and nearly 100 troops, according to a local ...


Why the 737 That Crashed Is Boeing's Best-Selling Plane Ever  New York Times

The way we fly has transformed over the last 30 years. Jumbo jets are losing favor and being replaced by planes like the Boeing 737: smaller, fuel-efficient ...


Flight attendants urge carriers to ground Boeing 737 Max planes after crash  CNBC

U.S. flight attendants and ground crews urged their airlines to take their Boeing 737 Max airplanes out of *service* after other carriers around the world suspended ...


With Planes Grounded, Boeing Considers Its Next Steps  NPR

The FAA has ordered airlines to stop flying certain Boeing models after two crashes. Boeing is still making the planes but they're not going to customers and a ...


4 Times Before the Boeing 737 Max 8 That Plane Automation Software Went Haywire  Popular Mechanics

The Boeing 737 Max 8 isn't the only plane that's had these issues.


Boeing 737 Max, Involved In 2 Crashes, Is Fastest-Selling Plane In Company's History  NPR

The model has been involved in two deadly crashes in less than five months. An analyst says the crashes are unlikely to drastically affect Boeing's sales since ...


US and Canada are the only two nations still flying many Boeing 737 Max planes  CNN

A raft of nations have temporarily suspended Boeing 737 Max flights after the fatal plane crash in Ethiopia but the United States and Canada are still flying a ...


When Airbnb goes bad, grounded planes and limiting doctor visits: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet  CBC News

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including what happens when Airbnb goes bad, safety features on ...


India Taps Indebted Jet Airways’s Rivals to Take Over Planes  Bloomberg

India is mulling options to save jobs at Jet Airways India Ltd. including asking low-cost carrier SpiceJet Ltd. to consider taking over some of the debt-laden ...


Uber-For-Planes Startup BlackBird Raises $10 Million To Replace Road Trips With Flying Private  Forbes

BlackBird wants to make flying in a private plane a cheap alternative to driving.


Jet Airways grounds seven more planes as crisis deepens  The Hindu

Jet Airways grounded seven more aircraft on Saturday amid deeping crisis over non-payment of lease rentals. This takes the total number of planes grounded to ...


Trump grounds Boeing 787 Max 8 and 9 planes after Ethiopian Airlines crash  Vox.com

The United States will follow much of the rest of the world in grounding Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 jets after the models were involved in two deadly plane crashes ...


32 Tips for Surviving (and Parenting) Crying Babies on Planes  The New York Times

Flying with an unhappy child is no fun for anyone, everyone knows that. But it wasn't until I asked you for your tips, tricks and traumatic tales of babies on planes, ...


Confirmed: Planes Are Getting Vaulted With 'Fortnite' Season 8  Forbes

Epic games confirms that the largely unpopular planes are getting vaulted with Season 8 of 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'.


What it was like to be on a plane when the Max 8 ban was announced  CNN

As a passenger landed Wednesday after flying on a Boeing 737 Max 8 plane, he and his family exhaled in relief. Jeff Brody's wife had been nervous about being ...


Jet engines get planes in the sky, but software keeps them safe  Popular Science

Even before the crash in Ethiopia, Boeing had been working on a software update.


Ceremony held to mark switch of government planes  NHK WORLD

The Japanese government aircraft will be taken out of *service* at the end of this month. A ceremony was held on Sunday to mark the switch to the new planes.


China and Indonesia ground all Boeing 737 MAX-8s after Ethiopia crash  CNBC

China, Indonesia, and Ethiopia grounded their Boeing 737 MAX-8 fleets on Monday while investigators found the black box from a crash that killed 157 people ...


Security threat at SFO temporarily closes terminal, grounds planes  KTVU San Francisco

Security lines swelled and United Airlines flights at SFO's Terminal 3 were grounded Saturday morning after a security issue involving a loaded magazine.


Jet Airways grounds planes as crisis grows  BBC News

Indian carrier Jet Airways has grounded a further six aircraft amid a deepening crisis. The beleaguered company has been struggling under the weight of debts ...


China Closes In on Plane Order From Africa Amid Overseas Push  Bloomberg

Chinese planemaker Comac is nearing an order from an airline in Ghana, a rare advance overseas for the state-owned company as it attempts to become a real ...


Southwest Airlines sues mechanics' union over grounded planes  CNBC

Southwest Airlines alleged its mechanics' union is encouraging the workers to purposefully write up minor maintenance issues in order keep jets out of *service* ...


US Air Force says Boeing has 'severe situation' after trash found on refueling planes  CNN

In a blistering attack on Boeing, the Air Force's top acquisition official said the company has a "severe situation" with flawed inspections of its new KC-46 air ...


Trump on Tech: Planes Are ‘Too Complex to Fly,’ and ‘What Is Digital?’  The New York Times

Experts cite the need to bolster the nation's infrastructure and science initiatives, but President Trump has often embraced a 1950s approach to technology.


Air Force Halts Tanker Deliveries After Finding Planes Are Full of Trash  Popular Mechanics

New KC-46A tankers *fresh* off the assembly line were found with “loose tools” and “bits of debris” in them left behind from the manufacturing process. In response ...


Trump’s tweet about Boeing 737 Max 8 planes, debunked with charts  Vox.com

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump responded to news that a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet crashed in Ethiopia on Sunday not by offering condolences to the families ...


Trump: Bad Plane Sucks, My Plane Good  Splinter

President Donald Trump, a 72 year old man who does not use email and yearns for the days of the steam engine, has had a rough go of it with planes recently.


Vintage plane once used in Alaska soon to become bar, tours Times Square  KTUU.com

A vintage plane that went from flying passengers in the 1950s to running drugs in the 1970s has visited Times Square before its next transformation into a ...


Data and Voice Recorders Are Recovered in Ethiopian Airlines Crash  The New York Times

Many airlines have decided not to fly the Boeing 737 Max 8 after that model crashed in Ethiopia on Sunday, months after a similar Lion Air crash off Indonesia.


Trump grounds Boeing Air 737 Max planes  CNN

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Change to 737 MAX controls may have imperiled planes, experts say  Reuters

Much like tapping the brake pedal in a car to disengage cruise control, a sharp tug on the controls of older models of Boeing Co's 737 used to shut off an ...


Boeing planes grounded at Tampa International Airport  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - Passengers at Tampa International Airport were forced to rearrange their travel plans after the Federal Aviation Administration ordered ...


That time American planes fought American planes  NavyTimes.com

Feb. 25 marks the anniversary of the 1933 launching of America's first real aircraft carrier, the Ranger. Nine years later, the flattop fought one of the most ironic ...


Planes flip over at Texas airport during strong winds  Fox News

Thunderstorms swept Grand Prairie, Texas, early Wednesday morning, with wind gusts over 80 mph ravaging the landscape, knocking out power for thousands ...


Air Force to buy handful of light-attack planes, but will a bigger program follow?  DefenseNews.com

The *service* will buy a couple of AT-6s and A-29s for further demos, says the *service's* top general.


Which airlines are still flying Boeing 737 MAX?  CNN

Airlines in multiple countries have suspended the use of Boeing's new 737 MAX aircraft amid concerns over its safety, after an Ethiopian Airlines flight of the ...


Boeing downplayed 737 MAX software risks, self-certified much of plane's safety  Ars Technica

On Sunday, Ethiopia's transport minister announced that information recovered from flight data recorders aboard the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 ...


Travelers impacted by Boeing planes being grounded at BWI  WBAL TV Baltimore

Four of the Boeing 737 Max 8 planes that are owned by Southwest Airlines are parked away from the gates as things are returning to normal at ...


Edmonton travellers still delayed due to grounded 737 Max planes  CBC News

The grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in Canada is still causing disruptions and delays for travellers, including a family from Edmonton whose trip to Hawaii ...


Brazil flights: Why pilots flying to the Amazon lie about where planes land  NEWS.com.au

It was the routine flight over the depths of the Amazon rainforest that pilot Jeziel Barbosa de Moura had done many times before. But 25 minutes in to the almost ...


Several US-registered planes in Guyana grounded for records inspection  Demerara Waves Online News Guyana

All privately-owned United States (US)-registered aircraft authorised to operate non-commercial flights in Guyana have been grounded to allow the Guyana Civil ...


Small plane crashes, catches fire near Loveland; no fatalities reported  FOX 31 Denver

LOVELAND, Colo. -- Firefighters responded to a plane crash near Boyd Lake in the Loveland area shortly before 10:45 a.m. Saturday. The small, single-engine ...


Ethiopian Airlines plane crash: Live updates  CNN

An Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Nairobi, Kenya, crashed soon after taking off on Sunday morning, killing all 157 people on board.


When DGCA grounded planes for safety reasons - Banned on plane grounds  Economic Times

The Indian aviation regulator on March 12 joined other countries in grounding the Boeing 737 Max aircraft, following the Ethiopian Airlines crash last week.


Did Pakistan use its Chinese JF-17 jets to shoot down Indian planes?  South China Morning Post

Shares in JF-17 maker's sister company surge after former Pakistani officer's tweet claiming the jets were used in Kashmir flare-up – which, if confirmed, would ...


NTSB closes book on 2017 Methuen plane crash  Boston Herald

Investigators said a single-engine plane crash into a Methuen condominium building two years ago was likely caused by improperly secured oil and fuel line ...


Southwest Airlines planes clip wings at Newark International Airport today; no injuries  CBS News

A taxiing Southwest Airlines plane clipped wings with a parked aircraft at Newark Liberty International Airport on Saturday, the company said in a statement.


Amazon Air cargo plane operated by Atlas crashes in Texas, killing 3 on board  TechCrunch

An Atlas cargo plane flying on behalf of Amazon Air — Amazon's own freight delivery *service* that competes with FedEx and UPS, among others — has crashed ...


‘Bomb cyclone,’ grounded Boeing planes create travel nightmare in US  WBRC

A "bomb cyclone" slammed the Midwest on Wednesday, bringing hurricane force winds and blizzard conditions. And three days after a Boeing 737 Max airplane ...


Trump aides back selling F-16 fighter planes to Taiwan, sources say  The Straits Times

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - The Trump administration has given tacit approval to Taiwan's request to buy more than 60 F-16 fighter jets, according to ...


The U.S. hasn't had a fatal commercial plane crash in 10 years. Here's why  CNBC

In 2009, a Continental Connection flight run by Colgan Air crashed into a home outside of Buffalo, New York. The following investigation and revelations from the ...


Plane crashes near homes in northwest Georgia, killing pilot  WSB Atlanta

Gordon County, Ga. - Officials say a small aircraft crashed in Gordon County on Saturday afternoon, killing the pilot. The plane went down shortly after takeoff ...


Best headphones for plane travel in 2019  iMore

Ideally, you'll want some kind of headphones that block out ambient airplane noise when you fly. Here are some of your best options.


Air-Breathing Rocket Engine Promises Future Space Planes  Hackaday

If you are a certain age, you probably remember the promise of supersonic transports. The Concorde took less than 4 hours to go across the Atlantic, but it ...


Here is what happens when you try to open a plane door mid-flight  Detroit Free Press

The possibility of opening a plane door depends on the air pressure as the plane's elevation changes.


Trump grounds Boeing plane, but can't move on from John McCain  Fox News

President Trump is picking a whole lot of fights in recent days, including one with a dead senator.


Constable: How a suburban couple survived world's worst plane disaster  Chicago Daily Herald

Northbrook vacationers Caroline and Warren Hopkins survived the world's worst aviation disaster on March 27, 1977, with a miraculous escape from the ...


Plane catches fire after landing gear fails to open properly  Fox News

An Iran Air plane caught fire while landing at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday night.


The Plane That Stopped Japan: Meet the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk  The National Interest Online

During the first year of American participation in World War II, the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk (Kittyhawk or Tomahawk to the British) came to symbolize the United ...


Hey M.I.T. -- Fly My Plane. Please.  Forbes

Are airplanes "too complex"? Should M.I.T. stay out of it? Our Scientist-In-Chief chimes in on airline safety.


Boarding plane, Netanyahu touts 'best ever relations with U.S. president'  The Jerusalem Post

The PM is scheduled to meet Trump twice on his four-day visit, a working meeting on Monday and a dinner on Tuesday.


Plane Safety Is A Shared Responsibility, Former FAA Administrator Says  NPR

As the Federal Aviation Administration comes under increasing criticism for its relationship with Boeing, Steve Inskeep talks to Michael Huerta, the last ...


An Amazon Air plane crashed in February, killing all 3 people on board. Weeks earlier, several pilots said the  Business Insider India

An Amazon Air plane called CustomAir Obsession crashed on February 23, killing all three people on board. The cause of the crash remains unknown.


Flight secrets: Pilot reveals what he is MOST afraid of when flying a plane  Express

FLIGHTS can be nerve-wracking for many travellers but it is comforting to think that the pilots know exactly what they are doing and that you are in safe hands.


2 ‘Unruly Passengers’ Prompt LAX-Bound Plane’s Midflight Return to Honolulu  KTLA Los Angeles

A Hawaiian Airlines plane headed to Los Angeles had to turn around midflight due to two "unruly passengers" on Tuesday. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 ...


IndiGo To take delivery of 25 A321 planes; sets sights overseas  Economic Times

This is part of the 48 plane deliveries the airline is expecting this year. The rest would be Airbus A320neos, said Willy Boulter, chief commercial officer of IndiGo.


Saudi plane turns around after mother forgets baby at airport  The Guardian

'May God be with us. Can we come back?' says pilot during midair emergency.


Malaysia may buy China-made planes if hit by EU palm oil ban, says PM  Free Malaysia Today

Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the country does not need sophisticated jets as 'we only need Cessna planes'.


Two confirmed dead in 'tragic' North Island plane crash  Newshub

Two people are confirmed dead after a plane crashed in the central North Island. They were both flying instructors employed by the Ardmore Flying School.


United Express plane missed runway entirely at Maine airport, report indicates  Fox News

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says a United Express regional jet didn't slide off a runway in Maine — it missed the runway altogether.


Pilot hospitalized after plane crash near Deming  KFOX El Paso

New Mexico State Police are investigating a single plane crash between Deming and Columbus. A spokesperson tells KFOX14 that a plane went down on a ...


Girl, 15, ‘booted off Spirit Airlines plane because of overbooking as mum sat at back unaware until m  The Sun

A MUM is suing an airline after her daughter was booted off a flight just minutes before takeoff - while she stayed on the plane completely unaware the girl was ...


UK to buy five Boeing surveillance planes for $2bn  Financial Times

The UK is to buy five new surveillance planes from the US aircraft manufacturer Boeing in a deal worth almost $2bn, the British Ministry of Defence announced ...


IndiGo to add 25 Airbus A321neo planes to fleet over next one year  Livemint

Istanbul: Even as domestic airlines struggle to cope with the grounding of Boeing aircraft, IndiGo, India's largest carrier, is preparing to take delivery of 25 ...


Tech billionaires and their lavish private planes  INSIDER

Having a private jet for quick and easy travel are valuable for high-powered executives and investors.


Passenger Forces Bangladesh Plane to Land and Is Fatally Shot  The New York Times

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Special forces troops stormed a plane on the tarmac of a Bangladesh airport on Sunday, fatally shooting a passenger who sought to ...


Jet Airways cancels flights as four more planes are grounded by lessors  Livemint

Mumbai: Cash-strapped Jet Airways (India) Ltd said lessors had grounded four more planes on Monday because of non-payment of dues, taking the total ...


Family and friends remember the Calgary man killed in the Ethiopian plane crash  CityNews Calgary

535 7th Ave SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 0Y4 © 2006-2019 Rogers Media. All rights reserved. Create a new password. We've sent an email with instructions to ...


Adding complex safety systems to planes could make flying more dangerous: pilot  CBC.ca

The Ethiopian Airlines crash has focused global scrutiny on safety features on the now-grounded Boeing 737 Max 8. Chris Clearfield, a pilot and expert on the ...


Here are the most common reasons planes crash  INSIDER

Planes rarely crash due to a single factor. Rather, a plane crash is usually the culmination of a series of factors.


CIA Linked Plane Makes Brief Trip To Venezuela As American Diplomats Evacuate  The Drive

A Lockheed L-100-30 cargo aircraft linked to the Central Intelligence Agency appears to have landed in Venezuela's capital Caracas amid an increasingly ...


Pakistani Military Says It Downed Two Indian Warplanes, Capturing Pilot  The New York Times

NEW DELHI — Pakistan said Wednesday that it downed two Indian fighter jets and captured a pilot, escalating hostilities between the nuclear-armed neighbors ...


Plane makes emergency landing in middle of Cushing street  KOCO Oklahoma City

A small plane made an emergency landing Friday night in the middle of a street in a northeast Oklahoma town. Shortly after 10 p.m., a Cessna heading from ...


Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Smashes Wing in Turbulent, Vomit-Inducing Failed Landing  The Drive

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 made three failed landing attempts in high winds on Monday, causing widespread air sickness and scraping a wing on the ...


Landing Gear Collapses, Plane Leaves Runway at Meacham International Airport: FAA  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The pilot and sole occupant of a twin-engine plane escaped injury Friday afternoon when the aircraft went off the runway after landing at Meacham International ...


Thousands of gallons of fuel spilled at Lunken Airport in plane refueling mishap  Cincinnati.com

An estimated 3,000 gallons of fuel spilled Friday at Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport. The fuel spilled "as the result of a mishap during the refueling of a plane ...


News Brief: Boeing Plane Crash, Trump Budget, ISIS Territory  NPR

An Ethiopian Airlines crash raises concerns about a Boeing airliner. The White House's proposed budget reflects Trump's priorities. U.S. backed forces close in ...


Man in deadly Lakeway plane crash has long recovery  KEYE TV CBS Austin

The wife of the pilot in the deadly Lakeway plane crash says her husband won't be able to walk for six weeks and has a long road to recovery. Scott Nelson was ...


NTSB recovers flight data recorder from cargo plane crash near Houston  CNN

The flight data recorder is now being transported to the National Transportation Safety Board labs in Washington for evaluation.


Woman Tries to Open Plane Door On Flight to Detroit, Gets Restrained By Passengers  Newsweek

A woman who tried to open an emergency exit door on a plane flying into Detroit yesterday was restrained by other passengers and arrested after the aircraft ...


Suspicion and strife strain Ethiopian plane crash probe  Reuters

ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) - At the headquarters of the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority, a paper sign balanced above room 107 and a threadbare square ...


Two Occupants Safe After Canadian Lakes Plane Crash  9&10 News

Two people are safe after a plane crash in Mecosta county. Troopers say they were dispatched to the Canadian Lakes Runway at 10:38 a.m. Saturday. Pictures ...


Drone 'reduced safety' of passenger plane near Southend  BBC News

An investigation found safety had been "much reduced" during the incident near Southend.


Reception held to honor Berkshire County woman who died in Ethiopian plane crash  WWLP.com

A memorial *service* was held Saturday afternoon for the Berkshire County woman who died in the Ethiopian plane crash earlier this month.


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