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Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after US regulator's order

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after US regulator's order

Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the US aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice.

Boeing says optional 737 MAX alert was "not activated as intended"

Boeing says optional 737 MAX alert was "not activated as intended"

Boeing Co said an alert for angle-of-attack (AOA) sensors on its 737 MAX jets was "not activated as intended" for some customers, responding to reports it failed to tell Southwest Airlines Co and the US regulator that the optional feature was deactivated before a crash in Indonesia in October.

China to join FAA's review panel on Boeing's 737 MAX

China to join FAA's review panel on Boeing's 737 MAX

China has decided to accept an invitation to join the US Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) review panel on the Boeing 737 MAX, an official at the Chinese aviation regulator said on Tuesday.

FAA chief defends 737 MAX safety inspectors from whistleblower

FAA chief defends 737 MAX safety inspectors from whistleblower

The acting top US aviation regulator defended the Federal Aviation Administration on Friday from charges by an unnamed agency employee

Ethiopia and Indonesia crash parallels heap pressure on Boeing

Ethiopia and Indonesia crash parallels heap pressure on Boeing

Investigators into the Boeing Co 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia have found striking similarities in a vital flight angle with an airplane that came down off Indonesia, a source said, piling pressure on the world's biggest planemaker.

Boeing's safety analysis of 737 MAX flight control had crucial flaws - Seattle Times

Boeing's safety analysis of 737 MAX flight control had crucial flaws - Seattle Times

Boeing Co's safety analysis of a new flight control system on 737 MAX jets had several crucial flaws, the Seattle Times reported on Sunday.

737 MAX disaster pushes Boeing into crisis mode

737 MAX disaster pushes Boeing into crisis mode

After a second air disaster involving the 737 MAX 8, aviation giant Boeing swung into crisis mode, losing $25 billion of market capitalization and suffering a severe hit to its reputation.

US says 'no basis' to ground Boeing 737 MAX jets after crash

US says 'no basis' to ground Boeing 737 MAX jets after crash

The United States said there is "no basis" to ground Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, after a second deadly crash involving the model in less than five months prompted governments worldwide to ban the aircraft.

US regulators order improvements to Boeing jet after latest crash

US regulators order improvements to Boeing jet after latest crash

US regulators have ordered Boeing to make urgent improvements to its popular 737 Max 8 aircraft after the second deadly accident in a few months prompted the grounding of fleets around the world.

Five dead after helicopter crashes into New York river

Five dead after helicopter crashes into New York river

The Federal Aviation Administration said the Eurocopter AS350 went down near the northern end of Roosevelt Island at about 7 pm and was investigating.

Aeronautical college to acquire 14 training aircraft

Aeronautical college to acquire 14 training aircraft

Qatar Aeronautical College (QAC) has signed agreements to purchase 14 advanced aircraft for training purposes in addition to two simulators of the same aircraft type.

Palestinians tear-gassed on 10th anniversary of barrier protests

Palestinians tear-gassed on 10th anniversary of barrier protests

Palestinian, Israeli and foreign activists faced off against Israeli forces yesterdayFriday in the occupied West Bank village...