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US airlines operating in Pakistan airspace face risk from 'extremist activity', warns Federal Aviation Administration
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US airlines operating in Pakistan airspace face risk from 'extremist activity', warns Federal Aviation Administration

US aviation regulator FAA on Thursday warned America's airlines and their pilots that there is risk involved in operating flights in Pakistan airspace due to "extremist or militant activity", according to an official document.

US aviation body wants to start tracking drones' locations flying in US airspace at all times
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US aviation body wants to start tracking drones' locations flying in US airspace at all times

The new regulations require all registered drones within 36 months to begin carrying a specific type of remote identification system that broadcasts over the internet.

New Boeing 737 MAX documents show 'very disturbing' picture about safety issues, says official
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New Boeing 737 MAX documents show 'very disturbing' picture about safety issues, says official

The latest revelations make it clear that despite shaking up its leadership, Boeing will continue to face questions well into 2020 over the actions that led to the crashes as it tries to win approval to return the MAX to service and to restore its damaged reputatio

Boeing fires CEO Muilenburg to restore confidence amid 737 crisis, Chairman David Calhoun to take over
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Boeing fires CEO Muilenburg to restore confidence amid 737 crisis, Chairman David Calhoun to take over

By keeping Muilenburg as long as it did, some experts say Boeing ignored part of the crisis communications playbook

FAA bans recalled 15-inch MacBook Pros with Retina Display from flights citing battery risk
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FAA bans recalled 15-inch MacBook Pros with Retina Display from flights citing battery risk

The 2015 MacBook Pro with Retina Display had issues with the battery and a lot of them were recalled and had their batteries replaced

New software glitch in Max 737 is pushing aircraft's nose down; Boeing says working on fix to reduce 'pilot workload'
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New software glitch in Max 737 is pushing aircraft's nose down; Boeing says working on fix to reduce 'pilot workload'

A new software glitch has been found in the Boeing 737 Max that could push the plane's nose down automatically, delaying the plane's return to flying.

Global airlines want joint lifting of Boeing 737 MAX ban, say rift between regulators 'not in anyone's interest'
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Global airlines want joint lifting of Boeing 737 MAX ban, say rift between regulators 'not in anyone's interest'

Boeing’s best-selling jet was grounded in March after two crashes over five months killed a total of 346 people.

FAA plans for Boeing's 737 MAX to fly outside US as aviation regulators consider when aircraft can resume service
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FAA plans for Boeing's 737 MAX to fly outside US as aviation regulators consider when aircraft can resume service

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has said repeatedly that there was no design flaw in the 737 MAX, and has described changes to the MCAS system as an "update" rather than a fix.

Boeing finally acknowledges defects in 737 MAX simulator software used to train pilots
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Boeing finally acknowledges defects in 737 MAX simulator software used to train pilots

Boeing 737 MAX planes have been grounded around the world, awaiting approval from regulators.

Boeing says 737 MAX software update is complete; fix needs approval from US, international regulators
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Boeing says 737 MAX software update is complete; fix needs approval from US, international regulators

Boeing said it has flown 737 MAX with updated software for the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System for more than 360 hours on 207 flights.

US FAA bans low flights over Venezuela citing 'political instability' as Juan Guaido makes strongest call yet to oust president
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US FAA bans low flights over Venezuela citing 'political instability' as Juan Guaido makes strongest call yet to oust president

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting US air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Venezuela’s airspace until further notice, citing “increasing political instability and tensions”.

SpiceJet to cancel 35 flights today after India grounds all Boeing 737 Max aircraft; to set up cell to deal with passenger grievances
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SpiceJet to cancel 35 flights today after India grounds all Boeing 737 Max aircraft; to set up cell to deal with passenger grievances

SpiceJet said, a majority of passengers affected as a result of these cancellations have been accommodated on alternate flights

Donald Trump confirms US grounding Boeing 737 Max 8, 9 after Ethiopia crash, 'effective immediately'
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Donald Trump confirms US grounding Boeing 737 Max 8, 9 after Ethiopia crash, 'effective immediately'

The US is issuing an emergency order Wednesday grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft "effective immediately," in the wake of the crash of an Ethiopian Airliner that killed 157 people, President Donald Trump said.

Ethiopian Airlines crash: Boeing says it has full confidence in safety of 737 MAX as more countries ground aircraft model
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Ethiopian Airlines crash: Boeing says it has full confidence in safety of 737 MAX as more countries ground aircraft model

Boeing stated that the US Federal Aviation Administration is not mandating any further action at this time, and based on the information, it does not have any basis to issue new guidance to operators.

Ethiopian Airlines crash: US Federal Aviation Administration faces mounting criticism for backing airworthiness of Boeing's 737 Max jets
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Ethiopian Airlines crash: US Federal Aviation Administration faces mounting criticism for backing airworthiness of Boeing's 737 Max jets

The rest of the world typically takes it cues from the FAA, long considered the world's gold standard for aircraft safety.

Lion Air crash fallout: DGCA monitors Boeing 737 MAX planes on daily basis; issues advisories to Jet Airways, SpiceJet
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Lion Air crash fallout: DGCA monitors Boeing 737 MAX planes on daily basis; issues advisories to Jet Airways, SpiceJet

DGCA is monitoring on a daily basis the performance of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft apart from putting in place various measures to ensure there are no safety issues with these planes

Florida plane crash: US authorities probe mid-air collision which killed Indian trainee pilot, three others
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Florida plane crash: US authorities probe mid-air collision which killed Indian trainee pilot, three others

Police and aviation authorities in Florida's Miami-Dade are scouring a swampy grassland for clues to help explain what caused the midair collision between two small aircraft in which an Indian woman trainee pilot and three others were killed.

Non-stop Air India flights to the US to get additional security measures for electronic devices
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Non-stop Air India flights to the US to get additional security measures for electronic devices

A senior security officer said that due to some changes in the US rules, personal electronic devices have to undergo the electronic trace detection.

Aircraft makes emergency landing at California's Fresno-Yosemite airport after smoke fills passenger cabin
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Aircraft makes emergency landing at California's Fresno-Yosemite airport after smoke fills passenger cabin

Smoke filled the cabin of an Allegiant Air jet after it landed at a California airport on Monday, forcing coughing passengers to cover their faces with shirts and firefighters to board the plane