US-Iran tensions: Commercial airlines reroute flights crossing West Asia to avoid danger amid escalating conflict
Commercial airlines on Wednesday rerouted flights crossing the West Asia to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran.
FAA bans American carriers from operating in Tehran-controlled airspace due to 'heightened military activities'; United Airlines suspends NY/Newark-Mumbai service
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) warning pilots that flights are not permitted in the overwater area of the Tehran Flight Information Region until further notice, due to heightened military activities and increased political tensions in the region.
The development has come just two weeks after the company acknowledged that it had to correct defects in its 737 MAX flight stimulator, which are used to train pilots.
Boeing reshuffles top engineers amid 737 MAX crisis; 300 models grounded, delivery of about 5,000 planes on hold
Boeing shares rose 0.3 percent on Tuesday, to close at $373.43. They are still down more than 11 percent since the crash in Ethiopia, wiping out over $25 billion off its market share.
Ethiopian Airlines crash: France starts investigation into Boeing 737 MAX black boxes, company halts deliveries of aircraft
The MAX has been grounded worldwide following the disaster — the second involving the model in five months — and the fallout has left the company, regulators and airlines scrambling to respond.
Pilot of ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines plane requested permission to return to airport minutes after taking off: Report
An airline spokesman has said pilot of the Ethiopian Airlines plane was given permission to return. But the plane crashed minutes later, outside Addis Ababa, killing all 157 on board
Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air plane crash: Anti-stalling system on Boeing's 737 Max 8 under scanner as countries ground aircraft
Boeing has described the Max series as its fastest-selling family of planes, with more than 5,000 orders placed to date from about 100 customers.
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.
Ethiopian Airlines crash: US says Boeing 737 MAX safe to fly while China, Indonesia ground fleet; investigators find two black boxes
The United States told airlines it was safe to fly 737 MAX 8 planes on Monday as investigators found two black box recorders that will help piece together the final moments of an Ethiopian Airlines jet before it plunged to the ground on Sunday.
China orders domestic airlines to ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft after Ethiopian Airlines crash
Noting the "similarities" between the two accidents, China's civil aviation administration said domestic airlines had until 6:00 pm local time to ground all 737 MAX 8 aircraft.
Indonesia Lion Air crash: US aviation regulator orders airlines operating Boeing 377 Max to update training, manuals
Boeing Co said in a statement that it had alerted pilots to the issue. The FAA said it was mandating that airlines follow the Boeing bulletin. The US planemaker said investigators probing the Lion Air crash off the coast of Indonesia, in which all 189 on board were killed, had found that one of the "angle of attack" sensors on the Boeing 737 MAX jet had provided erroneous data.
A day after his proposal that in-flight phone calls be allowed on airliners, the head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said...
Airline passengers will soon be able to use electronic devices throughout their entire flight after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration ...
As of now there is no clarity on when the Dreamliners will be back in service. Boeing has to satisfy everyone with safety standards.
The US Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it would temporarily ground Boeing Co's 787s after a second incident involving battery failures caused one of the Dreamliner passenger jets to make an emergency landing in Japan.