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737 MAX cleared to fly again in US

737 MAX cleared to fly again in US

In what is the most significant update for the troubled jet, the FAA has cleared Boeing's 737 MAX to fly again, 20 months after the fleet was grounded globally following two fatal crashes.

FAA issues emergency directive on 2,000 Boeing 737 NG, Classic planes

FAA issues emergency directive on 2,000 Boeing 737 NG, Classic planes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday issued an emergency airworthiness directive for 2,000 US-registered Boeing 737 NG and Classic aircraft that have been in storage, warning they could have corrosion

Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash counselled by FAA after 2015 incident

Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash counselled by FAA after 2015 incident

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) faulted the pilot of the helicopter that crashed in January killing basketball great Kobe Bryant and eight others for violating flight rules in a 2015 incident.

Airlines re-route or cancel flights around Iraq, Iran

Airlines re-route or cancel flights around Iraq, Iran

Major airlines cancelled Iran and Iraq flights on Wednesday and re-routed others away from both countries' airspace, following an Iranian missile strike on United States-led forces in Iraq.

India weighs tougher rules for Boeing 737 MAX on return to flying

India weighs tougher rules for Boeing 737 MAX on return to flying

India is considering setting an experience threshold for pilots who fly Boeing's 737 MAX planes, as it moves to ensure safety once the aircraft returns to service, a senior official of the air safety regulator told Reuters.

Boeing makes progress on 737 MAX, but FAA needs weeks to review

Boeing makes progress on 737 MAX, but FAA needs weeks to review

Boeing Co is making progress toward getting its 737 MAX aircraft in the air again but the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will need at least several more weeks for review, FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said ...

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.