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May 16, 2017, 4:05 PM

Boeing Delivers First 737 Max 8 to Malindo Air

Milestone reached on the same day FAA clears Max program to return to full range of flight activities

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RiskChart
Apr 18, 2016 - 6:32 PM
The number of incidents involving disruptive passengers getting deplaned seems to be growing.
Apr 18, 2016 - 12:26 PM
Increases to cover all agency services, including issuance of pilots' licenses
Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 787
Apr 15, 2016 - 12:55 PM
The Department of Transportation issued a show-cause finding that approves Norwegian Air International's application to fly to the U.S.
A4A graphic
Apr 14, 2016 - 4:13 PM
Price ranked highest in importance to 86 percent of the respondents to A4A's first 'Status of Air Travel' survey in nearly two decades.
Apr 14, 2016 - 12:57 PM
Unofficial strike action by some Belgian air traffic controllers has caused hundreds of flight cancellations at Brussels.
Apr 13, 2016 - 2:56 PM
Patrick Ky, executive director of the European Aviation Safety Agency, says some aviation regulators may not have sufficient resources to enforce standards
Apr 12, 2016 - 4:25 PM
Several U.S. airlines exhibited at the Sun n Fun show, looking to tap the general aviation community for prospective new pilots.
SkyWest Airlines Embraer E175
Apr 12, 2016 - 10:55 AM
The 76-seat jet and Horizon's current fleet of Bombardier Q400 turboprops will operate alongside each other 'for the foreseeable future.'
GE9X first engine to test
Apr 11, 2016 - 1:46 PM
Compared to other engine programs, the GE9X first engine to test milestone happened earlier in the development process, GE Aviation said.
Apr 7, 2016 - 8:41 PM
The annual Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association conference will tackle the pilot and mechanic shortage and other critical issues.