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November 24, 2020, 5:54 PM

EASA Issues Proposed AD for 737 Max Return to Flight

EASA expects the Boeing 737 Max to be able to return to flight in Europe in mid-January.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
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The Worldwide Slot Board says air transport cannot recover from the Covid-19 pandemic without changes to 'use-them-or-loose-them' slot allocation rules.
Nov 26, 2020 - 4:49 AM
Brazil's ANAC aviation authority is adopting FAA's airworthiness directive to allow the Boeing 737 Max airline to resume operations.
Nov 25, 2020 - 10:46 AM
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Nov 25, 2020 - 10:07 AM
JetBlue Airways is the first carrier to purchase carbon offset credits through IATA's new trading platform.
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Nov 24, 2020 - 5:54 PM
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Nov 24, 2020 - 1:12 PM
Former IAG boss Willie Walsh will succeed IATA DG Alexandre de Juniac to steer the industry through the Covid crisis with renewed focus on the environment.
Nov 23, 2020 - 12:35 PM
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Nov 19, 2020 - 3:57 PM
The Covid pandemic makes for a “pretty casual decision” on the timing of Southwest Airlines’ resumption of 737 Max 8 operations.
Nov 19, 2020 - 9:11 AM
The UK government is investing almost $28 million to encourage development of sustainable aviation fuel use.
Nov 19, 2020 - 9:03 AM
Etihad’s plan to start services to Tel Aviv on March 28 heralds a codeshare deal, MRO collaboration and cooperation on cargo services.