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October 11, 2019, 2:05 PM

Review Panel Faults FAA, Boeing in Max Certification Report

The JATR panel cited the FAA for inadequate awareness of the function of the 737 Max's MCAS and Boeing for “undue pressures” on members of its ODA staff.

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Third-quarter deliveries from Boeing totaled 63 during the third quarter, compared with 190 a year earlier.
A321LR
Oct 7, 2019 - 4:26 PM
Portuguese flag carrier TAP Air says its long-range narrowbody lowers trip costs on its Lisbon-Washington route by 50 percent.
CAE EasyJet
Oct 7, 2019 - 1:25 PM
EasyJet has started to train pilots in CAE’s new simulator center near Gatwick Airport, where it has five dedicated full-motion devices.
A320neo
Oct 4, 2019 - 9:31 AM
A lack of qualified inspectors threatens Vietnam's FAA Category 1 status.
Oct 3, 2019 - 3:56 PM
The charges against the pilot in command of the Aeroflot SSJ100 carry a prison sentence of seven years.
Oct 3, 2019 - 2:01 PM
Political tensions in Hong Kong exacerbate airlines’ competitive challenges.
Oct 3, 2019 - 11:56 AM
Boeing and Embraer now expect the acquisition to close in early 2020 rather than this year.
Oct 3, 2019 - 10:13 AM
Korea-Japan trade tensions force several low-fare airlines from Korea to suspend service.
Oct 2, 2019 - 2:19 PM
The EU is calling for a negotiated solution and a new regime on aircraft subsidies.
Oct 2, 2019 - 10:31 AM
Indonesia’s flag carrier resumes partnership agreement with Sriwijaya Air while debts continue to accumulate.