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FAA orders United Airlines to inspect Boeing 777s after emergency

22 Feb 2021

FAA orders United Airlines to inspect Boeing 777s after emergency

Federal aviation regulators have ordered United Airlines to step up inspections of all Boeing 777s equipped with the type of engine that suffered a catastrophic failure over Denver on Saturday.

Starship explosion prompts FAA to investigate SpaceX for license violations

30 Jan 2021

Starship explosion prompts FAA to investigate SpaceX for license violations

Elon Musk's Mars mission has hit a regulatory hurdle. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has launched a probe into the failed December landing of the Starship prototype.

Citing threats, United States asks airlines to avoid Pakistani airspace

03 Jan 2020

Citing threats, United States asks airlines to avoid Pakistani airspace

The United States has asked all its airlines and pilots to be careful while using Pakistani airspace due to "extremist or militant activity".

MEA spent Rs. 10 lakh on Modi's book launch: RTI

04 Dec 2019

MEA spent Rs. 10 lakh on Modi's book launch: RTI

The Ministry of External Affairs has been chided for delaying the response to an RTI seeking information about the 2018 launch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book 'Exam Warriors'.

Newark-Mumbai flights suspended by United Airlines: Here's why

21 Jun 2019

Newark-Mumbai flights suspended by United Airlines: Here's why

United Airlines has decided to suspend its flights between New Jersey's Newark airport and Mumbai, which fly through Iranian airspace, over safety concerns.

Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

20 Apr 2019

Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

A global team of experts will begin reviewing next week how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was approved by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Boeing suspends 737 MAX deliveries as France probes black boxes

15 Mar 2019

Boeing suspends 737 MAX deliveries as France probes black boxes

US aerospace giant Boeing said it was suspending deliveries of its top-selling 737 MAX as French investigators took delivery of the black boxes from the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 passengers and crew.

'No basis' to ground Boeing 737 MAX, says US regulator

13 Mar 2019

'No basis' to ground Boeing 737 MAX, says US regulator

The US aviation regulator said yesterday that there is "no basis" for grounding Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft, one of which was involved in a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people on Sunday.

US to take 'immediate' action on Boeing-jet if needed: Official

12 Mar 2019

US to take 'immediate' action on Boeing-jet if needed: Official

US federal aviation authorities yesterday said that they will order Boeing to modify its 737 MAX 8 aircraft, including anti-stalling software and maneuvering system updates, after two of the planes crashed in five months.

DGCA directs Jet, SpiceJet to address issues with Boeing-737 MAX

08 Nov 2018

DGCA directs Jet, SpiceJet to address issues with Boeing-737 MAX

Following the Lion Air crash, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked SpiceJet and Jet Airways to address possible issues with their Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

Laptops pose fire-hazard in checked baggage; should be banned: Report

24 Oct 2017

Laptops pose fire-hazard in checked baggage; should be banned: Report

Global airlines are likely to ban laptops, tablets, and other personal electronic devices in checked baggage following a proposal by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Air India flight stopped in US over missing seat-belt tags

06 Aug 2017

Air India flight stopped in US over missing seat-belt tags

In yet another embarrassment for Air India, one of its flights which was scheduled to take-off from Chicago for India was stopped over missing seat belt tag numbers.

Japan to finalize plans on drone-based delivery and self-driving trucks

10 Jun 2017

Japan to finalize plans on drone-based delivery and self-driving trucks

Japan is poised to finalize its strategy on self-driving trucks and drones as it looks to add a futuristic touch to its commercial sector.

Note 7 recall did not affect Samsung brand

21 Nov 2016

Note 7 recall did not affect Samsung brand

A recently released Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll stated that the recall of Samsung's Note 7 phone did little to dent the company's brand image.

Now a Samsung S7 phone explodes in Canada

17 Nov 2016

Now a Samsung S7 phone explodes in Canada

According to reports, a man in Canada, Amarjit Mann felt his pocket warm up while driving.

Samsung looks for 'fresh start' after Note7 saga

01 Nov 2016

Samsung looks for 'fresh start' after Note7 saga

In a statement, Samsung's co-chief executive officer Kwon Oh-hyun, said the company sought to make a fresh start after the Note7 fiasco.

Now, Note 7 exchange counters at US airports

19 Oct 2016

Now, Note 7 exchange counters at US airports

In an attempt to expedite the recall of its defective Note 7 phones, Samsung has now set up Note 7 exchange counters at busy airports in the US.

Samsung asks users to switch-off Note 7

11 Oct 2016

Samsung asks users to switch-off Note 7

Samsung Electronics has asked users of the Note 7 to switch-off their devices amid growing concerns of the fire hazard that the device poses.

Samsung reportedly halts production for Note 7

10 Oct 2016

Samsung reportedly halts production for Note 7

In the midst of its phone-crisis, reports suggest Samsung has temporarily halted production of Galaxy Note7 models.

Samsung disinvests to deal with 'Recall Burn'

19 Sep 2016

Samsung disinvests to deal with 'Recall Burn'

In what is being recognized as the smartphone industry's largest recall ever, Samsung Electronics Co. is disinvesting its stakes in other companies to raise money.

Your weekly wrap

12 Sep 2016

Your weekly wrap

This week the world got a new 'Richest Man', in the form of an obscure Spanish businessman.

US FAA issues warning against Note 7

09 Sep 2016

US FAA issues warning against Note 7

Taking note of the risks posed by charging Samsung Galaxy Note 7s, the US Federal Aviation Authority has issued warnings against charging the phones aboard flights.

Samsung Note 7 recall to cost estimated $1 billion

05 Sep 2016

Samsung Note 7 recall to cost estimated $1 billion

Experts have assessed that Samsung would incur a cost of approximately $1 billion to recall and replace all the Samsung Note 7s it has distributed.

Samsung summons back Note 7s over battery issue

03 Sep 2016

Samsung summons back Note 7s over battery issue

Samsung Electronics has recalled its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone over a faulty battery issue after several complaints.