Boeing 737 MAX

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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.

#EthiopianPlaneCrash: Witnesses say plane smoked, trembled before meeting its end

13 Mar 2019

#EthiopianPlaneCrash: Witnesses say plane smoked, trembled before meeting its end

Ethiopian Airlines plane, which killed all aboard, was emitting white smoke and trembling before it went into a million pieces ahead of its crash on Sunday, said locals who witnessed the mishap.

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.

Citing Ethiopian airline-crash, China orders suspension of Boeing 737 operations

11 Mar 2019

Citing Ethiopian airline-crash, China orders suspension of Boeing 737 operations

China today ordered domestic airlines to suspend the commercial operation of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, citing the Ethiopian Airlines crash and another deadly accident of that same model in Indonesia.

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.

DGCA asks airlines to address issues with Boeing-737 MAX planes

08 Nov 2018

DGCA asks airlines to address issues with Boeing-737 MAX planes

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked Jet Airways and SpiceJet to take corrective action to address possible issues with their Boeing 737 MAX planes that could lead to "significant altitude loss" of the aircraft.

#LionAirCrash: Pilot of ill-fated flight was from Delhi

29 Oct 2018

#LionAirCrash: Pilot of ill-fated flight was from Delhi

Bhavye Suneja, a resident of New Delhi's Mayur Vihar, was the captain of the ill-fated Lion Air Flight JT-610 that crashed into the sea with 188 people on board.

SpiceJet enters whopping Rs. 81,000cr-deal with France's Safran for aircraft-engines

10 Mar 2018

SpiceJet enters whopping Rs. 81,000cr-deal with France's Safran for aircraft-engines

No-frills India airline SpiceJet has inked a $12.5bn (Rs. 81,000 crore) deal with French major Safran Group for CFM aircraft engines; it's one of the biggest-ever aviation sector deals.

India may permit in-flight Internet by August

22 May 2017

India may permit in-flight Internet by August

According to reports, the Centre will most probably permit in-flight internet on flights in India by August end.

New Boeing 737 MAX's tests flights halted over engine issue

12 May 2017

New Boeing 737 MAX's tests flights halted over engine issue

US aerospace major Boeing has temporarily halted its new 737 MAX aircraft's test flights over potential engine problems.