SpiceJet to open first international hub in UAE, using now-grounded Boeing 737 Max
Company officials and the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah made the announcement on Wednesday in the northernmost sheikhdom of the oil-rich UAE, signing an agreement for the expansion. SpiceJet plans to base as many as five airplanes in the UAE.
Boeing has made progress on 737 MAX, but FAA needs weeks to review
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Boeing’s Board acted after months of mounting pressure
Boeing recently announced more than $8 billion in costs tied to the crashes, and its stock price has declined by about 15% since early March.
FAA failed to properly review 737 MAX jet anti-stall system - JATR findings
The Joint Authorities Technical Review (JATR) was commissioned by the FAA in April to look into the agency's oversight and approval of the so-called MCAS anti-stall system before the fatal crashes.
DGCA to inspect 23 Boeing 737 planes of SpiceJet for possible cracks
As many as 19 passenger aircraft and four freighter planes of SpiceJet have completed more than 26,000 flight cycles and those would be subject to inspection.
India plans to conduct its own checks on Boeing 737 Max Jets
India plans to start its own checks even if U.S. Federal Aviation Administration declares the aircraft fit to fly.
Boeing settles 1st Lion Air cases with MAX families, $1.2 mn per victim: source
The Wisner Law Firm, which specializes in aviation cases, is also "optimistic" about reaching settlements on its remaining six cases for families affected by the crash in Indonesia, said attorney Alexandra Wisner.
Boeing to pay 737 MAX crash victims' families $144,500 each
Claims must be postmarked no later than Dec. 31, the fund said.
On recovery path: Domestic aviation industry grows 3.87% in August
Airlines registered a marginal growth of 3.87% year-on-year in the number of domestic passengers flown during August
Airlines play safe with A320Neo, lighten load
Unlike the Boeing 737 MAX, the A320NEO has never had an excessive pitch problem during flight operations.
DGCA wants all 737 Max pilots to be given simulator training to ensure passenger safety
Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) told PTI that the regulator will "conduct its own checks once the US aviation regulator Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) gives the green light to the 737 Max plane".
Airfares expected to rise 7-9% this fiscal; highest since 2013
Fares for domestic travel is expected to spike 7-9% this fiscal because of limited capacity additions, Crisil said.
Vistara set to fly to New York, Tokyo in codeshare with SIA, SilkAir
The Delhi-based airline had in August this year extended its codeshare pact with Singapore Airlines and its regional arm SilkAir to international routes as well besides for domestic flights, which is in place since 2017.
SpiceJet to strengthen network in overseas, domestic sector
The airliner has introduced six new flights thereby strengthening its network across domestic and international routes.
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