Vistara starts phasing out nine Boeing 737
The government has temporarily reallocated as many as many as 488 Jet Airways' slots to Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet, Vistara, GoAir and AirAsia India to fill the capacity gap in the wake of the airline ceasing operations mid-April last year. A slot is a specific date and time at which an airline can arrive or depart at an airport.
New Boeing chief executive takes over with 737 MAX crisis unresolved
Boeing Co's new Chief Executive David Calhoun assumes the job Monday as ...
SpiceJet starts four new flights on its domestic network
Aurangabad, which SpiceJet added as its 53rd domestic destination last year, will b...
A breakdown for Boeing and the FAA after years of trust
FAA chief Steve Dickson -- a former Delta Air Lines employee who in August took over the reins at the world's most influential aviation regulator -- had announced the day before that Boeing's 737 MAX would not return to the skies before 2020.
New footage shows Iranian missiles hitting Ukraine plane
The projectiles were fired 30 seconds apart and explain why the plane's transponder was not working as it hurtled to the ground -- it was disabled by the first strike, before being hit by a second, said the New York Times, which published the verified security camera footage Tuesday.
Canada business chief lashes Trump over Iran plane crash
Maple Leaf Foods chief executive Michael McCain said late Sunday in a Twitter message that a colleague lost his wife and child to a "needless, irresponsible series of events in Iran."
Boeing executives called DGCA 'fools', 'stupid' during 737 Max plane's approval process in 2017: Documents
Boeing staffers used terms like "fools" & "stupid" for DGCA during Max's approval process, documents show.
Under pressure, Iran makes first arrests over airliner downing
Iran announced Tuesday its first arrests over the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner last week, as it struggles to contain the fallout from the disaster that sparked three days of protests.
US to join Iran crash probe: NTSB
The US National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday it will join the probe into the Ukrainian Boeing airliner which went down in Iran. The plane, a US-made Boeing 737, went down minutes after takeoff from Tehran, and shortly after Iran had fired missiles at military bases in Iraq housing US troops.
Boeing's checklist of 737 Max fixes grows with wiring issue
The company said it is too soon to know whether it will need to make any design changes, such as moving the wiring bundles farther apart. Boeing says it believes that other safeguards, including circuit breakers and insulation around the wiring, could be sufficient to prevent a short-circuit from leading to another crash.
UK ambassador to Iran arrested: British government
Iranian authorities briefly detained Britain's ambassador in Tehran on Saturday, according to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, after he was reportedly arrested during protests against the regime.
Damning Boeing employee messages say Max 'designed by clowns'
The communications threaten to upend Boeing’s efforts to rebuild public trust in the 737 Max
US gives Ukraine ‘important data’ on Iran plane crash
All 176 people on board died when Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 went down near Tehran on Wednesday, shortly after Iran launched missiles at US forces in Iraq in response to the killing of a top Iranian general in a US drone strike in Baghdad.
Top Guards commander briefs Iran parliament: Report
Major General Hossein Salami addressed the members of the Majles in a closed session, the semi-official news agency reported. Salami had been due to explain the killing of Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Guards' foreign operations arm, in a January 3 US drone strike in Baghdad, ISNA reported as the session got underway.
Iran says won't give Americans crashed plane's black boxes
Following the crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 shortly after takeoff from Tehran on Wednesday, Iran said it had recovered the Boeing 737's two black boxes. Abedzadeh said that based on global aviation rules, it was the right of the country where air crashes occur to carry out the investigation.
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