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DGCA Revokes Two And A Half Years Long Ban On Boeing 737 Max Aircraft

Aug 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has been modifying the 737 Max plane since March 2019 so that various countries' regulators, including the DGCA, permit its passenger flight operations again.

Boeing CEO Says They Made 'Mistake' In Handling 737 Max Fatal Crashes

Jun 17, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has faulted Boeing for not telling regulators for more than a year that a safety indicator in the Max cockpit didn't work.

All 737 MAX Test Flights For Software Update Complete: Boeing

Boeing is providing additional information to the Federal Aviation Administration in anticipation of a certification test flight, a key step in winning regulatory approval.

Boeing Was Aware Of 737 MAX Problems Before Indonesia Air Crash

May 06, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Boeing previously acknowledged that an alert system that was supposed to be a standard feature in the fleet 'was not operable on all airplanes'.

Boeing 737 With 136 On Board Slides Into River In US, No Casualties

The mayor of Jacksonville Lenny Curry on Twitter confirmed of no casualties, saying 'all alive and accounted for.'

26 April, 2019

US Aviation Agency To Hold Meeting Of Global Regulators On Boeing 737 MAX

Outlook Web Bureau

The forum, scheduled for May 23, aims to outline for civilian aviation regulators the US agency's process for returning the 737 MAX to service after the aircraft was grounded worldwide in mid-March.

15 April, 2019

American Airlines To Cancel 737 MAX Flights Till August

Outlook Web Bureau

American Airlines said it would scrap some 115 flights per day in the coming months because its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX planes is being grounded until August 19.

12 April, 2019

Jet Airways Operating Only 9 Planes, Suresh Prabhu Directs Civil Aviation Secretary To Review Airlines' Issues

Outlook Web Bureau

Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday directed civil aviation secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola to review issues concerning Jet Airways, which has been operating with less than 10 planes.

12 April, 2019

SpiceJet To Induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG Aircraft On Dry Lease

Outlook Web Bureau

SpiceJet made an announcement on Friday that it will induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft on dry lease to bring down flight cancellations and expand the airline's international and domestic presence.

26 March, 2019

Airbus Announces Deal With China Amid Boeing Crisis

Outlook Web Bureau

As the US-based Boeing struggles with an ongoing crisis involving its best-selling jetliner 737 MAX, the company's European rival Airbus announced that it has reached a deal to sell 300 passenger jets to Chinese airlines.

22 March, 2019

After Two Crashes, Boeing Rolls Out Safety Feature Earlier Sold As Optional

Outlook Web Bureau

The development comes as the manufacturer struggles to cope with the fallout from both the Indonesia crash and another in Ethiopia this month.


21 March, 2019

Boeing 737 MAX To Face Congressional Hearing In US Over Two Plane Crashes

Outlook Web Bureau

More than 300 people perished in the two crashes of 737 MAX 8s that occurred shortly after takeoff in Indonesia in October and in Ethiopia earlier this month.

20 March, 2019

US Transport Authority To Audit Boeing 737 Max Certification

Outlook Web Bureau

In a Tuesday memo to Transportation Inspector General Calvin Scovel, Chao said Boeing had requested an 'amended type certification' for the 737 MAX 8 in January 2012, which it received in March 2017.

15 March, 2019

UN Instructs Its Personnel To Stop Flying On Boeing 737 Max 8

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the US Federal Aviation Administration, there are 387 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in operation at 59 airlines worldwide, 74 of which are registered in the US.

14 March, 2019

Black Boxes Of Ethiopian Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 'Flown' To Paris

Outlook Web Bureau

US Federal Aviation Administration acting chief Daniel Elwell said the black box flight data recorders had been damaged.

14 March, 2019

Donald Trump Orders Emergency Grounding Of All Boeing 737 Max Jets

Outlook Web Bureau

The United States is one of the major last countries to have taken a decision to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft. These planes would be grounded till further orders.

13 March, 2019

India Grounds All Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes, Says Passenger Safety Is Top Priority

Outlook Web Bureau

The Boeing 737 crashed minutes after an early-morning takeoff from Addis Ababa, killing all eight crew and 149 passengers on board


13 March, 2019

Boeing 737 Max Grounding: Aviation Min Calls Meeting With Airlines Today As Many Flights Cancelled

Outlook Web Bureau

The decision came days after a 737 MAX 8 aircraft operated by the Ethiopian Airlines crashed near Addis Ababa killing 157 people, including four Indians.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav during a by-election campaign in Tarapur Bihar Assembly constituency, in Jamui district.

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