Senators grill FAA safety official on Boeing 737 Max crashes

WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration’s top safety manager, facing his most rigorous public questioning since two Boeing jets crashed under similar circumstances, repeatedly defended the FAA’s approach to safety Wednesday but also acknowledged a key agency misjudgment. Ali Bahrami, the FAA’s associate administrator for aviation safety, sought to blunt criticisms during a Senate hearing […]

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African airlines register growing passenger traffic

By MICHAEL WAKABI African airlines continue to build capacity improving passenger and fleet numbers. According to details contained in the 2018 International Air Transport Association (IATA) report, African airlines carried 92 million passengers out of the global traffic of 4.4 billion passengers. The numbers, which exclude passengers ferried into the region by non-resident carriers, represent […]

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