Boeing sued by 737 Max pilot over ‘severe emotional and mental stress’

Boeing is being sued by a pilot who alleges the company ‘demonstrated reckless indifference and conscious disregard for the flying public’ with production of its 737 Max, the model involved in two deadly crashes that killed 346 people. The class action lawsuit, filed anonymously on Friday in Cook County, Illinois where Boeing’s Chicago headquarters is located, […]

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Bombardier exits commercial aviation with sale of regional jet…

Bombardier Inc said it will sell its money-losing regional jet business to Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) for $550 million in cash, in a deal marking the Canadian plane and train maker’s exit from commercial aviation. Montreal-based Bombardier has been selling off its weaker-performing commercial plane programs aimed at airlines to focus on profitable […]

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Unauthorised drone flying hit Singapore’s Changi International Airport operations

Image Source : AP representational image Flight operations at the Changi International  Airport here were affected due to unauthorised drone activities, days after one of its runways was shut down due to unmanned aircraft sightings, according to a media report. The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) told Channel News Asia (CNA) that approximately 15 departures […]

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Waiting For National Air Carrier

In 2003, the Olusegun Obasanjo administration liquidated Nigeria Airways, the government-owned national carrier, because it had failed as a business. Nigeria Air However, succeeding administrations and aviation stakeholders feel the country needs a flag carrier to market itself globally. Based on need, administrations after Obasanjo’s have made efforts to set up a national air carrier. […]

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