Aviation

  • Boeing Jan 24

    Boeing 737 Max Could Be Recertified Before Midyear, FAA Says

    The head of the Federal Aviation Administration has told airlines that it could lift a flight ban on the Boeing 737 Max before midyear, ahead of the manufacturer’s new timeline that it shared with its customers this week. The news sent Boeing’s shares higher. The planes have been grounded since March after two deadly crashes in a span of five months killed all...

  • Boeing Jan 9

    Ukrainian Jet Crash Kills 176, Sets Off Mourning in Canada

    The Iranian military is disputing any suggestion that the Ukrainian airliner that crashed on the outskirts of Tehran was brought down by a missile. All 176 people aboard the plane were killed Wednesday when it went down during a takeoff attempt from the Iranian capital’s main airport. The disaster took place hours after Iran launched its missile attack on U.S....

  • Ethiopia Jun 15, 2019

    Boeing Heads to Paris Air Show Hobbled as Its 737 Max Crisis Clears Way for Rival Airbus

    Boeing is heading to the world’s largest air show in crisis, giving its rival Airbus an opportunity to steal the show. Boeing’s best-selling plane, the 737 Max, has been grounded since mid-March after two crashes of the aircraft within five months killed a total of 346 people. Regulators have not said when they expect to allow the jets to fly...

  • Europe Jun 15, 2019

    Boeing Heads to Paris Air Show Hobbled as Its 737 Max Crisis Clears Way for Rival Airbus

    Boeing is heading to the world’s largest air show in crisis, giving its rival Airbus an opportunity to steal the show. Boeing’s best-selling plane, the 737 Max, has been grounded since mid-March after two crashes of the aircraft within five months killed a total of 346 people. Regulators have not said when they expect to allow the jets to fly...

  • San Diego Oct 6, 2018

    Tuskegee Airman Laid to Rest at Fort Rosecrans

    An American hero was laid to rest Friday at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery Captain Claude Rowe was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and might be the only man to fly under two flags. Fort Rosecrans is hallowed ground, fitting for the final resting place of a man of Capt. Rowe’s heroics. “Quite a view,...

  • Georgetown University Oct 23, 2017

    New Flight Paths Lead to Airplane Noise Complaints Across US

    Airliners began flying over Twila Lake’s bungalow-style house in a historic district three years ago, taking off every one to two minutes from the Phoenix airport and roaring over her neighborhood. It was a sudden change after rarely hearing jets in her previous 13 years in the downtown neighborhood. Now, “it’s all day and night long,” complained the 71-year-old retiree,...

  • Georgetown University Aug 3, 2017

    Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Takes Unique Flight Path

    A Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner took a unique path as part of an endurance test flight Wednesday. The airline says its passenger jet flew for more than 18 hours and crossed 22 states to form a flight path in the shape of an airplane.

  • El Segundo Jun 29, 2017

    LAPD Officer Wounded in Shootout at End of Pursuit in South Bay Area

    A Los Angeles Police Department officer and a murder suspect were shot Thursday at the end of a pursuit that stretched from South Los Angeles to the border of Hawthorne and El Segundo.

  • Germany Jan 20, 2016

    Iran’s Big Market Tempts European Firms Despite Hazards

    With many barriers to dealing with Iran suddenly lifted as part of a deal to curb its nuclear activities, some European companies are ready to seize business opportunities in a tempting market of 78.5 million people....
    At first glance, the allure is obvious — the second-largest economy in the Middle East-North Africa region after Saudi Arabia; the second most populous country...

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