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AIR ACCIDENTS

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 25, 2019
Boeing works to win over pilots ahead of return of 737 Max
In a series of meetings around the globe over the next few weeks, Boeing Co. will try to convince a key audience that its 737 Max is safe: pilots who will fly the jetliners.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 24, 2019
Boeing crash report faces pushback from Lion Air and Indonesian regulator
Lion Air and Indonesia's civil aviation authority are pushing back on conclusions reached by investigators probing last year's deadly crash of a Boeing Co. 737 Max amid concerns that too much blame is being placed on the Indonesian side, according to people familiar with the matter.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 13, 2019
American Airlines mechanic stripped of FAA certificate and ordered held in sabotage case
An American Airlines mechanic charged with purposely damaging an aircraft in July during a dispute between the airline and its mechanics union involving stalled contract negotiations will remain behind bars until at least Sept. 20, according to a court filing on Thursday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 11, 2019
Boeing 737 Max jet to face separate flight test by EU regulators
The European Aviation Safety Agency plans to send its own pilots to the U.S. to conduct flight tests of Boeing Co.'s grounded 737 Max jet before it is returned to service, it said Tuesday.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 11, 2019
All remains from Ethiopian Airlines crash site now identified, police say
The identification of human remains from the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 is complete, the head of Ethiopia's police said late on Monday, six months after the plane nosedived into farmland outside the capital Addis Ababa.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 2, 2019
American scrubs 737 Max flights through early December, but expects approval this year
American Airline Group Inc. said on Sunday it is extending cancellations of Boeing 737 Max flights through Dec. 3 but remains confident that the aircraft will be approved to fly again this year following new software and pilot training.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 30, 2019
Another window from U.S. military helicopter falls off, this time into sea off Okinawa
A local bureau of the Defense Ministry reported to the Okinawa Prefectural Government on Thursday that a window of a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter detached from the aircraft and fell into the sea.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 23, 2019
Grappling with uneven 737 supply chain, Boeing targets producing 52 planes a month from February
Boeing Co has told suppliers it will resume production of its best-selling 737 jets at a rate of 52 aircraft per month in February 2020, then stepping up to a record 57 jets monthly in June, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Aug 21, 2019
FAA issues safety warning on sensor linked to 737 Max crashes
U.S. aviation regulators are urging workers at airports to take extra care around the sensors on the sides of aircraft that failed in two crashes of Boeing Co. 737 Max jets since October.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 15, 2019
Pair safe after Norway's first electric plane crash-lands on lake
Norway's first battery-powered aircraft crash-landed on a lake on Wednesday, in a setback for the country's aviation strategy, although police said the pilot and passenger both escaped unhurt.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 12, 2019
Relatives and JAL president gather in Gunma to remember victims of the world's deadliest single-aircraft accident
Relatives on Monday prayed for the victims of the 1985 Japan Airlines jumbo jet crash, the 34th anniversary of the world's deadliest single-aircraft accident.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 9, 2019
Air Self-Defense Force concludes F-35A crash off northern Japan caused by human error
The Air Self-Defense Force concluded Friday that the April crash of an F-35A stealth fighter in the Pacific Ocean was caused by "spatial disorientation" on the part of the pilot and not by any mechanical problem.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 26, 2019
Boeing 737 Max woes worsen with drag on Southwest and American
Fallout from the global ban on Boeing's 737 Max got heavier as American Airlines warned that profit this year would take a $400 million hit, while Southwest Airlines cut service at a major airport and scratched the jet from its schedule into next year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 25, 2019
737 Max jetliner grounding crisis pushes Boeing to biggest-ever loss near $3 billion
Boeing Co. posted its largest-ever quarterly loss on Wednesday, diving nearly $3 billion into the red as it wrestles with a longer-than-expected grounding of its best-selling 737 Max.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 23, 2019
Boeing's 737 Max crisis puts credit ratings at risk of downgrade
Boeing Co.'s credit rating is at risk as the grounding of the company's 737 Max jetliner drags into a fifth month, with Moody's Investors Service joining Fitch Ratings in sounding a warning.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 19, 2019
Boeing to take $4.9 billion charge as 737 Max fallout worsens
Boeing Co. plans to record a $4.9 billion accounting charge related to its beleaguered 737 Max jetliner when the company reports quarterly earnings next week.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 18, 2019
Boeing to spend $50 million to support 737 Max crash victim families
Boeing Co. said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created to address two crashes of its 737 Max planes to financial relief for the families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's largest plane maker to oversee the distribution.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 15, 2019
American Airlines extends Boeing 737 Max cancellations for fourth time
American Airlines Group Inc. said on Sunday it is extending for a fourth time cancellations of about 115 daily flights into early November due to the ongoing grounding of the Boeing Co. 737 Max jets.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 5, 2019
Ethiopian crash kin criticize Boeing donation plan, say they were kept in dark
The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticized Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted first.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 2, 2019
Southwest CEO calls latest Boeing Max delay 'very disappointing'
Southwest Airlines Co., the largest operator of the grounded Boeing Co. 737 Max, said the discovery of a new safety issue with the jetliner is extending its absence "well beyond" what was hoped, forcing the carrier to reassess its schedule for the rest of the year.

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