Probe of FAA's oversight of Boeing 737 Max began before second crash

Business Mar 19, 2019

Probe of FAA's oversight of Boeing 737 Max began before second crash

U.S. federal authorities began exploring a criminal investigation of how Boeing Co.'s 737 Max was certified to fly passengers before the latest crash in Ethiopia involving the new jet, according to sources familiar with the probe. The investigation was prompted by information obtained after a ...

Ties between Boeing and Trump run deep

World Mar 13, 2019

Ties between Boeing and Trump run deep

When U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg on Tuesday to get assurances about the safety of the 737 Max 8 plane that crashed in Ethiopia, he wasn't talking to a stranger. Trump, who owned his own airline, Trump Shuttle, from 1989 ...

Nepal tourism minister among seven killed in chopper crash

World Feb 28, 2019

Nepal tourism minister among seven killed in chopper crash

Nepal's tourism minister, Rabindra Adhikari, was among seven people killed Wednesday when a helicopter crashed in the country's hilly east, officials said. Rescue workers retrieved the bodies of Adhikari, 49, the pilot and five other passengers from a hillside in Taplejung district where the Air ...

U.S. aviation agency details impact of drone sightings on Newark airport

World Jan 24, 2019

U.S. aviation agency details impact of drone sightings on Newark airport

The Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday that 43 flights into New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport were required to hold after drone sightings at a nearby airport on Tuesday, while nine flights were diverted. The incident comes as major U.S. airports are assessing the ...