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More Boeing 737 Concerns

Boeing has informed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that certain 737 Next-Generation aircraft and 737 MAX leading edge slat tracks may have been improperly manufactured. As a result, these may not meet regulatory requirements for strength and durability. In a

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America’s Busiest Airport Revealed

Atlanta lost out on the top spot for 2018.

Newly released figures have revealed a change at the top of the US flight operations league. Chicago/O’Hare was the busiest airport in the United States in 2018, pipping Atlanta/Hartsfield-Jackson to the coveted title for the first time in four years.

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Engine Inspections Ordered After Fatality

An Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) has been issued to owners and operators of CFM56-7B engines after a passenger was killed following an engine failure during a flight over the USA.  Southwest Airlines flight 1380 from New York/LaGuardia to Dallas/Love Field,

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MAX 9 Certified

Boeing has been awarded an amended type certificate (ATC) from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the 737 MAX 9, paving the way for the aircraft to enter commercial service. Certification comes at the end of a successful flight

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Boeing 787-10 Cleared for Service

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an amended type certificate (ATC) to Boeing for the newest member of its Dreamliner family, the -10. This caps a successful ten-month flight test programme which started in March 2017 and involved three

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FAA Certification for MAX 8

Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 has been certified by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  This paves the way for the manufacturer to begin delivering the aircraft to customers. Certification was achieved after a comprehensive test programme that took just over

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Extended ETOPS Approval

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Airbus A350-900 for ‘beyond 180 minutes’ extended-range twin engine aircraft operations (ETOPS).  This means that when the first FAA-affiliated carriers (including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines) start taking deliveries

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