Working to get 737 Max back in air, says Boeing
“Boeing has tested over 800 test flights (on B737Max) and is working on improving the training process involving B737Max. We are working closely with regulators round the world to bring the aircraft back to service,” said Darren Hulst, director (product, forecast and current market), Boeing Commercial Aircraft.
Working with airlines on how to tell passengers that 737 Max planes are safe: Boeing
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SpiceJet cancels 12 flights today after DGCA grounding; FAA says reviewing data
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Document suggests Boeing pilots saw MAX system problems in 2016
In recent days, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines have pushed back their target dates for returning the MAX to service, with the three carriers pulling all flights for the aircraft through January or February 2020.
DGCA to inspect 23 Boeing 737 planes of SpiceJet for possible cracks
As many as 19 passenger aircraft and four freighter planes of SpiceJet have completed more than 26,000 flight cycles and those would be subject to inspection.
Boeing unveils revamp to deepen safety focus after Max crashes
The company had already rung up $8.3 billion in Max-related expenses through July.
DGCA wants all 737 Max pilots to be given simulator training to ensure passenger safety
Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) told PTI that the regulator will "conduct its own checks once the US aviation regulator Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) gives the green light to the 737 Max plane".
Four more Indigo planes with Pratt & Whitney engines face glitches
Indigo said two of the reported cases were routine maintenance issues and the planes are back into operations.
Boeing finds a new issue with 737 Max, debris in fuel tanks
The fuel tank debris was discovered during maintenance on parked planes, and Boeing said it immediately made corrections in its production system to prevent a recurrence. Those steps include more inspections before fuel tanks are sealed.
Boeing didn’t tell FAA, airlines that cockpit alert wasn’t working
Boeing engineers discovered the discrepancy “within several months” of the initial Max deliveries in May 2017, the company said.
20 Indian flights affected by decision to avoid parts of Iran airspace: Govt
Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on June 22 that Indian airlines have decided to avoid the 'affected part of the Iranian airspace' and reroute their flight 'suitably'.
'FAA observations about DGCA's regulatory, guidance materials will be addressed'
It did not elaborate on the observations or the concerns flagged by the US regulator, but said the FAA team will come for a final consultation within 65 days.
Indian airlines to avoid Iranian airspace, will re-route flights: DGCA
"All Indian operators in consultation with DGCA have decided to avoid the affected part of Iranian Airspace to ensure safe travel for the passengers. They will re-route flights suitably," the DGCA said.
US asks its airlines be cautious in Pakistan airspace due to "extremist or militant activity"
There is a risk to US civil aviation operating in the territory and airspace of Pakistan due to extremist/militant activity," said the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in a notice to airmen (NOTAM) dated December 30, 2019. The NOTAM is applicable to all US-based airlines and US-based pilots.
IndiGo, GoAir conduct visual inspections of 50 PW engines post FAA directive, finds no abnormalities
The visual inspections were done after US regulator FAA issued an airworthiness directive on June 26 to check for possible engine fan hub damage of certain P&W engines.