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Qantas trials London - Sydney nonstop flight

Qantas trials London - Sydney nonstop flightLONDON - Qantas trials its London - Sydney nonstop service with a test flight that left Heathrow airport with 50 passengers Thursday., Serving airlines that will operate flights lasting 14 hours or longer is a "key consideration” for Boeing global growth strategy over the next 20 years, an executive said.
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Boeing orders sink as customers opt to swap MAX

Boeing orders sink as customers opt to swap MAXSEATTLE - Boeing took 10 new plane orders last month, but saw some customers swapping the U.S. planemaker's grounded 737 MAX planes in favor of more expensive wide-body planes as doubts lingered about the MAX's return to service, which the manufacturer expects by January 2020.
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Boeing flags 737 MAX return to service

Boeing flags 737 MAX return to serviceWASHINGTON - Boeing on Monday said it expected U.S. regulators to approve the return to commercial service of its grounded 737 MAX jet in the coming weeks, and its shares jumped as investors grew more hopeful the planemaker had addressed software problems at the heart of two fatal crashes.
Boeing 787
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Rollls-Royce takes another Trent 1000 hit

Rollls-Royce takes another Trent 1000 hitLONDON - The bill to fix Rolls-Royce's Trent 1000 engine has risen by another 800 million pounds ($1 billion) as the aerospace group battles to reduce disruption to airline customers that have had to ground Boeing 787 passenger planes for repairs. The problem fix will extend into 2023.
Pilot initiative
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Boeing to invest $1 billion in global safety drive

Boeing to invest $1 billion in global safety drive SEATTLE - Boeing is planning an initial investment of around $1 billion into industry-wide pilot development as part of a long-term initiative to reduce risks like those faced by the crew in two 737 MAX crashes, people familiar with the matter said. The embattled planemaker is trying to rebuild trust and cooperation.
Safety
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EASA expects 737 MAX return early 2020

EASA expects 737 MAX return early 2020FRANKFURT - Boeing's grounded 737 MAX airliner is likely to return to service in Europe during the first quarter of 2020, the head of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said on Monday. The agency will run a series of tests and trials before it lifts the flight ban imposed March 19.
737 MAX
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Ryanair cuts growth plans amid Boeing delays

Ryanair cuts growth plans amid Boeing delaysDUBLIN - Ryanair said on Monday it expects to take delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX in March at the earliest, two months later than it last forecast, pushing its passenger growth for next year to its lowest level in years. In July it said it hoped to receive it in January. The airline remains "cautious" for its guidance.
Spirit Aerosystems
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Bombardier to sell aerostructures business

Bombardier to sell aerostructures businessMONTREAL - Canada's Bombardier said on Thursday it had agreed to sell its aerostructures business to Spirit AeroSystems for more than $1 billion in cash and debt. As part of the deal, Bombardier will sell two aerostructure facilities - the Belfast plant and another in Morocco - along with a smaller repair plant in Dallas.
Muilenburg hearing
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"We made some mistakes"

WASHINGTON - Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg was repeatedly hammered by U.S. lawmakers at a hearing on Wednesday over his compensation and key mistakes in development of the 737 MAX that he newly acknowledged. This is what happend during the hearing.
Profits soar
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Airbus cuts 2019 delivery guidance

Airbus cuts 2019 delivery guidancePARIS - Airbus cut its full-year delivery goal for commercial jets on Wednesday, as the planemaker struggles with production delays at a newly expanded German plant. Europe’s largest aerospace group expects to deliver "around 860” airliners in 2019 instead of the 880-890 previously targeted.
737 crashes
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FAA expects tougher design rules for all

FAA expects tougher design rules for allPARIS - Planemakers worldwide face tougher scrutiny and changes in the way aircraft are certified in the aftermath of two fatal crashes of Boeing 737 MAX jets, leading regulators have told Reuters. The head of FAA expects a different environment for airplane design and regulatory review in the 2020s.
Fleets
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Indigo to close in on 300 jet Airbus deal

Indigo to close in on 300 jet Airbus dealTOULOUSE _ Indian budget airline IndiGo is close to placing a near-record order for more than 300 Airbus A320neo-family jets worth at least $33 billion at recent catalogue prices to cement its position as India's largest carrier by market share. The deal is expected to include A321XLR long-range aircraft.
U.S. Congress
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Lawmakers will press Boeing CEO for answers on 737 MAX

Lawmakers will press Boeing CEO for answers on 737 MAXWASHINGTON - The head of a U.S. Senate panel reviewing two catastrophic Boeing 737 MAX crashes told Reuters ahead of hearings this week that the plane would not return to U.S. skies until "99.9% of the American public" and policymakers are convinced it is safe. Dennis Muilenburg is scheduled to testify.
Fleets
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Spirit Airlines commits to Airbus jets amid tariffs

Spirit Airlines commits to Airbus jets amid tariffsMOBILE - U.S. budget carrier Spirit Airlines on Wednesday unveiled a provisional deal to order 100 Airbus A320neo-family jets to be delivered through 2027, becoming the first U.S. airline to pick European planes since Washington imposed tariffs on them.
Aerospace
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Boeing profit slumps as MAX grounding takes heavy toll

Boeing profit slumps as MAX grounding takes heavy tollSEATTLE - Boeing reported a 53% drop in quarterly profit on Wednesday as the world's largest planemaker was hurt by the grounding of its best-selling 737 MAX jets. The company had a negative free cash flow of $2.89 billion in the quarter, compared with a positive free cash flow of $4.10 billion a year earlier.
737 crisis
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Boeing to replace senior executive

Boeing to replace senior executiveSEATTLE - Boeing’s top commercial airplanes executive, Kevin McAllister, is leaving the company as the planemaker grapples with the fallout from two fatal crashes of its 737 MAX. Boeing named Stan Deal to succeed McAllister effective immediately as president and chief executive of Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
737 MAX
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Boeing faces more losses as crisis deepens

Boeing faces more losses as crisis deepensSEATTLE - Boeing may have to book billions of dollars in additional charges related to its parked 737 MAX jets, brokerages said on Monday, citing fresh uncertainty over the time frame for lifting a safety ban imposed after deadly crashes. The company weighs furloughs to mitigate the losses.
Fleets
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Ryanair weighs Boeing 737 MAX 10 order

Ryanair weighs Boeing 737 MAX 10 orderLONDON - Ryanair can wait out price rises sought by planemakers since the global grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX, the Irish airline's boss said. Europe`s larges low-cost airline is looking to place an order for the biggest derivative of the 737 MAX family - the 737 MAX 10 - according to industry sources.
JATR
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FAA must ramp up staffing

FAA must ramp up staffingWASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had insufficient personnel to oversee the certification of new Boeing airplanes and should make significant reforms in how it approves new aircraft, an international aviation panel said Friday. The FAA asks for funding to boost its staffing.
Efficiency plan
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Airbus defence unit braces for headwinds

Airbus defence unit braces for headwindsLONDON - Airbus Defence and Space - the groups second largest devision -  has issued an internal warning of significant challenges in meeting cashflow and other targets for 2019 as it rolls out an internal efficiency plan called "Momentum", people familiar with the matter said.

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