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Pilots urge FAA to improve 737 MAX cockpit procedures

Pilots urge FAA to improve 737 MAX cockpit proceduresSEATTLE - The U.S. aviation regulator should require new cockpit procedures for Boeing's 737 MAX to help pilots disable an erroneous stall alert that could be a serious distraction during mid-flight emergencies, major pilots unions said on Monday - at the deadline for comments on recertification requirements.
Weight discrepancies
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Southwest temporarily grounds 130 Boeing 737-800

Southwest temporarily grounds 130 Boeing 737-800WASHINGTON - Southwest Airlines said late Wednesday it temporarily grounded 130 Boeing 737-800 aircraft after it discovered discrepancies in aircraft weight data. The airline faced regulator scrutiny before when FAA proposed a million dollar fine for "non-compliant weight and balance data" on Southwest flights.
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FAA to begin key 737 MAX training review in London

FAA to begin key 737 MAX training review in LondonLONDON - A training review for the grounded Boeing 737 MAX will begin on Monday in London, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said, in a key milestone for the plane's eventual return to service. The consultations are part of a multi-stage process to clear the 737 MAX for commercial flights by 2021.
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Boeing in talks with FAA about 787 production issue

Boeing in talks with FAA about 787 production issueSEATTLE - Boeing said late on Thursday it was in discussions with U.S. safety regulators about a manufacturing issue found last year in its 787 Dreamliner. KOMO News Radio in Seattle reported the issue involved the vertical tail fin on the 787, citing federal records, and could affect 680 airplanes.
EASA
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Rolls-Royce reveals A350 engine issues

Rolls-Royce reveals A350 engine issuesLONDON - Britain's Rolls-Royce will carry out extra inspections on some of its Trent XWB engines which power the Airbus A350 airliner. Rolls-Royce said on Tuesday that the issue would not cause significant customer disruption or material cost, as it affected a small number of XWBs of a certain age.
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Death toll rises after Air India Express crash

Death toll rises after Air India Express crashKOZHIKODE - The death toll from an Indian passenger aircraft accident has risen to 18, while 16 people have been severely injured, a senior government official said on Saturday. The flight carried 190 passengers and crew, India started an air accident investigation as the flight recorders have been recovered.
Test flights
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EASA gives no firm date for 737 MAX to fly again

EASA gives no firm date for 737 MAX to fly againPARIS - Europe's air safety watchdog has no firm date for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX to resume flights, it said this week, adding that the U.S. planemaker had some more work to do before a 17-month-old safety ban could be lifted in Europe. The U.S. is moving to clear the jet for skies soon.
PS752
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Iran says chain of errors caused Ukrainian plane crash

Iran says chain of errors caused Ukrainian plane crashDUBAI - Iran's Civil Aviation Organisation blamed a misalignment of a radar system and lack of communication between the air defence operator and his commanders for the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in January that killed 176 people aboard.
Covid-19
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Lockdown easing pits Irish health officials against airline bosses

Lockdown easing pits Irish health officials against airline bossesDUBLIN - Ryanair used its return to a more regular schedule on Wednesday to pile pressure on its home market of Ireland to ease travel restrictions in a debate that has pitted airline bosses against increasingly cautious health officials.
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UAE to verify credentials of Pakistani pilots in its airlines

UAE to verify credentials of Pakistani pilots in its airlinesDUBAI - The United Arab Emirates is seeking to verify the credentials of Pakistani pilots and engineers employed in its airlines, as global concern mounts after the South Asian government grounded 262 pilots for holding "dubious" qualifications.
737 MAX
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Boeing completes FAA certification flights

Boeing completes FAA certification flightsWASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing Co have completed certification test flights on the 737 MAX, a key milestone toward the plane's return to service, the U.S. regulator said on Wednesday. The MAX has been grounded since March 2019 after two fatal crashes in five months killed 346 people.
Report
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Boeing kept FAA in the dark about MCAS

Boeing kept FAA in the dark about MCASWASHINGTON - Boeing failed to submit certification documents to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) detailing changes to a key flight control system faulted in two fatal crashes, a long-awaited government report seen by Reuters has found. The FAA currently evaluates an update to the system.
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Boeing begins crucial certification test flights for 737 MAX

Boeing begins crucial certification test flights for 737 MAXSEATTLE - Boeing began a series of long-delayed flight tests of its redesigned 737 MAX with regulators at the controls on Monday, hoping to win approval and rebuild its reputation after fatal crashes that toppled its leaders and grounded the jet worldwide.
FAA
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Boeing starts 737 MAX certification flight tests

Boeing starts 737 MAX certification flight testsWASHINGTON - Pilots and test crew members from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing are slated to begin a three-day certification test campaign for the 737 MAX on Monday, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Regulators abroad will watch the flights and data closely.
Re-certification
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Boeing aims for key 737 MAX certification flight in June

Boeing aims for key 737 MAX certification flight in JuneWASHINGTON - Boeing is aiming to conduct a key certification test flight on its grounded 737 MAX jet in late June, two people briefed on the matter said on Wednesday. The 737 MAX has been grounded since March 2019 after two fatal crashes killed 346 people.
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Airbus A320 crashed in Pakistan

Airbus A320 crashed in PakistanKARACHI - A Pakistan International Airlines Airbus jet with 99 people aboard crashed into a crowded residential district of the city of Karachi on Friday afternoon while approaching the airport. 97 of the 99 on bord people were confirmed to have died, hospital officials told Reuters.
United States
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Airlines will not enforce mask regulation in the air

Airlines will not enforce mask regulation in the airNEW YORK - The top three U.S. airlines have told their flight attendants not to force passengers to comply with their new policy requiring face coverings, just encourage them to do so, according to employee policies reviewed by Reuters. The situation in the air is more complicated than on ground.
IATA
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Common set of rules needed to help restart air travel

Common set of rules needed to help restart air travelPARIS - A common set of rules is needed to help facilitate the restart of global air travel, the head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said, adding that new measures must still allow airline operations to be economically viable.
Covid-19
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EU says air travel will need social distancing

EU says air travel will need social distancingBRUSSELS - The European Commission will next month present a set of rules for the safe reopening of air travel when coronavirus lockdowns end, including social distancing in airports and planes, while some U.S. airlines are taking their own protective measures.
COVID-19
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Singapore enlists grounded air crew for virus prevention service

Singapore enlists grounded air crew for virus prevention serviceSINGAPORE - Pilot Jonathan Lau knows the importance of maintaining safe distance in the skies. Now he is dishing out that advice on the ground, making sure people stay apart to help curb coronavirus infections in Singapore.

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