Boeing has predicted a “mid-2020” return to service for the 737 Max, months later than anticipated. Trading was halted in Boeing shares following release of the news, with the price having fallen five per cent earlier.
Boeing has revealed it is working with the Federal Aviation Administration to address a “potential nonconformance” on components used in the construction of its 737 planes. The manufacture has contacted 737 operators advising them to inspect the slat track assemblies on certain airplanes.
Boeing and the United States Federal Aviation Administration have grounded the worldwide fleet of 737 MAX aircraft as concern grows about its airworthiness.
Pressure is mounting on the FAA to act after the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines over the weekend
The United States department of transportation has issued an emergency order banning all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. Individuals who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note7 device may not transport the device on their person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked baggage on flights to, from, or within the United States from today.
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted the restrictions on flight arrivals from Turkey. Following political unrest in the country on Friday, the FAA had barred all airline carriers, regardless of country of registry, from flying into the United States from Turkey, either directly or via a third country.
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a notice to airmen prohibiting airlines based in the United States from flying over Iraqi airspace. The decision comes as safety concerns about military conflict in the area continue to rise.
EasyJet is resuming flights to and from Tel Aviv following a ban on airlines flying to the city’s main international airport was lifted by US and European aviation regulators.
The FAA has lifted its restrictions on United States airline flights into and out of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport. The aviation body cancelled a standing Notice to Airmen earlier today.
The United States Federal Aviation Authority has prohibited American airlines from flying to or from Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport until 12:15 today. The notice was issued in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from Ben Gurion International Airport on the morning of July 22nd, 2014.