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Administrative Error Costs Airline $1 Million

An apparent administrative error may have cost Brussels Air $1 million after a flight from Brussels to Washington, D.C., was turned around over the Atlantic. According to various forum sources (but not...

Pilots Launch Class Action Suit Over MAX

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation is reporting that a class action suit by more than 400 pilots has been launched against Boeing because of the 737 MAX grounding. The pilots allege an “unprecedented...

‘Flying Sucks’ New Budget Carrier’s Marketing Slogan Says

A startup Canadian budget airline has decided to promote itself with a marketing slogan that might sum up the ultra low-cost carrier experience. “Flying Sucks Less When You Pay Less” is how...

High-Profile Member Of Tuskegee Airmen Dies

Lt. Col. Robert Friend, an active ambassador for the Tuskegee Airmen, died Friday at his home in Long Beach, California. Friend, who was 99, was one of the last surviving members of...

American Pilots Ask Boeing For Sim Time

American Airlines pilots have asked a second time for access to Boeing’s 737 MAX simulators after their first request, made through the airline, was rejected by Boeing. Dan Carey, the outgoing president...

11 Dead In Hawaii Skydive Crash (Updated)

Eleven people were killed Friday night in the crash of a King Air A65 aircraft flying a skydiving operation in Hawaii. The aircraft crashed about 6:30 p.m. on Oahu’s North Shore shortly...

Appareo Aviation Acquires Aerovie

Appareo Aviation, maker of the Stratus ADS-B-ready transponder and Vision 1000 flight-monitoring system, has purchased electronic flight bag (EFB) developer Aerovie. This move will allow Appareo to provide its own EFB and...

Boeing Apologizes At Paris Air Show

Boeing followed its admission that it made mistakes in the way it handled the 737 MAX crisis with an apology to start the Paris Air Show. Kevin McAllister, president and CEO of...

Boeing Admits To ‘Mistake’ In Handling MAX Issues (Corrected)

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg told reporters on Sunday that the company made a “mistake” in not immediately telling regulators, pilots and airlines about the problems it was having with the angle of...

Airbus Tests ‘Flapping’ Wingtips

Airbus is testing a scale model of an A321 with “flapping” wingtips it says may lead to lighter and less draggy wing designs. The AlbatrossOne remote control aircraft has been fitted with...

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Two Tragic Accidents And We’re Arguing About Sim Time?

You'd think Boeing would try belt and suspenders this time. But for the revised MAX, it wants to again try what already didn't work.

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