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US to ground all Boeing crash aircraft

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March 13, 2019 President Donald Trump has issued an emergency order to ground all Boeing 737 Max aircraft following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet on Sunday. The Federal Aviation Administration had previously held out while many countries banned the aircraft from flying over their airspace. President Trump said the planes would now be […]

Germany will not look at crashed Boeing 737 MAX black box

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March 13, 2019 Germany’s federal agency responsible for investigating air accidents will not analyze the black box from the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday, casting uncertainty over the process of finding out what may have caused the disaster. “This is a new type of aircraft with a new black box, with new software. […]

Norwegian set to seek compensation from Boeing over 737 Max 8 suspension

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March 13, 2019 Cash-strapped Norwegian will reportedly seek compensation from Boeing for loss of revenue and the extra costs it has run up after Europe banned use of the 737 Max 8 yesterday. The airline operates 18 of the aircraft type in its 162-strong fleet but has been struggling financially and will take a financial […]

FAA says “no basis” to ground Boeing 737 Max 8

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March 13, 2019 The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says there is “no basis” to ground the Boeing 737 Max 8 from flying – as other country aviation regulators suspend use of the aircraft after the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday that killed 157 on board. Airlines and regulators in various jurisdictions, including in Europe […]

Canada bans use of 737 Max 8, only US now flying them

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March 13, 2019 Transport Canada has suspended use of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in Canadian airspace leaving the US as the only country where the aircraft is now flying. The government of Canada said it has made the move as new data suggests the flight profile of the Ethiopian Airlines aircraft which crashed on […]

Chile’s LATAM Airlines beats estimates with $149 million fourth-quarter profit

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March 13, 2019 LATAM Airlines, the largest carrier in Latin America, reported on Tuesday a net profit of $149 million for the fourth quarter of 2018 and said its full-year results were its best since 2012, when the company was created in its current form. The results beat estimates of a Refinitiv poll of five […]

Ethiopia crash pilot had control problems, black boxes bound for Europe

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March 13, 2019 The Ethiopian Airlines pilot whose jet crashed killing 157 people had reported flight-control problems, the company said on Wednesday, as it prepared to send the black boxes to Europe from a disaster that has rocked the global airline industry. The still unexplained crash, just after take-off from Addis Ababa, followed another disaster […]

Hawaiian Airlines renews ULD deal with Unilode

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March 13, 2019 Unilode Aviation Solutions has renewed its long-term agreement to manage the ULD fleet of Hawaiian Airlines. Brad Matheny, managing director of cargo at Hawaiian Airlines says: “Thanks to Unilode’s expertise and flexibility, we always have the right assets to meet our ULD needs, including some special units, which Unilode has provided for […]

Jettainer to manage ULD fleet for WAMOS Air

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March 13, 2019 Jettainer has taken over the container management and maintenance for WAMOS Air on a five-year deal with the Madrid, Spain-based airline. WAMOS’s fleet of former Pullmantur Air aircraft consist of seven Airbus A330-200s and five Boeing 747-400s. The fleet are primarily used for leisure charter services with some flights operating on behalf […]

IATA WCS 2019: Blockchain comes to air cargo billing

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March 13, 2019 Cargo Community Network (CCN) has partnered with Microsoft to introduce the world’s first blockchain-based air cargo billing, costing and reconciliation system. Launched at the 13th IATA World Cargo Symposium in Singapore, the system aims to transform the air cargo billing process, minimize discrepancies, accelerate reconciliation and provide near real-time revenue recognition. CCN’s […]