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Mass prayer at sea on first anniversary of Indonesia jet crash

Grieving relatives tossed flowers into the sea Tuesday where an Indonesian Lion Air jet crashed a year ago, killing all 189 on board, after a final accident report pointed to plane design flaws as a key factor in the disaster. The crash on October 29...

Experts to criticize US aviation authority over 737 MAX: source

A panel of global civil aviation authorities is expected to criticize the US Federal Aviation Administration's approval of Boeing's 737 MAX, which has been grounded for six months following two crashes, a source familiar with the matter said Monday. The panel, known as the Joint...

Boeing suspends test on long-haul 777X aircraft

by Luc OLINGA Boeing has suspended a test on its new long-haul 777X aircraft, the company said Friday, a setback that comes as it battles to rebound from the crisis surrounding the 737 MAX. The so-called "final load" tests are part of the aircraft certification process,...

Singapore suspends all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes after recent Ethiopian Airlines crash

Singapore – Singapore has suspended all its Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes as of 2pm March 12 in the wake of the Ethiopian Airline crash on March 10. The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) released a statement on Tuesday morning regarding the temporary suspension...

Air Mauritius overcharging or AirAsia X operating at loss?

The cost of flight operations may vary between aeroplanes and airlines, but proper calculations could reveal the real cost of a flight journey from one destination to another. The question is whether AirAsia X's low-cost flights to Mauritius were total losses as claimed by some...