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Southwest Airlines proposed a ploy to deceive FAA on Boeing 737 MAX, legal filing alleges

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In April 2016, when Boeing’s 737 MAX was in flight test a year ahead of its certification by the Federal Aviation Administration, Southwest Airlines made a strange proposal to Boeing — one that suggests an effort to deceive the FAA. According to a legal filing by attorneys pursuing a lawsuit against the airline, Southwest manager Bill Lusk asked Boeing officials, including the MAX chief technical pilot Mark Forkner, if engineers could install a new flight control safety alert required for the… (www.seattletimes.com) Plus d'info...

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The U.S. is facing its worst pilot shortage ever, forcing airlines to cut flights and growth plans

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The U.S. is facing its worst pilot shortage ever, forcing airlines to cut flights for a summer travel season that is expected to surpass 2019 levels... (www.aviationweekly.org) Plus d'info...

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Aviation Stats Update: May 16, 2022

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"Europe has had a tough road to recovery, but in the last week (May 8-15), commercial airline traffic has reached its highest point since 2019, with an average of 22,138 airline flights a day, which is only 13% down from the same week in 2019. These numbers are exciting to see as Europe heads into the summer, its busiest travel season each year." (blog.flightaware.com) Plus d'info...

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Qantas 787 Flight Flew With 4 Covered Static Ports

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A Qantas 787 was found to have four of its engine static ports taped up on a flight used to transport freight from from Melbourne to Los Angeles. (www.gatechecked.com) Plus d'info...

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Ryanair Calls Boeing Managers ‘Headless Chickens,’ Seeks Shakeup

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Ryanair Holdings Plc Chief Executive Officer Michael O’Leary joined in industry criticism of Boeing Co.’s leadership, saying the company needs a shakeup as production snags afflict its three main jetliner models. (www.bnnbloomberg.ca) Plus d'info...

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American Airlines just showed the door to customers who aren't rich

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Airlines have needs. They tend to revolve around money. Which is harder to make when you fire a lot of people during the pandemic and then find it difficult to hire more people once the pandemic begins to recede. Despite the claims of many, business travel hasn't reached pre-pandemic levels. Leisure travelers, however, are desperate to get on a plane and get out of wherever here is. So how can airlines make more money out of this less-than-ideal situation? A clue emerged last week when… (www.zdnet.com) Plus d'info...

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JetBlue Launches Hostile Takeover Bid to Acquire Spirit Airlines

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Yet another twist occurred this morning when JetBlue launched a hostile takeover bid to win back Spirit from Frontier Airlines. JetBlue is now offering $30 per share, significantly more than its ultra-low-cost rival, and claims a deal offering $33 per share is still a possibility. (aeroxplorer.com) Plus d'info...

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Russian Airlines Expected To Start Cannibalizing Western Aircraft For Spare Parts

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The Russian aviation industry has found a way to keep its fleet operational despite sanctions. (simpleflying.com) Plus d'info...

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