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United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default

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FILE PHOTO: A United Airlines plane with the Continental Airlines logo on its tail, taxis to the runway at O’Hare International airport in Chicago October 1, 2010. UAL Corp and Continental Airlines Inc. closed their merger on Friday to form the world’s largest carrier, called United Airlines. REUTERS/Frank Polich (Reuters) – United Airlines said on Read More

United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights through August 3

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FILE PHOTO: United Airlines planes, including a Boeing 737 MAX 9 model, are pictured at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, U.S., March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo CHICAGO (Reuters) – United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, now through Aug. 3, Read More

British Airways to resume Pakistan flights next week after a decade

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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next week a decade after it suspended operations following a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian country. FILE PHOTO: A British Airways Boeing 747 comes in to land at Heathrow airport in London, June 25, 2018. Read More

China airline association estimates losses from 737 MAX grounding at $579 million

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FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on the tarmac at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, U.S. March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson BEIJING (Reuters) – The China Air Transport Association (CATA) on Friday said it expects losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing Co’s 737 MAX aircraft Read More

U.S. regulator sees approval of Boeing 737 MAX to fly as soon as late June: sources

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MONTREAL/FORT WORTH, Texas (Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co’s 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the U.S. air regulator informed members of the United Nations’ aviation agency in a private briefing on Thursday, sources told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo Read More

Exclusive: U.S. airlines expect Boeing 737 MAX jets need up to 150 hours of work before flying again

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Once regulators approve Boeing Co’s grounded 737 MAX jets for flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation before flying, officials from the three U.S. airlines that operate the MAX told Reuters. American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX jets sit parked at a facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S., Read More

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. panel it expects Boeing 737 MAX approval as early as late June – sources

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FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows several Boeing 737 MAX airplanes grounded at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, U.S. March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo MONTREAL (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations’ aviation agency they expect approval of Boeing Co’s 737 MAX jets to fly in the Read More

United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to accommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co’s 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again. FILE PHOTO: United Airlines Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz poses for pictures in his office at the company’s headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, Read More

British Steel goes into liquidation after failing to secure loan

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LONDON (Reuters) – British Steel, the country’s second largest steel producer, has collapsed after failing to secure emergency government funding, jeopardising some 25,000 jobs, Britain’s Official Receiver said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A general view shows the British Steel works in Scunthorpe, Britain, May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Heppell The High Court ordered the compulsory liquidation Read More

China’s big three airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s three biggest airlines have asked U.S. planemaker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, just as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft. FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference Read More