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Airlines fear long grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopian crash

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PARIS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jets after the crash in Ethiopia has had no immediate financial impact on airlines using the planes, but it will get painful for the industry the longer they do not fly, companies and analysts said on Friday. Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed soon after take-off Read More

Boeing black box review begins in France, aviation world waits

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PARIS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Investigators in France on Friday examined the black boxes of a Boeing 737 MAX that crashed in Ethiopia as a spooked global airline industry waited to see if the cause was similar to a disaster in Indonesia months before. Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed soon after take-off from Addis Ababa last Read More

French investigators start black box data review from Ethiopia crash

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WASHINGTON/PARIS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – France’s air safety agency on Friday began studying data from the black boxes of a Boeing 737 MAX plane that crashed in Ethiopia, as regulators the world over grounded the plane and the U.S. planemaker halted deliveries of its latest model. Men unload a case containing the black boxes from the Read More

French investigators set to examine black box data from Ethiopia crash

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WASHINGTON/PARIS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – French investigators on Friday will begin analyzing data from the black boxes of the Boeing 737 Max plane that crashed after takeoff from Addis Ababa killing 157 people, the second such calamity involving the aircraft since October. Men unload a case containing the black boxes from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing Read More

Ethiopian Airlines flight reported trouble soon after takeoff: NYT

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An American family lays flowers for their daughter, who died in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, after a commemoration ceremony at the scene of the crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (Reuters) – The Boeing 737 Max 8 that crashed in Ethiopia Read More

Explainer: How to read an aircraft's black box

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PARIS (Reuters) – France’s BEA safety investigators are searching for clues as to what caused an Ethiopian Airlines plane to hurtle to the ground after take-off, as they begin analyzing two black boxes that arrived in Paris on Thursday from the crashed Boeing 737 MAX. An official from FranceÕs BEA air crash investigation agency speaks Read More

Batteries included: Sweden's emissions-free ferries lead the charge

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HELSINGOR, Denmark (Reuters) – A quiet revolution has taken place in the Oresund Strait between Sweden and Denmark where two of the world’s largest battery-powered ferries ply the waters after being converted from polluting diesel (gasoil) power. The Tycho Brahe and Aurora ferries operated by Sweden’s ForSea are over 100 meters long and work the Read More

‘Don’t sink! Don’t sink!’ Pilot reports reveal at least 2 incidents of Boeing 737 MAX 8 nosediving

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Boeing 737 MAX 8 pilots reported their planes nosedived and lost altitude in at least two incidents before the current safety scandal that has seen the aircraft grounded across the world. As Boeing deals with the fallout of its Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes being banned around the world following two deadly crashes, reports of Read More

Air India’s youngest Boeing 777 commander inspiring the next generation of female pilots

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Blazing a trail through the skies and through the ranks in Air India, Anny Divya has become an inspiration to millions as the world’s youngest Boeing 777 commander, and she’s only getting started. From humble beginnings in a lower middle class family in Vijayawada, India, where Divya was mocked by her classmates for her initial Read More

After Ethiopian Airlines crash, anguish and anger at funeral for young pilot

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By John Sparks, Africa correspondent, in Ethiopia Every chair was taken in the hall and there were dozens of people standing outside. They had come to pay their respects to Yared Getecho, the 29-year-old captain of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. He was in control of an ultra-modern Boeing 737 MAX 8 passenger jet when it Read More