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Boeing invites pilots, regulators to briefing as it looks to return 737 MAX to service

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SINGAPORE/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Boeing Co said it invited more than 200 airline pilots, technical leaders and regulators for an information session on Wednesday as it looks to return the 737 MAX to commercial service. FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, U.S. March Read More

Ethiopian Airlines questions Boeing's 'aggressive' software

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An Ethiopian Airlines executive questioned whether Boeing had told pilots enough about “aggressive” software that pushes a plane’s nose down, a focus of investigation into a deadly crash in Ethiopia this month. FILE PHOTO: Candle flames burn during a commemoration ceremony for the victims at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Read More

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX flight cancellations through April 24

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FILE PHOTO: An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight from Los Angeles approaches for landing at Reagan National Airport shortly after an announcement was made by the FAA that the planes were being grounded by the United States in Washington, U.S. March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo (Reuters) – American Airlines said Sunday it Read More

Ethiopian Airlines defends its Boeing planes after deadly crash

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines has rejected media reports that optional equipment for Boeing 737 MAX planes was critical for safety aboard a flight that crashed this month. FILE PHOTO: Candle flames burn during a commemoration ceremony for the victims at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 Read More

Thought crime science: Case studies in becoming an enemy of liberal orthodoxy

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The Western world considers itself a bastion of free thought – a marketplace of ideas. But some scholars who questioned prevailing liberal groupthink have quickly discovered that academic inquiry has tightly-controlled limits. There are more Democrat than Republican supporters among scientists of almost every academic field in the US, voter registration studies have shown. In Read More

Royal wedding: How much will it cost?

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Everyone knows weddings are pricy. Meghan Markle’s upcoming wedding to Prince Harry in the UK will take things to the next level. Seasoned wedding planners estimate the cost for the May 19 wedding could reach £1 million ($1.4 million) or more. The cost for special security raises the bill much further. Still, even the most Read More

U.S. airlines visit Boeing as FAA awaits 737 MAX upgrades

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CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Teams from the three U.S. airlines that own 737 MAX jets headed to Boeing Co’s factory in Renton, Washington, to review a software upgrade on Saturday, as U.S. regulators prepared to receive and review the fixes in coming weeks. The factory visits indicated Boeing may be near completing a software patch for Read More

U.S. airlines prepare for 737 MAX tests, Southwest parks jets near desert

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Teams from the three U.S. airlines that own 737 MAX jets were heading to Boeing Co’s factory in Renton, Washington, to review a software upgrade on Saturday, even as Southwest Airlines Co began parking its 34 MAXs near the California desert. FILE PHOTO: A wing of the Boeing 737 MAX is pictured Read More

Citi fires eight Hong Kong traders after review finds misconduct: sources

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc has fired eight bankers and suspended three others from its equities trading desk in Hong Kong after an internal probe revealed misconduct in their dealings with clients, people with knowledge of the matter said. FILE PHOTO: The Citigroup Inc (Citi) logo is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial Read More