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Boeing to brief on 737 MAX updates as Ethiopian backs planemaker

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ADDIS ABABA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Boeing Co will brief more than 200 global airline pilots, technical experts and regulators this week on software and training updates for its 737 MAX aircraft, as Ethiopian Airlines expressed confidence in the planemaker despite a recent crash. Africa’s biggest carrier will work with Boeing and other airlines to make air Read More

Thunder Energies (TNRG) Announces Initiation of Construction of its “Precious Metal Detector”

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TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Thunder Energies Corporation (OTC:TNRG) today announced the initiation of construction of its Precious Metal Detector in conformity with the recent upgrade of the Letter of Intent for its test and use (https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/03/21/1758528/0/en/Thunder-Energies-Corporation-TNRG-Announces-the-Upgrade-of-a-Letter-of-Intent-to-Test-the-Detection-of-Precious-Metals-in-Mining-Operations.html). Dr. Ruggero M. Santilli, Corporate Chief Scientist, states: “I am pleased to report the Read More

Boeing sets briefing on 737 MAX as Ethiopian carrier expresses confidence in planemaker

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ADDIS ABABA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Boeing Co will brief more than 200 global airline pilots, technical leaders and regulators this week on software and training updates for its 737 MAX aircraft, as Ethiopian Airlines expressed confidence in the planemaker despite a recent crash. FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked at the Read More

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

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

Apple's Cook to China: keep opening for sake of global economy

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FILE PHOTO: Apple CEO Tim Cook attends the China Development Forum in Beijing, China, March 18, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter BEIJING (Reuters) – Apple chief executive Tim Cook nudged China on Saturday to open up and said the future would depend on global collaboration, as the United States and China remained locked in a bitter trade Read More