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US airlines: battle for government money dissected

On October 1, 2020, CARES act expired, and U.S. airlines - including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines - started laying off and furloughing their staff in thousands. A replacement for it, talked about for months on end, never came. But why? What actually happened?...


US House bill to fix FAA lapses behind Boeing 737 MAX crashes

The U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure presented a new bill that aims to reform aircraft certification standards by the Federal Aviation Administration, following the two Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people....


Congress finds "disturbing" errors in Boeing 737 MAX development

The investigation by the United States House of Representatives severely blames the planemaker and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for their role in the crashes of two Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that led to the death of 346 people....


Boeing reorganizes safety organization before Congress hearing

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg presented a new organizational chart aimed at reinforcing the safety of its products. On October 30, 2019, he will testify in front of the U.S. Congress about the Boeing 737 MAX involved in two crashes that killed 346 people....