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Whisky a go go: US suspends tariffs on UK exports including scotch

Move raises hopes of post-Brexit trade deal and relates to dispute over state support for Boeing and Airbus The White House has agreed to suspend retaliatory US tariffs on UK exports including scotch whisky, raising hopes of improved relations as talks continue about a post-Brexit transatlantic trade deal.In 2019, then US president Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on a range of EU exports, as part of a 16-year trade dispute over state support for aerospace rivals Boeing and Airbus. Continue rea...
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Cheers! US suspends tariffs on Scotch whisky

The United States has agreed to suspend tariffs on UK products including Scotch whisky and cashmere as both sides work to resolve a long-running dispute over Boeing and Airbus subsidies.
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US-UK trade truce means cheaper whisky for Americans

The United States has agreed to suspend tariffs on UK products including Scotch whisky and cashmere as both sides work to resolve a long-running dispute over Boeing and Airbus subsidies.
Tags: UK, Cnn, United States, Airbus, Boeing, US UK


Qantas is selling $577 'mystery flights' on Boeing 737s in Australia. Passengers won't be told where they're going until just before they land.

Getty Qantas is releasing $577 tickets for "mystery flights" to unknown destinations in March. The one-day trips, which fly from three major Australian cities, are limited to 120 passengers. In 2020, Qantas offered a seven-hour domestic "flight to nowhere" – it sold out in 10 minutes. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Qantas Airways announced Tuesday it's offering "mystery flights" in Australia between March and May.Passengers won't be told where they're going on the...
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Airlines continue to flock to the Boeing 737 Max as it debuts on Alaska and United places a massive new order

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max. Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines began passenger flights with the Boeing 737 Max on Monday. The first day of flights saw two round-trips, the first from Seattle to San Diego, California. United Airlines just placed an order for an additional 25 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.   Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Boeing's most notorious aircraft is having a great start to March with two milestones to kick off the month. Alaska Airlines began p...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Mexico, Planes, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Eu, Flying, Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, Airplanes, San Diego


United, predicting a rebound in travel, buys 25 Boeing 737 Max jets

United Airlines disclosed Monday one of its largest orders for the Boeing 737 Max jet since the aircraft was grounded in March 2019, agreeing to buy an additional 25 planes.
Tags: Cnn, Boeing, United Airlines


Bristol motorway journey for huge Boeing jet

The plane has straddled two lanes while being transported by lorry at 20mph under police escort.
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Desperate for more planes, cargo airlines are buying up aging passenger jets. Here's how they're converted to fly Amazon packages instead of people.

Converting a Boeing 767-300ER to a cargo plane. Sundry Photography / Shutterstock.com and Israeli Aerospace Industries Cargo carriers and e-commerce giants are buying up aging airliners and turning them into cargo jets. Israel Aerospace Industries is one conversion firm that the likes of Amazon have entrusted with their planes. The process can take up to around 120 days, and slots are booked years in advance.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A unique fleet of aircra...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Transportation, News, Air Travel, China, Planes, Israel, Trends, Features, Flying, Canada, Aviation, DHL, Boeing, Delta Air Lines


An airline in Afghanistan says it just flew the country's first flight with an all-female crew - here's what it was like onboard

Afghanistan's first all-female flight on Kam Air. Josh Cahill Afghanistan's Kam Air says it performed the first all-female crewed flight in the country's history. The Boeing 737-500 flew from Kabul to Herat with two female pilots and four female cabin crew. YouTuber Josh Cahill was onboard to capture the flight as part of an International Women's Day documentary.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A routine 90-minute flight in Afghanistan just made history.The cou...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, America, Trends, European Union, Iran, Afghanistan, Flying, Taliban, Middle East, Kabul, Aviation


An expert explains what would've happened if United flight 328 experienced its scary engine failure over the ocean

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty Images United Airlines flight 328 landed safely after experiencing an engine failure over Denver over the weekend. Even if the engine failure had occurred over water while en route to Hawaii, the aircraft likely could have landed safely.  Wide-body aircraft like the Boeing 777 are rated to fly for more than five hours on a single engine. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A United Airlines flight from Denver...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Canada, Atlantic, Hawaii, Aircraft


Preliminary findings released on the United flight engine failure

The investigation into the engine failure of a Boeing 777 could take more than a year, officials said, but already the picture is becoming clearer about what happened to the United Airlines flight on Saturday.
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Investigators release preliminary findings on the United Airlines flight engine failure. Here's what we know

The investigation into the engine failure of a Boeing 777 could take more than a year, officials said, but already the picture is becoming clearer about what happened to the United Airlines flight on Saturday.
Tags: Cnn, Boeing, United Airlines


'A loud bang was heard': Here's what federal investigators know so far about Boeing 777 United Airlines engine failure

The National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary findings also document a "loud bang" heard on the cockpit voice recorder.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Boeing, United Airlines, National Transportation Safety Board


Boeing 777 grounding explained visually: Pratt and Whitney engine failure involved in two incidents on same day

Two Boeing planes dropped engine parts on Saturday. Same engine manufacturer as past events. NTSB eyes fan blades cited in 'scary' 2018 United flight.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Whitney, Boeing, United, Ntsb, Pratt


Boeing 777: Signs of 'metal fatigue' found on Denver plane engine

The aircraft had to make an emergency landing after its engine failed, scattering debris over homes below.
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After Saturday’s engine failure, Boeing says many 777s should be grounded (ars technica)

Enlarge / United Airlines 238 suffered an engine out failure on Saturday, Feb. 20. (credit: Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images) While the National Transportation Safety Board investigates an aircraft engine failure that occurred in flight on Saturday, manufacturer Boeing has recommended that airlines suspend flying certain versions of the 777 wide-body airliner. "Boeing is actively monitoring recent events related to United Airlines Flight 328," the company stated on ...
Tags: News, Ge, Faa, Boeing, United Airlines, Ntsb, Eric Berger, Pratt Whitney, Andy Cross MediaNews Group The Denver Post, Enlarge United Airlines


United will still fly the Boeing 777-200 after a scary engine failure in Colorado - but the ones still flying have a different engine

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty United Airlines' fleet of 24 Boeing 777-200 aircraft has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration, but the aircraft will keep flying. A fleet of 22 United Boeing 777-200s are unaffected as they're powered by General Electric engines. Passengers booked on the 777 might still fly on the aircraft but others will be moved to different jets.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Federal Aviation Adm...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, Trends, Flying, Aviation, Faa, General Electric, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


The 737 Max is no longer Boeing's biggest problem, after yet another safety grounding

The grounding of 69 of Boeing's 777-model jets following the frightening engine failure on a United Airlines flight out of Denver on Saturday underscores a larger problem facing the aircrtaft maker.
Tags: Cnn, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines


Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record - and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline

The United Airlines Boeing 777-222 that experienced an in-flight engine failure. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine failure on Saturday. Three aviation regulators have effectively grounded Boeing 777s with PW4000-112 engines pending an investigation.  Experts say the issue isn't likely systemic with the plane or engine, given the track record of both.  Only 69 aircraft in the world are affected, and United is the only US carrier w...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Japan, News, Colorado, US, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Hawaii, Aviation, Airlines, Engines, Faa, General Electric


UK bans some Boeing 777s from airspace after engine fire over Denver

Ban comes as Boeing urges airlines to ground all planes with Pratt & Whitney PW4000 enginesThe UK has barred from its airspace Boeing 777s with the same type of engine that caught fire in the US at the weekend, as the plane’s manufacturer urged airlines to ground all 120 of these aircraft worldwide.Boeing said carriers using 777 planes with Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines should suspend operations until full inspections could be carried out, after the United Airlines jet was forced to make an eme...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, US, UK News, World news, Air transport, Transport, Airline Industry, Transport policy, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines, Pratt Whitney


Boeing 777 engine failure is not an isolated incident for United

The dramatic engine failure on a United Airlines flight flung debris across neighborhoods outside Denver and caused the airline to ground more than 20 planes out of caution.
Tags: News, Stories, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines


Engine parts drop from Boeing 747 cargo plane in Netherlands

Longtail Aviation cargo plane scatters small metal parts over Meerssen, injuring womanDutch authorities are investigating after a Boeing 747-400 cargo plane dropped engine parts shortly after takeoff from Maastricht airport.The Longtail Aviation Flight 5504 cargo plane scattered mostly small metal parts over the southern Dutch town of Meerssen on Saturday, causing damage and injuring a woman. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Business, UK News, World news, Netherlands, Airline Industry, Boeing, Longtail Aviation, Meerssen


What happens in an emergency like United 328

For those who haven't had the opportunity to follow this past weekend's dramatic story, United Flight 328, a Boeing 777-200, departed Denver Airport bound for Honolulu at 1:04 p.m. local time. A few minutes into the trip, the airplane experienced what we call in the business a catastrophic engine failure. The event also qualified as an uncontained engine failure because various pieces of the engine scattered debris onto a nearby suburb. The covering of the engine, similar in function to the ho...
Tags: News, Stories, Boeing, United, Honolulu, Denver Airport


Another safety scare is the last thing Boeing needs

Boeing has spent years trying to assure customers, regulators and the public that its planes are safe. That job may have just gotten harder.
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Airlines ground Boeing 777s after engine failure over Denver

United Airlines is removing 24 Boeing 777 planes powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) called for stepped-up inspections.
Tags: News, Stories, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines, Pratt Whitney, Federal Aviation Administration FAA


After a Boeing 777 Rained Failed-Engine Debris on Neighborhood Below, More Planes Grounded (slashdot)

After a twin-engine, wide-bodied Boeing 777 took off from a Denver airport — carrying 231 passengers and 10 crew members — its right engine failed. It began dropping debris on several neighborhoods below, CNBC reports. America's Federal Aviation Administration issued a statement saying it was "aware of reports of debris in the vicinity of the airplane's flight path," CNBC adds, noting that less than 30 minutes later the plane had returned to the airport. No passengers were injured. Today the...
Tags: Japan, News, America, Bloomberg, Faa, Boeing, Denver, Cnbc, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney, Dickson, ANA Holdings, JAL, Steve Dickson


24 Boeing 777s removed from service

United Airlines is removing all of its Boeing 777 planes currently in service that are powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration called for stepped-up inspections.
Tags: Asia, News, Boeing, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


Airlines ground dozens of Boeing 777 planes after engine failure over Denver

Airlines in the United States, South Korea and Japan have grounded dozens of Boeing 777 aircraft after one of the jets suffered engine failure Saturday, sending debris crashing down over Denver.
Tags: Japan, Cnn, Boeing, Denver, United States South Korea


United grounds 24 Boeing 777s after an engine failed mid-air, burning and dropping debris

The engine of a United Airlines Boeing 777 plane on Saturday. YouTube/9News Airlines are grounding Boeing 777 planes with certain engines after one failed mid-flight. Video from a United passenger showed an engine on fire. The plane landed safely, but dropped debris. Other airlines that fly the same plane grounded them too, as recommended by Boeing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is grounding 24 Boeing 777 planes after an engine failed mid-air, catc...
Tags: Japan, Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Honolulu, National Transportation Safety Board, Pratt Whitney, US Federal Aviation Administration FAA, Asiana Airlines


United grounds 24 Boeing 777s after an engine failed midair, burning and dropping debris

The engine of a United Airlines Boeing 777 plane on Saturday. YouTube/9News Airlines are grounding Boeing 777 planes with certain engines after one failed soon after takeoff. Video from a United passenger showed an engine on fire. The plane landed safely but dropped debris. Other airlines that fly the same plane grounded them too, as recommended by Boeing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is grounding 24 Boeing 777 planes after an engine failed soon a...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Honolulu, National Transportation Safety Board



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