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Indonesia’s National Airline Seeks to Cancel Order of Boeing Max 8s

The request from the carrier, Garuda Indonesia, is the first publicly confirmed attempt to cancel a Max 8 order since the deadly crash in Ethiopia this month.
Tags: Indonesia, Garuda Airlines, Boeing Company, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters


Crashed Boeing jets lacked two safety features that would have cost extra

Two Boeing jets that crashed in Ethiopia and Indonesia each lacked a pair of cockpit safety features that the plane manufacturer charged extra for. The systems  might have helped the pilots as they struggled to control their planes, aviation experts said. Lion Air Flight 610 crashed in October killing 189 people, and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 went down on March 10, shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa, with the loss of 157 lives. Both Boeing 737 Max aircraft were new but did not have an an...
Tags: News, Indonesia, New York Times, Ethiopia, Airlines, Faa, Boeing, Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, US Justice Department, US Federal Aviation Administration, Bjorn Fehrm, Ethiopia Airlines


Boeing Stops Charging Extra For Safety Feature On Troubled Max Jets

Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last year in Indonesia, killing everyone on board. The equipment, which had been offered as an option, alerts pilots of faulty information from key sensors. It will now be included on every 737 Max as part of changes that Boeing is rushing to complete on the jets by early next week, according to a person familiar with the changes. The person spoke ...
Tags: News, Indonesia, New York Times, Ethiopia, Kenya, Faa, Boeing, Addis Ababa, Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopian Airlines, Nairobi, Lion Air, U S Federal Aviation Administration, Tewolde Gebremariam, Boeing 737 MAX 8, Summer Concepcion


Doomed Boeing planes lacked two optional safety features – report

Neither 737 Max aircraft in Indonesia and Ethiopia crashes had sensors sold for extra costBoeing reportedly sold the 737 Max planes that crashed in Indonesia and Ethiopia without two safety features that the US aircraft manufacturer offers airlines for an additional cost.It is still not clear what caused Lion Air flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 to crash, but investigators have said flight data shows clear similarities between the two incidents. Continue reading...
Tags: Indonesia, US, World news, Plane Crashes, Air transport, Airline Industry, Ethiopia, Chris Grayling, Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, Lion Air crash, Ethiopian Airlines crash


Living Things, With No Bone or Tissue, Pose a Quandary for Museums

A British museum has returned locks of an emperor’s hair to Ethiopia. But dealing with culturally sensitive objects is not always so simple.
Tags: Museums, Indigenous People, British Museum, London (England, Ethiopia, National Army Museum (London, England, Pitt Rivers Museum


Ethiopia crash captain did not train on airline's MAX simulator: source

Captain Yared Getachew, 29, was due for refresher training at the end of March, his colleague told Reuters, two months after Ethiopian Airlines had received one of the first such simulators being distributed. The March 10 disaster, following another MAX 8 crash in Indonesia in October, has set off one of the biggest inquiries in aviation history, focused on the safety of a new automated system and whether crews understood it properly. The MAX, which came into service two years ago, has a new a...
Tags: News, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Reuters, Ethiopian Airlines, Yared Getachew


FBI joins criminal probe into Boeing 737 Max 8 safety certification in wake of crashes

The FBI has joined the widening criminal probe into how Boeing's 737 Max 8 jets were deemed as safe in the months before two of them crashed in Indonesia and Ethiopia,            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Indonesia, Fbi, Ethiopia, Usa Today, Boeing


Lion Air pilots were looking at handbook when plane crashed

Sources say flight crew of Indonesian jet tried to find procedure to halt diveThe pilots of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max urgently looked through a handbook to understand why the jet was lurching downwards in the final minutes before it hit the water, killing all 189 people onboard, three people with knowledge of the cockpit voice recorder’s contents said.The investigation into the crash last October has taken on fresh relevance as the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other regulators gr...
Tags: Indonesia, US, World news, Asia Pacific, Plane Crashes, Air transport, Ethiopia, Lion Air, Federal Aviation Administration FAA, Lion Air crash, Lion Air Boeing


Pilot who hitched a ride in cockpit saved doomed Lion Air Boeing 737 Max day before it crashed

As the Lion Air crew fought to control their diving Boeing 737 Max 8, they got help from an unexpected source: an off-duty pilot who happened to be riding in the cockpit. That extra pilot, who was seated in the cockpit jumpseat, correctly diagnosed the problem and told the crew how to disable a malfunctioning flight-control system and save the plane, two people familiar with Indonesia’s investigation told Bloomberg. The next day, under command of a different crew facing what investigators said w...
Tags: News, Bali, Indonesia, US, Bloomberg, Ethiopia, Airlines, Faa, Boeing, Department Of Transportation, Jakarta, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, Transportation Department, American Airlines Group Inc, US Justice Department


Can Ethiopia’s Long Love Affair With Boeing Survive the 737 Max Crash?

The manufacturer is so revered in the country, planes are often referred to as “Boeings.” The Max 8 crash may change all that.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines, Boeing Company, Airlines and Airplanes


Boeing CEO says company understands 'lives depend' on plane safety

Muilenburg said a software upgrade for the 737 MAX aircraft that the planemaker started in the wake of October's deadly Lion Air crash in Indonesia was coming "soon." Investigators into the Boeing Co 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia eight days ago have found striking similarities in a vital flight angle with the 737 MAX that came down off Indonesia, a source told Reuters, piling pressure on the world's biggest planemaker. The Ethiopian Airlines disaster on March 10 that killed 157 people led to the g...
Tags: News, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Boeing, Reuters, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, Boeing Co, Muilenburg, MAX Muilenburg


US probing certification of Boeing 737 MAX

Boeing and US aviation regulators are coming under intense scrutiny over the certification of the 737 MAX aircraft after news that two recent crashes share similarities. On March 11, just a day after the Ethiopia crash left 157 dead, a grand jury in Washington issued a subpoena to at least one person involved in the plane's certification, according to a Wall Street Journal article citing people close to the matter. A criminal inquiry is "an entirely new twist," said Scott Hamilton, managing di...
Tags: News, Washington, US, Ethiopia, Boeing, Wall Street Journal, Scott Hamilton, ValuJet, Leeham Company


A week after Ethiopia crash, questions swirl around Boeing

Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft are grounded across the world following the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302, casting a harsh spotlight on the plane's safety certification and the close relationship between Boeing and American authorities. On March 10, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed southeast of Addis Ababa, killing the 157 people on board. It was the second accident in five months for a 737 MAX aircraft, a product line meant to replace the 737 NG.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Boeing, Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines


Boeing: 737 MAX certification followed US rules

Boeing said Monday that the flight stabilization system under scrutiny following two deadly 737 MAX plane crashes, met all US regulations. "The 737 MAX was certified in accordance with the identical Federal Aviation Administration requirements and processes that have governed certification of all previous new airplanes and derivatives," Boeing said Monday. Boeing and regulators face increased examination over the stall prevention system, the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System or M...
Tags: News, Indonesia, US, Ethiopia, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration


Boeing Black Box Data Shows Similarities Between Ethiopian and Lion Air Crashes

Information from the recorders on an Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed is similar to findings from an earlier crash of a 737 Max, officials said.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Ethiopian Airlines, Airlines and Airplanes, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, Boeing Black Box Data Shows Similarities, Lion Air Crashes


'Clear similarities' between Boeing crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia

Flight recorder data recovered from the wreckage of Boeing 737 MAX planes that crashed in Ethiopia and Indonesia shows "clear similarities," Addis Ababa said Sunday as the US maker announced it was finalizing a software update for its under fire anti-stall system. Pressure was mounting meanwhile on the US Federal Aviation Administration, which insisted it had followed standard procedures in certifying the plane model, even as it was reported to have come under investigation by the Department of...
Tags: News, Indonesia, US, Ethiopia, Faa, Boeing, Addis Ababa, US Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transport, Ethiopia Indonesia


Black boxes show 'clear similarities' with Indonesia crash, Ethiopia says

Black box data recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last week show "clear similarities" with a recent crash in Indonesia of the same type of aircraft, Ethiopia's transport minister said on Sunday. The announcement came a week after Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 plummeted into a field southeast of Addis Ababa minutes into its flight to Nairobi, killing all 157 people onboard. The disaster caused the worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft involved after aviation ...
Tags: News, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Boeing, Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines, Nairobi


Boeing 737 Black Box Data Shows Similarities Between 2 Crashes

Information from the recorders on an Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed is similar to findings from an earlier crash of a 737 Max, officials said.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines, Airlines and Airplanes, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, Black Box Data Shows Similarities Between


Ethiopia minister: 'Clear similarities' in Boeing crashes

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Preliminary information from the flight data recorder of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed a week ago and killed 157 people shows "clear similarities" with an earlier disaster involving the same kind of Boeing aircraft in Indonesia, Ethiopia's transport minister said Sunday.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines, ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia, Indonesia Ethiopia


Ethiopian Airlines flight data has 'clear similarities' with Indonesia crash

Analysis comes as thousands march in Addis Ababa to mourn victims of flight 302Preliminary information from the flight data recorder of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed a week ago, killing 157 people, shows “clear similarities” with an earlier disaster involving the same kind of Boeing aircraft in Indonesia, Ethiopia’s transport minister has said.The disclosure came as thousands of people marched on Sunday in the capital Addis Ababa, accompanying 17 empty caskets at a funeral for the Eth...
Tags: Indonesia, Africa, World news, Ethiopia, Boeing, Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines crash, Indonesia Ethiopia


US aviation agency defends its vetting of plane involved in crashes

The US agency that regulates civil aviation said Sunday it followed "standard" procedures in certifying the Boeing jetliner whose anti-stall systems have come under scrutiny after disastrous crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia. "The 737-MAX certification program followed the FAA’s standard certification process," the Federal Aviation Administration said in an email to AFP. The 737-MAX is a relatively new plane, having entered service only in May 2017 as Boeing's answer to Airbus's medium-haul A3...
Tags: News, Indonesia, US, Ethiopia, Airbus, Faa, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration


Ethiopian Flight Data Shows Similarities To Indonesian Crash Of Same Boeing Model

Ethiopia's Transport Minister said a preliminary review of the flight data from last week's plane crash reveals "clear similarities" in that accident and the crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX last October.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Lion Air Boeing


Boeing 'finalizing' anti-stall update after Ethiopia crash

Boeing is finalizing a software update and pilot training linked to the MCAS anti-stalling feature, under scrutiny after two 737 Max 8 crashes, the company's CEO said on Sunday. "Boeing is finalizing its development of a previously-announced software update and pilot training revision that will address the MCAS flight control law's behavior in response to erroneous sensor inputs," the US-based aircraft manufacturer's president and CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, said in a statement.
Tags: News, US, Ethiopia, Boeing, Dennis Muilenburg, MCAS


U.S. agencies have not validated Ethiopian Airlines black box data: U.S. officials

Earlier on Sunday, a spokesman for the Ethiopian Transport Ministry said the data from the black boxes was successfully recovered and teams from the United States and Ethiopia had validated it. Citing analysis of the black boxes recovered from the wreckage of the March 10 disaster, the spokesman said the crash had "clear similarities" with October's Lion Air crash. Investigators are trying to determine why the aircraft plunged into a field shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa, searching for ...
Tags: News, United States, Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, Ethiopian Transport Ministry


Answers to pressing questions behind the FAA and Boeing crash

After the crash Sunday of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in Ethiopia, questions have risen around Boeing, the Federal Aviation Administration, and why this crash occurred just months after a similar crash involving the same type of airplane.
Tags: News, Stories, Ethiopia, Faa, Boeing, Boeing the Federal Aviation Administration


Ethiopian Airlines: 'Clear similarities' with Indonesia crash

Ethiopia sees 'similarities' between last week's plane crash and last year's disaster off Indonesia.
Tags: News, Indonesia, Ethiopia


Ethiopians Say Flight Data from Doomed Jet Shows Similarities to Indonesian Flight That Crashed

Information from the recorders from an Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed last weekend show similarities to an earlier crash of the same type of Boeing plane, Ethiopia’s transport ministry said.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines, Airlines and Airplanes, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters


Black boxes show 'clear similarities' with Indonesian crash, Ethiopia says

Black box data recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last week shows "clear similarities" with a recent crash in Indonesia of the same type of aircraft, Ethiopia's transport minister said on Sunday. The announcement came a week after Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 plummeted into a field southeast of Addis Ababa minutes into its flight to Nairobi, killing all 157 people onboard. The disaster caused the worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft involved after aviation...
Tags: News, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Boeing, Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines, Nairobi


Preliminary Data Shows ‘Clear Similarity’ Between Two Boeing Plane Crashes: Ethiopian Minister

The United States and many other countries have grounded the Boeing 737 Max 8
Tags: News, Uncategorized, United States, Ethiopia, Boeing, Onetime



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