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Singapore Airlines will fly the Airbus A380 on on a 60-minute flight as carriers continue to bring back the world's largest passenger plane

Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800 takes off from Zurich airport Reuters Singapore Airlines is set to fly the shortest Airbus A380 flight in service from Singapore to Malaysia. British Airways will use its A380s on short-haul flights from London to Frankfurt and Madrid come November 8. The short routes are due to operational requirements to get crews retrained on the aircraft. Singapore Airlines is set to operate the shortest Airbus A380 flight in service on a mere 60-minute hop between Si...
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Interview: Brian Volk-Weiss Talks Season 3 of The Movies That Made Us

Netflix’s The Movies That Made Us recently released a new batch of episodes covering the productions of RoboCop, Halloween, A Nightmare On Elm Street, Friday the 13th, Aliens, and Coming to America, which gave ComingSoon the perfect opportunity to speak with showrunner/producer Brian Volk-Weiss. The Movies That Made Us looks inside the movies that have shaped generations and what it took to make them happen, telling the story of how these movies were made, the involvement of studio producers, wr...
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The shipping crisis has gotten so bad that some companies are chartering air cargo planes for $2 million or more for a single flight

A cargo plane. Getty Images The shipping crisis is driving some companies to ship their goods via air charters. A trans-Pacific Boeing 777 air freight charter has hit $2 million - more than double its peak pre-pandemic price. It could cost even more to ship out of Vietnam, as the manufacturing hub faces multiple disruptions. The shipping crisis is boosting demand for air cargo, with desperate retailers sending the price of an air freight charter to record levels.According to Air Charter S...
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Overhead bins on planes are getting bigger, and it's turning air travel into a less stressful experience for both passengers and crew

Boeing Space Bins Boeing Aircraft overhead space has evolved with bigger bins, like Boeing's Space Bins and Airbus' Airspace XL Bins. The bins offer twice as much room for passenger luggage, ensuring every traveler has a spot for their carry-on. Larger bins alleviate the stress put on flight attendants when doing last-minute gate checks. Finding overhead bin space has been a challenge for travelers, but Boeing and Airbus' larger bins have eased the stress. Boeing Space B...
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I went inside the secret airplane compartment where flight attendants sleep on long-haul flights and was shocked by its size

Touring SAS Scandinavian Airlines' Airbus A350-900 XWB. Thomas Pallini/Insider Flight attendants don't enjoy the same luxurious seats that some of their passengers do on long-haul flights. Secret compartments in the back of airplanes have bunks for flight attendants to rest. Cabin crew rest areas are tight quarters with no windows or forms of entertainment. Airlines are constantly raising the bar when it comes to luxury and comfort for passengers as airliners are flying furthe...
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Former Boeing 737 MAX Chief Technical Pilot Indicted For Fraud

Mark Forkner, Boeing's 737 Max chief technical pilot during the aircraft's development, has been charged with misleading aviation regulators about safety issues blamed for two fatal crashes of the 737 Max. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, "he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison on each count of wire fraud and 10 years in prison on each count of fraud involving aircraft parts in interstate commerce." Slashdot reader McGruber shares an excerpt from the press release: A federa...
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Boeing Workers Stage Protest Over Vaccine Mandate

By Eric M. JohnsonEVERETT, Wash. (Reuters) - Waving signs like "coercion is not consent," and "stop the mandate," some 200 Boeing Co employees and...
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Former Boeing Test Pilot Pleads Not Guilty in 737 Max Case

A former Boeing employee has pleaded not guilty to charges of fraud in connection with development of the 737 Max before two of the planes crashed.
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New airline ITA has officially taken over for Alitalia - see the full history of Italy's troubled flag carrier

ITA Airways Chairman Alfredo Altavilla poses with rendering of new livery ITA Press Office/Handout via REUTERS Government-owned Alitalia ceased operations on October 15, marking the end of its 74-year era. Alitalia has been replaced by ITA Airways, a brand new airline that will not be responsible for the old carrier's debt. ITA plans to buy 28 Airbus jets, create a new aircraft livery, and launch a new loyalty program. Alitalia has officially ceased operations and handed the baton to n...
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Delta announced 3 new routes to Panama in its latest network expansion

Touring Delta Air Lines' new terminal at LaGuardia Airport. Thomas Pallini/Insider Delta Air Lines is launching three new routes and one additional frequency to Panama City, Panama this winter. The expansion will mark Delta's highest number of flights to the country since it started service there in 1998. Delta's flight from Orlando will be the carrier's only international route out of the central Florida city. Delta Air Lines is focusing on Panama City, Panama in its lates...
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Former Boeing Chief Technical Pilot Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) -A former Boeing Co chief technical pilot, accused of deceiving federal regulators evaluating the company's...
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U.S. Lawmaker Blames Boeing Leaders for Culture That Led to Crashes

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. House Democrat who oversaw a massive investigation into the Boeing 737 MAX said on Friday...
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Boeing 737 Max chief technical pilot charged with deceiving US aviation regulators over MCAS

He hasn't got $2.5bn to hand to the DoJ, unlike his bosses A Boeing 737 Max test pilot has been charged with obstructing US aviation safety regulators, according to the US Department of Justice, and faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.…
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Former Boeing 737 Max pilot charged with fraud

The pilot is charged with deceiving federal regulators evaluating 737 Max jets prior to approval.
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Former Boeing pilot involved in Max testing indicted

A former Boeing pilot has been indicted by federal grand jury on charges of deceiving safety regulators about the 737 Max jetliner, which was later involved in two deadly crashes.
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Some airline pilots say they're making midair mistakes because of a lack of practice during COVID-19. One called it a 'critical situation.'

Pilots say they're out of practice thanks to the pandemic. Chris Sattlberger/Getty Images Some pilots say they're making mistakes after returning to the air for the first time in months. Examples include missing the correct altitude and switching off the wrong engine. A Lufthansa pilot told Bloomberg it was a "critical situation." Some airline pilots returning to the skies are making errors after months of not flying during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a vice president at a pilots&#...
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Top Boeing pilot indicted over 737 MAX scandal

A now-former chief technical pilot for Boeing was indicted on fraud charges over his involvement in the 737 MAX scandal, which claimed the lives of hundreds of passengers when two of the defective jets crashed. Mark Forkner, 49, was in that role during the certification process for the jet and is accused of deceiving the Federal Aviation Administeration during that process in 2016 and 2017. — Read the rest
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Former Boeing pilot accused of deceiving the FAA about the 737 Max's design flaws before they killed 346 people in 2 crashes

A Boeing 737 Max sits outside the hangar at Boeing's Renton, Washington, plant. Thomson Reuters Faulty software caused two Boeing 737 Max planes to crash in 2018 and 2019, killing 346 people. A Thursday DOJ statement said Mark Forkner allegedly deceived the FAA during its assessment of the plane. 737 Max pilots were not sufficiently aware of the software as a result, the statement said. A former senior Boeing pilot was charged with fraud for allegedly deceiving the Federal Aviation Au...
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Former Boeing Pilot Involved in Max Testing Indicted

A former Boeing test pilot has been indicted on fraud charges related to his work in evaluating the 737 Max jetliner, the same model that was involved in two deadly crashes.
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Ex-Boeing executive indicted over 737 Max tragedy

A federal grand jury has indicted a former key executive of Boeing for fraud, alleging he deceived the Federal Aviation Administration while it was first certifying the 737 Max jet that would go on to have two fatal crashes caused by design flaws.
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Ex-Boeing executive indicted for fraud in 737 Max tragedy

A federal grand jury has indicted a former key executive of Boeing for fraud, alleging he deceived the Federal Aviation Administration while it was first certifying the 737 Max jet that would go on to have two fatal crashes caused by design flaws.
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Former Boeing Test Pilot Indicted For Allegedly Deceiving 737 Max Safety Regulators

"The DOJ will not tolerate fraud – especially in industries where the stakes are so high," the agency said.
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Former Boeing executive indicted for fraud in 737 Max tragedy

A federal grand jury has indicted a former key executive of Boeing for fraud, alleging he deceived the Federal Aviation Administration while it was first certifying the 737 Max jet that would go on to have two fatal crashes caused by design flaws.
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Boeing pilot indicted for allegedly deceiving US regulators over 737 Max

Mark A Forkner accused of giving FAA false information about flight-control system in plane that was involved in two crashesA Boeing pilot involved in testing the 737 Max jetliner was indicted on Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges of deceiving safety regulators who were evaluating the plane, which was later involved in two deadly crashes.The indictment accuses Mark A Forkner of giving the Federal Aviation Administration false and incomplete information about an automated flight-control ...
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Boeing Pilot Involved in Max Testing Is Indicted in Texas

A Boeing test pilot has been indicted on fraud charges related to his work in evaluating the 737 Max jetliner, the same model that was involved in two deadly crashes.
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Ex-Boeing 737 MAX Chief Technical Pilot Indicted for Fraud

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) -A former chief technical pilot for Boeing Co was charged on Thursday with deceiving federal regulators...
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Ex-Boeing 737 MAX Chief Technical Pilot Indicted for Fraud - U.S. Justice Dept

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former chief technical pilot for Boeing Co was charged on Thursday with deceiving federal regulators concerning the...
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Maker of Plane Parts Boeing Calls Flawed Supplied Spirit, Others - Sources

By Tim Hepher, David Shepardson and Francesca Landini(Reuters) - An Italian sub-contractor at the centre of the latest snags to emerge on Boeing's...
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Italy's Leonardo Is 'Injured Party' in Boeing 787 Component Issue

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Leonardo said on Thursday it was an "injured party" after one of its sub-suppliers had allegedly provided improperly...
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Boeing Finds New Defect in Ongoing Struggle To Produce Dreamliner 787

Boeing and U.S. regulators said Thursday that some titanium 787 Dreamliner parts were improperly manufactured over the past three years, the latest in a series of problems to plague the wide-body aircraft. From a report: The quality issue does not affect the immediate safety of flights, the company and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said. Boeing said the parts were provided Leonardo, which bought the items from Italy-based Manufacturing Processes Specification (MPS). MPS is no longer ...
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