*No firm FAA timetable established yet, say sources; global regulator meeting on Thursday was ‘constructive’, says FAA head; too early to say if simulator training required: Transport Canada; Chinese airline 737 MAX losses estimated at $579mn by end-June, says industry group The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co’s 737 MAX jet to […]

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Boeing Co on Wednesday abandoned its 2019 financial outlook, halted share buybacks and said lowered production due to the grounding of its fastest-selling 737 MAX jet after two fatal plane crashes in five months had cost it at least $1 billion so far. The world’s largest planemaker is facing one of the biggest crises in […]

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Ethiopian Airlines: Two men say they missed crashed flight

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  • March 12, 2019
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A Greek man says he missed the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed kiling all on board in Addis Ababa after arriving two minutes late at the boarding gate. “I was mad because nobody helped me to reach the gate on time,” said Antonis Mavropoulos as he recalled his “lucky day”. A second man also says […]

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ADDIS ABABA: A jetliner carrying 157 people crashed shortly after takeoff from the Ethiopian capital Sunday, killing everyone aboard and carving a crater into the ground, authorities said. At least 35 nationalities were among the dead. It was not clear what caused the Ethiopian Airlines plane to go down in clear weather. The accident was […]

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