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US airlines still piling up losses but say demand is rising

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are piling up billions of dollars in additional losses as the pandemic chokes off air travel, but a recent uptick...

Can’t crush this: Beetle armor gives clues to tougher planes

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a beetle that can withstand bird pecks, animal stomps and even being rolled over by a Toyota Camry. Now...

WTO says EU can put tariffs on $4 billion of US goods

GENEVA (AP) — International arbitrators said Tuesday that the European Union can impose tariffs and other penalties on up to $4 billion worth of...

Boeing picks South Carolina over Seattle for 787 production

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing said Thursday it will shut down the original assembly line for its two-aisle 787 jetliner near Seattle and consolidate the...

FAA chief tests changes to Boeing’s grounded 737 Max

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration, a former military and airline pilot, said Wednesday that he liked what he saw during a two-hour...

Unfriendly skies: Airline workers brace for mass layoffs

DETROIT (AP) — The worries are growing for United Airlines flight attendant Jordy Comeaux. ...

US lawmakers propose tighter rules for new airplanes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers who criticized regulators over the way they approved the Boeing 737 Max will propose changing the way that the Federal...

Ukraine plane crash death toll rises to 26, with 1 survivor

MOSCOW (AP) — Searchers combing the area where a Ukrainian military aircraft crashed found two more bodies on Saturday, bringing the death toll to...

Watchdog: FAA not prepared to update jet evacuation rules

DETROIT (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration hasn't updated standards for emergency airliner evacuations in nearly two decades, a period when travelers have increasingly...

Raytheon doubles job cuts to 15,000, citing airline downturn

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Raytheon Technologies Corp. plans to eliminate more than 15,000 jobs this year at its corporate offices, jet engine-maker Pratt &...

Panel’s report blasts Boeing, FAA for crashes, seeks reforms

A House committee issued a scathing report Wednesday questioning whether Boeing and government regulators have recognized problems that caused two deadly 737 Max jet...

Regulators to examine pilot training for Boeing 737 Max jets

Aviation regulators and pilots from several countries will begin next week reviewing Boeing’s proposal for training pilots to fly the revamped 737 Max, a...

Boeing finds new problem with 787 that will delay deliveries

Boeing has recorded its first orders of the year for the grounded 737 Max, but a new flaw has surfaced in another of its...

FAA employees who oversee airplane makers report pressure

Federal employees overseeing Boeing...

FAA: Boeing pressured safety workers at SC aircraft plant

Federal officials are seeking...

Airbus plane deliveries halved as airlines scrounge for cash

PARIS (AP) — European...

GOP tucks $8 billion for military weaponry in virus bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A...

In a future bomber force, old and ugly beats new and snazzy

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE,...

US says it will adopt global climate standards for aviation

The Trump administration said...

American Airlines threatens to cancel some Boeing Max orders

DALLAS (AP) — American...

US issues guidelines but no new rules for safe air travel

Federal officials said Thursday...

Airbus shedding 15,000 jobs, mostly in Europe

PARIS (AP) — Battered...

Norwegian Air cancels order for 97 Boeing aircraft

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) —...

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