Boeing completes 737 MAX certification test flights

Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration complete 737 MAX certification test flights, a key milestone toward the plane’s return to service after it was grounded in March 2019 following two fatal crashes. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality … Read more Boeing completes 737 MAX certification test flights

Thousands of job losses as UK government accused of “sitting on sidelines” – BBC News

Ministers have been accused of “sitting on the sidelines” as companies announce thousands of job losses, due to the coronavirus pandemic. In recent days 12,000 redundancies have been announced, most of them in high street retail and aviation, sectors hit hardest by the lockdown. SSP which owns the food chains Upper Crust and Cafe Ritazza … Read more Thousands of job losses as UK government accused of “sitting on sidelines” – BBC News

Around 10,000 jobs to be lost from UK workforce | ITV News

High street giants and leading aviation firms have announced a slew of job losses, amounting to up to around 10,000 jobs which are set to disappear from the UK workforce. John Lewis, Airbus, Arcadia, Upper Crust and Harrods are just some of the firms which have announced major restructuring plans in the past day or … Read more Around 10,000 jobs to be lost from UK workforce | ITV News

Thousands of UK jobs axed in retail and aviation over COVID-19

High street giants and aviation firms have announced thousands of UK job cuts as the government starts to wind down the furlough scheme. John Lewis, Airbus, Arcadia, EasyJet and Harrods are just some of the firms planning a wave of lay-offs to help them survive the #coronavirus pandemic. The owner of Upper Crust said 5,000 … Read more Thousands of UK jobs axed in retail and aviation over COVID-19

U.S. authorities start recertification flights for Boeing 737 MAX

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) started Boeing 737 MAX recertification test flights on Monday, marking a major step toward the aircraft’s return to service after being grounded since early March last year following new evidence indicating that its key flight control software played a part in two deadly air crashes in less than one … Read more U.S. authorities start recertification flights for Boeing 737 MAX

Boeing 737 Max Jet Lands First FAA Test Flight in Seattle

Boeing Co. and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration began a series of long-awaited flights to test whether the revamped 737 Max is safe following two deadly crashes, and investors cheered the rare good news for a planemaker mired in crisis. A Max 7 flight-test aircraft concluded the first of three planned days of testing, landing … Read more Boeing 737 Max Jet Lands First FAA Test Flight in Seattle

Boeing 737 MAX flight tests begin: sources

Pilots and test crew members from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing Co are slated to begin a three-day certification test campaign for the 737 MAX on Monday, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Boeing 737 MAX flight tests begin: sources

Pakistan plane crash due to ‘human error’: Initial findings

An early report blames human error for a Pakistan plane crash last month that killed 97 people. The country’s aviation minister says the pilots were distracted while talking about the coronavirus during landing and failed to deploy the landing gear correctly. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 … Read more Pakistan plane crash due to ‘human error’: Initial findings

Australia reports first COVID-19 death in more than a month

An early report blames human error for a Pakistan plane crash last month that killed 97 people. The country’s aviation minister says the pilots were distracted while talking about the coronavirus during landing and failed to deploy the landing gear correctly. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 … Read more Australia reports first COVID-19 death in more than a month

Ramaphosa Warns of More Job Losses as South Africa Tops 100,000 Virus Cases

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa warned of widening job losses as the effects of a shutdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus batters the economy. Companies in the aviation, construction, entertainment and hospitality sectors have indicated plans to cut jobs because of heavy losses experienced in the past three months, Ramaphosa said Monday in … Read more Ramaphosa Warns of More Job Losses as South Africa Tops 100,000 Virus Cases

China’s intense military drills amid border clashes with India

China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been conducting intense military drills amid border clashes with India. The exercises took place in the mountains of Tibet at an altitude of 4,700 meters, where multiple new weapons were tested. Aviation troops were also involved, while thousands of paratroopers were deployed to western China from the country’s center. … Read more China’s intense military drills amid border clashes with India

‘Into the Wild’ Bus Airlifted From Denali National Park Amid Public Safety Concerns

The wreck of a bus in Alaska, made famous by the 1996 book and 2007 movie Into the Wild, was removed from Denali National Park by helicopter on June 18 amid public safety concerns. The Alaska National Guard said soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment used a Chinook helicopter to remove the bus. … Read more ‘Into the Wild’ Bus Airlifted From Denali National Park Amid Public Safety Concerns

Are Kiwis being put at risk of Covid-19 due to Air NZ crew members not being required to isolate?

Aviation commentator Grayson Ottawa gives his thoughts on the issue. Join Hilary Barry, Jeremy Wells and the team for a fresh perspective on today’s stories. Weeknights at 7pm on TVNZ 1 Get more at: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news On Demand – https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/seven-sharp Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/sevensharp Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/sevensharptvnz

How can the aviation industry weather the coronavirus storm? | Inside Story

It’s described as the biggest crisis in aviation history. With borders closed to limit the spread of the coronavirus, airlines are forced to ground their fleets, costing them billions in lost revenue every month. Some airlines are hoping to resume flights and restore links as countries begin to ease their lockdowns. But many places, such … Read more How can the aviation industry weather the coronavirus storm? | Inside Story

BREAKING: Fines for not wearing face coverings on transport start Monday – UK COVID-19 briefing

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced fines for people who fail to wear face coverings on public transport under new rules that start on Monday. Transport operators will be able to refuse permission to travel to people who aren’t wearing a face covering. In the daily coronavirus briefing, he also outlined investment in biofuels to help … Read more BREAKING: Fines for not wearing face coverings on transport start Monday – UK COVID-19 briefing