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

United Airlines to triple flights in August, but watching COVID-19 spikes

United Airlines is adding nearly 25,000 domestic and international flights in August, tripling the number it flew in June, while standing ready to shift plans if recent spikes in COVID-19 cases hurt demand, executives said on Wednesday. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our … Read more United Airlines to triple flights in August, but watching COVID-19 spikes

Ryanair CEO criticises ‘badly thought out quarantine measures’

Budget airline Ryanair will operate just under 1,000 flights on Wednesday as it ramps up its schedule which had been severely cut by the coronavirus pandemic, CEO Michael O’Leary told Sky News. “I’m pleased to say that today we will operate just under 1,000 flights with a load factor of almost 70%, which carry about … Read more Ryanair CEO criticises ‘badly thought out quarantine measures’

Susanna Questions Ryanair Boss Michael O’Leary over Pictures of Packed Planes | Good Morning Britain

The UK is currently negotiating temporary “air bridges” with several EU member states, so that coronavirus does not totally block summer holidays. In anticipation of the lifting of restrictions, Ryanair will officially re-start flying in and out of the UK from Wednesday with 1,000 daily flights. That said Brits should avoid travelling abroad this year … Read more Susanna Questions Ryanair Boss Michael O’Leary over Pictures of Packed Planes | Good Morning Britain

Victoria records 73 cases of COVID-19 as several suburbs prepare for lockdown | ABC News

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Health Minister Jenny Mikakos gave a press conference to discuss the ongoing surge in community transmissions of coronavirus in Melbourne. Scroll through the timestamps below to specific parts of the press conference, including answers to reporter questions. 0:00 Premier’s opening remarks 7:11 Health Minister Jenny Mikakos explains the expansion of … Read more Victoria records 73 cases of COVID-19 as several suburbs prepare for lockdown | ABC News

European Union to Reopen Borders to 14 Countries, U.S. Misses Out for Now

European Union governments are poised to extend a travel ban for U.S. residents for at least two weeks, according to a draft of a decision due to be formally adopted on Tuesday. The wording of the decision, seen by Bloomberg, signals that the ban disrupting both business and leisure travel across the Atlantic won’t be … Read more European Union to Reopen Borders to 14 Countries, U.S. Misses Out for Now

Fourth of July: Fauci Urges People to Gather Outdoors Ahead of Holiday Weekend

New cases of Covid-19 could rise to 100,000 a day if behaviors don’t change, infectious-disease expert Anthony Fauci told a Senate panel Tuesday. Several southern and western states are seeing surging new case numbers, prompting some to put reopening plans on hold. “The numbers speak for themselves. I’m very concerned. I’m not satisfied with what’s … Read more Fourth of July: Fauci Urges People to Gather Outdoors Ahead of Holiday Weekend

Fauci Says U.S. Could See 100,000 New Cases a Day If No Change

New cases of Covid-19 could rise to 100,000 a day if behaviors don’t change, infectious-disease expert Anthony Fauci told a Senate panel Tuesday. Several southern and western states are seeing surging new case numbers, prompting some to put reopening plans on hold. “The numbers speak for themselves. I’m very concerned. I’m not satisfied with what’s … Read more Fauci Says U.S. Could See 100,000 New Cases a Day If No Change

Pakistan mango farmers hit hard by COVID-19, locust attacks

Mango farmers in Pakistan have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and locust attacks. Suspended flights and high freight charges have brought down exports. And locust attacks have severely damaged the fruit. Pakistan is the world’s fifth-largest mango producer, after India, China, Thailand and Indonesia. Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports. – Subscribe to … Read more Pakistan mango farmers hit hard by COVID-19, locust attacks

Ivory Coast’s national carrier resumes domestic flights

Ivory Coast’s national carrier Air Cote d’Ivoire has resumed domestic flights thanks to a government bailout, following a three-month suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 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 is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: … Read more Ivory Coast’s national carrier resumes domestic flights

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

Vic. Premier says lockdown will return as state struggles to contain coronavirus outbreak | ABC News

Victoria will reimpose stage three restrictions on 10 postcodes across Melbourne until at least July 29 in a bid to contain an “unacceptably high” number of new cases detected in the past few days. The state’s Premier Daniel Andrews also announced a judicial inquiry into the management of hotel quarantine after a number of cases … Read more Vic. Premier says lockdown will return as state struggles to contain coronavirus outbreak | ABC News

Boeing begins crucial test flights for 737 MAX

The first crucial flight test of Boeing’s 737 MAX landed in Seattle on Monday, as the company seeks to win regulatory approval and rebuild its reputation after two fatal crashes which grounded the 737 Max jet worldwide. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our … Read more Boeing begins crucial test flights for 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

After Argentina Grounds Flights, Man Sails to Portugal to See Parents

Unable to fly home to be with his parents during the pandemic, Juan Manuel Ballestero decided to make the cross-Atlantic trip to Argentina from Portugal by sailboat, launching a three-month odyssey that included battling storms and dangerous waves. Now in his hometown of Mar del Plata, where he arrived Wednesday, the 47-year-old Argentine said he … Read more After Argentina Grounds Flights, Man Sails to Portugal to See Parents