What Dubai deals say about the Airbus-Boeing duopoly
21 November 2019 | 9:46 am
In the Middle East, Airbus and Boeing are trying to wow aviation chiefs and ink billion-dollar deals. Airbus has profited from its rival Boeing’s turbulent year, but things aren’t all one-sided.
22 Nov 2020
US regulators have cleared Boeing's 737 MAX to return to service. The fleet has been grounded around the world since March 2019 following two deadly crashes involving the model. Some 346 people lost their lives in the accidents in Indonesia and Ethiopia.
10 Dec 2020
More than 20 months after it was grounded following two deadly crashes, Boeing's 737 MAX returned to the skies Wednesday with an incident-free commercial flight in Brazil.
24 Dec 2020
A fresh round of tests on the Max 737 airliner was flawed, claims a US Senate committee report. It accuses Boeing of "inappropriately" influencing pilots during testing of the plane, redesigned after two deadly crashes.
28 Dec 2020
Air Canada pilots reported the problem while test-flying Boeing's troubled jet. It's the latest setback for the model, which had been banned following two deadly crashes.
30 Dec 2020
The American Airlines flight was the first commercial flight in the US since Max was grounded in March 2019. Two plane crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia meant authorities barred the plane from taking to the skies.
31 Dec 2020
The new tariffs apply to European products including wine and aircraft manufacturing parts. The move comes as part of an ongoing dispute between the US and EU over civil aviation subsidies.
16 Jan 2021
The plane model was involved in two major crashes that killed hundreds of people in less than one year. The plane was grounded worldwide for months as updates were made on the model.
27 Jan 2021
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23 Feb 2021
A Boeing 777-200 on Saturday experienced engine failure, causing debris to fall on a Denver suburb. Some airplanes will be grounded under the new directive.
3 Mar 2021
The pilotless "Loyal Wingman" flew over the Australian desert displaying potential for new approaches to military strategy. Several countries are developing similar projects, enticed by lower costs and reduced risks.
28 May 2021
Two of the 737 MAX 8 planes crashed within months of each other, killing hundreds. The plane manufacturer has already paid millions in fines related to the model.
15 Jun 2021
The row — one of the longest-running in WTO history — saw the trans-Atlantic allies impose billions of dollars in tariffs. The deal eases a major point of tension between Brussels and Washington, for now.
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The EU plans to replace the bulk of Russian gas imports by the end of the year. But despite its reserves filling up quickly, the bloc's chances of avoiding energy shortages could depend on the severity of the winter.
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NASA may roll the 32-story Artemis 1 rocket into a hangar due to the storm, which should reach hurricane strength next week. NASA won't try to thread the weather needle with its Artemis 1 moon mission after all.
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After statements from the Bank of England and the UK Finance Minister Kwasi Kwarteng on Monday, the British pound recovered slightly on Tuesday morning but remained at its lowest level in decades against the dollar. All eyes will now be on the UK central bank's November meeting and a potential rate hike. Also in this edition, we see why the World Bank has lowered its growth forecast for the Chinese economy. Plus, we head to Spain, where local communities are joining forces to invest in solar energy.
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A fight between two Mali basketball players at the Women's World Cup broke out after the team lost their game against Serbia and was eliminated from the tournament.
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The dollar has been on a tear in recent weeks as investors take refuge in the safe haven amid recession worries. The pound and the euro have been pummeled, but the greenback's ascent could have wider ramifications.