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Aviation

Boeing quietly launches the world’s longest plane, amid MAX 8 debacle

by Christian Fleetwood

Amid the ongoing international drama surrounding its MAX 8 aircraft, Boeing has unveiled its latest, largest and most efficient long-haul carrier jet: the 777X.

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Aviation

Ethiopian Airlines black box shows similarities to Lion Air crash

by Ali Coulton

As French aviation authorities analyse the flight data recorders, Boeing is finalising a software update it hopes will fix problems surrounding its 737 MAX 8.

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Aviation

Boeing facing huge insurance claims from victims of Ethiopian Airlines MAX 8 crash

It’s been a week from hell for Boeing, and it appears the pain won’t be ending anytime soon for the aircraft giant.

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Aviation

Ethiopia crash update: Australia suspends MAX 8 flights, as Trump weighs in

by Ali Coulton

Despite the US being one of the only countries left flying the MAX 8, President Donald Trump has expressed his concern that planes are becoming “too complex to fly”.

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Aviation

Investigators say Lion Air plane was not airworthy prior to crash

Indonesian investigators have released a preliminary report into the crash revealing fresh details about the pilot’s final efforts to save the doomed flight.

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News

Lion Air passengers’ families sue Boeing over aircraft sensors

The grieving families of those killed when a Lion Air flight plunged into the sea last month are suing Boeing over an alleged fault with the jet’s design.

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Aviation

NEW PLANES: AirAsia and Hawaiian Airlines announce aircraft orders

We love the smell of new planes in the morning. Actually, that might be the routine scent of burnt toast wafting over from the office kitchen.

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Aviation

Magic spaceship plane will get you to Europe in five hours

by Lauren Croft

Fancy going to Europe in a spaceship instead of a plane? Boeing have the answer for you. We’d fancy just going to Europe in general, tbh, but our bank account said no.

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Aviation

Big Fat Airline Wrap

Happy Tuesday, readers! After spilling coffee all over ourselves and missing the bus, this airline wrap is the most successful thing we’ve done all morning. You’re welcome.

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Aviation

Qantas: All the news agents need to know

by Daisy Doctor

We’re predicting some 5pm Friday cocktails will be on the cards for the folks over at Qantas after this busy week. We’re also hoping for an invitation.

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Technology

Could tech companies spell trouble for airlines?

Technology is back to bite someone else on the rear, and this time it’s the aviation industry. That ‘bite’ thing is a figure of speech, though.

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Aviation

All the insane ideas for planes that never took off

Take a look at the jumbo jets of the 70s – which had more space to fill than our tiny studio apartment in the city does.

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