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“I thought we were going down”: What we know about the United Airlines engine explosion

The flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Denver when one of its engines blew apart, raining debris on suburban neighbourhoods below.

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Boeing to pay more than $3 billion in criminal conspiracy settlement

The US Department of Justice has agreed to a deferred prosecution agreement after the aircraft manufacturer was accused of concealing information about its troubled 737 MAX.

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Sriwijaya Air crash raises further questions about Indonesia’s aviation industry

Indonesia’s most recent aviation disaster has killed 62 people, after flight SJ-182 crashed into the Java Sea shortly after taking off from the same airport as 2018’s ill-fated Lion Air flight.

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Virgin Australia scraps order of 25 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

The airline’s new owners have decided that it only needs half of the 737 MAX planes that were on the original order form.

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Aviation Wrap: Virgin’s company secretary resigns, Myanmar Airways appoints Australian GSA + MORE

It’s mainly good news in this week’s Aviation Wrap, with a sprinkling of announcements around the industry’s favourite buzzword: sustainability.

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Hydrogen power in aviation could significantly reduce emissions, show benefits by 2025

by Christian Fleetwood

Looking to impress colleagues with your aviation knowledge during the next Zoom catch-up? Reading this sciency story should do the trick.

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Aviation Wrap: Qantas to reopen lounges, Lufthansa shareholders approve $15bn rescue package + MORE

It’s a monster Aviation Wrap this week, folks. Meaning that there’s lots of news – not that it’s scary or anything.

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Boeing’s CEO commits to confronting racism

David Calhoun has committed to take action on racism, off the back of ongoing protests over police brutality towards the BIPOC community in the US.

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Aviation Wrap: New bosses for IAG and United, Emirates’ Aussie return + MORE

If this week’s Aviation Wrap was a type of aircraft, it would be an Antonov An-225 Mriya. Meaning it’s got a buttload of news.

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World’s second-oldest airline files for bankruptcy

Avianca certainly isn’t the first international airline to succumb to the COVID-19 pandemic, and according to Boeing’s CEO, it may not be the last.

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Aviation Wrap: AirHelp’s COVID-19 info page, major work begins on Western Sydney Airport + MORE!

Unsure which airlines are ensuring flexible travel? Get up to date with Travel Weekly’s Aviation Wrap.

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Report blames Boeing for fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash, as US reveals five contributors to 737 MAX crisis

by Christian Fleetwood

Investigators have singled out faulty 737 MAX systems and inadequate training in an interim report on the eve of the anniversary of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash last year.

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