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Boeing confirms debris found in 737 MAX engines, as Qantas eyes cut-price deal

by Christian Fleetwood

Alan Joyce says Qantas’ “unmatched” safety reputation positions it to negotiate a discounted deal with Boeing for a new fleet of 737 MAXs when the jet is re-certified.

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Boeing: Judge orders pilots suing manufacturer over 737 MAX to reveal their names

by Christian Fleetwood

Pilots suing Boeing over lost wages have been given an ultimatum: reveal their names or withdraw the case.

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Aviation Wrap: JetBlue to go carbon-neutral, Alaska Airlines gets creative + MORE!

Plenty of pretty pictures, a healthy helping of flight deals and a few announcements of aeronautical success: what’s not to love about this week’s Aviation Wrap?

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Hairline cracks found in three Boeing 737 NGs, Qantas confirms

by Christian Fleetwood

More cracks have emerged on Qantas’ fleet. Find out what the airline had to say about them here.

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Virgin Australia bans MacBooks from checked luggage

by Christian Fleetwood

MacBooks have joined coconut meat, hedge trimmers and electro shock weapons on Virgin’s list of banned checked luggage items.

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Aussie airline to reroute London flights following United States’ Iran ban

by Ali Coulton

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly staff have had to reroute their path to the kitchen after the office dog left a nasty surprise on the rug.

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More Boeing drama as it reveals other 737 aircraft parts could be faulty

The grey hairs are really starting to appear on the heads of Boeing execs following this latest revelation.

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Pilot suffers burns to eyes after being hit by laser light during flight

An investigation is underway into an incident involving a pilot whose eyes were injured during a flight.

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Boeing 737 MAX to return to the air by June

The word on the street is Boeing’s 737 MAX will return to circulation next month, following the manufacturer’s software update and FAA approval.

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Boeing completes 737 MAX software update, awaits FAA aproval

by Christian Fleetwood

Boeing has taken a step in the right direction to getting its tarnished 737 MAX back in the air.

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Pilots pressured Boeing to review 737 Max before Ethiopian Airlines crash

by Christian Fleetwood

A damning report and some unsettling updates have filled a few holes in the shaky history of the Boeing 737 Max.

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Thai Airways makes safety pledge following FAA downgrade

by Anne Majumdar/AAP

Thai Airways has responded to the lowering of the safety rating of Thai aviation, insisting it is safe.

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