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Air Canada extends removal of 737 Max until February 2020

Air Canada has pushed back the relaunch date of its Boeing 737 Maxes to Feb. 14 as regulatory uncertainty continues to plague the troubled aircraft.
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Cracks found in key structural part on 38 Boeing jets

Inspections of some older Boeing jets have turned up structural cracks in more than three dozen of them, raising a new safety issue for the company already dealing with two deadly crashes involving a newer version of the same plane.
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American pushes back expected return of its 737 Max planes

American Airlines is pushing back the expected return of its Boeing 737 Max jets into next year.
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Boeing delivers just 26 planes in September, extending slump

Boeing's troubles are deepening as the grounding of its 737 Max jetliner approaches the seven-month mark.
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Southwest pilots’ union sues Boeing over grounding of plane

DALLAS — The union representing Southwest Airlines pilots is suing Boeing, saying its pilots are losing money because the company rushed an unsafe plane into service only to have the 737 Max grounded after two deadly crashes. The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association said in the lawsuit filed Monday that Boeing misled pilots and airlines by […]
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FAA directive prompts Canadian airlines to inspect Boeing aircraft

CALGARY _ WestJet Airlines, Sunwing Vacations Inc. and Transat A.T. said Thursday they were examining their fleets of Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft for cracks after a U.S. regulator ordered the inspections.
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Boeing posts loss of nearly US$3 billion in Q2

Boeing reported a second quarter loss of nearly $3 billion as it absorbed the financial damage caused by the grounding of its 737 Max airliner after two deadly crashes.
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Boeing to take a US$4.9 billion charge over grounded jet

Boeing says it will take a $4.9 billion charge to cover possible compensation to airlines whose Max jets remain grounded after two deadly accidents.
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Some Kenyan families reject Boeing’s compensation for crash

Fifteen Kenyan families of people killed in a plane crash in Ethiopia in March have rejected a proposal by Boeing to compensate them, saying they will pursue their claims in court.
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Boeing to pay US$100 million to crash families, communities

Boeing says it will provide US$100 million over several years to help families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max plane that killed 346 people.
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“100% committed to travel agents” and why the GDS booking fee was a success: Lufthansa
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Lufthansa Group is moving ahead with plans for increasingly customized seating and cabins in its new 777Xs, and at the...
U.S. consumer media outlet says it has a D.R. update
U.S. consumer media outlet says it has a D.R. update
At least one report coming out of the U.S. suggests that the eight American tourist deaths in the D.R. were due to...
Marriott makes headway into all-inclusive market with Elegant acquisition
Marriott makes headway into all-inclusive market with acquisition of Elegant Hotels
Marriott International is buying Elegant Hotels Group in a cash agreement valued at US$130.1 million, further cementing...
“Live in the moment”: How PONANT differs from other cruise lines
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You can argue that the one and only downside to PONANT is the fact that its in-cabin Nespresso machines aren’t...
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