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Boeing Plane Crashes: CEO admits company installed faulty cockpit

The chief executive officer of Boeing said the United States-based aircraft maker had made a mistake in installing a faulty cockpit warning system on its 737 MAX planes, Reuters reported. Dennis Muilenburg’s admission came after two fatal crashes over the last year. In March, 157 people died when Ethiopian Airlines flight JT610 crashed minutes after takeoff. In October last Read more

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Aviation unions block NCAA Lagos airport office over FG approved organogram

Aviation unions on Wednesday shut down the offices of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) at the Lagos airport in protest the new organogram approved for the agency by the Federal Government. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the unions are: Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and the National Read more

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Boeing 737 MAX Crashes: CEO faces shareholders first time after disasters

Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will face shareholders on Monday for the first time since two fatal crashes that led to the 737 MAX’s grounding worldwide and triggered investigations, lawsuits and a sharp loss in share value. Battling the biggest crisis of his tenure, Muilenburg will try to bolster investor confidence in the manufacturer’s Read more

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Boeing to complete software update on 737 Max – CEO

Mr. Dennis Muilenburg, Chairman, President, and CEO, Boeing Company, says the company will complete the software update of the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) in 737 Max aircraft. Muilenburg disclosed this in a statement on Friday in response to the preliminary report on its crashed flight 302, released by the Ethiopian Accident Investigation Bureau on Read more

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Crash Report – Ethiopian Airlines crew followed procedure

Ethiopian Airlines pilots followed proper guidance in the fatal crash of a Boeing MAX 8 aeroplane last month, Ethiopia’s minister of transport, Dagmawit Moges, said on Thursday as she delivered the first official report on the disaster. “The crew performed all the procedures repeatedly provided by the manufacturer but was not able to control the Read more

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FG bans Boeing 737 Max 8 planes from Nigeria’s airspace

The federal government has banned Boeing 737 Max 8 airplanes from flying into Nigeria’s airspace following a fatal crash in Ethiopia over the weekend. Hadi Sirika, minister of state, aviation, disclosed this to state house correspondents at the end of the federal executive council  (FEC) meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. “Regarding Boeing 737 Read more

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UN conference opens in Nairobi day after Ethiopian Airlines crash

Many of the UN staff killed in Ethiopia Airlines crash were travelling to the UNEP assembly in Kenya’s capital. An assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has opened in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, under a dark cloud cast by the Sunday’s plane crash that killed 157 people, including 22 UN staff, many heading for the annual event. On Monday, Read more