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Boeing in talks for more 737 MAX orders

Boeing is in talks with other airlines for sales of its grounded 737 MAX after receiving a letter of intent for 200 planes from British Airways owner IAG at the Paris Airshow, its sales chief said on Thursday.
Airbus Chief Salesman Christian Scherer said in Le Bourget, France, that with the new jet, one could fly from north-eastern Asia into south Asia; from the Middle East to Bali or from Japan deep into Australia.

Airbus launches new long-range jet at Paris Airshow

Airbus Chief Salesman Christian Scherer said in Le Bourget, France, that with the new jet, one could fly from north-eastern Asia into south Asia; from the Middle East to Bali or from Japan deep into Australia.

Kenya Airways to stick with Boeing

Kenya Airways has not considered switching its future plane orders to Airbus following Boeing’s 737-MAX jet crisis, the airline’s chairman said on Tuesday after it posted a rise in last year’s revenue.
FILE PHOTO- A Norwegian Air Boeing 737-800 is seen during the presentation of Norwegian Air first low cost transatlantic flight service from Argentina at Ezeiza airport in Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 8, 2018. REUTERS-Marcos Brindicci-File Photo

Norwegian losses deepen as 737 MAX grounding adds to problems

Troubled low-cost airline Norwegian said Thursday its net losses deepened in the first quarter of the year as the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft could cost it $58 million.
Cecilia Malmström

EU threatens $12 billion tariffs over US Boeing subsidies

The EU on Wednesday unveiled a wide-ranging list of US-made goods, from beeswax to car parts, subject to tariffs in retaliation for subsidies to Boeing as a transatlantic trade war risked re-erupting.
Germany has extended a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia for another six months, a government spokesman said.

Germany extends Saudi arms sale ban for another six months

Germany has extended a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia for another six months, a government spokesman said.
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MAX 737: Boeing to provide software upgrade to airlines

Boeing Co will provide airlines that have bought the 737 MAX with free software upgrades, the U.S. manufacturer said, as Ethiopian Airlines told Reuters it expected a preliminary crash report this week or next.
William Chandler

Passenger jet pilot arrested in South Africa over ‘fake licence’

A pilot who worked for South African Airways for more than 20 years was arrested on Monday, police said, over allegations he flew large passenger jets without an advanced commercial flying licence.
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Boeing 737 MAX safety record questioned after two tragedies

For the second time in less than six months, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 has crashed minutes after take-off and killed everyone on board, raising fresh questions about the safety of a model that is crucial to the US giant's future plans.

Cardiff University develops tool to detect, stop cyber attacks

Cardiff University in Wales, United Kingdom, has developed a cutting-edge cyber security research, using artificial intelligence to detect and stop cyber-attacks.
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has announced plans to stop the production of the world's largest commercial passenger plane, the A380 superjumbo, by 2021.

Airbus to stop production of A380 superjumbo jet

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has announced plans to stop the production of the world's largest commercial passenger plane, the A380 superjumbo, by 2021.
Mamman Ali Ibrahim

EFCC arraigns NEMA pilot for alleged N91 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned one Mamman Ali Ibrahim before Justice A. I. Kutigi of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, sitting in Gwagwalada, on a two-count charge, bordering on criminal breach of trust.
Japanese car manufacturer Nissan announced Sunday it was cancelling plans to build its X-Trail SUV at its plant in northeast England despite Brexit assurances from the government.

Nissan cancels investment plan for UK plant

Japanese car manufacturer Nissan announced Sunday it was cancelling plans to build its X-Trail SUV at its plant in northeast England despite Brexit assurances from the government.

Ethiopian Airlines moves operations to Abuja new terminal

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest African airline, on Thursday, moved its operations to the newly inaugurated terminal building at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, constructed by the China Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation (CCECC).
Boeing's Autonomous Passenger Air Vehicle (PAV) prototype is shown during an inaugural test flight, in Manassas, Virginia, U.S., January 22, 2019. Boeing-Handout via REUTERS

Boeing’s ‘flying car’ lifts off in race to revolutionize urban transport

Boeing said on Wednesday its flying car prototype hovered briefly in the air during an inaugural test flight, a small but significant step as the world’s largest planemaker bids to revolutionize urban transportation and parcel delivery services.
OneWeb

US internet satellite service offers to sell stake to Russia

U.S. satellite start-up OneWeb has offered to sell a minority stake to Russia, a move it hopes will allay Moscow’s concerns about the company’s plan to create a worldwide internet network using satellites, three sources familiar with the matter said.
VietJet A321

Six injured as plane loses wheels on landing

Six people were injured after the wheels of a recently delivered Vietjet Airbus plane flew off as the aircraft made a rough landing in central Vietnam, officials said on Friday.

Ethiopian Airlines steps up hunt for African connections

Ethiopian Airlines is accelerating its strategy of weaving a patchwork of new African routes to soak up traffic on the continent and fly customers towards its more lucrative flights to rapidly expanding Asian markets.

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Helen Oritsejafor

Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

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Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

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NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

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