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NCAA bans Apple MacBook Pro from flights

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NACA) has announced the ban of certain models of Apple MacBook Pro from all flights, whether as cargo, or in passengers’ carry-on luggage.
(Preston Fiedler/AP, FILE) In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed on March 10, 2019, shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is pictured as it lands at Seattle Boeing Field King County International airport.

Ethiopia plane crash victims seek documents on 737 Max

A lawyer representing relatives of victims killed in an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max crash said Tuesday he is seeking documents from manufacturer Boeing and US regulators on the decision not to ground the aircraft after a previous deadly accident.
Grounded Boeing 737 MAX airplanes stored near Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington

Boeing warns it may stop 737 Max production

Boeing is warning that it might have to halt production of the 737 Max if grounding continues much longer.
Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying they admitted their guilt.

Donald Trump warns Iran of ‘obliteration’ in event of war

President Trump has said he does not want war but warned Iran it would face “obliteration” if conflict broke out.
FILE - In this Monday, April 29, 2019 file photo, Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg speaks during a news conference after the company's annual shareholders meeting at the Field Museum in Chicago. Boeing’s CEO says the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in 737 Max jets ahead of two deadly crashes of the top-selling plane. Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg told reporters in Paris on Sunday, June 16 that the company’s communication “was not consistent,” calling that “unacceptable.”(AP Photo/Jim Young, file)

Boeing’s CEO to face tough crowd at Paris Air Show

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg will have his work cut out for him at the Paris Air Show this week as he tries to reassure airlines and industry partners over the fate of its flagship 737 MAX plane, indefinitely grounded after two fatal crashes.
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Boeing 737 Max: US aviation regulators meet international counterparts

Aviation regulators from over 30 countries and regions met with officials of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over the safety of Boeing 737 Max jets in Fort Worth in the state of Texas.
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 - Laser Airlines

US orders suspension of flights to and from Venezuela

The U.S. Department of Transportation has ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence around airports in the South American country.
SEATTLE, WA – MARCH 22/ A Boeing 737 MAX 9 test plane is pictured at Boeing Field on March 22, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. 737 MAX airplanes have been ground by multiple aviation authorities after two two 737 MAX 8 airplanes crashed within five months of each other. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images/AFP

Boeing tests new software on additional 737 MAX flights

US aircraft maker Boeing has carried out additional test flights with 737 MAX aircraft with updated software as part of preparations for certification, reported Sputnik news agency, quoting the company’s press service.
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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.
(Jemal Countess-Getty Images) Parts of an engine and landing gear lie in a pile after being gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 11, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

Ethiopian Airlines ‘has flown’ black boxes of crashed Boeing to Paris

"An Ethiopian delegation led by Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has flown the Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) to Paris, France for investigation," the airline wrote on Twitter.
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines, China CAA, others ground B737-800 Max after crashes

For involving in two fatal crashes in five months, the China Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA), Indonesia, Cayman Airways and Ethiopian Airlines have ground the entire Boeing 737-800 Max in their airspace and fleets.
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.
United Airlines is the largest carrier out of Newark, it said the stoppage had minimal effect on its operations [Julio Cortez-AP]

US Newark airport disrupted after drone sightings

Flights at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport were disrupted Tuesday evening after sightings of a drone flying nearby.
A Lion Air Group pilot leaves an aircraft simulator after a routine practice session at Angkasa Training Center near Jakarta [Willy Kurniawan-Reuters]

Indonesia: Lion Air crew faced with situation not in manual

Indonesian investigators said more training was needed for Boeing 737 MAX pilots after discovering the situation believed to have faced the crew of the Lion Air plane that crashed last month was not included in the aircraft's flight manual.

Aviation unions delighted with Nigeria’s retention of CAT 1 status

Aviation unions on Wednesday commended the efforts of the Civil Aviation Authorities for the country’s retention of its Category One (CAT 1) status after another audit in the industry.

Why Nigerian airlines are against SAATM – Air Peace chief

The Managing Director of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, on Thursday said Nigerian airlines were opposed to implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) because of the absence of a level playing field.

Passengers praise us for Arik, Aero intervention – AMCON

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) says it has received commendation from airline passengers for its intervention efforts in Arik Air and Aero Contractors.

Arik shareholders fault planned takeover of airline

Shareholders of Nigeria’s largest carrier, Arik Air, have described as unfortunate the alleged plan by the federal government to hand over the airline to a foreign operator, Ethiopia Airlines.

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Victor Moses has announced his return to training with Fenerbahce and will be hoping to make a return to action against Denizlispor in a Turkish Super Ligue match on Sunday.
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Police parade fake officer, others in Abuja

The FCT Police Command on Friday paraded an alleged fake Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mr John Tarsoo, for extorting the public.
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Ibrahim Sunusi: CHAN Eagles need early goal to boost confidence

CHAN Eagles striker Ibrahim Sunusi has stated that the return leg of their African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo in Lagos will make a fascinating start if they are able to score an early goal today.