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The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines says 5 days to ID the dead

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Ethiopian Airlines says it should take five days to identify the remains of the 157 people killed in Sunday’s crash outside Addis Ababa. Spokesman Asrat Begashaw tells The Associated Press that “it will take five days to clear everything” and … Continue reading The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines says 5 days to ID the dead

The Latest: Australia suspends all flights of Boeing model

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Australia has suspended all flights into or out of the country by Boeing 737 Max aircraft, the type that was involved in Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines crash. Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority says no Australian airlines operate the aircraft type, … Continue reading The Latest: Australia suspends all flights of Boeing model

The Latest: FlyDubai says to continue with Boeing model

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The Mideast budget airline FlyDubai says it will continue to fly Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after reviewing a recent U.S. regulator statement about the aircraft. FlyDubai says that “no further action is required at this time” over the … Continue reading The Latest: FlyDubai says to continue with Boeing model

FAA seeks a truce in dispute between Southwest and key union

DALLAS (AP) — A high-ranking federal regulator is telling Southwest Airlines and its mechanics union that their bitter fight could hurt the airline’s safety program. The Federal Aviation Administration‘s top safety official sent a terse letter Friday, saying both sides have a safety responsibility. Ali Bahrami says a breakdown in the relationship between the airline and … Continue reading FAA seeks a truce in dispute between Southwest and key union

Before meeting Kim, Trump oversees big Vietnamese plane deal

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong presided over the signing of several trade deals in Hanoi on Wednesday, including agreements to sell the booming Southeast Asian country 110 Boeing planes worth billions of dollars. The deals give Trump tangible progress to take home ahead of meetings expected for … Continue reading Before meeting Kim, Trump oversees big Vietnamese plane deal

HONOLULU | Hawaiian seeks additional flights to Tokyo’s Haneda airport

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines wants to more than double its daily service from Tokyo’s Haneda airport to Hawaii. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the airline applied to the U.S. Department of Transportation for three of 12 Haneda slots being made available to U.S. carriers. If selected, Hawaiian plans to begin the new flights about a … Continue reading HONOLULU | Hawaiian seeks additional flights to Tokyo’s Haneda airport

HOUSTON | Boeing 767 cargo jetliner with 3 aboard crashes near Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — A Boeing 767 cargo jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard crashed Saturday into a bay just east of the city, according to officials. Lynn Lunsford with the Federal Aviation Administration did not immediately know the status of the people aboard and the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office could not immediately be … Continue reading HOUSTON | Boeing 767 cargo jetliner with 3 aboard crashes near Houston