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2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog

Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet of an aircraft, acco...

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog

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Aviation Watchdog Suspends Flying Licences Of 2 SpiceJet Pilots Cracking the whip against violations, aviation watchdog DGCA on Wednesday suspended licences of two more SpiceJet pilots after their aircraft overshot the runway at Surat airport, a senior official......
2019-07-31 21:51

Aviation Body Suspends SpiceJet Pilots For Overshooting Runway: Report Aviation regulator DGCA on Saturday suspended two SpiceJet pilots for a year as their B737 aircraft made a late touchdown at the Mumbai airport overshooting the runway on July 2, sources said....
2019-08-10 19:34

3 Pilots Among 5 IndiGo Staff Grounded Over Engine Issue: Aviation Body Aviation regulator DGCA has grounded three pilots and two aircraft maintenance engineers of IndiGo for not reporting vibrations in the Pratt and Whitney engines of the A320neo planes in separate......
2019-09-18 12:34

Aviation Body, Boeing Moving Fast On Lifting 737 Max Ban: European Pilots An organization representing European pilots said Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing have failed to resolve fundamental questions about the oversight and design of the 737......
2019-05-24 07:00

PM's New Official Aircraft Will Be Flown By Air Force Pilots: Report Two custom-made B-777 planes, which will be used to fly Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top Indian dignitaries from July next year, will be operated by pilots of the Indian Air Force, a senior......
2019-10-10 05:00

US Aviation Watchdog Orders Checks For Cracks On 165 Boeing 737 NG Planes The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that aircraft operators must inspect 165 Boeing 737 NG airplanes for structural cracks within seven days after the issue was found on a small......
2019-10-02 22:34

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician The Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of Spicejet technician during maintenance at the Kolkata airport....
2019-07-11 21:00

Aviation Watchdog Sends Notice To SpiceJet Executives Over Landing Issues Four senior executives of SpiceJet were issued show cause notices by DGCA on Thursday after a special audit team of the aviation regulator, which probed multiple landing incidents involving the......
2019-07-04 21:17

Text Passengers In Case Of Delays, Aviation Watchdog Tells Airlines Aviation regulator DGCA on Friday asked all the airlines to send text messages after every 30 minutes to passengers whose flight has been delayed, cancelled or whose boarding gates have changed....
2019-10-12 00:00

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "affected part of the Iranian airspace" and reroute......
2019-06-22 16:51

2 IndiGo Pilots Suspended For 3 Months For Active Runway Incursion The civil aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday suspended two pilots of IndiGo airlines for three months over a runway incursion at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi....
2019-10-02 05:34

1 Air India, 2 SpiceJet Pilots Suspended For Safety Violation: Report Three pilots were on Tuesday suspended by civil aviation watchdog, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, for violating safety norms, news agency ANI reported today....
2019-07-16 17:17

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions. The post US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of O...
2019-06-21 06:17

Air Asia India Drops Plan To Lease Jet's Grounded B737 Aircraft: Report The Bengaluru-headquartered Air Asia India also showed initial interest and applied to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for regulatory approval....
2019-05-25 17:51

Watchdog examines Guernsey listings of suspended Woodford fund Britain's financial watchdog said it was examining a decision by a frozen Woodford fund to list investments in Guernsey, as wealth manager St James's Place pulled 3.5 billion pounds ($4.45 billion)......
2019-06-05 19:51

US Aviation authority waits to rule on Boeing 737 MAX 8 at aviation summit The US aviation safety agency FAA is not yet satisfied with Boeing's software fixes after two recent crashes of the 737 MAX 8. However, several US airlines have prepared for the return of the jet to their fleets....
2019-05-23 22:17

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations from their predecessors. That is a great opportunity, but it requires private banks to be nimble, th...
2019-05-21 18:51

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the region; those that didn’t leave are settling into a more mature industry, but they are a long way fr...
2019-05-21 18:51

Gove controversy has warped into something much more damaging There's a moment in many political stories where simple questions of right or wrong morph into something more pervasive, and for those seeking power, more damaging....
2019-06-09 20:51

Yes, a nationwide $15 minimum wage would be quite damaging Praise be, we now have the economic research to prove that higher minimum wages have no ill effects, so let's push onward to $15 an hour for all, right? I predict that's what will be said about new research, even though that's not what the research a...
2019-06-05 13:34

Social media bots are damaging our democracy Social media has become our town crier. When major news breaks, roughly two-thirds of American adults now find out about it online in real-time. But the aftermath of the week's third mass shooting, environmental catastrophe or political meltdown...
2019-08-16 13:00

Our obsession with perfection is damaging individuals and society Increasingly we strive for unreachable ideals in personal and public spheres – with damaging consequences from mental health problems to Brexit deadlock...
2019-08-19 21:34

Serena fined £8,000 for damaging Wimbledon court "Serena Williams was fined £7,988 ($10,000) by the All England Club for damaging one of Wimbledon\u0027s courts with her racket prior to the start of the tournament."...
2019-07-09 09:00

Serena fined $10,000 for damaging Wimbledon court Serena Williams was fined $10,000 by the All England Club for damaging one of Wimbledon's courts with her racket prior to the start of the tournament, media reported....
2019-07-09 07:17

Ammonia pollution damaging more than 60% of UK land – report Study finds most sensitive plant and wildlife habitats are worst affected, yet government has no clear plans to monitor impactAmmonia and nitrogen pollution, mostly from farms, is harming more than 60% of the UK’s land area and hitting the most sensi...
2019-06-18 17:17

The Latest: Williams fined $10K for damaging practice court Serena Williams has been fined $10,000 by the All England Club for damaging a practice court before the Wimbledon tournament started        ...
2019-07-08 22:00

Damaging storms increasing in West's 'hail alley' As the hail season ends in the "hail alley" states east of the Rocky Mountains, weather scientists say these destructive storms appear to be increasing, causing greater damage and injuring more people....
2019-10-12 14:34

Potentially damaging storms begin to rumble across central U.S. People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms erupted over the central United States causing major damage....
2019-05-29 09:01

Serena Williams Fined $10,000 for Damaging Wimbledon Court When you’re the greatest athlete in the history of your sport, there’s no such thing as days off. And reportedly Serena Williams is so dominant she got fined for not even letting a practice court be great....
2019-07-09 21:01

The Latest: Williams fined $10K for damaging Wimbledon court Serena Williams has been fined $10,000 by the All England Club for damaging a court during practice before the Wimbledon tournament started        ...
2019-07-09 00:51

Tremors rattle southeast Albania, damaging houses TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian authorities say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 has struck rural areas southeast of the capital, damaging some houses. Local media reported that two people were injured. The Defense Ministry reported ...
2019-06-01 11:01

Scientists unveil 3D microscope that visualizes cells without damaging them There's a problem in cell biology research: to study what happens inside a cell, it has to be destroyed. When scientists use a traditional microscope to observe a cell, they use stains -- chemicals that color parts of the cell to make them visib...
2019-07-16 18:34

Brexit is damaging business confidence, say leading UK firms Micro Focus and Hays among companies warning of slower trading as confidence fallsClear signs that Brexit concerns are starting to bite emerged as businesses flagged a freeze on spending and delays in hiring workers as confidence plunges over the pro...
2019-08-30 04:00

Serena Williams fined $10,000 for damaging a court at Wimbledon Serena Williams picked up a $10,000 fine for damaging a court at the All England Club during practice before Wimbledon started.        ...
2019-07-09 01:34

Trump’s former Ukraine envoy reveals damaging texts Even as President Donald Trump ignited a huge controversy over China and the 2020 election on Thursday, House members were clashing over the closed-door testimony of the former special envoy to Ukraine and Trump’s alleged efforts to pressure official...
2019-10-04 17:34

Michael Smerconish calls out ‘the feds’ for damaging Epstein’s door Radio host Michael Smerconish went on a bizarre tangent on his SiriusXM show Tuesday as he sparred with callers over whether the door of Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion should’ve been damaged in the raid by feds over the weekend...
2019-07-09 16:51

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD Intensification of tariff dispute also likely to knock almost $600bn off world economyDonald Trump has been warned by the west’s most influential economics thinktank that further escalation of the US-China trade war would unleash significant damage f...
2019-05-21 16:00

Kevin Smith Apologizes to Ashley Tisdale After She Accuses Him of Damaging Her Car Ashley Tisdale was not going to remain silent after a minor car collision with Silent Bob... The High School Musical actress and singer took to Twitter on Saturday to publicly call out......
2019-06-09 02:51

Brexit, data privacy rules damaging markets, report says Brexit, tougher data privacy protection and a crackdown on foreign clearing houses risk fragmenting markets, bumping up costs and undermining efforts to avert another financial crisis, global regulators said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 15:17

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health and the increasingly seriou...
2019-06-03 19:17

Rogue Chinese factories damaging ozone with use of illegal gases In May 2018, a startling study revealed that there was an "unexpected and persistent increase" of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in the atmosphere. At the time, scientists could not pinpoint the exact location of the ozone-depleting gas, but subsequent m...
2019-05-23 19:17

Tree-damaging pests pose ‘devastating’ threat to 40% of US forests About 450 overseas pests have been introduced to US forests, a climate crisis resource, due to international trade and travelAbout 40% of all forests across the US are at risk of being ravaged by an army of harmful pests, undermining a crucial resour...
2019-08-12 22:51

HOLD Damaging storms increasing in West's "hail alley" As the hail season ends in the "hail alley" states east of the Rocky Mountains, weather scientists say these destructive appear to be increasing, causing greater damage and injuring more people....
2019-10-11 10:00

Is screen time damaging for your kids? No study can tell you that | Oliver Burkeman Adjusting your behaviour to each new wrinkle in the science is a mug’s gameIs too much screen time bad for your kids? Don’t look to this column for an answer. The truth is, nobody knows. The unceasing pendulum of lifestyle advice is currently swingin...
2019-10-11 16:34

PSG & Man City are damaging football - La Liga chief Javier Tebas "La Liga president Javier Tebas has slammed Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain for inflicting \"massive damage\" on European football with their spending."...
2019-05-21 23:17

Lego marketing chief says challenge with online ads is that so much content is 'damaging' to kids Lego CMO Julia Goldin said the company focuses some YouTube advertising on adults because the company has concerns about kids' privacy on the site....
2019-06-22 01:00

Trade disputes are damaging growth and must be tackled 'at a multilateral level,' OECD says Global trade tensions that are hitting growth and investment need to be dealt with at a multilateral level, the OECD's chief economist told CNBC Tuesday....
2019-05-21 16:00

U.S.-China Business Council urges talks to end damaging trade tensions The US-China Business Council on Friday said millions of U.S. citizens will be harmed by the increased trade tensions between the United States and China, the world's largest economies, following the latest salvos in the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-24 04:00

Geena Davis: 'damaging stereotypes' on screen limit women's aspirations Actor speaks out as film industry study on characters in leadership roles finds women four times more likely than men to be shown nakedThe promises of positive change for women on screen that followed her role in the groundbreaking film Thelma and Lo...
2019-10-01 20:00

US Senator Slams Donald Trump For "Damaging" Trade Ties With "Ally" India A top US Senator has slammed Donald Trump for "damaging" trade ties with India, saying his actions are hurting California almond growers who export more than USD 650 million worth of nuts to the......
2019-06-18 10:51

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims for 'damaging memory of the dead' When Michael Jackson superfan Myriam Walter first saw the HBO "Leaving Neverland" documentary, in which two key witnesses gave a graphic account of sexual abuse at the hands of the star, she said she cried and wanted to vomit....
2019-07-14 11:34

Hollywood Has the Power to Combat Damaging Stereotypes About Latinos. Here’s Proof That It’s Utterly Failing It’s time to confront the way we see and treat Latinos in America. As we grapple with the enduring effects of a horrific attack on Latinos doing their Saturday shopping, a government that locks Latino children in cages, and leaders and news med...
2019-08-28 15:34

Eoin Morgan insists England are still in control of their World Cup fate after damaging Australia defeat Eoin Morgan believes England's chances of reaching the semi-finals of this summer's Cricket World Cup are 'still strong', despite succumbing to a third loss of the tournament....
2019-07-04 08:51

Trump lawyer asked Flynn for ‘heads up’ if he had damaging info in Russia probe: transcript Prosecutors released the full transcript of a voicemail a former Trump lawyer left former national security advisor Michael Flynn after he began cooperating with the government's Russia probe....
2019-06-01 06:51

Trump reportedly worked with 2 'off the books' lawyers to pressure Ukraine for damaging information about Joe Biden, in addition to Giuliani Photos by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post/Getty Images, Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images Fox News' Chris Wallace reported Sunday morning that President Donald Trump has worked with two personal lawyers, in addition to former New York City Mayor...
2019-09-30 00:00

All-electric aviation? It’s closer than you may think Commercial aviation is responsible for about two per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, but there is a potential solution over the hazy horizon — electric aircraft....
2019-07-13 07:00

Despite Fears, Aviation’s Future Will Be More Automated In the wake of the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes of Boeing 737 Max planes, people are thinking about how much of their air travel is handled by software and automated systems – as opposed to the friendly pilots sitting in the cockpit....
2019-06-05 06:34

| Experts to criticise US aviation authority over 737 MAX A panel of global civil aviation authorities is expected to criticise the US Federal Aviation Administration's approval of Boeing's 737 MAX, which has been grounded for six months following two crashes, a source familiar with the matter has said....
2019-09-17 13:00

Electric planes herald new era for aviation Airlines ordered tens of billions of dollars worth of new aircraft from Airbus and Boeing at the Paris Air Show this week. But there was also huge interest in the planes of tomorrow....
2019-06-21 17:34

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation Commercial and cargo flights can now fully access Pakistani airspace for the first time since a skirmish with India in February. The airspace closure had caused costly diversions to international flights....
2019-07-16 10:00

| US aviation regulator says Boeing hasn't submitted 737 MAX fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said....
2019-05-23 13:17

US Aviation Authority Blasted Over Of 737 MAX Redesign Approval US aviation regulators were slammed Friday for allowing design changes to Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft that have been implicated in two crashes causing the deaths of more than 300 people....
2019-10-12 12:00

Aviation Body Awaits US Certification To Allow 737 Max To Fly In India Indian aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation is waiting for its US counterpart Federal Aviation Administration to certify Boeing's solution to issues being faced by the 737 Max to......
2019-07-10 19:51

Inside Russia's secret aviation capital The MAKS air show takes place every other year in Zhukovsky and showcases the best of Russian aviation, from new planes hoping to break into an international market to old military jets...
2019-09-06 01:00

US Aviation Regulator Says Boeing Hasn't Submitted 737 MAX Fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 10:34

Boeing CEO: Global aviation regulators may not clear 737 Max to fly at the same time Boeing's CEO Dennis Muilenburg told an industry conference that global aviation regulators may not all give the 737 Max the green light to fly at the same time....
2019-09-11 21:34

Germany unveils plan for climate-friendly aviation The German government wants to promote a culture of innovation to develop CO2-neutral aviation. Chancellor Merkel has said Germany must develop more alternative fuel sources, including hydrogen-based energy technology....
2019-08-22 12:34

U.S. withholds U.N. aviation dues, calls for immediate whistleblower protections The United States is withholding its dues to the U.N.'s aviation agency, arguing the body needs to move quickly with reforms like expanding public access to documents and giving greater protections to whistleblowers, U.S. government and aviation sour...
2019-10-03 04:34

Vistara Leases Six Planes From BOC Aviation For Local Expansion Vistara said it plans to lease four Boeing Co 737-800 aircraft which will be delivered in May and two Airbus A320neo planes that are scheduled for delivery later this year....
2019-05-24 22:01

UK should include aviation, shipping in net zero emission goal: advisers The aviation and shipping sectors should formally be included in Britain's target to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, the government's climate advisers said on Tuesday....
2019-09-24 04:00

UAE aviation authority not optimistic Boeing 737 MAX will return this year The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operations in the fourth quarter of this year and it was more likely to be in the first quarter of 2020....
2019-09-15 15:00

September aviation photos: Plane spotting around the world Check out airplanes and airports from around the world in this collection of September's greatest airline and plane photos.       ...
2019-09-19 15:34

August aviation photos: Plane spotting around the world Go plane-spotting around the world with this collection of aviation photos from Augus, including test flights and retro British Airways liveries.       ...
2019-08-09 00:00

F1 great and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70 Formula One great Niki Lauda, who won two of his world titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70....
2019-05-21 16:00

Budget Proposes More Foreign Investment in Media, Aviation Union minister NIrmala Sitharaman today indicated the government is ready to relax the norms in Foreign Direct Investment or FDI in sensitive areas like aviation, insurance as well as the media in its......
2019-07-05 10:34

US aviation officials think a bird strike was factor in 737 Max crash U.S. aviation officials believe a bird strike may have led to the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max in March, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-05-21 16:00

What Happens When Pilots Are Arrested For Drinking On Job In the span of less than a week recently, authorities arrested three pilots from two different airlines under suspicion of intoxication before they were about to fly....
2019-08-13 14:51

Why pilots are safe from automation (for now) Our world is becoming more and more automated by the year; we all know that. But that doesn’t mean everything in sight needs to be automated. Sure, Siri has replaced some of our mundane tasks, and a lot of our business tasks like data entry are now a...
2019-05-30 18:17

Trump's trade war on Huawei is damaging China's economy, report suggests A report Monday on Chinese manufacturing suggested that Beijing’s trade war with the Trump administration is causing economic damage.        ...
2019-06-04 01:17

U.S. plans new tariffs for EU liquors, foods, Airbus aviation products The Trump administration said it plans to levy new tariffs on European exports worth more than $7 billion, including products like wine and whiskey, after a key ruling by the World Trade Organization....
2019-10-04 00:00

House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
2019-07-12 04:01

Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighboring India....
2019-07-16 10:17

Jet lands in Florida, claiming new aviation records for circling the globe A team of aviators, including retired astronaut Terry Virts, landed at Kennedy Space Center Thursday morning, claiming to have set three global flying records for circling the Earth over the North and South poles....
2019-07-11 22:51

Citing ‘aviation terror’ risk, UK suspends Cairo flights Citing an unexplained “heightened risk of terrorism against aviation,’’ British Airways on Saturday suspended flights to Cairo for seven days. Lufthansa, the German airline, had a one-day suspension ending Sunday. The airlines abruptly stopped flight...
2019-07-21 06:51

U.S. House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
2019-07-11 23:34

Two indicators in the aviation industry may be pointing to a looming global downturn Two indicators in the aviation industry may be pointing to a global downturn: declining demand for air cargo and a peak in aircraft orders last year, according to Peter Harbison, the executive chairman of CAPA, the Centre for Aviation....
2019-06-17 14:17

Centre Proposes FDI Norm Relaxation In Media, Aviation, Insurance The government on Friday proposed relaxation in the FDI norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail with a view to attract more overseas investment....
2019-07-05 10:34

Aviation emissions to take center stage in Montreal as protests loom A global deal to curb carbon emissions from flying will take center stage when the U.N. aviation agency's triennial assembly opens on Tuesday in Montreal under the shadow of protests led by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg later in the week....
2019-09-24 22:00

Air Travel To Turn Costlier From July 1 After Aviation Security Fee Hike Air travel will become slightly costlier as the Ministry of Civil Aviation has decided to increase the aviation security fee (ASF) from Rs 130 to Rs 150 for each Indian passenger from July 1 onwards,......
2019-06-08 14:00

US aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which had batteries posing fire risks....
2019-08-14 05:17

UAE civil aviation authority instructs airlines to take necessary safety measures: WAM The United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday instructed airlines registered in the country to take necessary measures given current risks in the region, Emirates News Agency (WAM) said....
2019-06-22 09:17

Formula One champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70 Niki Lauda won two of his F1 titles after a crash left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

U.S. aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which had batteries posing fire risks....
2019-08-14 04:51

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighboring India earlier this year....
2019-07-16 06:00

Lobbyist Deepak Talwar Sent To Judicial Custody Over Aviation Scam A Delhi court Friday sent corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar to judicial custody in connection with an aviation scam which allegedly led to losses for Air India....
2019-08-10 01:34

Explainer: How the aviation industry's carbon offsetting scheme will work International airlines are counting on a global carbon offsetting plan to cap CO2 emissions from air travel at 2020 levels, mitigating the environmental impact of flying even as passenger traffic is forecast to grow....
2019-09-24 14:00

Boeing expected to testify at U.S. Senate hearing on aviation safety Boeing Co is expected to testify at an upcoming U.S. Senate Commerce Committee hearing on aviation safety, a spokeswoman for the panel said Wednesday....
2019-09-26 03:34

This Wing Has a Mazda RX-7 Attached to It Never underestimate Japan’s ability to take something great and make it greater through the magic of excess. This RX-7 time attack racer is aiming for a sub-1-minute lap of the Tsukuba circuit. Because it is such a short and tricky track, that’s a re...
2019-06-29 20:51

The West Wing, 20 Years Later 'The West Wing' failed to be a force for political change, but the show too often gets blamed for real-world political forces well beyond its control....
2019-09-21 00:00

A Big Wing Could Be the Secret to Big Speed I don’t know if you’ve seen this new thing in racing, but I think science recently said that there is a correlation between aerodynamic downforce and supercharged E36 BMWs setting really fast hill climb times. This car’s enormous rear wing echoes the...
2019-07-18 11:17

What are the alcohol rules for airline pilots? The arrest of an airline pilot on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol has travelers wondering about alcohol policies for commercial pilots and the screening in place to detect behavior that could endanger passengers....
2019-08-01 03:17

BA pilots to strike from midnight in dispute about pay Balpa union calls 48-hour walkout with further action planned for 27 SeptemberThe first-ever strike by British Airways pilots is set to start at midnight on Sunday night, leading to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and travel disruption for th...
2019-09-09 00:00

Should pilots be allowed to sleep in the cockpit? Pilots are often overtired, making them prone to errors. Some countries let them sleep on the job -- under strict rules. Pilots love the idea, but consumers are wary, for now....
2019-06-04 18:51

Southwest pilots sue Boeing for misleading them on 737 MAX The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) said on Monday it had filed a lawsuit against Boeing Co alleging that the planemaker "deliberately misled" the airline and pilots about its 737 MAX aircraft....
2019-10-08 01:34

Pilots Tell US Congress More Training Needed On 737 Max US pilots called Wednesday for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes....
2019-06-19 22:00

Pilots on strike: BA says it has cancelled 'nearly 100%' of flights The first-ever strike by British Airways pilots is expected to be the biggest walkout in the airline's history, causing disruption for tens of thousands of travellers....
2019-09-09 10:00

Ryanair boss slams UK aviation regulator after Thomas Cook collapse Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary slammed Britain's aviation regulator on Tuesday, saying its soft licensing rules contributed to the chaos around Thomas Cook's bankruptcy....
2019-10-01 16:00

Aviation Regulator Bars Off-Duty Crew Members From Travelling In Cockpit Aviation regulator DGCA Monday barred airline officials, including pilots and aircraft maintenance engineers, from travelling in the cockpit when they are off-duty or on leave....
2019-07-16 09:00

Czech, Russia aviation authorities extend access till Sunday The Czech Transport Ministry has temporarily granted Russian airlines permission to fly to the Czech Republic until Sunday to give the aviation authorities of the two countries time to settle their dispute over flight routes....
2019-07-02 18:00

CBI Files Charge Sheet Against Lobbyist Deepak Talwar In Aviation Scam The CBI on Monday filed a charge sheet against corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar in connection with an aviation scam which allegedly led to losses for Air India....
2019-09-23 14:34

UPDATE 3-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan re-opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday following months of restrictions imposed after clashes with India, which forced lengthy detours that cost airlines millions of dollars....
2019-07-16 12:17

Former Union Minister Praful Patel Summoned In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader, has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in an alleged aviation scam involving cash strapped Air India that took place during the......
2019-06-01 16:34

Aviation emissions to take center stage at Montreal gathering as protests loom A global deal to curb carbon emissions from flying will take center stage as the U.N. aviation agency's triennial assembly opens on Tuesday in Montreal under the shadow of protests led by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg later in the week....
2019-09-24 14:00

Urban Air Mobility, Alternate Propulsion Among NASA Research at Aviation Forum NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and Exposition, otherwise known as Aviation 2019....
2019-06-18 18:34

China denounces U.N. aviation emissions plan in blow to industry efforts China has denounced a landmark U.N. deal that caps emissions from international flights, in a setback for an industry eager to placate the growing international movement to curb air travel's impact on the environment....
2019-09-25 06:34

Aviation Body Issues Safety Directions After Planes Overshoot Runways Indian aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday issued safety directions to airlines in the wake of multiple incidents of planes overshooting runways while operating amidst bad weather conditions....
2019-07-03 01:17

U.N. aviation agency to review global pilot training in shadow of 737 MAX crashes Global regulators will meet in Montreal next week to review pilot licensing requirements, the U.N.'s aviation agency said, as part of a discussion that has gained urgency following two fatal crashes of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the past year....
2019-07-03 01:17

Aviation Body Starts Audit Of Airlines, Airports In Monsoon-Hit Areas Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Thursday it has started a special audit of all airlines and airports in monsoon-affected areas in the wake of multiple landing......
2019-07-04 21:17

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
2019-06-30 12:01

Hardeep Singh Puri Takes Charge As Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, the new Civil Aviation Minister, took charge of office today amid distress in the sector that recently saw grounding of a private airline and concerns over debt-laden Air India,......
2019-05-31 18:34

Centre Suggests Easing Foreign Investment Norms For Media, Aviation The government today proposed relaxation in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail....
2019-07-05 10:34

Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the former Minister of Civil Aviation, was on Monday questioned in connection with the Enforcement Directorate probe into money laundering allegations in the controversial Air India and......
2019-06-10 22:00

Trade gloom, rising oil, Boeing 737 MAX woes to cloud aviation summit Global airlines are meeting under a storm pattern of trade tensions, rising oil prices and a two-month-old grounding of the Boeing Co 737 MAX jetliner - threatening to put a halt to five years of strong profits in the cut-throat air travel industry....
2019-05-30 10:17

UPDATE 1-Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India earlier this year....
2019-07-16 05:34

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the climate crisis, aerospace companies gathering for the Paris air show next week are turning their thoughts ...
2019-06-15 11:17

All-female Delta team flew 120 girls to NASA to get them excited about aviation Delta flies from Salt Lake City to Houston every day, but one recent trip was a little different, packed with girls getting a behind-the-scenes lesson about aviation....
2019-10-11 18:34

Aviation Body Suspends Spicejet Pilot For 6 Months Over Runway Incursion Aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday suspended a SpiceJet pilot for six months for reaching the middle of an "active runway" at Ahmedabad airport when a GoAir flight had already started its departure......
2019-08-27 23:34

Now You Can Get Jaguar's Most Exuberant Car Without The Vulgar Wing Jaguar has a mad group of talented folks in its specialty vehicle operations department. They’re the ones responsible for the XE SV Project 8, a manic high-power muscle sedan that shares almost no components with the XE sedan it is ostensibly based u...
2019-06-06 07:17

The Difference Between a 'Spoiler' and a 'Wing' According to James May James May’s Honda Civic Type R car review parody on DriveTribe is, uh, kind of weird but it does address an important question: what’s the difference between a spoiler and a wing? May says it’s simple: if you can fit your head under it, you’re flying...
2019-06-12 06:00

Harvard's RoboBee X-Wing can fly under its own power RoboBee X-Wing, the latest version of Harvard's robotic bee, has four wings instead of two -- more importantly, it can fly on its own without the need for a power tether. Researchers from Harvard's Microrobotics Laboratory have been working...
2019-06-27 19:00

The Londoner: Right wing mag ready to relaunch Standpoint replants its feet | How Prue Leith got achilles injury | John Bercow biographer speaks | Robbie Gibb's C4 past | Laura K's holiday cut short...
2019-08-29 15:34

A New York Times article about the perfect workout for every 'wedding dress silhouette' sparked internet outrage, and health experts agree it perpetuates damaging body ideals Shutterstock The New York Times published an article Thursday on "The Perfect Workout for Your Wedding Dress Silhouette," including diet advice and a caution to avoid getting muscles that are "too wide." The Times later changed the headline and remo...
2019-08-10 18:00

Ryanair has no flight disruptions from UK pilots strike Ryanair flights to and from Britain were running as scheduled as some of its British-based pilots began a three-day strike which the airline said it did not expect to disrupt any travel on Monday....
2019-09-02 18:00

A boy stole two planes for a joyride. Pilots now want to teach him how to fly The boy trespassed a small airport in Huzhou, a city in eastern China, piloting and crashing a seaplane onto a guard rail and driving another one.        ...
2019-07-22 17:51

Indian pilots fly over Himalayan peak looking for 8 climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian air force pilots were flying over an uncharted section of a Himalayan mountain to search for eight climbers missing a week. The third day of the search on Monday was taking place in the northern state of Uttarakhand after four...
2019-06-03 10:00

Ryanair UK pilots cancel this month's strikes Ryanair pilots based in the United Kingdom have canceled five days of strikes set for this month, as unions and the low-cost airline gear up for further talks....
2019-09-20 18:34

Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing The president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. Daniel Carey says it won’t be easy to restore trust in a...
2019-06-19 08:51

German Air Force short on pilots, not planes Germany's military has long struggled with a shortage of functioning equipment. At the Laage Air Base near Rostock, however, it's not the planes that are hard to come by, but the pilots, as DW's Volker Witting reports....
2019-09-04 13:34

Southwest Airlines pilots sue Boeing over 737 Max grounding Southwest Airlines pilots sue Boeing over income they said they've lost due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, now entering its eighth month....
2019-10-08 04:00

Ryanair's UK pilots vote to strike later this month Members of Ryanair's British pilot union voted on Wednesday in favor of strike action later this month in a dispute over working conditions, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) said....
2019-08-07 20:00

Russian, Italian charged with conspiring to steal trade secrets from US aviation company A Russian national and an Italian national were charged earlier this month with conspiring and attempting to steal trade secrets from American company GE Aviation, the Justice Department announced Thursday. ...
2019-09-06 08:34

Praful Patel Appears Before Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Case Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged......
2019-06-10 11:34

U.N. aviation agency head says open to meeting climate activist Greta Thunberg The secretary general of the U.N. aviation agency said on Friday she is open to meeting with Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who will lead a Montreal climate protest next week in part targeting emissions from flights....
2019-09-21 02:34

Airbus is one of the most powerful companies in aviation. Here's a closer look at its rise from upstart to industry titan. Airbus On May 29, 2019, Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday. In the five decades since its founding, Airbus has developed from a fledgling upstart to one of the industry's titans. Over the past 20 years, the commercial aviation industry has come to ...
2019-05-31 04:00

US aviation authority issues order prohibiting flights over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
2019-06-21 08:51

CrowdStrike says an aviation industry hacker had significant high-level access to secrets Nation-state hackers often target these companies to gather as much information and intellectual property as possible, while also creating "beachheads" within a company meant to serve as a wide-scale, longer term network observation point....
2019-10-01 15:34

NASA Awards $2.3 Million in Fellowships to US Universities for Aviation, Planetary, Space Research NASA has awarded fellowships to 14 minority-serving institutions through its Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) and five majority institutions through its Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD), all totaling $2.3 mill...
2019-09-19 07:00

Aviation Body Grounds Vistara Pilot Who Issued "Mayday Call": Report Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday grounded a pilot of a Vistara flight who issued a "Mayday" distress call due to low fuel near Lucknow airport on Monday while......
2019-07-17 09:34

An All-Female Flight Crew Took 120 Girls to NASA in an Initiative to Close Aviation’s Gender Gap Delta Air Lines flew 120 girls from Salt Lake City, Utah, to NASA in Houston as part of an initiative to close the gender gap in aviation last week. “We’re taking ownership to improve gender diversity by exposing girls at a young age and...
2019-10-13 21:17

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. aviation agency 737 MAX ungrounding in U.S. could happen by late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect an ungrounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets in the United States as early as late June, three people familiar with Thursday's br...
2019-05-24 00:34

Global aviation leaders gather amid climate protests, MAX safety talks Global aviation leaders will be under pressure to deepen efforts to tackle airline emissions as they gather this week under the shadow of protests led by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg....
2019-09-23 00:00

Aviation Body Calls Urgent Meeting With IndiGo, GoAir Over Airbus Plane Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation or DGCA called an urgent meeting with Indigo and GoAir today to review the performance of the Airbus Neo aircraft in their fleets....
2019-08-28 10:34

Aviation industry expects double-digit insurance premium hikes after 737 MAX grounding The aviation industry is bracing for double-digit insurance premium hikes for the first time in about 15 years, as insurers wrestle with higher costs from aircraft groundings, including the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets following two fatal cr...
2019-09-20 15:00

Aviation Scam: Delhi Court Dismisses Lobbyist Deepak Talwar's Bail A Delhi court on Thursday dismissed the bail application of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar in a corruption case related to negotiations allegedly favouring foreign private airlines and causing loss......
2019-10-03 21:00

The Morning After: Aircraft lands itself for the first time Welcome back to the Morning After. Over the weekend, our team tried out AMD's latest Radeon GPUs, Google tested out a global video play/pause button for Chrome and an airplane managed to land all by itself....
2019-07-08 15:00

FAA: Boeing 737 aircraft may contain faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Authority said Sunday it has been informed by airplane manufacturer Boeing that "improperly manufactured" parts may have been installed in its 737 airplanes....
2019-06-03 07:51

Aircraft lands itself truly autonomously for the first time Many airliners can land automatically, but they don't really land autonomously -- the airport is guiding them in with a radio signal (the Instrument Landing System). And when many smaller airports don't have this feature, it's not eve...
2019-07-07 17:17

What an Aircraft Carrier Driver Does in Her Downtime at Sea Stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, Surface Warfare Officer Lt. Katelyn Davidson can go months without internet, but never forgets her Cholula....
2019-09-05 00:00

U.S. to Tax European Aircraft, Agriculture and Other Goods The United States said it would impose tariffs after the World Trade Organization gave it permission to tax as much as $7.5 billion of European exports....
2019-10-02 23:00

EU says it is open to talks with U.S. in row over aircraft subsidies The European Union said on Tuesday it is open to talks with United States in a row over aircraft subsidies but said figures quoted by Washington as it threatened more tariffs were based on internal U.S. estimates....
2019-07-02 15:17

Senators question FAA on aircraft certification A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday questioned the Federal Aviation Administration oversight of Boeing Co's 737 MAX as the agency defended the longstanding practice of deferring much of the process of certifying new aircraft to manufacturers....
2019-08-01 04:17

These aircraft wrecks were rescued from the ice -- and flew again Three aircraft -- Juliet Delta 321, Lidia and Glacier Girl -- crashed in inhospitable conditions and lay buried under the snow for years. Here are the remarkable tales of the salvage operations that let them fly again....
2019-07-15 03:34

No U.S. aircraft operated over Iran, U.S. military says The U.S. military did not fly over Iranian airspace on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, after a news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said a U.S. drone was shot down over the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan....
2019-06-20 07:17

| Shrugging off Trump, FBI tackles right-wing extremists The FBI has arrested at least seven right-wing extremists in what appears to be a more earnest effort to target white nationalist threats in the United States....
2019-08-25 21:34

Trump has a new favourite news network - and it's more right-wing than FOX The US president has started giving plaudits - and access - to One America News Network, an obscure TV outlet that can outfox FoxDonald Trump and Fox News are said to have one of the strongest marriages in political showbusiness. But there is a young...
2019-06-15 09:00

Trump, Israel and a global right-wing project Pushed by Trump, Israel barred two Democratic lawmakers from traveling to the country. But they have a fewer qualms about welcoming far-right, ethno-nationalist politicians....
2019-08-16 16:00

German police take wild buzzard under their wing Patrol police in a small German town had an unusual passenger after a buzzard presented itself in need of urgent help. The bird of prey had come off the worse after colliding with a motorcyclist....
2019-09-19 19:34

How deplatforming became a rallying cry for right-wing media stars Days after a Saturday rally where conservative provocateurs claimed social-media censorship, a Trump summit could be a landmark in the deplatforming movement....
2019-07-11 14:17

Wing Bone Indicates Swan Shamanism Could Be 420,000 Years Old! The idea that the human soul might take the form of a swan to journey from this world to the next could be one of the oldest fundamental beliefs of human kind, or so suggests a new discovery from the 420,000-year-old cave site of Qesem near Tel Aviv ...
2019-10-01 20:34

Nan Goldin protests against Sackler wing at the Louvre Artist urges Paris gallery to drop name of family accused of profiting from opioid crisisThe US art photographer and activist Nan Goldin has led a protest outside the Louvre in Paris demanding the world’s most visited museum change the name of its Sa...
2019-07-01 22:00

Canadian right-wing party wants to end ‘official multiculturalism’ TORONTO – An upstart Canadian right-wing political party announced on Friday that “ending official multiculturalism and preserving Canadian values and culture” will be part of its platform for the Canadian federal election in October. The Peopl...
2019-08-10 01:34

Right-wing activists vandalize EU mission in Israel An anti-asylum seeker activist had spray-painted slogans such as "German money kills Jews" and "EU get out" on the walls of the mission's lobby. The EU's top diplomat in Israel has said his staff would "not be deterred."...
2019-09-17 01:34

'The West Wing' turns 20: Updates on the cast Twenty years ago this week, "A Few Good Men" scribe Aaron Sorkin released NBC's "The West Wing" into the world. Here's an update of what some of the main "West Wing" players have been doing since the show ended....
2019-09-22 19:00

12 Pilots Grounded In Six Different Cases Of Planes Overshooting Runways Aviation regulator DGCA has grounded 12 pilots and served show-cause notices to them after the six recent cases of aircraft veering off runway or taxiway, a senior official said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 12:00

FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes....
2019-08-23 07:00

U.S. FAA says invites global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it has invited a cross-section of line pilots from global carriers that operate Boeing Co's 737 MAX to participate in simulator testing as part of an overall testing and validation process of ...
2019-08-23 04:34

Southwest pilots to seek compensation for Boeing 737 Max impact The pilots union for Southwest Airlines says it will ask Boeing for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 Max grounding....
2019-06-19 18:34

British Airways cancels 1,700 flights as pilots strike British Airways (BA) pilots began a two-day strike on Monday, grounding nearly all of its flights and disrupting thousands of passengers in a dispute over pay....
2019-09-09 12:00

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored by Chinese maritime militia on the disputed water...
2019-05-29 09:51

Multiple pilots have reported encounters with UFOs, Navy says A growing number of Navy pilots claiming to have spotted unidentified flying objects, or UFOS, has led the Navy to update its protocol for reporting them, according to a New York Times report....
2019-05-27 10:34

Ryanair tells staff it has 900 more pilots and crew than needed Ryanair has 500 more pilots and 400 more cabin crew than needed, and job losses will be announced in the coming weeks, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary told staff in a video message https://vimeo.com/350780012/5abde31242....
2019-07-31 19:51

British Airways grounds nearly all flights as pilots strike British Airways says it has had to cancel almost all its flights on Monday and Tuesday, affecting as many as 195,000 travelers, due to a strike by pilots over pay...
2019-09-09 15:34

British Airways grinds to a halt as pilots go on 2-day strike The flagship airline was forced to cancel nearly all flights during a 48-hour pilot strike after negotiations deadlocked over salary. About 195,000 customers were slated to fly on Monday and Tuesday....
2019-09-10 00:00

Sullenberger tells Congress 737 MAX pilots should get new simulator training Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who in 2009 landed a US Airways flight safely on the Hudson River in New York, told a congressional panel on Wednesday that pilots of the now-grounded 737 MAX should get new simulator training before the plane returns to...
2019-06-19 18:17

Safety Tests Must Use Average Pilots, NTSB Says After 737 MAX Crashes Federal accident investigators called for broad changes in decades-old engineering principles and design assumptions related to pilot emergency responses, the first formal U.S. safety recommendations stemming from two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes....
2019-09-26 19:00

British Airways pilots ground thousands more planes BA pilots are on the second day of a 48-hour global strike over a nine-month pay dispute. The labor action has grounded most of the British carrier's 850 daily flights and is costing the airline €44.5 million per day....
2019-09-10 08:34

FAA says invites global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it has invited a cross-section of line pilots from global carriers that operate Boeing Co's 737 MAX to participate in simulator testing as part of an overall testing and validation process of ...
2019-08-23 07:00

Boeing, FAA should fix 737 Max's automated systems so they don't confuse pilots, NTSB says The NTSB says the FAA should require Boeing to redesign its system in a way that is more intuitive, so pilots can take corrective action quickly.       ...
2019-09-26 22:34

Southwest Airlines pilots sue Boeing for $100M over grounded 737 Max Pilots with Southwest Airlines sued Boeing Monday for more than $100 million in losses due to the grounding of the 737 Max aircraft following two catastrophic crashes in under six months....
2019-10-08 15:34

Pilots’ union asks Boeing CEO for time in 737 Max simulator FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines wants Boeing to give his safety experts time in a 737 Max flight simulator before the planes fly again. Daniel Carey says it’s essential that pilots who̵...
2019-06-21 01:17

Mozilla pilots its VPN service for Firefox desktop users in the US Mozilla is officially launching its Firefox Private Network VPN service for desktop users in the US. The VPN service, currently in beta, is part of a pilot experiment to test-drive new, privacy-centric products from the Firefox maker. It will be avai...
2019-09-11 09:00

British Airways pilots to strike for three days in September Airline says industrial action over pay will disrupt plans of ‘tens of thousands’ of passengersPilots at British Airways will go on strike for three days in September after talks failed to settle a long-running pay dispute, the union has announced.Th...
2019-08-23 19:34

Ask the Captain: Do pilots get bored on long-haul flights? On long flights, what does the crew do to avoid boredom after the flight computer has taken control of the aircraft?        ...
2019-06-01 01:00

European pilots say FAA, Boeing moving too fast toward lifting 737 Max ban Comments came as U.S. regulators hosted aviation authorities from around the world in Texas to discuss the process for returning the aircraft to the skies....
2019-05-24 03:00

Ask the Captain: Can pilots refuse to fly the Boeing 737 Max after it's recertified? Can pilots choose not to fly the Boeing 737 Max once it returns to service? Captain John Cox runs down their options in his Ask the Captain column.       ...
2019-07-19 15:34

British Airways Says Nearly All Flights Cancelled Due To Pilots' Strike British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding most of the airline's flights and disrupting thousands of travellers' plans in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute....
2019-09-09 09:34

Ryanair's Irish pilots back industrial action over pay Ryanair's directly employed pilots in Ireland on Friday voted overwhelmingly in favor of industrial action unless the airline agrees to union pay proposals by Monday, the Forsa/IALPA trade union said....
2019-08-09 16:34

‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects No one at the Pentagon is saying that the objects are extraterrestrial, but the Navy has issued new classified guidance for reporting unexplained aerial phenomena....
2019-05-27 03:00

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Ru...
2019-06-11 04:34

British Airways pilots threaten first strike since the 1970s British Airways pilots have voted by a big majority to strike, escalating a pay dispute with the airline that could throw the summer travel season into disarray....
2019-07-24 01:34

Greta Thunberg leads Montreal climate strike amid aviation emissions talks Teenage activist Greta Thunberg is spearheading a climate change strike on Friday in Montreal where U.N. aviation leaders are gathering to debate plane emission targets....
2019-09-27 21:34

Budget airlines the flavor of South Korean aviation market, Jeju travel booms Kim Bo-Min, a Starbucks barista, paid 140,000 won ($118) for a round-trip from her hometown of Daegu to the popular resort island of Jeju, arriving on T'Way Air Co Ltd, part of South Korea's rapidly growing low-cost airline sector....
2019-06-01 17:51

Aviation Scam: Probe Agency Arrests Lobbyist Deepak Talwar's Close Aide The Enforcement Directorate today arrested a close aide of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar inside a Delhi court in a money-laundering case related to negotiations allegedly favouring foreign private......
2019-10-03 16:00

On IAF's Big Day, Here Are Some Top Aircraft Taking Part At Grand Flypast Today is a big day for the Indian Air Force. It's the IAF's 87th birth anniversary, and India will induct its newest multirole fighter jet Rafale into the Air Force at a handover ceremony in Merignac......
2019-10-08 04:00

Russia says malfunction led aircraft into unintended area Russian told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing the South Korean presidential office....
2019-07-24 12:17

Boeing to pay $100m to families of 737 Max aircraft victims US manufacturer faces dozens of lawsuits over accidents that killed 346 people US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has said it will pay $100m (£80m) to families and communities affected by the two crashes involving its 737 Max aircraft, in which 346 peop...
2019-07-04 00:51

Northrop Grumman nets $1.4B for Japan's next nine E-2D aircraft Northrop Grumman Systems was awarded a $1.4 billion contract for production and delivery of nine E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft for Japan, the nation's second round of orders for the upgraded early warning aircraft....
2019-09-27 20:00

Red Sox send best wishes, aircraft to David Ortiz The Boston Red Sox have sent their best wishes, and an aircraft, to ex-slugger David Ortiz after he was shot in the Dominican Republic. Red Sox President Sam Kennedy says the team is flying Ortiz back to Boston. (June 10)     ...
2019-06-11 05:34

Mitsubishi Aircraft signs MOU for 100 SpaceJet planes Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp and Mesa Airlines Inc, a regional airline operator, entered into a memorandum of understanding to begin talks on purchase of 100 SpaceJet M100 aircraft....
2019-09-06 02:34

Japan's Getting Its First Aircraft Carriers In 75 Years, But U.S. Marines Will Fly From Them First Japan, which at the start of World War II was the proprietor of the world’s mightiest aircraft carrier fleet, is getting back into the naval aviation game after decades. Under pressure to counter a growing Chinese navy and air force, the island count...
2019-09-25 04:00

EU open to talks with U.S. in aircraft subsidies dispute The European Union said on Tuesday it was open to talks with Washington in a dispute over aircraft subsidies after the United States threatened an additional $4 bln in tariffs on EU goods including olives, Italian cheese and Scotch whisky....
2019-07-02 18:00

Authorities say 9 killed after aircraft crashes in Hawaii HONOLULU (AP) — Nine people on board a twin engine aircraft died Friday night in a crash on Oahu’s North Shore, officials said. There were no survivors in the crash of the King Air plane, Hawaii Department of Transportation spokesman Tim Sakaha...
2019-06-22 08:34

Air China plans to buy 20 A350-900 aircraft from Airbus Air China , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE worth $6.54 billion based on list prices, the carrier said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 14:34

Boeing suspends testing of 777X aircraft Boeing Co on Saturday announced it had suspended testing of its new widebody 777X aircraft as media reports said a cargo door failed in a ground stress test....
2019-09-08 00:34

At least 9 killed after aircraft crashes in Hawaii, authorities say The Hawaii Department of Transportation says nine were aboard the aircraft when it went down near Dillingham Airfield in the northwest corner of Oahu.        ...
2019-06-22 08:17

AN-32 Aircraft Fleet Is Airworthy: Rajnath Singh The AN-32 plane of Indian Air Force that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh killing all 13 personnel on board was completely airworthy, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh informed Rajya Sabha on Monday....
2019-07-01 17:51

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views....
2019-06-18 03:17

At $34,999, Would You 'Wing It' In This Lightly Modded 2011 Lotus Evora? If you’re looking for a Camry-powered, mid-engine, 2+2 sports car that’s not the same as every other Camry-powered, mid engine, 2+2 sports car then today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Evora may be just the car for you. Let’s see if its price is too....
2019-08-09 18:34

Right, left wing groups conduct competing D.C. rallies WASHINGTON - More than 200 Trump supporters from Proud Boys, an alt-right group, and a larger number of counterprotesters confronted each other at the Freedom Plaza....
2019-07-07 20:00

Europe's right-wing extremists try recruiting from police, army Right-wing violence is on the rise in many EU states, according to a confidential Europol report cited by German media. The extremist groups seek to boost their "combat skills" by recruiting military and police members....
2019-09-24 14:34

Northrup Grumman wins $42.8M contract to fix B-2 wing panels Northrup Grumman Systems Corp. was awarded a minimum $42.8 million to build trailing edge components of the B-2 stealth bomber, the Defense Department said....
2019-09-17 07:34

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared to the same month a year ago, the second-consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-07-03 17:17

Hospital maternity wing fire kills 8 newborns Eight newborn babies were killed Tuesday when a fire ripped through the maternity wing of a hospital in Algeria — a blaze that may have been sparked by a faulty anti-mosquito device, authorities said. Dozens of firetrucks tackled the 4 a.m. bl...
2019-09-24 20:34

Germany's Jewish council warns against AfD's 'right-wing extremism' The president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany has sharply criticized the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, saying that it "incites fears and promotes a climate of exclusion of minorities."...
2019-08-18 16:00

Ferrari and Leclerc penalised for staying out with damaged wing Charles Leclerc has been penalised by the FIA Formula 1 stewards for not pitting to replace his Ferrari's damaged front wing on the Japanese Grand Prix's opening lap...
2019-10-13 11:51

The Right-Wing Outrage Machine Fires Up to Defend Kavanaugh Yet Again In any sane or just world, Brett Kavanaugh would not be a sitting judge on any court, let alone the highest court in the land. And yet, here we are! There he sits. Over the weekend, the New York Times reported new details about the investigation into...
2019-09-17 00:34

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Starts Flying MiG 21 Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, the Indian Air Force pilot who became the face of a tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan in February, has started flying MiG 21 jet again....
2019-08-22 00:00

Revolution Chemnitz: Right-wing group charged with terrorism A right wing terror group was allegedly planning a civil war-like rebellion in Berlin before they were stopped by police. Chemnitz has emerged as a center of extreme-right groups....
2019-06-28 07:00

Tiny Robobee X-Wing powers its flight with light We’ve seen Harvard’s Robobee flying robot evolve for years: After first learning to fly, it learned to swim in 2015, then to jump out of the water again in 2017 — and now it has another trick up its non-existent sleeve. The Robobee X-Wing...
2019-06-27 21:17

Why left-wing anti-Semitism is just as bad as white supremacy Bari Weiss, opinion writer at The New York Times, explores why it’s happening and what to do about it in her new book “How to Fight Anti-Semitism” (Crown), out now....
2019-09-21 18:00

McGrath now says she would've opposed Kavanaugh after left-wing backlash Amy McGrath now says she would not have voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after all -- just hours after she indicated that she "probably" would have, causing a fierce backlash from progressive activists supporting her long-shot bi...
2019-07-11 06:00

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "right-wing extremist" in nature, saying it was "directed against us all."...
2019-06-18 15:51

Julian Assange 'moved to prison medical wing' Julian Assange has been moved to a medical wing in Belmarsh prison over concerns for his "significantly deteriorated" health, WikiLeaks has claimed. ...
2019-05-30 09:01

This Star Wars X-Wing Game Was Made By A Fan In Dreams Every week it seems Dreams creators are building more and more impressive levels and mini-games. The latest fan creation that has caught my attention is a Star Wars space-combat game where you get to control an X-Wing Starfighter and fight the Empire...
2019-05-26 22:34

Man climbs onto plane wing before takeoff at Nigeria airport An Azman Air plane had been waiting for clearance to takeoff from Lagos, Nigeria, when a man climbed onto the wing.       ...
2019-07-20 03:51

Poland's ruling right-wing party tops the polls Poland's ruling Law and Justice party has emerged as the big winner in the country's European parliament elections, taking over 45% of the votes following an aggressive campaign against a united opposition in a year of key elections....
2019-05-27 12:34

Germany: Identitarian movement classified as right-wing extremist Germany's domestic intelligence service has identified the country's Identitarian movement as an extremist entity. The group, which claims to defend European identity through ethnopluralist ideology, has gained traction....
2019-07-11 20:00

Daniel Frahn, Chemnitzer FC and the battle with their right-wing fans German footballer Daniel Frahn has distanced himself from links to the far-right scene in light of recent allegations. The 32-year-old is without a club having been sacked by Chemnitzer FC for 'club-damaging behavior'....
2019-08-27 15:00

Man Jumps On Plane Wing As It Prepares For Takeoff In Nigeria A man climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for takeoff at an airport in Nigeria's Lagos city, causing panic among passengers, authorities said....
2019-07-21 13:51

Germany steps up warnings about right-wing Identitarian Movement Germany's domestic intelligence agency (BfV) classified the Identitarian Movement as an extreme right-wing group on Thursday, a sign that authorities are increasingly worried about radicals with anti-Islamic and racist views....
2019-07-11 14:00

Greece’s left-wing PM ousted by conservative party ATHENS, Greece — Conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was being sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister Monday, a day after his resounding win over left-wing Alexis Tsipras, who led the country through the tumultuous final years of its inter...
2019-07-08 16:34

De Blasio says anti-Semitism is strictly a ‘right-wing movement’ De Blasio said he did not agree with a claim by a reporter that there is also rising anti-Semitism "on the left in the BDS movement and around the world."...
2019-06-05 03:34

Alphabet's Wing introduces an air traffic control app for drones This spring Alphabet subsidiary Wing LLC became the first drone delivery company to receive FAA certification, and the company has successfully launched drone delivery service in Australia and Helsinki. Now, with more drones in the sky, it needs a wa...
2019-07-17 00:17

Crisis-hit Boeing warns airlines on 737 wing part Boeing has urged a number of airlines to replace a potentially faulty part on the wings of up to 133 of its 737 aircraft - months after the next generation versions of the planes were grounded after two fatal crashes....
2019-06-03 11:00

F-15 fighter jets almost collide with skydivers after pilots not warned of dropzone Two skydivers almost collided with a pair of US fighter jets travelling at hundreds of miles an hour over the British countryside, a report has found....
2019-09-13 04:34

Cathay Pacific says has fired two pilots over Hong Kong protests Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-14 14:51

British Airways chief's promise to customers if pilots strike The head of British Airways' parent firm has told Sky News the airline will do "everything we can" for customers if pilots strike at the height of the summer holidays....
2019-08-02 23:51

UPDATE 2-'Sort this out': UK PM's office urges BA and pilots to avoid strike British Airways and its pilots should sort out a dispute over pay and avoid strike action scheduled for early next week, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday....
2019-09-07 03:34

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters....
2019-05-29 00:00

Ryanair says 900 jobs at risk because of 'excess pilots and cabin crew' Michael O’Leary says details to be finalised by end of August as he agrees 50% personal pay cutRyanair boss Michael O’Leary has told staff to prepare for as many as 900 job cuts as he warned that the Irish budget airline’s expansion plans would be sl...
2019-08-01 04:17

Southwest pilots’ union sues Boeing over grounding of plane DALLAS (AP) — The union representing Southwest Airlines pilots is suing Boeing and calling the grounded 737 Max unsafe. The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association said in the lawsuit filed Tuesday that Boeing rushed the plane into service and misled p...
2019-10-08 01:34

Ryanair urge UK pilots to transfer overseas or face job losses Airline says numbers must be reduced at bases such as Stansted and ManchesterRyanair has written to UK pilots asking them to take unpaid leave or transfer to other bases abroad, saying they could otherwise join the 9,000 job losses at Thomas Cook.The...
2019-09-26 10:34

Simulator training remains ‘possible option’ for Canadian Boeing MAX pilots Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it is too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night after the meeting in Fort Worth....
2019-05-24 13:34

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Ru...
2019-06-11 02:17

United Airlines Tells Pilots No Alcohol for 12 Hours Before Flights DALLAS — United Airlines is setting an earlier cutoff time for when pilots must stop drinking alcohol before flights. The airline is telling pilots they must abstain from alcohol for 12 hours before flights, up from the previous eight hours. Th...
2019-08-14 13:51

Ryanair's Irish pilots agree to talks as strike looms Ryanair's directly employed pilots in Ireland agreed to attend mediated talks starting on Wednesday to avert a strike their trade union said would go ahead next week if the airline does not properly address a pay claim....
2019-08-14 01:17

Trump shrugs off report of US Navy pilots sighting UFOs President Trump may be a fan of some conspiracy theories, but when it comes to UFOs, he’s a skeptic. “Do I believe it? Not particularly,” Trump told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, who asked him what he thought of reports that US Navy pilots h...
2019-06-16 02:34

Pilots reveal safety fears over Boeing’s fleet of Dreamliners Company admits that fire extinguisher switch has failed a ‘small number’ of timesAirline pilots have voiced fears over the safety of a fleet of Boeing aircraft after a crucial fire-fighting system has been found to have the potential to malfunction....
2019-06-15 19:00

Pilots confronted Boeing about 737 Max issues before deadly crash in March In March, a Boeing 737 Max 8 airliner operated by Ethiopia Airlines crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 157 people onboard. It was the second deadly crash of a 737 Max in just six months time, and it led to the grounding of every 737 Max plane...
2019-05-21 14:39

Ask the Captain: How dangerous is a cracked cockpit windshield? How do pilots handle one? Should you worry if your plane experiences a cracked windshield or cabin window? Captain John Cox explains how they're built and how pilots respond.       ...
2019-08-08 17:34

Australia Pilots Hit By Lasers During South China Sea Flights: Report Australian navy pilots were hit by lasers during flights in the hotly contested South China Sea, the national broadcaster reported Wednesday, with informal Chinese militia vessels believed to be......
2019-05-29 07:34

Southwest pilots to seek Boeing compensation for subpoena expenses Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) plans to seek compensation from Boeing Co for "every dollar" of money spent cooperating with the U.S. Justice Department's criminal probe into two 737 MAX crashes, its president said in a letter to pilots...
2019-06-19 16:51

Pilots criticize Boeing for mistakes made while developing 737 MAX jets Airline union leaders and a famed former pilot said Wednesday that Boeing made mistakes while developing the 737 Max, and the biggest was not telling anybody about new flight-control software so pilots could train for it....
2019-06-20 05:00

China's Paramilitaries are Reportedly Using Lasers to Harass, Injure Pilots The latest weapon in the great power competition shaping up between the West and China is, inevitably, the laser. Over the past year American and Australian military personnel have reported being the target of lasers coming from the direction of Chin...
2019-06-11 19:51

Air Force pilots have to go as far away as the UK for training after floods destroy simulators in Nebraska US Air Force/TSgt. Rachelle Blake US Air Force crews training to fly the RC-135 have had to travel to train after flooding at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska. The Air Force is using RC-135s on other flight lines, but damage to simulators at Offutt...
2019-08-24 07:00

American Airlines pilots demand compensation over Boeing 737 MAX grounding American Airlines Group's pilots want compensation for lost pay stemming from flights canceled as a result of the Boeing 737 MAX grounding, the head of the airline's pilot union said on Tuesday....
2019-10-01 22:00

Travel Chaos As British Airways Pilots' Strike Enters Second Day A landmark strike by British Airways (BA) pilots entered its second day on Tuesday with more travel chaos -- and no end in sight to the long-running dispute over pay....
2019-09-10 11:34

UPDATE 2-U.S. FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes....
2019-08-23 04:34

Boeing overestimated pilots' ability to handle misfires on 737 Max, NTSB says Boeing had its 737 Max planes certified by overestimating pilots' ability to handle a flurry of alerts as occurred on two flights that went down within five months of one another, killing 346 people, the National Transportation Safety Board said...
2019-09-26 20:34

Exclusive: U.S. will not accept more Turkish F-35 pilots over Russia defenses - sources The United States has decided to stop accepting any additional Turkish pilots who planned to come to the United States to train on F-35 fighter jets, U.S. officials say, in a clear sign of the escalating dispute over Ankara's plans to purchase Russia...
2019-06-07 10:00

Ask the Captain: Why do pilots burn off fuel and what's with the turbulence in Las Vegas? Captain John Cox fills you in on why pilots sometime burn off fuel before landing and why there often seems to be turbulence at some airports.       ...
2019-07-08 23:00

Indian pilots continue search for missing Himalayan climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian air force pilots have resumed a search over a Himalayan mountain for a team of mostly foreign climbers missing since late May. The fourth day of the search on Tuesday was taking place in the northern state of Uttarakhand after...
2019-06-04 10:17

British Airways pilots ground planes in first-ever global strike BA pilots have begun a global strike over a nine-month pay dispute. The two-day strike will ground most of the British carrier's 850 daily flights and cost the airline €44.5 million per day....
2019-09-09 06:34

Boeing 737 Max crash: Did pilots have enough flight training to fly commercial jets? In the U.S., copilots must have a minimum of 1,500 flight hours. Internationally, it's only 240 hours -- and regulators might decrease or scrap that.       ...
2019-07-06 12:17

Boeing 737 Max crash: Did foreign pilots have enough training to fly commercial jets? In the U.S., copilots must have a minimum of 1,500 flight hours. Internationally, it's only 240 hours -- and regulators might decrease or scrap that.        ...
2019-07-07 00:51

Pilots’ Strike Prompts British Airways to Cancel 1,700 Flights The travel plans of about 195,000 passengers were upended after the airline canceled all flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pay dispute drags on....
2019-09-09 21:00

Southwest pilots sue Boeing alleging over $100 mln in lost wages from 737 MAX grounding The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) said on Monday it has filed a lawsuit against Boeing Co alleging that the grounding of the planemaker's 737 MAX aircraft has caused over $100 million in lost wages....
2019-10-08 02:00

British Airways set to ground hundreds of flights as pilots go on strike The first ever strike by British Airways pilots is expected to be the biggest walkout in the airline's history, causing disruption for tens of thousands of travellers....
2019-09-09 06:34

Airline Pilots Can Get Dangerously Sleepy. Cockpit Naps Could Be the Answer Airline pilots are often exhausted. An extreme example happened in 2008, when a pilot and a co-pilot both fell asleep at the controls, missing their landing in Hawaii – earning pilot’s license suspensions as well as getting fired. More re...
2019-06-05 06:34

The Latest: India pilots spot 5 bodies in hunt for climbers The Latest on the search in India for eight missing mountain climbers (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Indian air force pilots have spotted five bodies in the Indian Himalayas while searching for eight mountain climbers who have been missing for a week....
2019-06-03 17:17

BA fails to block summer holiday strike vote by pilots British Airways (BA) has lost a legal challenge to a strike vote by pilots, bringing closer the threat of summer holiday travel chaos for its customers....
2019-07-24 02:34

Physical Strength of Pilots Emerges as Issue in Returning 737 MAX to Flight Efforts to get Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners back in the air are being delayed in part by concerns about whether the average pilot has enough physical strength to turn a manual crank in an emergency....
2019-06-19 13:34

Pilots can go ahead with strike action after BA loses legal battle British Airways customers are still facing the prospect of disruption to summer holidays after the airline failed in a legal bid to block strikes by pilots....
2019-07-31 19:00

UPS launches drone business, seeks to certify multiple pilots United Parcel Service Inc , the world's largest package delivery firm, on Tuesday unveiled its drone delivery subsidiary and said it has applied for the Federal Aviation Administration certifications needed to expand the business....
2019-07-23 22:34

Aviation industry labor shortage hits Canadian companies trying to replace grounded Boeing jets A global shortage of pilots and mechanics is preventing some Canadian aviation service companies from meeting the needs of airlines and other customers scrambling to secure replacements for grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets....
2019-08-28 18:00

At Iowa’s Wing Ding Dinner, Democrats Assail G.O.P. on Gun Control Nearly all of the 2020 Democratic candidates gave speeches at the annual event, and while many joked about the size of the field, most sought to contrast themselves with President Trump....
2019-08-10 04:00

Trump Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Right-Wing Social Media Trolls A White House gathering on Thursday illuminates the influence of President Trump’s Twitter fans within the political establishment. But it also has the makings of a West Wing pity party....
2019-07-11 17:51

Wing Commander Who Piloted Crashed AN-32 Cremated With Military Honours Wing Commander GM Charles, who piloted the AN-32 aircraft which crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3, was cremated with full military honours in the presence of senior officials of the Indian Air......
2019-06-21 19:01

FIA issues rear wing clarification after WRC Rally Finland anomalies The FIA has instructed World Rally Championship manufacturers to comply with a clarification document concerning the rear wings on their World Rally Cars after anomalies were discovered during Rally Finland...
2019-08-06 19:34

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politician....
2019-06-22 16:17

Guatemala elects right-wing president amid dismal turnout Alejandro Giammattei will inherit a nation plagued by political scandal. Guatemala is the leading country of origin of migrants and asylum seekers apprehended at the U.S. southern border....
2019-08-12 08:51

David Koch, Billionaire Who Fueled Right-Wing Movement, Dies at 79 A man-about-town philanthropist, he and his brother Charles ran a business colossus while furthering a libertarian agenda that reshaped American politics....
2019-08-23 17:34

Williams to trial experimental F1 front wing design at Japanese GP Williams is poised to trial an experimental front wing in practice for the 2019 Japanese Grand Prix as it assesses its aerodynamic options for next year's Formula 1 season...
2019-10-02 19:34

No room for moderates? AOC-Sanders wing goes on attack against 2020 centrists He wasn’t attacked by name, but it was clear that former Vice President Joe Biden was the piñata this past weekend at the first major cattle call for the historically large field of Democrats running for the White House....
2019-06-04 00:01

Williams trials experimental F1 front wing in Japanese GP practice Williams trialled a new front wing design during practice for the Japanese Grand Prix, as the team performs development work for its 2020 Formula 1 design concept...
2019-10-11 14:34

German right-wing extremists planned 'hunt' of migrants: reports A police report seen by German media has found that extreme right protesters explicitly tried to violently chase down foreigners. Disagreement over whether such a "hunt" took place nearly toppled the German goverment....
2019-08-27 09:00

Boeing awarded $999M contract for A-10 Warthog wing replacements Boeing has been awarded a $999 million contract for 112 A-10 wing assemblies and 15 wing kits, which will cover 109 aircraft and leave three spare sets. Earlier this month, Boeing finished wing replacements on 173 A-10s....
2019-08-23 01:00

U.S. Air Force C-130s back in service after checks for wing cracks All but one of the C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft grounded earlier this month by the U.S. Air Force have been inspected for cracks in wing joints and cleared for duty, the branch announced this week....
2019-08-24 04:34

Bok blow as wing Dyantyi ruled out of Rugby Championship opener South Africa have been dealt an injury blow ahead of their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday after wing Aphiwe Dyantyi picked up a hamstring injury in training....
2019-07-15 23:17

From West Wing to east Lincs, Rob Lowe is the new sheriff in town In Wild Bill, star plays an American in charge of a small British police force – and he hopes to shine a light on rural EnglandIn Boston, as the theme song for the American sitcom Cheers famously claims, “everybody knows your name”. And it’s true.But...
2019-06-09 11:00

Heseltine: I'll stay a Tory and fight our Right-wing zealots Michael Heseltine today hit out at hardline Brexit-backing Tories for the party's European election "disaster" — and branded them a "destructive force"....
2019-05-23 23:17

'We're not enemies': Labour's student wing hits back in party row The head of Labour's student wing has hit out at a "ridiculous" move to abolish the organisation, telling Jeremy Corbyn: "We're not enemies, we're on the same side here."...
2019-09-23 02:00

Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's largest passenger aircraft....
2019-07-09 16:51

Trump Attacks Antifa Ahead of Right-Wing Rally in Portland It appears that Donald Trump is upset that law enforcement is rounding up his racist buddies ahead of a right-wing rally scheduled for Saturday in Portland, Oregon....
2019-08-18 07:34

Bath Abbey's east wing reopens after floor restoration Work to stop slabs crashing into burial spaces beneath has uncovered a wealth of surprises A painstaking operation to stop the floor of one of the UK’s great churches caving into the burial spaces beneath the great stone slabs has reached an importan...
2019-06-09 17:17

The Latest: Greece’s left-wing leader concedes election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded his country’s parliamentary election and said he phoned conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory...
2019-07-07 22:17

How Jimmy Pitaro silenced the screams of ‘left-wing’ ESPN The nadir of ESPN’s failure with politics came in September 2017, when Jemele Hill, lucratively paid and newly minted co-host of a network family jewel, the 6 p.m. “SportsCenter,” responded to a Twitter troll by calling President Trump a ...
2019-05-24 04:17

De Blasio backs off claim that anti-Semitism is a ‘right-wing movement’ "I think we see a difference in New York City than in the country as a whole," de Blasio said, admitting that bias incidents against Jews in the city are largely committed by youth and mentally ill people....
2019-09-19 03:00

Italy revokes lease for site of Bannon's right-wing academy Italy's culture ministry has said it will revoke the lease on a state-owned monastery where a right-wing Roman Catholic institute close to former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon had planned to train political activists....
2019-06-02 00:00

Clashes between right-wing protesters, ‘antifa’ lead to 3 arrests in Portland Far-right demonstrators and “antifa” protesters clashed in Oregon over the weekend, resulting in multiple injuries and arrests, authorities said. The chaos broke out when at least three rival groups — including members of the #HimToo move...
2019-07-01 01:17

Restrictions On Mobile Internet In Jammu Ahead Of Right Wing Rally Mobile internet snapped in Jammu on Sunday, barely days after it was fully restored. While the administration blamed a mechanical glitch, local sources said it was disconnected to keep the peace......
2019-08-18 17:00

Why young, left-wing radicals could help re-elect President Trump “It was traumatizing,” said Juniper, age 19. “It was sort of a personal attack, or at least it felt that way.” “It really is their 9/11,” said Laila, 26. “Not that I’m attempting in any way to equate the loss of so many precious lives to an ind...
2019-06-15 22:00

The FLECTR 360 WING Can Keep You Safe During Nighttime Rides Without Sacrificing Style As the days become shorter, riding your bike home becomes riskier. And if you’re intent on biking when visibility is poor, the FLECTR 360 WING can help you stay safe.Read more......
2019-10-09 03:34

Wing Commander Varthaman, Who Was Captured By Pak, Nears Return To Duty Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who spent nearly 60 hours as a prisoner of the Pakistani military after his MiG-21 Bison was shot down by Pakistan Air Force F-16s, is to undergo further medical......
2019-08-08 18:34

Italy's PM forms coalition designed to shut out right-wing leader Italy's prime minister has unveiled his new cabinet - a coalition of two rival parties in an alliance aimed at shutting out right-wing leader Matteo Salvini....
2019-09-05 02:34

Walgreens to test drone delivery service with Alphabet's Wing The pilot program will deliver food and beverage, over-the-counter medications and other items within minutes, the company said. Prescription deliveries will not be available....
2019-09-19 21:34

Future of left-wing mayors of Madrid, Barcelona in balance BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The future of the left-wing mayors of Spain’s two biggest cities is being decided as political parties work against the clock to determine who will govern the country’s municipal governments. Ada Colau, a former ho...
2019-06-14 19:51

Alphabet’s Wing drones will soon deliver FedEx and Walgreens packages This fall, Alphabet's drone delivery arm Wing will begin delivering goods for FedEx Express, Walgreens and a small retailer. The pilot program will be based in Christiansburg, Virginia, and it's meant to prove that Wing's drones are re...
2019-09-20 13:00

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome....
2019-06-01 19:34

| Boks: Japan Test could be Kolbe wing-swap ‘trial’ The tantalising possibility of Messrs Kolbe and Nkosi operating in the same Bok line-up could be put to the test against Japan shortly, suggests Rob Houwing....
2019-08-21 13:34

Wing founder Audrey Gelman pays $3.2M for Brooklyn house Congrats to Audrey Gelman, co-founder and CEO of the popular women’s co-working space The Wing — and husband Ilan Zechory, co-founder of lyrics annotation startup Genius — on their purchase of a $3.2 million Ditmas Park home. The 4,917-square-foot Co...
2019-07-18 03:34

Honeywell Brings Blockchain to Used Aircraft Parts Market The company is using blockchain to shake up the market for used aircraft components, making it easier to check the certification and origin of a part and speeding up transactions....
2019-05-29 09:34

FAA Seeks to Enable Return of Supersonic Passenger Aircraft The agency aims to eliminate regulatory hurdles that effectively have stymied a number of startups and established aerospace companies from testing new commercial supersonic designs in U.S. airspace....
2019-06-17 22:00

Air Force surges toward first B-21 stealth bomber test aircraft The Air Force now appears to be testing components and building initial models of its new, highly-secret B-21 stealth bomber, a platform intended to hold any target at risk, anywhere in the world, at any time, for decades to come....
2019-05-29 17:00

Air India To Bring Back 17 Grounded Aircraft By End Of October Air India is planning to bring all of its 17 aircraft, which have been grounded for a "prolonged" period, back into operation by October-end, airline chief Ashwani Lohani has said....
2019-07-23 12:51

Rajnath Singh To Fly In Rafale When He Receives First Aircraft In France Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will fly in a Rafale aircraft in France on October 8, when he formally receives the first aircraft being handed over to India, defence sources said in New Delhi on......
2019-10-03 16:00

Greek police arrest suspect in aircraft hijacking Greek police have arrested a 65-year-old man suspected of an aircraft hijacking and kidnapping, crimes committed in 1985 and 1987, they said on Saturday....
2019-09-21 16:00

Gogo plans in-flight 5G for U.S. and Canadian aircraft in 2021 In addition to powering cellular communications on the ground, 5G will be used to provide faster in-flight data service to airplanes in 2021.Read More...
2019-05-29 21:51

Air China to buy 20 A350-900 wide-body aircraft from Airbus Air China Ltd , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE , both companies said, bolstering the European planemaker's order book for wide-body jets against Boeing Co amid Sino-U.S. trade tensions....
2019-07-12 05:34

American Airlines mechanic charged with sabotaging an aircraft An American Airlines mechanic has been arrested and charged with sabotaging an aircraft after he allegedly obstructed a plane's navigation system, prompting the crew to abort takeoff....
2019-09-06 10:00

Boeing suspends load test for new 777X aircraft Boeing Co on Saturday announced it had suspended load testing of its new widebody 777X aircraft as media reports said a cargo door failed in a ground stress test....
2019-09-08 05:00

IAF Intensifies Search Operation To Trace Missing An-32 Aircraft The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said it has intensified the search operation to trace the An-32 aircraft that has gone missing in Arunachal Pradesh after taking off from Assam's Jorhat....
2019-06-07 07:34

UPDATE 2-Bulgaria approves $1.26 billion deal to buy U.S. F-16 aircraft Bulgaria's government agreed with the United States on Wednesday to buy eight new Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters for its air force for $1.256 billion, the defence ministry said, its biggest military purchase since the fall of Communism....
2019-07-10 15:00

The Next Generation of Airbus Aircraft Will Track Your Bathroom Visits (Bloomberg) — Attention airline bathroom loiterers: The next generation of Airbus aircraft will track how long you’ve been in there. It’s all part of an effort to make commercial cabins a digitally aware domain. The program is Airbu...
2019-09-12 17:00

B-52, aircraft carrier in Mideast over Iran conduct exercise The U.S. military says a B-52 bomber and an aircraft carrier dispatched to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran have conducted a joint exercise together in the Arabian Sea...
2019-06-02 14:00

US aircraft carrier deployed over Iran remains outside Gulf A U.S. aircraft carrier the White House ordered to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran remains outside of the Persian Gulf amid efforts to de-escalate tensions between Tehran and Washington....
2019-06-03 18:34

Parts Of Air Force Aircraft Recovered 51 Years After It Went Missing A joint team of Dogra Scouts and Indian Air Force (IAF) on Sunday recovered parts of AN-12 BL-534 Aircraft that had gone missing over Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh about 51 years ago....
2019-08-19 06:00

UPDATE 2-EU open to talks with U.S. in aircraft subsidies dispute The European Union said on Tuesday it was open to talks with Washington in a dispute over aircraft subsidies while preparing retaliation after the United States added olives, Italian cheese and Scotch whisky to a list of goods in line for hefty tari...
2019-07-03 03:00

Boeing Reports Up to 148 Parts For Its Aircraft Were 'Improperly Manufactured' Adding to an ever-growing list of Boeing public relations issues, the aircraft manufacturer has informed the Federal Aviation Administration that some of its 737 jets may have “improperly manufactured” wing parts that don’t meet strength and durabili...
2019-06-03 21:34

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Australia The USS Ronald Reagan and its accompanying carrier strike group arrived in Brisbane, Australia, for a regularly scheduled port visit ahead of its participation Australia's Talisman Sabre 2019 exercise....
2019-07-08 16:17

Mini Cooper SE Electric Teased Towing An Aircraft The Mini Cooper SE slipped straight into the role of an aircraft tug, setting off to the loading point towing a Boeing 777F freight aircraft with an unladen weight of some 150 tons....
2019-06-07 23:34

Aircraft from Lincoln CSG, B-52H conduct joint exercises in Arabian Sea F/A-18E Super Hornets and E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes of Carrier Air Wing 7 worked with a B-52H Stratofortress from CENTCOM's Bomber Task Force on joint exercises in the Arabian Sea amid tension with Iran....
2019-06-03 20:34

Government Suspends Dealings With Pilatus Aircraft Over Corruption The Defence Ministry has suspended all business dealings with Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft Limited for one year following charges of payment of kickbacks in the sale of 75 basic trainer aircraft......
2019-07-16 17:17

US aircraft 'jeopardized' by unsafe approach of Venezuelan fighter jet A Venezuelan fighter aircraft recently made an "unsafe approach" to a US Navy aircraft flying in international airspace, "endangering the safety of the crew and jeopardizing" the aircraft's mission, the US military said Sunday....
2019-07-22 07:17

WTO decision on U.S. aircraft subsidy retaliation rights due at 1400 GMT The World Trade Organization said it would publish at 4 p.m. (1400 GMT) its decision on a U.S. request to take action against the European Union in a long-running aircraft subsidy dispute....
2019-10-02 11:34

IAF: Troops deployed to crash site of missing AN-32 aircraft A day after the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force plane was spotted in a remote mountainous region near the Chinese border, India said a rescue operation was underway to search for survivors....
2019-06-12 22:51

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season _____ TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Global SuperTanker, the world’s largest firefighting aircraft, is ready for the upcoming wildfire season. The Arizona Republic reports that the Boeing 747-400 series passenger jet converted for firefighting recently und...
2019-05-26 20:34

SOUTHCOM: Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' U.S. aircraft A Venezuelan fighter jet "aggressively shadowed" a U.S. Navy aircraft, endangering the safety of its crew and the completion of its mission, U.S. Southern Command said....
2019-07-22 19:01

Satellite images may reveal China's next aircraft carrier New satellite images published by a US think tank may provide the world's first look at China's next aircraft carrier, as construction progresses on a mysterious large vessel in a shipyard outside Shanghai....
2019-06-22 01:34

Russia Says Malfunction Led Aircraft Into Unintended Area: Report Russia told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing the South Korean presidential......
2019-07-24 08:51

U.S. says Venezuelan plane aggressively shadowed a U.S. military aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airspace, a fresh sign of growing hostility between the two countries....
2019-07-21 22:34

US Says Venezuelan Plane "Aggressively" Shadowed Their Military Aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airspace, in yet another sign of the increasing......
2019-07-22 02:17

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
2019-07-18 02:17

Ireland High Court nixes planned strike by Ryanair pilots The High Court of Ireland moved Wednesday to block a planned strike by Ryanair pilots, granting an injunction to halt the work stoppage less than a day after it was set to begin....
2019-08-22 06:00

American Airlines Is Retiring a Plane That Pilots and Passengers Both Love and Hate Julio Gomez has flown the MD-80 for his entire 20-year career at American Airlines. But he can’t bring himself to make that final trip into the New Mexico desert. “I just cannot take that airplane to its grave,” Gomez, 52, said of t...
2019-09-04 21:34

Vistara Pilots, Grounded For Flying With Low Fuel, Resume Duties: Report Aviation regulator DGCA Thursday permitted two Vistara pilots, who had issued a ''Mayday'' distress call due to low-fuel near Lucknow airport while operating a Mumbai-Delhi flight, to resume their......
2019-07-18 22:17

Ryanair fails to stop UK pilots' strike but wins case in Ireland An Irish court granted an injunction on Wednesday to prevent Ryanair's Dublin-based pilots from going on strike, but the airline suffered a setback hours later when a London court rejected a similar application for its British pilots....
2019-08-22 01:00

Twenty One Pilots' Tyler Joseph Announces Wife's Pregnancy in the Cutest Way Twenty One Pilots singer Tyler Joseph is going to become a dad! During the duo's set at Lollapalooza Berlin on Saturday, the 30-year-old brought out onstage his wife Jenna Joseph, who......
2019-09-09 01:34

British Airways pilots ground planes in unprecedented 48-hour strike British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding most of the airline's flights and disrupting thousands of travelers' plans in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute....
2019-09-09 04:00

United Airlines pilots arrested for alleged intoxication before flight to Newark Police in Scotland say two pilots have been arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs before a scheduled flight to New Jersey....
2019-08-04 22:17

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-14 16:17

Ryanair Irish pilots back industrial action as unrest spreads Ryanair's directly employed pilots in Ireland on Friday voted in favor of industrial action unless pay demands are met swiftly, with Spanish pilots also threatening to join growing unrest at the airline....
2019-08-09 16:34

Pilots’ physical strength reportedly cited as concern in Boeing 737 MAX probe Efforts to unground Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have been delayed in part amid concerns about whether the average pilot possesses enough strength to turn a manual trim crank during emergencies, according to a new report. Sources told The Wall Street Journa...
2019-06-19 21:00

American Airlines union: blaming pilots for Boeing 737 Max crashes 'inexcusable' Allied Pilots Association says jetmaker’s anti-stall software forced plane into such an aggressive dive pilots could not recoverAmerican Airlines’ pilots’ union has hit back at Boeing for insinuating that some responsibility for the two crashes of it...
2019-05-23 21:51

Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max In a tense meeting with American Airlines pilots shortly after the first deadly crash of Boeing’s new jet, executives insisted that the plane was safe to fly....
2019-05-21 15:01

Investigators: Boeing didn't anticipate how pilots would handle multiple alerts on 737 Max Boeing anticipated that pilots of its 737 Max aircraft would react to multiple simultaneous alerts on the planes differently than they did, a National Transportation Safety Board report released Thursday said....
2019-09-27 10:34

Australian navy pilots hit with lasers during South China Sea military exercise ANU expert questions if beams came from fishing boats that are part of China’s maritime militiaAustralian navy helicopter pilots have been hit with laser beams from fishing boats suspected of being part of China’s maritime militia during a recent mil...
2019-05-29 07:51

Air Force pilots drew penis-shaped symbol in the sky by accident, officials say Luke Air Force Base says its pilots didn't intend to draw a phallic shape in the sky above the Phoenix area during training earlier this week.        ...
2019-05-30 22:17

Southwest pilots sue Boeing over 737 Max grounding, say plane maker 'deliberately' misled The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association says its 9,900 members have lost about $115 million due to flight cuts caused by the Max grounding.       ...
2019-10-08 18:00

Gay pilots? Muslim quarterbacks? There's a financial advisor focusing in on every niche customer Only 15 percent of financial advisors specialize in niche clients but they account for a third of advisor assets. A look at five niche practice areas....
2019-05-21 19:51

UPDATE 2-Southwest pilots sue Boeing over alleged lost wages from 737 MAX grounding The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) said on Monday it filed a lawsuit against Boeing Co alleging that the grounding of the planemaker's 737 MAX aircraft had caused over $100 million in lost wages....
2019-10-08 02:00

FAA inspectors weren't qualified to certify Boeing 737 Max pilots, investigation finds Another problem surfaces with the Boeing 737 Max: FAA inspectors weren't qualified to certify pilots, a whistleblower says, backed by an investigation        ...
2019-09-25 02:34

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again. The planes have been grounded since mid-March following two fatal crashes....
2019-05-23 17:17

Wing Commander Anjali Singh Becomes India's First Woman Military Diplomat Wing Commander Anjali Singh has become the first female officer from any of the armed forces of India to be posted as a military diplomat in an Indian mission abroad....
2019-09-17 16:34

German police raid right-wing extremists over mosque bomb threats After a series of bomb threats were sent to mosques and media companies in Germany this summer, authorities have now zeroed in on seven suspects. The threats carried the signatures of several right-wing extremist groups....
2019-10-09 12:00

Destruction of German memorial to right-wing terror victim prompts investigation An oak tree commemorating the first murder victim of the neo-Nazi Nationalist Socialist Underground (NSU) group has been sawed down in Zwickau, near the Polish border....
2019-10-05 06:00

Star Wars Episode 1: Racer and X-Wing will be re-released on modern platforms You’ll soon be able to get some of your favorite childhood Star Wars games like Star Wars: X-Wing, Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and Star Wars: Podracer, on modern platforms as well as a few on their original consoles. The re-releases of t...
2019-06-11 03:34

Italy elections look likely as experts cast doubt on a new left-wing alliance The unlikely alliance would in theory enjoy a relatively comfortable majority in the parliament's lower house but would rely on a handful of sympathetic but unaligned senators....
2019-08-23 12:34

A right-wing YouTuber hurled racist, homophobic taunts at a gay reporter. The company did nothing. A gay reporter says he finally decided to do something after years of harassment by a right-wing YouTuber. But the company declined to remove the videos....
2019-06-05 08:51

Turkey’s Syria assault triggers war within GOP, as Trump battles neocon wing Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria following President Trump’s unexpected pullback of troops from the border region has reignited a fight within the Republican Party over America's role in the Middle East -- and seen the president face withering ...
2019-10-09 22:34

‘His own fiefdom’: Mulvaney builds ‘an empire for the right wing’ as Trump’s chief of staff The former tea party lawmaker has focused his efforts on pushing conservative policies — while mostly steering clear of the Trump-related pitfalls that tripped up his predecessors....
2019-07-15 03:00

Red Bull's British GP grid drama was cracked F1 rear-wing endplates Red Bull has revealed its drama on the grid at the British Grand Prix was caused by cracks being discovered in the rear-wing endplates of both its Formula 1 cars...
2019-07-15 20:51

Suspect in Oslo mosque shooting expressed right-wing sympathies, say police The man suspected of opening fire at a mosque in the Norwegian capital of Oslo on Saturday has expressed right-wing sympathies online, the police said in a news conference Sunday....
2019-08-11 16:34

Kubica: Williams F1 team removed Suzuka wing for "strange reasons" Robert Kubica has slammed the Williams Formula 1 team for removing its upgraded front wing from his car at the Japanese Grand Prix, saying it 'crossed boundaries' for "strange reasons"...
2019-10-13 14:17

YouTube pulls ads from right-wing pundit after journalist alleges anti-gay harassment Amid backlash and policy updates, YouTube announced yesterday that it will demonetize videos published by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder.        ...
2019-06-06 18:51

Tom Holland opened up about how Robert Downey Jr. 'took me under his wing' when he joined the Marvel movies Steve Cohn/Invision for Sony Pictures/AP Tom Holland appeared at a convention called FanX in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday and spoke about his relationship with "Avengers: Endgame" costar Robert Downey Jr. During a panel, Holland said that althou...
2019-09-10 14:00

FBI to assist in Portland as city braces for dueling Antifa, right-wing protests Portland, Ore., is gearing up for a set of dueling rallies this weekend that is expected to bring an informal coalition of right-wing groups-- some of which have been decried as white nationalists and white supremacists-- and so-called anti-fascists,...
2019-08-14 05:51

Intruder detained after jumping on wing of Nigeria plane prior to takeoff A man climbed onto the wing of an airplane preparing to take off from Nigeria's largest city Friday, sparking panic among passengers inside the aircraft, authorities said....
2019-07-20 12:17

Media ‘unhinged’ over shootings, ‘unprecedented levels of left-wing bias’ Liberal media outlets have become “unhinged” over the mass slayings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, with the left-wing bias reaching “unprecedented levels,” according to critics of the coverage....
2019-08-09 15:00

Louvre drops Sackler name from museum wing amid OxyContin scandal The Louvre is bidding ‘adieu’ to the Sackler name. The renowned Paris museum scrubbed from one of its wings any mention of the billionaire family — principal owners of Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker behind OxyContin, the painkiller bl...
2019-07-18 05:17

Trump hosts right-wing social media summit at White House Right-wing media personalities will be at the White House on Thursday for a social media summit hosted by President Donald Trump to tackle perceived anti-conservative bias on online platforms....
2019-07-11 16:51

IAF Mobile Game Launched, Features Wing Commander Abhinandan's Lookalike In a bid to make the youth aware about Indian Air Force and encourage them to join the Forces, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa launched a combat-based mobile game 'Indian Air Force: A......
2019-07-31 21:17

EU trade official says Europe 'must stand up for itself' in aircraft subsidy fight with US The European Union's next chief of trade policy said the United States is not yet "in a position" to engage on proposals to end aircraft subsidies....
2019-10-01 09:00

UPDATE 2-Air China to buy 20 A350-900 wide-body aircraft from Airbus Air China Ltd , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE, both companies said, bolstering the European planemaker's order book for wide-body jets against Boeing Co amid Sino-U.S. trade tensions....
2019-07-12 06:00

US military: Venezuelan plane 'aggressively' shadowed Navy aircraft US says incident occurred in international airspaceCaracas slams ‘incursion’ by ‘intelligence aircraft’ The US military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of “aggressively” shadowing a US Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airsp...
2019-07-22 07:51

Air China reportedly asks Boeing for compensation over aircraft grounding Air China has formally asked Boeing for compensation over the grounding of its 737 MAX aircraft and delayed deliveries of its orders, the state TV China Central Television reported on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 06:34

Woman admits scheme to smuggle aircraft parts to Iran NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to illegally smuggle aircraft parts to Iran. Joyce Eliabachus faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to helping smuggle more than $2 millio...
2019-06-12 01:51

Boeing raises 20-year forecast for China aircraft demand Chinese carriers will need 8,090 new planes through 2038, 5.2% higher than Boeing's forecast last year. That would be worth nearly $1.3 trillion based on list prices....
2019-09-17 07:34

BP seizes $500K of drugs aboard abandoned aircraft near Tucson TUCSON – Nearly $500,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl was seized Thursday after a pilot attempted to smuggle the drugs across the border with a modified ultralight aircraft that evening. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air a...
2019-05-25 03:01

Turbulence can strike in clear skies — and aircraft radar can’t detect it “Clear-air turbulence,” which evidently jolted an Air Canada flight Thursday over the Pacific Ocean, strikes with no visible warning in the sky ahead. An aircraft’s radar can’t spot it coming either....
2019-07-13 02:00

U.S. military says surveillance aircraft monitoring situation in Strait of Hormuz The U.S. military said on Friday that unarmed surveillance aircraft were in international airspace, monitoring the Strait of Hormuz and had been in contact with U.S. ships in the area as Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers....
2019-07-20 00:17

Russian Jet Chases NATO Plane Away From Minister's Aircraft: Report A Russian fighter jet saw off a NATO warplane after it approached a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu over neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the TASS news agency reported on......
2019-08-14 16:17

U.S. says military plane was ‘aggressively’ shadowed by Venezuelan fighter aircraft The encounter between the two planes occurred on Friday, the same day that the Trump administration announced it was imposing sanctions on four top officials in Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency....
2019-07-21 23:51

Greek police arrest 1985 TWA aircraft hijacking suspect Greek police arrested a 65-year-old Lebanese man in Mykonos on Thursday in connection with the hijacking of a Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight 847 in 1985 in which a US Navy officer was killed, Greek police told CNN....
2019-09-22 13:00

Iran says U.S. bases and aircraft carriers within range of its missiles - Tasnim An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers were within range of Iranian missiles, a day after Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group attacked two Saudi Aramco plants....
2019-09-15 09:00

U.S. airlines grapple with 'unfair tax' that adds to aircraft supply disruption U.S. airlines are scrambling to digest a new 10% tariff on European-made Airbus planes that threaten additional havoc in an aircraft supply market already reeling from frozen deliveries of Boeing Co's 737 MAX....
2019-10-04 20:00

Mitsubishi Aircraft to open engineering and design center in Canada Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd's aircraft unit on Thursday unveiled plans to open an engineering and design center in Montreal, Canada, to support the development of its newly launched SpaceJet line of aircraft....
2019-09-19 18:34

British Airways owner announces plans to buy 200 Boeing 737 Max aircraft British Airways owner International Airlines Group has announced plans to order 200 of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft, claiming its confidence in its safety....
2019-06-18 18:17

Deep Depression Forms In Bay Of Bengal; Ships, Aircraft Deployed Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft have been deployed in the Bay of Bengal area to shepherd the fishing boats at sea to safer locations and provide assistance to vessels in distress, said an......
2019-08-08 04:00

Air Force certifies first field unit for 3D printing of aircraft parts The U.S. Air Force on Monday announced it has certified the 60th Maintenance Squadron with an industrial-sized 3D printer and its first project, the replacement of latrine covers on the C-5M Super Galaxy....
2019-08-19 20:00

US proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The list, which includes a range of European foods and liquor, adds to products valued at $21 billion that USTR had identified in April as facing possible tariffs....
2019-07-02 01:34

Taiwan lands aircraft on highway as part of military drills CHANGHUA, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has landed war planes on a normally busy highway to simulate a response to a Chinese attack on its airfields. Tuesday’s exercise is part of annual drills designed to showcase the island’s military capabiliti...
2019-05-28 05:34

Low-cost Valkyrie unmanned aircraft completes second test flight Billed as a "low-cost" drone, the XQ-58A met all test objectives during a 71-minute flight last week at Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona, its second test flight following an initial 72-minute flight in March....
2019-06-17 20:17

USTR proposes $4 bln in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Monday released a $4 billion list of additional products that could be hit with tariffs in an ongoing dispute with the European Union over its subsidies on civil aircraft....
2019-07-02 06:00

Russian Aircraft Firm Files Lawsuit Against Boeing Over 737 Max Jet Order (MOSCOW) — A Russian aircraft leasing company says it has filed a lawsuit against Boeing over an order of 35 Boeing 737 Max jets, but that it’s open to a settlement. Avia Capital Services told the state-owned Tass news agency Tuesday that...
2019-08-27 14:34

Serbia makes another attempt to sell aircraft maintenance company Serbia's economy ministry invited bids on Monday for JAT Tehnika, a Belgrade-based aircraft maintenance company, following the failure of a previous attempted sale last month....
2019-09-02 15:00

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
2019-06-02 18:51

$54 million study aims to improve Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft Members of the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter plane program at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday signed a $54 million contract to conduct studies to improve the aircraft....
2019-06-19 23:00

British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sails to U.S. for exercises The British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed for the United States on Friday, leading a four-vessel squadron to an operational testing exercise....
2019-08-31 01:34

Probe Launched As Computer Hardware Goes Missing From Aircraft Carrier In a suspected case of theft, some computer hardware has gone missing from the country's first indigenous aircraft carrier being built in the Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) in Kochi, police said....
2019-09-18 13:34

Small aircraft catches fire at Marana Regional Airport MARANA, Ariz. – A small aircraft caught fire at the Marana Regional Airport Friday evening. According to Northwest Fire Department, the fire started during a startup check and engine start. The fire was quickly put out by fire officials. No inj...
2019-09-14 07:00

Japan to Beef Up Military With Money for Aircraft Carrier, U.S. Jet Fighters Japan plans to start converting a destroyer next year into its first post-World War II aircraft carrier and make its first payment for Lockheed Martin F-35B jet fighters that can take off from the ship....
2019-08-30 18:34

Facebook Pilots Anti-Hate Speech Moderation Team Because, Y'know, All the Nazis and Stuff Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from January to March this year, according to its most recent transparency report. (And to put a fine point on...
2019-05-24 02:17

Indian Pilots Discover 5 Bodies in the Himalayas Amid Search for 8 Missing Climbers (NEW DELHI) — Indian air force pilots spotted five bodies Monday in the Himalayas near the border with China and Nepal while searching for eight climbers who went missing in an avalanche while attempting to chart a new route on India’s se...
2019-06-03 21:34

Trump cracks jokes about Equinox scandal, kamikaze pilots at Hamptons fundraiser President Trump cracked jokes about the Equinox scandal, the old days of rent-controlled New York and his dealings with North and South Korea among deep-pocketed pals in the Hamptons on Friday. Trump was feted at two big-money fundraisers — first a l...
2019-08-10 07:00

British Airways Pilots Call Off Strike After 2 Walkouts Cost Firm Dear British Airways pilots on Wednesday cancelled a strike that had been due September 27, the British Airline Pilots Association union said after two walkouts last week that cost the company dear....
2019-09-18 21:00

United pilots held in Scotland on suspicion of intoxication, flight to Newark canceled Scottish police detained two United pilots suspected of being intoxicated before their flight from Glasgow to Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday.       ...
2019-08-05 14:34

Tropical depression forecast to form, could become 'dangerous' hurricane with 'damaging winds and deadly storm surge' The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
2019-07-10 06:34

Greek elections: Victory for New Democracy party signals end of left-wing populism With 75% of the vote counted, the center-right New Democracy party was on track to win the first national elections since Greece exited a bailout regime a year ago, signaling a clean break with years of firebrand populism and a return to mainstream p...
2019-07-07 23:34

German state election body gets police guard amid right-wing threats Election officials in Saxony are getting police protection after concerns for their safety. The eastern state's election body began getting threats after it disqualified far-right AfD candidates from an upcoming poll....
2019-07-09 20:00

How a childhood of terror and triumph shaped Memphis Grizzlies wing Marko Guduric Marko Guduric is not just fulfilling a personal dream with the Memphis Grizzlies. He is hoping to inspire his struggling Serbian hometown.       ...
2019-10-13 21:51

The Wing is Publicly Responding to a Racist Incident That Has Black Members Openly Quitting In late May, as almost everyone involved has acknowledged, a racist incident took place at the West Hollywood location of The Wing, a glossy women’s coworking space we keep having to write about. On Thursday, in September—several months after the inc...
2019-09-06 04:34

Greek election: Conservative party regains control, ousts left-wing PM Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece's parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a...
2019-07-08 17:34

Howard Dean energized liberals in 2004, but he’d be on the right wing of the 2020 Democratic field Throughout his 2004 presidential campaign, Howard Dean boasted of having been regularly endorsed by the National Rifle Association as governor of Vermont, where he maintained concealed carry laws. At a Sept. 2003 Democratic debate as he was surging o...
2019-06-06 04:17

Australia wing Reece Hodge cited for tackle on Fiji’s Peceli Yato • Player faces disciplinary hearing in Tokyo• Ban would jeopardise rest of his World CupThe Australia wing Reece Hodge may miss the rest of the World Cup after he was cited for his controversial tackle on Fiji’s Peceli Yato. He will face a disciplina...
2019-09-23 02:00

Police make arrests as right-wing, anti-fascist groups rally in Portland Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters scuffled with officers who tried to keep the two sides apart....
2019-08-18 02:00

Italy’s Salvini eyes international right-wing alliance after European Parliament victory Italian nationalist leader Matteo Salvini, having secured a major win for his League in the European Parliament elections last week, is eyeing an international alliance of nationalists and right-wingers to challenge Brussels -- but it’s not clear how...
2019-05-28 22:00

HD Deve Godwa's Grandson Nikhil Kumaraswamy Named JDS' Youth Wing Chief JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda Thursday named assembly lawmaker HK Kumaraswamy as the party's state unit president, a month after the incumbent H Vishwanath resigned accepting "moral" responsibility for......
2019-07-04 14:51

UPDATE 2-German minister to discuss aircraft subsidies with USTR Lighthizer German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he would meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday to discuss efforts to settle a dispute over subsidies to U.S. planemaker Boeing and Europe's Airbus....
2019-07-11 03:17

Aircraft Engine Firm Asked To Act On Glitches Or Face "Harshest Action" The Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Wednesday said that aircraft engine firm Pratt and Whitney has been asked to ensure easy availability of spare engines to airlines such as GoAir and......
2019-08-29 00:00

U.S. judge rules for Bombardier, dismisses Comerica aircraft payments lawsuit A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit in which Comerica Inc sought millions of dollars from Bombardier Inc after the Canadian aircraft maker could not find buyers for four planes whose leases had expired....
2019-10-01 00:34

USTR proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
2019-07-02 03:17

Venezuela takes a page out of Russia's playbook in Caribbean aircraft interception When Venezuela intercepted a United States aircraft over the Caribbean Sea, it not only used a Russian fighter to do so, it took a page directly out of the Russian playbook....
2019-07-23 03:34

Report: NATO jets escort Russian aircraft 6 times last week COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Baltic region’s main news agency says NATO fighter jets were scrambled six times last week after Russian military aircraft violated Lithuania’s airspace. The Baltic News Service says NATO jets identified and...
2019-07-01 17:34

Iranian military official claims country's missiles can take out aircraft carrier One of Iran's top military commanders reiterated longstanding claims that the country has ballistic missiles capable of taking out an aircraft carrier, as President Hassan Rouhani said the country did not seek to wage war against any nation....
2019-06-19 14:51

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 21:00

Amid terrorism talk, bail denied in aircraft sabotage case A federal judge cited new evidence of potential terrorism sympathies Wednesday in denying bail for a longtime mechanic charged with sabotaging an American Airlines jetliner that prosecutors say could have caused it to crash with 150 people aboard....
2019-09-19 00:00

Rajnath Singh Reaches France To Receive First Rafale Aircraft: 10 Points Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has landed in France today for a three-day visit, during which he will receive the first of the 36 long-awaited Rafale fighter jets on behalf of the Indian Air Force......
2019-10-08 04:00

South Korea fires 360 warning shots at Russian military aircraft South Korean fighter jets fired more than 300 warning shots at a Russian military aircraft Tuesday after it twice violated the country's airspace, defense officials said....
2019-07-23 10:00

British musician couple killed in Swiss light aircraft crash A British composer of film and television music and an acclaimed saxophonist died along with their baby in a plane crash in Switzerland on Sunday, a family spokesman said on Tuesday....
2019-08-28 03:34