What made the headlines of aviation news last week? Here’s a summary…
- Boeing’s troubles continue with an investigation as to whether they intentionally misled the FAA about the MCAS software.
Financially, there were issues; the Italian flag-carrier Alitalia continues to struggle on, but there are some ‘green shoots’ to prompt some optimism.
- Air France/KLM Group reports financial headwinds after massive fine.
- Airbus Space and Military division cuts employees around Europe amidst a flat market.
- As the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis continues to reverberate, the Chinese government considers taking over the HNA group, parent of Hainan and Hong Kong Airlines.
- The Airbus A330-800 is certified by the FAA and EASA.
- Perhaps it’s the cold? Wheels fall off at Air Canada.
- Investigations into the 2016 Emirates flight 521 crash at Dubai finds pilot error the cause.
- Don’t touch the blinds! United tells the crew not to override passengers.
- And finally–1969; what a year!
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