Tag: Boeing Company

North Korean Hacking Group Attacks Israeli Defense Industry

TEL AVIV — Israel claimed Wednesday that it had thwarted a cyberattack by a North Korea-linked hacking group on its classified defense industry. The Defense Ministry said the attack was deflected “in real time” and that there was no “harm or disruption” to its computer systems. However, security researchers at ClearSky, the international cybersecurity firm […]

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Storm, Runway and Perhaps Pilot Error Are Cited in India Air Crash

NEW DELHI — The sky had turned black. Rain smeared the windows. Air India Express Flight 1344 was midair, roaring through a thunderstorm toward the city of Kozhikode’s tabletop runway, which has a sudden drop-off at its end and was known to be potentially dangerous. The pilot, a decorated military flier, circled the airport once, […]

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Ending an Era, British Airways Retires Fleet of Boeing 747s

LONDON — British Airways will retire its entire fleet of Boeing 747 airplanes, the company said on Friday, citing the travel downturn and the high cost of operating the aircraft. The decision marked not just the finishing point of a storied plane’s service with the company but also symbolized the end an era of aviation […]

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Boeing’s 737 Max Will Return to a Devastated Aviation Industry

The first half of the year was not kind to the 737 Max. Boeing froze production of its beleaguered plane from January through much of May as customers canceled hundreds of orders, and deals for hundreds more were put at risk by delays in the plane’s return to the skies and the coronavirus pandemic. But […]

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Boeing’s 737 Max is Being Readied for a Comeback. What Travelers Need to Know.

Last week, Boeing completed test flights of its troubled 737 Max airplane to demonstrate that it can fly safely with new flight control software. The Max was grounded in March 2019 after a pair of fatal crashes — in Indonesia and Ethiopia — that killed 346 people. Even as the company began testing the planes […]

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