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October 29, 2018 10:32 AM Lion Air plane crash in Indonesia

Air Lion flight asked to return to base after takeoff The Boeing 737 MAX 8 that crashed Monday was “airworthy,” Lion Air president Edward Sirait said during a press conference at the company's headquarters in Jakarta, adding that the pilot had carried out all pre-flight inspections according to procedure. In 2011, the companies announced a $21.7 billion 91

October 29, 2018 4:25 AM Indonesia's Lion Air says crashed plane was airworthy

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A plane with 189 aboard that crashed on Monday north of Indonesia’s island of Java was airworthy, and had only been operated by Lion Air Group since August, the company said. The flight is believed to have sunk after crashing in the Java Sea shortly after takeoff from the capital, Jakarta, on its way to Indonesia’s tin-mining hub. Its pilot 54

October 29, 2018 3:13 AM Indonesia's Lion Air Says It Lost Contact With a Passenger Airplane

(JAKARTA) — Indonesia’s Lion Air said Monday it has lost contact with a passenger jet flying from Jakarta to an island off Sumatra. A search and rescue effort has been launched for the Boeing 737-800 plane which departed Jakarta about 6.20 a.m. for Pangkal Pinang. “We can confirm that one of our flights has lost contact,” said Lion Air spokesman Danang 96

October 25, 2018 7:45 AM Cathay Pacific Says Data Breach Exposed Personal Information of 9.4 Million Passengers

Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific said Wednesday that a data breach exposed personal information of up to 9.4 million passengers, but said it had no evidence that any of the data had been misused. Cathay confirmed the breach while investigating an earlier discovery that data had been compromised, Reuters reports. The announcement follows a string 70

October 24, 2018 11:43 AM Boeing tops profit estimates, takes further tanker charge

(Reuters) - Boeing (BA.N) topped analysts’ forecasts for quarterly profit on Wednesday and raised its forecasts for annual profit per share by more than half a dollar as it continued to benefit from a boom in global air travel and demand for airplanes. The world’s biggest planemaker recorded another $176 million in charges on its KC-46 aerial refueling 76

October 19, 2018 10:55 AM Honeywell profit beats on strong aero, warehouse automation sales

(Reuters) - Honeywell International Inc (HON.N) reported better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday and lifted its full-year forecasts for cash flow and margins, driven by strong sales of aircraft parts and warehouse automation products. Shares of Honeywell, which makes everything from aircraft engines to catalysts used in petroleum refining, were up 3.2 percent 81

October 17, 2018 1:57 PM Melania Trump's plane forced to return to military base after smoke in cabin

First lady Melania Trump's plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews due to a "mechanical issue" Wednesday morning. A few minutes after takeoff, those aboard the plane observed a thin haze of smoke coming from the cabin and smelled something burning. Secret Service agents rushed to the front of the plane, and press were handed wet towels to hold over their 144

September 28, 2018 4:35 AM A Plane Crash Landed in Micronesia and Sunk Into a Lagoon

(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — All of the passengers and crew survived the crash landing of a plane Friday morning in a Pacific lagoon. The Air Niugini plane hit the water short of the runway while trying to land at Chuuk Island in the Federated States of Micronesia, according to the airline. Striking footage from the scene shows people being rescued in boats 44

September 27, 2018 7:43 PM Exclusive: Boeing wins $9.2 billion contract for new Air force training jet

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co’s (BA.N) jet was selected to build the U.S. Air Force’s next training jet in a contract worth up to $9.2 billion over the life of the program, a U.S. official said on Thursday. Boeing teamed up with Sweden’s Saab AB (SAABb.ST) to develop a new plane for the competition, beating out Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) and Leonardo 61

September 27, 2018 11:14 AM Jeff Bezos’s Space Startup to Supply Engines for Boeing-Lockheed Rocket Venture

Blue Origin plans to eventually become a major military launch provider itself Blue Origin LLC, the space-transportation company run by Jeff Bezos, has won a contract to provide engines for a potential rival’s next-generation rocket, according to people familiar with the matter, vaulting Mr. Bezos into the lucrative market for Pentagon satellite launches 76