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November 7, 2018 9:01 PM FAA issues emergency directive on Boeing 737 Max after Lion Air crash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday issued an emergency airworthiness directive on about 250 Boeing 737 Max aircraft after the U.S. aircraft manufacturer sent a bulletin to carriers in the aftermath of a deadly Lion Air flight. The FAA said the order is effective immediately and covers 45 aircraft in the United 73

November 7, 2018 6:58 PM Italy's antitrust opens probe into Ryanair's, Wizz Air's hand luggage policies

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s antitrust said on Wednesday it was opening a probe against Ryanair (RYA.I) and Wizz Air over their new hand luggage policies. The regulator last week requested for the two low cost airlines to suspend a new policy according to which only very small bags would be let on board for free, charging passengers for trolleys. The investigations 95

October 26, 2018 8:08 PM Blockchain startup hires away Google's messaging tech leader

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Blockchain technology startup Ripple Labs Inc confirmed to Reuters on Friday that it hired Amir Sarhangi, who had been leading Google’s rollout of a new wireless messaging system, as vice president of products. San Francisco-based Ripple, which is among the most well known startups trying to capitalize on the technology that underpins 115

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 72

October 17, 2018 6:33 PM Uber enters trailer leasing business

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Wednesday it is entering the trailer leasing business. The business, called Powerloop, will be a part of Uber Freight, which connects truckers with shippers, the company said. Powerloop, which would rent trailers to carriers, is currently available in Texas, Uber said, adding that it expects to expand 86

September 28, 2018 8:58 PM JetBlue Joins Airlines Selling Basic Economy Tickets

No. 5 airline is under pressure from discount air carriers, rising fuel prices JetBlue Airways Corp. is introducing bare-bones economy fares to keep up with competition from discount air carriers and drum up sales as it faces rising labor and fuel costs. The No. 5 U.S. carrier by traffic has touted amenities like free WiFi and roomier coach seats as other 76

September 27, 2018 5:06 PM Lockheed F-35 jet used by U.S. in combat for first time: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States used an F-35 jet against a Taliban target in Afghanistan earlier on Thursday, marking the first U.S. combat use of the stealthy plane, a U.S. official said. The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the F-35B jet took off from the USS Essex amphibious assault ship in the Arabian Sea. The F-35, made by Lockheed 65

September 25, 2018 10:22 AM Taxiway Collisions Emerge as Biggest Threat to U.S. Air Travelers

Regulators, carriers and accident investigators step up scrutiny of increasingly serious near-crashes on the ground U.S. air-crash investigators on Tuesday are slated to examine an escalating hazard for airline passengers: planes mistakenly lining up to land on airport taxiways, rather than runways, or actually touching down on them in error. A spate 70

September 24, 2018 8:58 PM Tesla is making its own car carriers

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is building its own car carriers, as the electric carmaker faces vehicle distribution problems. The company is upgrading its logistics system but running into an “extreme” shortage of car carrier trailers, Chief Executive Elon Musk tweeted on Monday in response to a customer, who placed order for a Model 3 All Wheel Drive 98

September 13, 2018 11:45 AM Hurricane Florence: Airports, airlines prepare for storm as thousands of flights delayed or canceled

As Hurricane Florence charges toward the Carolinas, airlines are issuing warnings about thousands of flights experiencing delays or cancellations, and giving out waivers to affected travelers. The Category 2 storm, which was downgraded from a Category 4 but will affect millions in the Southeast, is expected to bring storm surges, flash flooding, heavy 96