Once the MAX is allowed to flight, Boeing will face the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history

As Boeing sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history. Inside Boeing’s 737 factory at Renton, Washington, south of Seattle, workers have pre-assembled dedicated tool kits…

Seven activists from a group planning to use drones to disrupt flights in and out of Heathrow airport have been arrested

London police deployed Friday a sweeping security cordon around Heathrow Airport and made seven arrests to thwart climate activists’ efforts to shut down Europe’s busiest travel hub using toy drones. Campaigners from Heathrow Pause — an offshoot of the Extinction Rebellion group backed by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg — had hoped to disrupt the travel…

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight #AA2834 with hard foam material at Miami International Airport

An American Airlines mechanic has been accused of sabotaging a plane with 150 passengers aboard after allegedly being upset over stalled contract negotiations. Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani is claimed to have glued foam inside a tube that would disable navigation systems in an aircraft at Miami International Airport, in Florida. As a result, flight No.…

ALERT Justin Trudeau’s plane damaged in Victoria Airport after a media bus hit one of its wing

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s election plane sustained some damage in Victoria (CYYJ) after a media bus drove under one of its wings Wednesday night. The Boeing 737-800 (reg. C-GTQB) landed in the British Columbia capital after transporting Trudeau, his team and several journalists travelling with the campaign across the country for day one of the…