A female passenger of China Southern Airlines has been detained for flipping six coins at a plane for good luck

A passenger was seen on surveillance camera footage throwing coins just before boarding China Southern Airlines flight CZ8427 from Nanning, capital of the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, to Bangkok on Saturday. The airline said on its Weibo microblog account that the woman, a first-time flier, threw the coins to pray for blessings. The coins were…

The FAA has established a Joint Authorities Technical Review to conduct a review of the certification of the automated flight control system on the Boeing 737MAX

Experts from nine civil aviation authorities have confirmed they will participate in the Boeing 737 MAX Joint Authorities Technical Review (JATR) that the FAA established earlier this month. The JATR team will conduct a comprehensive review of the certification of the aircraft’s automated flight control system. The JATR is chaired by former NTSB Chairman Chris…

After India anti-satellite missile test, debris could put International Space Station at risk

The United States had criticised India over the anti-satellite missile test, calling it unacceptable and incompatible with the future of human space flight. In turn, the Russian Foreign Ministry called anti-satellite (ASAT) tests conducted by India a result of the deterioration of the situation in the arms control sphere, caused by US actions. Earlier, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that New Delhi…

BREAKING NTSB is investigating American Airlines A321 incident which experienced a 45 degrees roll and hit a runway marker during takeoff from JFK

NTSB is investigating the April 10, 2019, accident at JFK International Airport, New York, involving an American Airlines A321, operating as American Airlines flight 300, which experienced a roll during takeoff and hit a runway distance marker with the left wingtip. American Airlines Flight 300 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport with 102…