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US Marine Crops tries to cut MV-22 downtime with first CC-RAM delivery

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Bell Boeing delivered to the US Marine Corps (USMC) the first MV-22 Osprey with Common Configuration – Readiness and Modernization (CC-RAM) programme modifications.

Max grounded in Washington

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FAA 2018 analysis warned of 15 fatal Max crashes months before second accident

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A Federal Aviation Administration analysis completed before the second 737 Max crash found that the Max’s flight control system, if unchanged, could cause 15 fatal accidents over the service life of the aircraft.

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North American airline profits seen strengthening in 2019

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IATA sees all regions except North American carriers making less profits in 2019 than it expected six months ago, but by contrast expects all these other regions to improve their performance next year.

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FAA will not certify 737 Max in 2019: FAA chief

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The US Federal Aviation Administration will not clear the Boeing 737 Max to fly until sometime in 2020, the agency’s chief said on 11 December.

AF A350

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Air France orders more A350s to replace A380 fleet

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Air France-KLM Group is ordering another 10 Airbus A350-900s, which will be used to replace the company’s Airbus A380 fleet.

Eurowings chief executive Jens Bischof

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Lufthansa names new chiefs for Eurowings and Brussels Airlines

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Lufthansa Group has appointed Jens Bischof and Dieter Vranckx as chief executives for budget arm Eurowings and Brussels Airlines respectively, and hired Boston Consulting Group partner Patrick Staudacher for the “reoriented” position of finance chief at the German mainline.

Ryanair 737 tails

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Ryanair passengers ‘will not know if 737 Max is due to operate flight’

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Ryanair’s aircraft allocation procedures mean passengers will not be told during the booking process whether or not their flights are due to be operated by Boeing 737 Max jets, according to group chief executive Michael O’Leary.