Sunday, March 24, 2019

US refuses to ground Boeing crash aircraft

The US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has said it will not suspend Boeing 737 Max aircraft despite mounting pressure from senators and workers' unions. The...

UK joins Boeing aircraft ban after crash

The UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has banned the Boeing 737 MAX from operating in or over UK airspace "as a precautionary measure". The decision...

Boeing 737 Max 8 is airworthy – US

The US Federal Aviation Administration has told airlines it believes Boeing's 737 Max 8 model to be airworthy, after two fatal crashes inside six...

Boeing 737: Singapore bars entry and exit of 737 Max planes

Singapore's Civil Aviation Authority (CAAS) has temporarily suspended all versions of the Boeing 737 Max from flying into and out of the country. The decision...

Algeria president drops bid for fifth term

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office. President Bouteflika's candidacy...

Boeing faces questions after Ethiopia crash

US plane maker Boeing is facing questions after an Ethiopian Airlines 737 crash on Sunday killed all 157 people on board. It was the second...

Ethiopian Airlines: Boeing 737 crashes on way to Kenya

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet has crashed on a flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi in Kenya. The flight is believed to have...

Algiers braces for massive protest

Large crowds are gathering in the Algerian capital, Algiers, for yet another protest against four-term President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The demonstrations - now in their third...

Guinea: Man arrested for marrying 11-year-old girl

A 23-year-old man who married an 11-year-old girl has been detained in the town of Mali Yemberin, in Guinea's Fouta Djallon region. The wedding took...

Tanzania teacher to hang for killing pupil

A teacher in Tanzania has been sentenced to death for beating a pupil so badly that he died of his injuries. Judge Lameck Mlacha said...