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FAA lifts ban on Boeing 737 Max after crashes in 2018 and 2019 grounded the jet

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The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban on the Boeing 737 Max on Wednesday, 20 months after the aircraft was grounded following two crashes within five months that killed 346 people. The action means the FAA is satisfied that software and other fixes, and new pilot training, make the plane safe to fly again.

Source: The Washington Post

Published: December 5, 2020


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Norwegian Air may not survive the pandemic

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The coronavirus pandemic and travel restrictions have forced Norwegian Air to ground the vast majority of its fleet, and furlough almost all of its workers. The heavily indebted carrier’s stock has collapsed, and its cash reserves are nearly exhausted.

Source: CNN

Published: October 11, 2020


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Airport Business: World’s Largest Remote Towers Centre Opens in Norway

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Avinor, the Norwegian airport operator and air navigation services provider, opened the world’s largest Remote Towers Centre in Norway on 20 October 2020. This important achievement would not have been possible without the R&D work performed in the SESAR Programme, where Avinor was instrumental in delivering the multiple remote tower solutions that are now being […]

Source: Airport Business


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Struggling Norwegian Air Shuttle Cancels Deal for Remaining Boeing Jets

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Struggling Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA said it has notified Boeing Co. that it will cancel a deal to buy nearly 100 remaining planes, and is suing over losses related to the grounding of the 737-Max and 787 engine issues. In a statement on the company’s website late Monday, Norwegian Air said there were five Boeing […]

Source: MarketWatch

Published: December 5, 2020


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Norway to Lift Travel Curbs on European Countries, with Conditions

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Norway will lift travel restrictions to and from European countries that meet criteria regarding their COVID-19 situation from July 15, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Thursday. Norway, which is not a member of the European Union but belongs to the passport-free Schengen travel zone, currently has some of the strictest travel restrictions in Europe. […]

Source: Reuters

Published: December 5, 2020


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