Business

Southwest Airlines again pushes back MAX return date

Southwest Airlines on Thursday again pushed back its target date for returning the Boeing 737 MAX to service because of uncertainty over when regulators will re-certify the plane.

Business

Boeing reports another big drop in deliveries in 3Q

Boeing on Tuesday reported another steep quarterly drop in commercial plane deliveries due to the grounding of the 737 MAX but confirmed it still plans to win approval get those jets back in the air this year.

Engineering

UPS gets government approval to become a drone airline

UPS has won government approval to operate a nationwide fleet of drones, which will let the company expand deliveries on hospital campuses and move it one step closer to making deliveries to consumers.

Security

Researchers uncover privacy flaw in e-passports

Researchers at the University of Luxembourg have discovered a flaw in the security standard of biometric e-passports that has been used worldwide since 2004. This standard, ICAO 9303, allows e-passport readers at airports ...

Business

Airbus ups estimate of 20-year demand for new planes

Airbus on Wednesday increased its estimate of the number of new aircraft needed over the coming two decades as airlines seek more fuel-efficient planes even as it trimmed its forecast for the increase in demand for air travel.

Business

Boeing deliveries fall again in August

Boeing experienced another big drop in plane deliveries in August, the company reported Tuesday, as the months-long grounding of the 737 MAX continues to hit the aerospace giant.

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Aviation

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