Articles tagged “EASA”

European Regulators Want to Make Their Own Call About Boeing 737 Max Safety

European Regulators Want to Make Their Own Call About Boeing 737 Max Safety

Richard Weiss and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

Not long ago, the world looked to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for guidance. But the Boeing 737 Max saga has changed this. Now, Europe wants to make its own call about whether the airplane is safe. This process could take a while.

1 week ago

Ryanair Cuts Growth Plans as Boeing 737 Max Crisis Drags On

Ryanair Cuts Growth Plans as Boeing 737 Max Crisis Drags On

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

The Boeing crisis is one that was always going to affect airlines' balance sheets, but with Ryanair making contingency plans stretching into summer 2020, it's becoming clear just how deleterious this grounding might be to some carriers' bottom lines.

2 months ago

Boeing 737 Max’s Autopilot Called Out by European Regulators

Boeing 737 Max’s Autopilot Called Out by European Regulators

Benjamin D. Katz and llan Levin, Bloomberg

Let's hope Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg was sitting down when he learned about this newly surfaced concern by EASA regulators. Boeing's most recent timeline for the return of the 737 Max was this September, but this latest red flag raised could potentially change matters.

3 months ago

European Pilots Prod Watchdogs to Vet Fixes to Boeing Max

European Pilots Prod Watchdogs to Vet Fixes to Boeing Max

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

A leading pilots lobby has urged European watchdogs to vet Boeing's revisions to its beleaguered Max 737 aircraft, and rightly so.

4 months ago

European Parliament Pushes Action on Aircraft Tracking After Multiple Air Disasters

European Parliament Pushes Action on Aircraft Tracking After Multiple Air Disasters

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Orbital space is just as complicated as airspace. There are a lot of a lot expensive satellites overhead, owned by governments and corporations, launched for their own intended uses. Even so, all of those people fly, so setting a little room aside to keep aviation safe seems like a good idea.

4 years ago