Category Archives: World News

IAC: The number of air crashes victims in the countries of the former USSR increased more than twice in 2018

The number of air crash victims in the countries of the former USSR more than doubled in 2018, to 164 people, the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) stated in its report.

Resource EC135, A109E become popular

The Airbus H135 (EC135) was the most liquid twin-engine helicopter in the secondary market in 2018, followed by AgustaWestland A109E Power.

The U.S. Department of Transportation to verify BOEING 737 MAX 8 certification procedure

The U.S. Department of Transportation will conduct an audit due to possible irregularities with the Boeing 737-MAX 8 certification.

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport turns to SITA for airport technology upgrade

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, one of the fastest-growing airports in the world, has contracted global IT provider SITA to deliver a technology revamp that will allow the airport to better manage every aspect of its vast operation.

Boeing 737 MAX software patch expected before end-March – sources

Boeing Co plans to release upgraded software for its 737 MAX in a week to 10 days, sources familiar with the matter said.

Pilots of Boeing-737 in two years 23 times reported about problems with the liner

The reports of the Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) showed that, since 2017, the Boeing 737 MAX crews had any kind of problems 23 times with their aircraft, according to the CNN News Agency, USA.

Boeing pauses 737 MAX deliveries in wake of deadly crash

Boeing Co said on Thursday it was pausing deliveries of its 737 MAX aircraft to customers following the grounding of the jetliner around the world, as the world’s largest planemaker responds to its worst crises in years, Trend reported citing Reuters.

Boeing suspends 737 Max planes global fleet

The United States of America decided to suspend the operation of Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft, the Civil Aviation Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development informed on Facebook.

ICAO recognizes the right of countries to suspend BOEING 737 MAX 8 flights

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) recognizes the right of states to abandon the operation of Boeing 737 MAX 8 liners after a plane crash in Ethiopia, but is awaiting the outcome of an official investigation into the crash.

Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan operate Boeing 737 MAX in Central Asia, similar to the one crashed in Ethiopia

The Boeing 737 MAX is the fourth generation of the Boeing 737 aircraft, designed to replace the Boeing 737 Next Generation family. The main change was in applying more powerful and large engines, such as CFM International LEAP-1B. Boeing 737 MAX 8 made its first/maiden flight on January 29, 2016.