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US follows EU in relaxing ‘ghost flight’ slot rules

The US's Federal Aviation Administration has announced it will follow the European Union and relax its approach airport slot rules, which have led to the phenomenon of empty “ghost flights”.

Airlines extend Boeing 737 MAX cancellations as certification work ongoing

Boeing 737 MAX operators in the United States have extended the period they expect the aircraft to remain grounded in their schedules.

FAA prohibits US airlines from flying over Iran airspace

The US FAA has banned US airlines from flying over parts of Iran-controlled airspace following the shooting down of a US Navy drone.

Airlines expecting gradual return of Boeing 737 MAX

Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong says approval from pilots, regulators and passengers is needed for SilkAir's Boeing 737 MAX 8s to resume operations.

FAA says no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX return

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says there is no timetable for certifying the Boeing 737 MAX for a return to service.

FAA to host briefing of civil aviation officials on Boeing 737 MAX

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has invited leading civil aviation officials from around the world to a meeting on May 23 on the Boeing 737 MAX.


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