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15 U.S. states to jointly work to advance electric heavy-duty trucks

1:10pm BST

WASHINGTON A group of 15 U.S. states and the District of Columbia on Tuesday unveiled a joint memorandum of understanding aimed at boosting the market for electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and phasing out diesel-powered trucks by 2050.

Delta may avoid furloughs after demand for buyouts, other U.S. airlines sound alarm

5:57am BST

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON Delta Air Lines may be able to avoid involuntary furloughs in the fall after receiving interest from more than 15,000 employees for early buyout packages, one person with knowledge of the matter said, even as other U.S. airlines are sounding the alarm on jobs. | Video

U.S. regulators downgrade Pakistan's air safety rating

4:31am BST

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has downgraded Pakistan's air safety rating after the agency raised concerns about pilot certifications.

Delta may avoid furloughs thanks to demand for early exit deal

12:45am BST

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO Delta Air Lines may be able to avoid involuntary furloughs in the fall after receiving interest from more than 15,000 employees for early exit deals, one person with knowledge of the matter said.

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulators downgrade Pakistan's air safety rating

13 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON, July 13 The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has downgraded Pakistan's air safety rating after the agency raised concerns about pilot certifications.

White House names Kratsios as Pentagon acting tech chief

13 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON The Pentagon confirmed on Monday that U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios is being tapped to serve as the acting Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering overseeing the U.S. military's massive R&D efforts.

White House to name Kratsios as Pentagon acting tech chief -- official

13 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON, July 13 The White House plans to announce on Monday that U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios is being tapped to serve as the acting Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering.

Exclusive: U.S. finalising federal contract ban for companies that use Huawei, others

09 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON The Trump administration plans to finalize regulations this week that will bar the U.S. government from buying goods or services from any company that uses products from five Chinese companies including Huawei, Hikvision and Dahua, a U.S. official said.

U.S. Treasury agrees on loan terms with American, four other airlines

02 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury said on Thursday it has agreed on terms for government loans with five U.S. carriers, including American Airlines Group Inc .

U.S. regulator, Boeing complete 737 MAX certification test flights

02 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing Co have completed certification test flights on the 737 MAX, a key milestone toward the plane's return to service, the U.S. regulator said on Wednesday. | Video

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