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Airbus launches new A321 jet, Boeing apologises for MAX crisis

10:47am BST

LE BOURGET, France Airbus launched a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing's plans for a possible new mid-market jet.

Boeing says sorry for MAX 737 crashes, promises to learn lessons

10:24am BST

LE BOURGET, France Boeing executives took turns to apologise for the loss of life in two 737 MAX crashes and pledged to apply lessons of the crisis to future planes as the world's largest aerospace company struck a chastened tone at the opening of the Paris Airshow.

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show

10:23am BST

PARIS Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show

6:31am BST

PARIS, June 16 Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books.

Boeing says will take time to win back confidence

16 Jun 2019

PARIS The head of Boeing said on Sunday the U.S. planemaker had made a mistake in implementing a faulty cockpit warning system on the 737 MAX and predicted it would take time to rebuild the confidence of customers in the wake of two fatal crashes.

Boeing says will take time to win back confidence

16 Jun 2019

PARIS The head of Boeing said on Sunday the U.S. planemaker had made a mistake in implementing a faulty cockpit warning system on the 737 MAX and predicted it would take time to rebuild the confidence of customers in the wake of two fatal crashes.

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show

16 Jun 2019

PARIS, June 16 Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books.

Exclusive: Boeing seeking to reduce scope, duration of some physical tests for new aircraft - sources

16 Jun 2019

PARIS Boeing Co engineers are reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemaker's new aircraft, according to industry sources and regulatory officials.

Boeing delayed fix of defective 737 MAX warning light for three years: U.S. lawmakers

07 Jun 2019

SEATTLE Boeing Co learned that a cockpit warning light on its 737 MAX jetliner was defective in 2017 but decided to defer fixing it until 2020, U.S. lawmakers said on Friday.

Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens

07 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/SEATTLE NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday. | Video

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