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United Airlines Says Its Pilots Must Stop Drinking Earlier Before Flying Its Jets

United released a memo telling its pilots to cut themselves off at least 12 hours before flying. The FAA standard is eight hours before flying......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 14th, 2019

United Airlines says its pilots must stop drinking at least 12 hours before flying

United released a memo telling its pilots to cut themselves off at least 12 hours before flying. The FAA standard is eight hours before flying......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 14th, 2019

United piltos told to stop drinking 12 hours before flying planes

Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about a new United policy where pilots have to stop drinking 12 hours before they fly......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 14th, 2019

United Airlines Wants Its Pilots to Stay Sober Longer

We all know the dangers of driving when we’ve been drinking. Just imagine how perilous flying an airplane under those circumstances would be — for the passengers and crew as well as for other........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 14th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Boeing didn’t tell Southwest that 737 Max safety feature had been turned off

Plane maker Boeing Co. didn’t tell Southwest Airlines Co. when the carrier began flying 737 Max jets in 2017 that a standard safety feature, found on earlier models and designed to warn pilots about malfunctioning sensors, had been deactivated......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 28th, 2019

United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX

United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to accommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2019

United sees Boeing"s 737 MAX flying this summer, deliveries before year-end

United Airlines expects Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets to return to service this summer, with deliveries resuming before the end of the year, an executive said on Wednesday, reassuring investors concerned about a prolonged suspension......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 17th, 2019

Trump orders all Boeing 737 MAX to the ground

The United States was the last major country to stop all Boeing 737 MAX jets from flying after the plane was involved in its second deadly crash in five months. Conway G. Gittens reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 14th, 2019

U.S. grounds 737 MAX jets, Boeing shares fall again

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the United States would ground Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets, following Europe and other nations that have already stopped the planes flying due to safety concerns, following an Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2019

More American Airlines frontline staff criticize Boeing 737 MAX

American Airlines’ rollout of the Boeing 737 MAX is generating a lot of discontent among AA employees as more and more pilots and flight attendants get their first experience flying the aircraft. American began operating the MAX earlier this yea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2018

United Airlines is being sued for allegedly failing to stop a pilot who shared explicit photos of a flight attendant

Leon Neal/Getty Images The US government is suing United Airlines for allegedly failing to stop one of its pilots from post.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 2018

United grabs regional-airline stake in boost for hubs

United Continental Holdings Inc. agreed to acquire a stake in ExpressJet Airlines, one of its regional affiliates, in a $70 million deal that will give the No. 3 U.S. carrier more control over short-distance flying and a fleet of about 150 small jets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 19th, 2018

Spectre Of Amazon And Peak Season Looms Over Stalled Talks Between Atlas, ATSG And Teamsters

For the second time in four months, unionized pilots flying for cargo airlines Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ: AAWW), its Southern Air unit, and ABX Air, a unit of Air Transport Services Group (NASDAQ: ATSG), desc read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga17 hr. 13 min. ago

FAA plans to test Boeing MAX software on less-experienced pilots: sources

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration plans to test next month how pilots with around one year of experience flying Boeing 737 jets handle new software on the MAX model, four sources with knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reuters20 hr. 13 min. ago

United Airlines Tells Pilots No Alcohol for 12 Hours Before Flights

The change comes several days after two United pilots were arrested in Scotland DALLAS — United Airlines is set.....»»

Category: topSource: timeAug 13th, 2019

United Tech profit beats on aircraft parts demand after MAX grounding

United Technologies on Tuesday raised its full-year sales and profit forecasts, aided by an increase in demand for its aircraft maintenance parts and services as airlines grapple with overworked planes due to the grounding of Boeing's MAX jets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 23rd, 2019

Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines" schedule until November 3

United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October as the jets remain grounded worldwide......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 12th, 2019

Southwest expects Boeing 737 MAX cancellations beyond Oct. 1: CEO

Southwest Airlines expects it will have to remove the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX jets from its flying schedule beyond the current Oct. 1 re-entry date following the discovery of a fresh safety issue, Chief Executive Gary Kelly told employees on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 1st, 2019

United Airlines extends 737 MAX cancellations until Sept. 3

United Airlines said on Wednesday it has decided to remove the Boeing 737 MAX from its flying schedule until Sept. 3, leading to about 1,900 total flight cancellations in August......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 26th, 2019

No F-35 For Turkey If Russia Arms Deal Goes Forward: US Envoy

The United States will stop Turkey from flying and developing the F-35 stealth jet if Ankara moves forwa.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 25th, 2019

Navy Pilots Describe Stunning UFO Sightings; Hypersonic Speeds, No Exhaust Plume

After upgrading the radar systems on F/A-18 fighter jets, several Navy pilots operating from the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt began to see unidentified flying objects that appeared to defy the laws of physics.  Between 2014 and 2015, .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 27th, 2019