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US will not suspend Boeing 737 MAX planes after Ethiopia crash

The US aviation regulator said on Tuesday it would not ground Boeing Co 737 MAX planes after a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people, bucking a trend of countries around the world that have suspended the aircraft`s operations.

Mar 13, 2019, 08:22 AM IST

Laptops may soon be banned from checked-in bags

A test has shown that when a laptop’s rechargeable lithium-ion battery overheats it can cause an explosion.

Oct 25, 2017, 08:11 AM IST

Six killed as small plane crashes in United States

The plane was found near State Highway 111 and US Highway 8 in the town of Harmony.

Jul 03, 2017, 09:01 AM IST

Newark airport reopens after engine fire prompts plane evacuation

Newark Liberty International Airport is a major international hub near New York City.

May 24, 2017, 09:55 AM IST

Moon Express co-founded by Indian-American cleared for lunar landing in 2017!

There have been no private space missions so far beyond Earth's orbit and only state agencies have performed outer space missions.

Aug 04, 2016, 08:40 AM IST

16 die in hot air balloon crash in Texas

At least 16 people were killed on Saturday morning after a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed near Lockhart, a city in the central part of the US state of Texas.

Jul 31, 2016, 01:47 AM IST

Air India says three of its Drealiners affected due to FAA directive

Air India Monday said three of its Dreamliner planes have been affected due to the US aviation regulator FAA's airworthiness directive over an engine defect in the Boeing 787-800 aircraft but maintained that the issue will be resolved in the next two weeks without grounding of the planes.

Apr 25, 2016, 20:17 PM IST

Donald Trump flying jet without valid registration

The registration of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump`s sleek Cessna jet, which he uses to make campaign stops in the US, has expired.

Apr 20, 2016, 15:13 PM IST

5 killed in tourist helicopter crash in Smoky Mountains

Tennessee Emergency Management Association spokesman Dean Flener confirmed late Monday afternoon that five people had died.

Apr 05, 2016, 05:56 AM IST

US, Cuba to 'resume' regular flights

Cuba and the United States reached an agreement on Wednesday night that will allow U.S. commercial airlines to begin operating flights to the island for the first time in decades, according to U.S. officials with knowledge of the discussion.

Dec 17, 2015, 23:41 PM IST

1 dead, 1 injured in skydiving accident in Arizona

A reserve parachute was flying properly but encountered turbulence during the landing.

Nov 22, 2015, 06:32 AM IST

British Airways plane catches fire in Las Vegas, two injured

A British Airways jet caught fire on the runway at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas Tuesday, forcing the evacuation of the passengers on board.

Sep 09, 2015, 07:09 AM IST

Watch: US teen's gun-firing 'drone' in action!

The Federal Aviation Administration has said it was investigating a viral Internet video showing a home-made "drone" firing a handgun in the Connecticut countryside.

Jul 22, 2015, 09:44 AM IST

Gun-firing 'drone' built by US teen under investigation

The Federal Aviation Administration has said it was investigating a viral Internet video showing a home-made "drone" firing a handgun in the Connecticut countryside.

Jul 22, 2015, 04:04 AM IST

US to review pilot mental health issues after Germanwings crash

US aviation regulators announced on Wednesday a study of the mental health of US airline pilots in the wake of the Germanwings and Malaysia Airlines disasters.

May 28, 2015, 02:29 AM IST

FAA warns Boeing 787 bug could shut off aircraft power

In a new problem for the Boeing 787, the US aviation regulator has ordered repairs to correct a software bug that could cause the aircraft to suddenly lose all power.

May 04, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

Mini copter lands on US Capitol lawn in security scare

An anti-corruption protester illegally landed his mini helicopter on the US Capitol lawn Wednesday after he piloted it through Washington`s no-fly zone, triggering a national security scare, startling tourists and prompting a police probe.

Apr 16, 2015, 10:03 AM IST

Jet Airways seeks to 'enhance presence' in US market

The Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways would soon draw up plans to expand in the US skies following the restoration last week by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of India's aviation safety rating to Category-1, sources have said.

Apr 12, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

US FAA report on India's aviation safety likely by April 10

A team of officials from the US aviation watchdog Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which is in the capital for a final assessment of India's aviation safety is expected to submit its report by April 10.

Mar 31, 2015, 14:04 PM IST

Amazon wins US regulators' approval to test-fly drone

Amazon.com Inc has won U.S. federal regulators` approval to test a delivery drone, as the e-commerce giant pursues a vision of speeding packages to customers through the air amid public concern over the safety and privacy implications.

Mar 20, 2015, 10:58 AM IST