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Boeing could sell its 3-decade old Seattle-area jetliner HQ to cut costs

Boeing is slimming down its manufacturing base around Seattle & planning to close a production line, as the aircraft market has been gutted by the pandemic.
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Era of jumbo jet is over as Boeing quietly pulls the plug on 747

The last 747-8 will roll out of a Seattle-area factory in about two years, a decision that hasn’t been reported but can be teased out from Boeing statements.
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Boeing withheld data on 737 Max system linked to deadly crashes, probe finds

Boeing’s best-selling jet has been grounded since March 2019 after the second of two crashes that killed a total of 346 people.
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Coronavirus couldn’t have come at a worse time for Boeing as it battles 737 Max crisis

As coronavirus outbreak slashes demand for travel & sparks a raft of cancelled flights, the last thing carriers are going to want right now is extra capacity.
Boeing 737 Max planes sit idle as the company continues to work on the software glitch that contributed to two fatal Jetliner crashes. | Bloomberg

Why did Boeing’s warning on 737 Max fail to stop second crash?

As the one-year anniversary of Ethiopian Airlines crash approaches, questions remain as to why Boeing 737 Max pilots lost control, including in the fatal Lion Air crash.
A work platform sits under the folding wingtip of a Boeing Co. 777X airplane while under production at a manufacturing facility in Everett, Washington | Bloomberg

Boeing 777X to take first flight into troubled skies for jumbo jets

The plane features stunning composite wings, the longest Boeing has ever built, with a span of 235 feet 5 inches when fully extended.
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Boeing without 737s is like Coca-Cola without Diet Coke

Making & servicing commercial airplanes accounts for about 80% of Boeing’s operating income & 737 series accounts for about 70% of commercial deliveries.
The tail of a Boeing Co. 737 Max 9 Photographer | David Ryder | Bloomberg

Lethal to fly 737 Max again without training: Mother of Indian pilot killed in 2018 crash

Lion Air’s Indian pilot Bhavye Suneja was killed when his Boeing 737 Max plunged into the sea off Indonesia due to a flight-control system malfunction.
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India plans to conduct its own checks on Boeing 737 Max jets

India will join the European Aviation Safety Agency, which is planning to send its own pilots to the US to conduct flight tests of the 737 Max.
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Now mobile phones suspected to be endangering hundreds of Boeing 737 and 777 planes

Boeing cockpit screens were vulnerable to interference from Wi-Fi, mobile phones & even outside frequencies, US FAA found in 2014.

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Empty Sheikh Zayed Road during lockdown in Dubai | Bloomberg

What ails Arab economies is older than Covid-19

Dependence on oil and natural-gas exports and an over-reliance on Europe and US as trade partners have made it difficult for the region's integration into the world economy.
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Bengaluru-based startup FreshToHome raises $121 million from investors, including US govt

FreshToHome is one of the largest players in the $94 billion Indian fish and meat market, processing some 1.5 million orders a month and about $85 million in annual sales.

Defence

A file photo of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper at the 2+2 dialogue in Washington in December 2019. | Photo: ANI

The 3 foundational agreements with US and what they mean for India’s military growth

Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement, the last of the key foundational agreements between India & US, was signed Tuesday. LEMOA was signed in 2016 and COMCASA in 2018.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.