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Jamie Freed

Explainer: Unraveling the Boeing 737 MAX Lion Air crash

Nov 15 2018

The crash of a Boeing Co 737 MAX jet in Indonesia on Oct. 29 has raised questions on whether the manufacturer shared enough information with regulators, airlines and pilots about the systems on the latest version of its popular narrow-body plane.

China Southern to quit SkyTeam, strengthen American partnership

Nov 15 2018

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE China Southern Airlines' plans to depart the SkyTeam airline alliance, it announced on Thursday, opening the potential for the carrier to become a member of the oneworld group alongside strategic partner American Airlines Group Inc .

Singapore Airlines finds premium economy a tougher sell on new non-stop U.S. flights

Nov 14 2018

SINGAPORE Singapore Airlines Ltd is facing no problem selling business-class tickets on its ultra-long non-stop flights to the United States but is having to price premium economy seats very attractively, a senior executive said on Wednesday.

Singapore Airlines finds premium economy a tougher sell on new non-stop U.S. flights

Nov 14 2018

SINGAPORE, Nov 14 Singapore Airlines Ltd is facing no problem selling business class tickets on its ultra-long non-stop flights to the United States but is having to price premium economy seats very attractively, a senior executive said on Wednesday.

Singapore Airlines profit sinks on fuel costs, Virgin Australia losses

Nov 13 2018

SINGAPORE Singapore Airlines Ltd on Tuesday reported an 81 percent plunge in second-quarter earnings, hurt by higher fuel prices, lower airfares and non-cash losses at its part-owned Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd .

AirAsia X considering switching part of Airbus order to narrowbody jets: CEO

Nov 09 2018

SINGAPORE AirAsia X Bhd , which has yet to firm up a tentative order for 34 Airbus SE A330neo widebody jets placed in July, is considering switching some of those jets to narrowbody A321neos, the CEO of its Malaysian arm said on Friday.

After deadly Lion Air crash, new focus on torrid industry growth in Indonesia

Nov 08 2018

JAKARTA In April 2013, a Lion Air Boeing 737 missed the runway on the Indonesian resort island of Bali in bad weather and plowed into the sea, cracking its fuselage open on the rocks.

Indonesian jet flew with unreliable speed readings the day before it crashed

Oct 30 2018

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA The Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX jet that crashed in Indonesia on Monday flew erratically the previous evening and its airspeed readings were unreliable, according to an accident investigator and a flight tracking website.

Indonesian jet flew with unreliable speed readings the day before it crashed

Oct 30 2018

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA The Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX jet that crashed in Indonesia on Monday flew erratically the previous evening and its airspeed readings were unreliable, according to an accident investigator and a flight tracking website.

Indonesian jet flew with unreliable speed readings the day before it crashed

Oct 30 2018

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA The Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX jet that crashed in Indonesia on Monday flew erratically the previous evening and its airspeed readings were unreliable, according to an accident investigator and a flight tracking website.

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