Friday, October 18, 2019

Air Canada scrubs 737 Max from schedule until Feb. 14, affecting thousands

Air Canada is keeping the Boeing 737 Max off its flying schedule until Feb. 14, citing "regulatory uncertainty" that will affect thousands of passengers. The...

‘Ladies and gentlemen’ a phrase of the past on board some Canadian airlines

Several Canadian airlines have scrubbed the phrase "ladies and gentlemen" from their in-flight announcements -- or are considering the change -- replacing the gendered...

Giuliani acknowledges $500K from Parnas’ company

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is acknowledging he earned $500,000 for work for a company run by a business associate who has...

Texas officer faces questions after killing black woman at home

A white police officer who fatally shot a 28-year-old black woman inside her Texas home was set to be interviewed by investigators Monday as...

UK climate activist denies causing London airport nuisance

A medal-winning Paralympian who allegedly glued himself to a British Airways plane at a London airport has denied causing a public nuisance as he...

Boeing, FAA both faulted in certification of the 737 Max

A panel of international aviation regulators found that Boeing withheld key information about the 737 Max from pilots and regulators, and the Federal Aviation...

Visa, Mastercard shun Facebook’s Libra digital currency plan

Visa and Mastercard on Friday announced their departure from Facebook's Libra project, a potentially fatal blow to the social network's plan for a worldwide...

Cracks were found in a key structural part on 38 Boeing jets

Inspections of some older Boeing jets have turned up structural cracks in more than three dozen of them, raising a new safety issue for...

Global Fund seeks US$14B to fight AIDS, malaria, TB

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria on Wednesday opened a drive to raise US$14 billion to fight the global epidemics but...

California OKs pharmacists to dispense HIV prevention meds

Pharmacists in California will be able to dispense HIV prevention pills to patients without a doctor's prescription after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Monday...