Boeing already hiring technicians ahead 737 MAX un-grounding

Daily Newsletter | August 21, 2019
Boeing’s new job listing for technicians in Seattle, U.S., where some of the grounded 737 MAX are kept, sends a positive signal of the aircraft’s impending return to service.
Exactly 56 years ago, on August 21, 1963, an Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-124 was scheduled to fly from Tallinn Airport (TLL) in Estonia to Moscow-Vnukovo International Airport (VKO). The Tu-124, registered as CCCP-45021, carried 44 passengers and 7 crew members.
As the protests in Hong Kong escalate further, Cathay Pacific finds out that its previous forecasts of falling passenger traffic did not quite come true. The flag carrier of Hong Kong has previously indicated that the “protests in Hong Kong reduced inbound passenger traffic in July”, but the total number of passengers traveling with the airline has actually increased, the carrier’s latest traffic figures show. 
The United States Federal Aviation Administration issues a reminder to operators to perform “proper” operations and maintenance on angle of attack sensors. The reminder is not directly addressed to Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. But a possible malfunction of these components was discussed in relation to two deadly crashes involving the aircraft type. 
The French authority is calling for public help to find and identify Pratt & Whitney PW1524 engine parts that disintegrated from Swiss International Air Lines’ A220 during a flight from Geneva to London. 
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