Southwest pilot union sues Boeing over 737 MAX groundings

Daily Newsletter | October 8, 2019
Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) has announced that the union, which represents over 9,000 Southwest pilots, is suing Boeing for “deliberately misleading the organization and its pilots” regarding the airworthiness of the Boeing 737 MAX.
Trump administration is reportedly considering the withdrawal of the United States from the Treaty on Open Skies. The chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Eliot Engel urged the government against this decision.
For some, the Airbus A220 has become the savior and the backbone of an airline’s fleet. When Airbus announced that the company has completed the purchase of a majority stake in the CSeries program, the queue for the aircraft increased significantly. However, since then, big orders are few and very far between and the long-term sustainability of the program is questionable.
Ten years after the initial request for tender, the Indian Minister of Defense, Shri Rajnath Singh, received the first of 36 Rafale fighter jets ordered from Dassault Aviation and destined to equip the Indian Air Force.
By Piotr Golianek
LOT Polish Airlines has announced the launch of new direct flights between Warsaw and San Francisco. This information came shortly after Poland was nominated to a Visa Waiver programme by the president of the United States Donald Trump.
The last US Navy F/A-18C Hornet made its official final active-duty flight at Naval Air Station Oceana on October 2, 2019, marking the official retirement from active duty for the aircraft within the Navy.
The second biggest Mexican airline is size Interjet is reportedly nearing the decision on what to do next with its fleet of Russian-built Superjet100 aircraft. However, media reports are contradictory at the moment: some suggest that the carrier is determined to get rid of SSJ100s, while others suggest the Russian jet might stay in Mexico. 
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