ET302 victims’ families: Boeing shifted attention from MCAS to foreign pilots

Daily Newsletter | July 17, 2019
WOW air, the Icelandic ultra-low-cost-carrier, which ceased operations in March 2019, may soon be ‘coming back’ to the skies, only not in its original form. Two former executives of the airline and an investment fund related to the Ryanair family plan to launch a new low-cost carrier (LCC) on the foundations of the fallen WOW air, under the working name WAB, which stands for “We Are Back”, Icelandic media reports suggest.
Representatives of the United States Air Force and of the British Ministry of Defence symbolically broke ground to mark the beginning of the construction of a new F-35 Lightning II infrastructure at RAF Lakenheath, east of England.
There is no secret that the competition amongst European airlines for passengers is very intense. Add in the pressure airlines are facing to reduce their carbon footprint and you are facing a very fierce battle in the European skies.
Family members of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 victims have spoken at a U.S. Congressional hearing on July 17, 2019. Calling Boeing’s actions in the aftermath of two MAX 8 jets crashes “shameful” and “a disgrace to humanity”, they have provided recommendations for improving aviation safety.
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