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Boeing Alters Course in Speedy Response to Engine Blowouts

SEATTLE — Two years ago, after a second fatal 737 MAX crash in five months, Boeing Co worked behind the scenes to urge aviation regulators not to ground the jet. Its efforts went as far as the White House, with …

U.S. Orders More Airbus A220 Inspections After Engine Failures

Engines on Airbus SE’s new A220 aircraft must undergo stepped-up inspections for compressor rotor cracks after a third in-flight shutdown, U.S. aviation regulators said, calling the matter an “urgent safety issue.” The Federal Aviation Administration’s updated requirements are scheduled to …

Hyundai, Kia Earmark $760M To Settle Lawsuits Over Engine Fires

SEOUL — Hyundai Motor Co. and affiliate Kia Motors Corp. have earmarked 900 billion won ($758 million) to settle U.S. class action litigation and address engine-related issues in the United States and South Korea. The move marks the South Korean …

NTSB: Spirit Jet Had ‘Uncontained’ Engine Failure

A National Transportation Safety Board official says a Spirit Airlines jet bound for Atlanta sustained an engine failure before safely returning to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The official says it was an “uncontained” failure. That means broken pieces and parts …

5 Dead in Ukraine Crash Landing

A passenger plane carrying soccer fans headed for a match skidded past the landing strip and overturned in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Wednesday, killing five people, officials said. The small, Soviet-designed AN-24 plane was carrying 44 passengers …