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Airlines Urge Regulators to Return 737 Max to Service

Airlines on Thursday urged global regulators to coordinate on measures needed to bring the grounded 737 MAX jetliner back into service, as Boeing grappled with a new technical glitch and investors sold shares of suppliers over fears of more disruption. …

American Air Managers to Join Crews on 737 Max Before Passengers

American Airlines Group Inc. managers will fly on Boeing Co. 737 Max aircraft before paying passengers are asked to climb aboard — a move meant to build confidence in the plane’s safety. Executives and other staff will join American pilots …

After Another Emergency, US Grounds Boeing 787s

Lithium batteries that can leak corrosive fluid and start fires have emerged as the chief safety concern involving Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner, a problem that apparently is far more serious than company officials acknowledged less than a week ago. The Federal …

Ohio-Owned Aircraft Grounded Amid Safety Questions

A state plane used to search for marijuana fields and inspect Ohio airport runways has been grounded for 16 months amid safety concerns raised by two pilots. The Dayton Daily News reports the men complained that the cockpit of the …

Stricken New Zealand Ship May Break Apart or Sink

Salvage crews raced Monday to pump oil from a stricken ship teetering on a reef off the New Zealand coast, while also preparing for the worst: Authorities believe the vessel will break apart or sink soon. The salvage work resumed …

Grounded Vessel Spills Diesel Fuel in Alaska Harbor

A towing vessel went aground on rocks near Nome’s harbor, sending up to 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel spilling into the ocean, officials said. The boat was pulling a barge when its tow line hit the propeller and disabled it, …