Boeing unveils changes to anti-stall system

Boeing has announced a series of changes to the anti stall systems installed on its 737 Max aircraft which were linked to two fatal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia.It also led to the grounding of these types of planes by airlines across the world. The anti-stall system – known as Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System(MCAS) has… Continue reading Boeing unveils changes to anti-stall system

‘Grounding to cost airlines $4 bn.’

Frost & Sullivan, a consulting firm, has projected that grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes worldwide, could cost airlines a loss of $4 billion. A large number of countries have had decided to ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes in the aftermath of Ethiopian Airlines crash. On 10 March 2019, A 737 MAX 8… Continue reading ‘Grounding to cost airlines $4 bn.’

Fares fly high as planes grounded

Air fares has increased causing inconvenience to passengers. The rise in air fares has been due to demand and supply gap after a large number of aircrafts were grounded due to variety of reason such as a) safety precaution, b) maintenance issues, c) financial crisis of airlines, and, d) shortage of pilots. The Directorate General… Continue reading Fares fly high as planes grounded

DGCA bars Boeing 737 MAX 8 after global alarm

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has decided to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 planes till appropriate modifications and safety measures are taken. Several other countries have also decided ground the Boeing 737 Max 8 planes. The decision comes in the backdrop of the recent Ethopian Airlines crash. On 10 March 2019, A 737 MAX… Continue reading DGCA bars Boeing 737 MAX 8 after global alarm

A day after crash, DGCA issues advisory for Boeing 737 MAX 8

Directorate General of Civil Aviation(DGCA) has issued safety guidelines for the operation of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.It was issued after Boeing aircraft belonging to Ethiopian Airlines crashed fuelling concern about passenger safety which has forced several countries to ground these jets. The safety guidelines issued are (a)Pilots should have at least 1,000 hours of flying… Continue reading A day after crash, DGCA issues advisory for Boeing 737 MAX 8