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Europe to start Boeing 737 Max test flights

Image copyright Boeing Image caption Half of Boeing’s sales come from the 737 Max EU aviation regulators have scheduled flight tests for Boeing’s troubled 737 Max plane. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said the tests would take place in Vancouver, Canada in the week beginning 7 September. Boeing’s best-selling aircraft was grounded last year after two crashes killed… Read more →

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EU threatens escalation in tariff fight over Boeing and Airbus subsidies

Image copyright Getty Images The EU has threatened to escalate a 15-year row with the US over aircraft subsidies for Airbus and Boeing unless Washington agrees to a settlement. The EU and US have accused each other of propping up their home aviation markets with tax breaks, research grants and other aid. Europe’s trade commissioner said Washington has rejected moves… Read more →