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March 13, 2019 - 1:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump issued an emergency order Wednesday grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in the wake of a crash of an Ethiopian airliner that killed 157 people, a reversal for the U.S. after federal aviation regulators had maintained it had no data to show the jets are...
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Foreign investigators examine wreckage at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff on Sunday killing all 157 on board, near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Ethiopian Airlines had issued no new updates on the crash as of late afternoon Tuesday as families around the world waited for answers, while a global team of investigators began picking through the rural crash site. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
March 12, 2019 - 11:42 pm
HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Much of the world, including the entire European Union, grounded the Boeing jetliner involved in the Ethiopian Airlines crash or banned it from their airspace, leaving the United States as one of the few remaining operators of the plane involved in two deadly accidents in...
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In this Dec. 15, 2018, photo released by Xinhua News Agency, invited guests take photos of the Boeing 737 Max 8 airplane deliver to Air China during a ceremony at Boeing Zhoushan 737 Completion and Delivery Center in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province. China's civilian aviation authority has ordered all Chinese airlines to ground their Boeing 737 Max 8 planes on Monday, March 11, 2019 after one of the aircraft crashed in Ethiopia. The authority said the one-day action was made out of safety concerns because the crash was similar to one in Indonesia last year. (Xu Yu/Xinhua via AP)
March 11, 2019 - 11:05 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The second deadly crash of a prized new airplane in five months has renewed safety concerns about the 737 Max that could shape Boeing's fortunes for many years. The 737 Max is the newest version of the 737, the best-selling airliner ever. Since debuting in 2017, Boeing has delivered...
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March 10, 2019 - 2:23 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A jetliner carrying 157 people crashed shortly after takeoff from the Ethiopian capital Sunday, killing everyone aboard and carving a crater into the ground, authorities said. At least 35 nationalities were among the dead. It was not clear what caused the Ethiopian...
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March 10, 2019 - 8:41 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed shortly after takeoff from Ethiopia's capital on Sunday morning, killing all 157 on board, authorities said, as grieving families rushed to airports in Addis Ababa and the destination, Nairobi. More than 30 nationalities were among...
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March 03, 2019 - 9:34 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX's sleek, new crew capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, acing its second milestone in just over a day. No one was aboard the Dragon capsule launched Saturday on its first test flight, only an instrumented dummy. But that quickly changed...
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Chris Miller
March 01, 2019 - 8:28 am
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport gets busy today. Everyone wants to be in New Orleans for Mardi Gras, except for a lot of New Orleanians who like to take advantage of the time off to get out of town! "We're expecting to see increased passenger flow today through Sunday, March 10th...
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Don Ames
February 07, 2019 - 9:52 am
The cruise industry at the Port of New Orleans is on a roll. The port continues to see more passengers and more ships sail from the city. 2018 saw a record number of passengers depart the port...more than 1,182,000 folks. "It was our fifth consecutive year over one million passengers and we were up...
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Chris Miller
January 22, 2019 - 9:27 am
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport continues to beat its own records, as it enters the final stages of construction of a new airport terminal. "In 2018, we broke another record for the fourth year in a row with 13 million passengers traveling through this facility," said Erin Burns...
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Don Ames
January 05, 2019 - 11:51 am
More than 100 local cab drivers rallied in protest at the New Orleans airport Friday, when a Kenner vehicle inspector started writing citations for taxi drivers who did not have Kenner permits. Several Kenner police officers arrived to control the situation as the vehicle inspector packed up and...
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