3 Links I Love: When Boeing Strayed, Qantas Pouts, Airplane Water is Fine

3 Links I Love: When Boeing Strayed, Qantas Pouts, Airplane Water is Fine

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The Long-Forgotten Flight That Sent Boeing Off CourseThe Atlantic
Don’t worry, this isn’t a 10,000 word traditional Atlantic article. It’s a relatively short piece highlighting how Boeing’s merger with McDonnell Douglas led to a finance-first instead of engineering-first culture. And as the author says, …

In Defense of Not Grounding the 737 MAX… Even Though It’s Now Grounded

In Defense of Not Grounding the 737 MAX… Even Though It’s Now Grounded

When the 737 MAX operating Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed on takeoff from Addis Ababa last Sunday, the pressure immediately began to mount. Since this accident happened during the same phase of flight as the Lion Air accident last year, the dots were instantly connected… even if they shouldn’t necessarily …

3 Links I Love: More EAS Cuts, Boeing and Embraer Cuddle Up, Hope for Mexico City

3 Links I Love: More EAS Cuts, Boeing and Embraer Cuddle Up, Hope for Mexico City

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US DOT terminates EAS availability at 21 communitiesch-aviation
It’s that time again when the Department of Transportation culls the list of essential air service markets. This year, 21 airports are in danger of losing their service, though we know not all will be kicked …

3 Links I Love: Boeing’s 797 Hints, Maintenance Takes Center Stage, Open Skies in Brazil

3 Links I Love: Boeing’s 797 Hints, Maintenance Takes Center Stage, Open Skies in Brazil

This week’s featured link:
This is Boeing’s NMAJonOstrower.com
If you haven’t heard, Jon Ostrower is no longer with CNN, and that’s a big loss… for CNN. Fortunately for us, he’s channeling his inner-FlightBlogger and has returned to the world of blogging at jonostrower.com. You’ll want to bookmark that. …

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