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Hitting back: German foreign minister signals tariffs on US goods

The comment follows a WTO ruling that gave the US the right to impose tariffs on goods imported from the EU.

Hitting back: German foreign minister signals tariffs on US goods

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Planes to cheeses: WTO approves US tariffs on $7.5bn of EU goods

Diplomats warn that the World Trade Organization award in the dispute could fuel rising trade tensions.

Planes to cheeses: WTO approves US tariffs on $7.5bn of EU goods

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Flight shaming: 'Greta effect' is slowing down air travel

Born in Sweden, the movement to discourage taking planes for environmental reasons has spread to travelers far and wide.

Flight shaming: 'Greta effect' is slowing down air travel

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UPS drone airline gets OK from US government to launch

Ahead of its rivals, Flight Forward receives approval for package deliveries on university and hospital campuses.

UPS drone airline gets OK from US government to launch

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US FAA requiring inspections for cracks on some 737 NG planes

Requirement comes after discovery of cracks on a small number of planes, the FAA says.

US FAA requiring inspections for cracks on some 737 NG planes

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China rejects 'smear' after Airbus hacking report

AFP report says hackers targeted Airbus via suppliers Rolls Royce and Expleo.

China rejects 'smear' after Airbus hacking report

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Japan Airlines seat map to avoid crying babies causes media storm

Bemused JAL spokeswoman confirms the seat-booking feature, while also pointing out it is not a novel offering.

Japan Airlines seat map to avoid crying babies causes media storm

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'A lose-lose game': Airbus CEO warns of aviation trade war danger

Guillaume Faury says he will continue to push for settlement between US and Europe.

'A lose-lose game': Airbus CEO warns of aviation trade war danger

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Boeing settles with some victims of Lion Air 737 MAX plane crash

Boeing has admitted no liability for the October 29 crash, but has reportedly agreed to pay millions to some victims.

Boeing settles with some victims of Lion Air 737 MAX plane crash

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Beijing unveils world's largest airport ahead of 70th anniversary

The airport is expected to cater to 100 million passengers by 2040, but is opening as China's economy is slowing down.

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US investigator: Inspectors weren’t qualified for 737 Max work

US aviation regulator disputes allegation, says all inspectors were qualified to work on Boeing plane.

US investigator: Inspectors weren’t qualified for 737 Max work

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China denounces UN aviation emissions plan

China says the UN plan to cap emissions for international flights would unfairly penalise developing countries.

China denounces UN aviation emissions plan

Africa

Boeing's offer to crash victims' kin slammed as 'publicity stunt'

About $140,000 is to be paid to each claimant after 346 people were killed in the 737 MAX disasters in Indonesia and Ethiopia.

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Repatriations and refunds: States react to Thomas Cook collapse

Some 600,000 people have been left stranded by the collapse of the world's oldest travel firm.

Indonesia

Indonesia finds design flaw, lapses in 737 MAX crash: report

Draft report prepared by Indonesian investigators also identified string of pilot errors and maintenance mistakes.

Indonesia finds design flaw, lapses in 737 MAX crash: report