Japan Bans Boeing 737 Max Flights

Japan bans Boeing 737 Max flights

Japan has temporarily banned all flights of Boeing 737 Max aircraft in the country's airspace.

Japan's decision on Thursday came after the US Federal Aviation Administration ordered the temporary grounding of all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft, in response to a fatal crash on Sunday of Ethiopian Airlines' 737 Max 8.

Japan Participation In Development And Production Of Boeing 777x Next-generation Large-size Passenger Jet

Japan Participation in Development and Production of Boeing 777X Next-generation Large-size Passenger Jet Japan Aircraft Development Corporation (JADC) and five Japan Aircraft Industries (JAI) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI); Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI); Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI); ShinMaywa Industries, Ltd. (SMIC); and NIPPI Corporation (NIPPI) – have signed Memorandum of Agreement for their participation in the project to develop and produce The Boeing Company’s next-generation large-size passenger jet, the Boeing 777X.

Ana To Order 70 New Aircraft From Boeing, Airbus

ANA to order 70 new aircraft from Boeing, AirbusANA Holdings Inc., the holding company of the All Nippon Airways group, said Thursday it will order a total of 70 new Boeing and Airbus aircraft.
With the list prices of the 40 Boeing and 30 Airbus planes amounting to about 1,727 billion yen, this represents the biggest ever purchase by ANA both in terms of number of aircraft and cost, the company said.

Photo : Ana Boeing 787's Test Flight

PHOTO : ANA Boeing 787's test flightPhoto taken at Takamatsu Airport in Kagawa Prefecture on May 16, 2013, shows an All Nippon Airways Co. Boeing 787 Dreamliner before leaving for Tokyo's Haneda airport on a test flight after the completion of modification work. The jet made an emergency landing at Takamatsu Airport in January due to a battery-related problem.