An Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise aircraft flying to Rome was hijacked by the co-pilot and made a forced landing in Geneva, where police arrested the man before freeing all passengers and remaining crew.
A new Boeing Co. surveillance aircraft deployed to Japan last month isn’t yet effective at hunting submarines or performing reconnaissance over large areas -- two of its main missions, the Pentagon’s weapons tester found.
PT Lion Mentari Airlines, Indonesia’s biggest carrier, may convert an order for five Boeing Co. Dreamliners and then call new bids to buy planes with more than 250 seats amid a boom in domestic traffic.
Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise is looking to add single-aisle and wide-body planes to feed an expansion as it studies Los Angeles, Madrid and Jakarta for future destinations, its chief executive officer said.
The Boeing Co. 737 that crashed yesterday in Russia killing all 50 people on board was 23 years old and had survived another incident on landing more than a decade ago in which one set of wheels was torn off.
Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta airport, Southeast Asia’s busiest, couldn’t offer Lion Group the space it needed to build a new airplane maintenance facility. Instead, the company ended up picking a site near Singapore.