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November 16, 2018 10:11 PM WestJet updates training in response to plane issues linked to Lion Air crash

WestJet, which has 10 737 Max aircraft in its fleet, says it worked with Transport Canada and other airlines over the past two weeks to revise its flight manual and increase training on a part of the anti-stall system, a feature that pilots at WestJet and other airlines were unaware existed. On Thursday, the Air Line Pilots Association, which represents 9

November 16, 2018 7:15 PM NASA accepts delivery of European module needed to power moonship

The newly arrived powerhouse, or service module, will propel NASA’s Orion capsule to the moon during a test flight without passengers planned for 2020. A mega rocket under development by NASA, known as SLS for Space Launch System, will launch the combo. The European component “allows us to take people farther into space than we’ve ever gone before, so it is a really 6

November 13, 2018 6:04 PM Christopher Plummer to star in new TV series for Global

The series is being produced by Toronto’s Shaftesbury, the company behind Frankie Drake Mysteries and Murdoch Mysteries, and the U.K.’s Greenpoint Productions Ltd. Vincent Shiao, who executive-produces Global’s Ransom, is the creator of Departure, in which Panjabi’s character, Kendra Malley, investigates the disappearance of Flight 716, with Plummer 6

November 13, 2018 2:20 PM Flight simulator company CAE Inc. reports higher Q2 profit and revenue

MONTREAL—Flight simulator company CAE Inc. says its second-quarter profit and revenue increased compared with a year ago. The Montreal-based firm says its net income attributable to shareholders was $60.7 million for the quarter ended Sept. 30, up one per cent from $60.3 million from the same period a year ago. The profit amounted to 23 cents per share 9

November 7, 2018 8:35 PM In blasphemy case, Pakistani Christian woman transferred to capital

ISLAMABAD — A Christian woman acquitted by Pakistan’s Supreme Court eight years after being sentenced to death for blasphemy was being flown Wednesday night to a facility in the capital Islamabad from an undisclosed location in another province for security reasons, two senior government officials said. Amid tight security, Asia Bibi left a detention 15

November 4, 2018 3:02 PM In ‘SNL’s’ cold open, Fox News hosts offer some thoughts on the migrant caravan

After two weeks off the air, “Saturday Night Live” wasted no time diving back into politics. The show’s cold open focused on many of the claims being made about the caravan of Central Americans — what The Washington Post’s Michael E. Miller called “a sea of weary men, women and children, borne forward in waves by nothing more than their blistered, bleeding 15

November 4, 2018 12:28 PM Data recovered from crashed Lion Air data recorder: official

JAKARTA, Indonesia— Investigators succeeded in retrieving hours of data from a crashed Lion Air jet’s flight recorder as Indonesian authorities on Sunday extended the search at sea for victims and debris. National Transportation Safety Committee deputy chairman Haryo Satmiko told a news conference that 69 hours of flight data was downloaded from the recorder 13

November 2, 2018 3:41 PM Japan Airlines pilot pleads guilty to being drunk at Heathrow minutes before flight

LONDON—The crew of a Japan Airlines flight was travelling by bus to Heathrow Airport here when the bus driver had a suspicion that there was something wrong with the co-pilot. After the bus driver alerted authorities, the co-pilot, Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, 42, was arrested at Heathrow — 50 minutes before his flight to Tokyo. A breath test showed he was almost 12

November 1, 2018 12:18 PM Divers find ‘black box’ from crashed Indonesian Lion Air jet

JAKARTA, INDONESIA—A “black box” that investigators believe to be the flight data recorder from a Lion Air jet was discovered off the Java coast on Thursday, officials said, a crucial discovery that will help investigators determine how an almost-new plane fell out of clear skies in one of the worst commercial air disasters in recent years. On Thursday 15

November 1, 2018 12:10 PM Russia blames rocket failure on mistake during assembly

MOSCOW—An investigation has found that a failed Russian rocket launch three weeks ago that aborted after just two minutes was caused by a sensor that was damaged during assembly, a top Russian official said on Thursday. The Soyuz-FG rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos’ Alexei Ovchinin failed shortly into the Oct. 11 flight, sending 11