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Boeing plane crashed in Indonesia after key sensor replaced

Nov. 7, 2018 7:42 PM EST

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A crucial sensor was replaced on a Lion Air jet the day before it plunged into the Java Sea, and that sensor replacement may have exacerbated other problems with the plane, Indonesian investigators said Wednesday. That sensor, known as the "angle of attack" sensor, keeps track of...

Iran braces for oil sanctions after currency crash, protests

Nov. 2, 2018 3:56 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran is bracing for the restoration of U.S. sanctions on its vital oil industry next week, as it grapples with an economic crisis that has sparked sporadic protests over rising prices, corruption and unemployment. The Trump administration on Friday announced the reimposition of all U.S....

Lion Air crash search finds debris, belongings on seafloor

Oct. 31, 2018 10:33 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The search for the crashed Lion Air plane has found aircraft debris and passenger belongings on the seafloor but the object thought to be the fuselage is still eluding it, an Indonesian official said Wednesday, as chilling video of passengers boarding the fatal flight emerged....

Previous flight of crashed Lion Air jet terrified passengers

Oct. 30, 2018 10:02 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Relatives numbed by grief provided samples for DNA tests to help identify victims of the Lion Air plane crash that killed 189 people in Indonesia, as accounts emerged Tuesday of problems on the jet's previous flight including rapid descents that terrified passengers. Hundreds of...

Lion Air crash renews concerns about Indonesia airlines

Oct. 30, 2018 1:10 AM EDT

The deadly crash of a Lion Air jet in the Java Sea has renewed questions about the safety of Indonesian airlines soon after U.S. and European regulators removed prohibitions against them. A growing middle class and affordable fares have led to a boom in air travel in Asia, putting pressure on airlines, government...

Indonesia plane crash search finds remains, debris at sea

Oct. 29, 2018 2:37 PM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers in inflatable boats retrieved human remains, pieces of aircraft and personal belongings from the Java Sea on Monday after a new-generation Boeing jet operated by an Indonesian budget airline crashed minutes after takeoff, killing all 189 people on board. Distraught family...

The Latest: Searchers recover remains, debris

Oct. 29, 2018 2:02 PM EDT

KARAWANG, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a Lion Air plane in Indonesia (all times local): 2:00 a.m. Rescuers in inflatable boats have retrieved human remains, pieces of aircraft and personal belongings from the Java Sea after a new-generation Boeing jet operated by an Indonesian budget airline...

Markets Right Now: Asian shares fall after rout on Wall St

Oct. 24, 2018 10:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Shares have fallen moderately in Asia after the latest torrent of selling on Wall Street. Japan's Nikkei 225 index sank sharply on the open Thursday but leveled off, regaining some lost ground. By mid-morning it...

Boeing 3Q profit rises 31 percent, tops expectations

Oct. 24, 2018 2:16 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Boeing's third-quarter profit soared 31 percent to $2.36 billion as airlines continued placing orders for new planes to meet growing demand for travel. The results beat expectations, and Boeing Co. raised its forecast for full-year earnings per share. Boeing says passenger traffic climbed 6.8...

Aircraft maker Airbus names Guillaume Faury as new CEO

Oct. 8, 2018 12:56 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A new chief executive has been named at Airbus. The European aircraft maker's board picked insider Guillaume Faury to replace CEO Tom Enders in April. The 50-year-old Faury currently serves as president of Airbus' commercial aircraft division. He was CEO of Airbus Helicopters from 2013 until...