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The Boeing 737 Max crashes show that ‘deteriorating pilot skills’ may push airlines to favour Airbus

The recent Boeing 737 Max crashes happened after pilots were unable to countermand the planes’ autopilot systems.But airlines may not favour increased pilot control of their planes because of “deteriorating pilot skills,” especially in developing countries where “pilot skills and training may not be on par with standards in the US,” according to analyst Richard…


New York City tells Bombardier to get its act together, halts new train deliveries until defects are fixed

New York City tells Bombardier to get its act together, halts new train deliveries until defects are fixed

MONTREAL — New York City Transit will stop taking new train car deliveries from Bombardier Inc until it fixes existing cars, as the Canadian aerospace and transportation company faces pressure to improve performance at its rail unit, its largest division by revenues.NYC Transit President Andy Byford told a Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) committee meeting this…