Month: March 2019

ation and safety officials Daniel Elwell, Robert

US senators sharply questioned regulatory officials on Wedne sday about the Federal Aviation Administration’s reliance on Boeing Co’s engineers to cert ify the safety of the company’s new 737 Max 8 aircraft, which was involved in two fatal crashes in the past five months. A self-certification procedure called Organization Designation Authorization came under scr utiny […]

Over the years, FAA has increasingly shifted toward wor

king with industry to meet shared safety goals,” he said. “FAA now delegates more of its aircr aft certification to approved manufacturers through its congressionally authorized Organization Desig nation Authorization program or ODA. However, my office has identified weaknesses with FAA oversight of ODA.” Senators questioned the safety of Boeing’s anti-stall system, called the Maneuvering […]

isit shows EU seeks deeper cooperationuropean Commiss

Editor’s Note: President Xi Jinping visited Italy, Monaco and F rance from March 21 to 26. Why is the visit important for China-European Union rela tions? Two experts share their views on the issue with China Daily’s Pan Yixuan. Excerpts follow: Visit sets positive tones for China-EU relations Xi’s visit to the three European countries […]

The Belt and Road Initiative is set to promote cooper

globally — not for China only, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Jin Liqun said on Wednesday. Jin made the remarks in response to questions over whether the BRI only involves C hinese projects prior to the Boao Forum for Asia, which will officially begin on Thursday. “It was a misunderstanding,” Jin said, adding any country […]