Grounded Boeing 737 MAX planes at Victorville Airport in US. Reuters
Boeing Co said that it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organisations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia.
Boeing Co will take until at least September to fix a newly identified problem on its grounded 737 MAX, a company official told Reuters, meaning the workhorse jet’s return to service will be delayed until October at the earliest,
Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines have signed a preliminary agreement to explore a wide-ranging strategic partnership that could include more codeshare agreements as well as cargo and aircraft maintenance, the companies said.
Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world’s largest plane maker to oversee the distribution.
The UAE topped the consumer demand for gold in the Arab world, with a share of 34.1%, out of Dhs162.2 billion, the total consumer demand for Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait and Egypt.
The study underlined the importance of Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy’s efforts, and the collaboration between various stakeholders and digital startups, to firmly position Dubai as the next digital economy capital of the world.
The Central Bank of the UAE’s (CBUAE) Direct Debit System (UAEDDS) allows residents of Dubai with an automatic payment in an effort to facilitate recurrent bills from their bank accounts.