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FAA poised to lift Boeing 737 Max jet’s grounding next week

Commercial flights wouldn’t begin immediately after the FAA approves the plane for service

EPI expands capacity to build Boeing 787 Dreamliner parts in UAE

Earlier this year, EPI became a key regional manufacturer of Airbus aircraft parts

Airbus beats Boeing on deliveries, avoids order cancellations

Airbus customers to get jets in August included Gulf Air, which took its first A321neo, and Portuguese carrier Orbest, which received an initial A330-900 wide-body

Dubai’s Emirates nears deal on Boeing 777X, 787 deliveries

Emirates was supposed to take delivery of three A380s in June, but the carrier agreed with Airbus to delay these until later this year

Airbus cuts production after burning through $5.2bn

The world’s biggest planemaker will now aim to produce five A350 aircraft a month rather than the six targeted in April

Etihad Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

UAE’s Etihad and Boeing to begin sustainability-centred Dreamliner test flights this year

The testing programme will last approximately four weeks before Etihad’s Boeing 787-10 is entered into service in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad to resume services to and from Bahrain this week

The airline plans to resume operations to over 40 destinations worldwide in July

Boeing restarts 737 Max factory in step to jet’s comeback

The manufacturer is rolling out more than a dozen initiatives aimed at improving safety and quality on its 737 assembly lines

Saudi wealth fund PIF buys Boeing, Citi, Facebook, Disney stakes

The PIF is looking into “any opportunity” arising from the economic wreckage of the crisis, its governor said in April

Boeing sued by Kuwaiti company trying to recoup $336m

Chicago-based Boeing has struggled since the Max crashes, which were blamed on faulty flight control software, inadequate flight manuals and lax regulation

Boeing in talks to sell 737 Max jets to SpiceJet at Dubai Show

The discussions are ongoing and the size of the order hasn’t been determined