An airline pilot, identified only as ‘Pilot X’ in court documents, started a class-action lawsuit against Boeing, accusing US plane maker of covering up the 737 MAX’s faulty sensor issue and keeping pilots in the dark about the feature in the pursuit of quick returns.Add your comment!
President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday there is a 99% chance that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix starting in 2021 -- the latest in a battle with Sao Paulo, the current host city.1 comment
President Donald Trump-hosted his Canadian counterpart Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday to mend fences after last year's diplomatic meltdown and to push the still un-ratified North American free trade deal.Add your comment!
French President Emmanuel Macron and three other national leaders warned the European Commission that a trade deal with trade bloc Mercosur could ultimately destabilize production and the agricultural sector.Add your comment!
United Airlines has signed twenty firm orders for the Brazilian manufacturer Embraer E-175, which is configured to seat 70 passengers, with an option to acquire 19 more E-175. Total value of the order was put at US$ 1.9 billion, based on the current list price for the aircraft.1 comment
US aircraft giant Boeing got a welcome vote of confidence in its beleaguered 737 MAX plane on Tuesday when International Airlines Group (IAG), owner of British Airways, said it wanted to buy 200 of the planes.Add your comment!
Scandal-ridden Brazil construction giant Odebrecht, which has admitted to spending nearly US$ 800 million to bribe officials across Latin America to win contracts, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, judicial sources said.29 comments
Sotheby's is being bought by telecoms billionaire Patrick Drahi in a deal valuing the auction house at US$ 3.7bn. The company, which has been on the New York stock market for 31 years, will return to private ownership after a troubled period.Add your comment!
A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and parts of Chile and southern Brazil on Sunday. The Argentine president called it an “unprecedented” failure in the countries' interconnected power grid.13 comments
The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday.