Congress Grills FAA Officials on Why Boeing Jet Wasn’t Grounded Sooner

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Stephen Dickson, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), speaks before Congress. Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg

Skift Take: Boeing has gotten much of the blame in the 737 Max aftermath. But on Wednesday it was the FAA’s turn to face harsh questions around their oversight and handling of the crisis.

— Rosie Spinks

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Airline Group Admits Failure in Communicating Environmental Progress

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An Aircraft on a runway. The CEO of IATA said the organization needed to do a better job explaining itself. Radek Kucharski / Flickr

Skift Take: Sigh. The point is being missed. The airline industry doesn’t have a publicity problem, it has a carbon problem. The fact is offsets and greater efficiency won’t solve things in the time we have.

— Patrick Whyte

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