Can You Fly Safely This Holiday Season?

Numerous politicians are asking people to stay at home this holiday season, but there is an uptick in air travel in spite of their warnings. Should travelers be concerned with the risks of flying commercial airlines? Former NTSB official Jamie Finch joins News.Views.Hughes to share his expertise.

FAA lifts ban on Boeing 737 MAX after 20 months


The longest grounding in aviation history has come to an end, as the US government has given the Boeing 737 MAX the greenlight to fly. But some are concerned that the move might be premature. RT America’s Alex Mihailovich has the story. Then we turn to former NTSB official Jamie Finch.

EU uses Biden election to get even with Trump

The European Union is pressing ahead with $4 billion dollars-worth of tariffs and other penalties against the United States. It is the latest shot in a long-standing feud between Boeing and Airbus, two of the world’s biggest airplane manufacturers. RT America’s Alex Mihailovich reports. Then former NTSB official Jamie Finch joins Rick Sanchez to share his expertise.

Pilots’ union urges FAA for new 737 MAX cockpit procedures

Boeing’s 737 MAX jet could return to commercial service as early as this year if it meets all required safety fixes. But the union representing American pilots has been quick to point out that in addition to those safety fixes, Boeing needs to do much more. RT America’s Trinity Chavez has the latest developments. Then former NTSB official Jamie Finch shares his expertise.

Indian airliner crashes & breaks in half

At least 14 people were killed in an Air India plane crash on Friday. Rick Sanchez breaks the news. Then former NTSB official Jamie Finch joins Rick Sanchez to share his expertise.

US senators say FAA chief ‘stonewalled’ Boeing probe

FAA chief Steve Dickson testified Wednesday before the US Senate Commerce Committee on the progress into investigating the “cozy” ties between the agency and aviation giant Boeing. Boeing’s 737 MAX jet was grounded in 2019 after two deadly crashes.

Boeing to begin testing new 737 MAX jet

A new report from the US government issued on Boeing’s 737 MAX jets confirms that the company suppressed information on changes to their MCAS software and didn’t submit certain documents to regulators. This comes during a push to re-certify the jets and get them back in the air. Former NTSB official Jamie Finch shares his expertise.

Are airlines doomed?

Jamie Finch, former director of Government, Public and Family Affairs for the NTSB, joins Rick Sanchez to weigh in on the airline industry’s struggle to adapt to new health concerns and drastic reduction in travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Flight attendants are scared — Are crowded planes safe?

Flight attendants are worried about a lack of safety regulations at airports and on planes that may be contributing to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte reports. Then Jamie Finch, former director of Government, Public and Family Affairs for NTSB, joins Rick Sanchez to share his expertise.

New details have emerged from the investigation into a Moscow plane crash that killed 41 people in 2019

New details have emerged from the investigation into a Moscow plane crash that killed 41 people in 2019. Rick Sanchez reports. Then former director of Government, Public and Family Affairs at NTSB Jamie Finch shares his expertise. He also weighs in on the controversial bailout of major US airlines at taxpayer expense and the future of aircraft manufacturing giant Boeing.