FAA Spells Out Design Changes Needed In Grounded Boeing 737 Max JetsThe Federal Aviation Administration proposed software changes to a flight-control system implicated in two deadly 737 Max crashes. It also plans to require a warning light to pilots that wasn't working on the planes that crashed, changes to on-board computers, and the rerouting of some wiring.
US Moves One Step Closer To Letting The Boeing 737 Max FlyThe Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday that “in the near future” it will issue a proposed safety directive for the plane. The agency gave no indication, however, of when it might lift its March 2019 order that grounded the plane.
American Airlines Threatens To Cancel Some Boeing 737 Max OrdersAmerican has orders for 76 Max jets, but wants Boeing to help arrange financing for 17 planes for which previous financing has or will soon expire.
Damning Watchdog Report Says Boeing Shielded Key 737 Max Details From FAABoeing shielded from federal regulators reviewing its 737 Max aircraft the extent and capability of the flawed computer system that ultimately brought down two jets, according to an inspector general report obtained by CNN.
FAA Authorizes Boeing To Begin Test Flights Of Grounded 737 Max PlanesBoeing has received clearance to begin test flights of its troubled 737 Max jet, a spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration said Sunday. The test flights of could begin as early as Monday.
FAA Orders Boeing To Fix Engine Covering Defect On Grounded 737 Max PlanesThe problem is not related to the flight-control system that pushed planes into nosedives before two deadly Max crashes. The crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia killed 346 people.
Boeing Is Building The 737 Max Again, Even Though It Is Not Yet Approved To FlyThe company temporarily stopped building the plane in January, before the COVID-19 pandemic hit most of the world's airlines.
Boeing To Cut 16,000 Jobs After Posting $1.7 Billion Loss In First Quarter"The demand for commercial airline travel has fallen off a cliff," said Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun. "The pandemic is also delivering a body blow to our business."
Coronavirus Could Hurt Boeing More Than The 737 Max CrisisThe 737 Max crisis has been the worst event in Boeing's history. At least until now.
Boeing Says It Found Debris In Fuel Tanks Of Parked 737 Max JetsIt's the latest problem Boeing faces as it tries to get the 737 Max back in the air.
Boeing Reports First Annual Loss In 22 Years, Amid 737 Max CrisisBoeing reported a net loss of $636 million last year, compared to a $10.5 billion profit it made in 2018.
The 737 Max Grounding Cost Southwest $828 Million In 2019Southwest Airlines said it will seek additional compensation from Boeing as the problem is expected to stretch deep into 2020.
Boeing Won't Wait For FAA Approval To Start Building 737 Max AgainCEO Dave Calhoun said it is important that Boeing gets the assembly line in Renton, Washington, going again sooner rather than later.
Boeing Doesn't Expect Approval For 737 Max Airplanes To Fly Again Until Mid-2020"We are currently estimating that the ungrounding of the 737 MAX will begin during mid-2020," Boeing said in a statement Tuesday afternoon.
Boeing Has Officially Stopped Making 737 Max AirplanesThe assembly line in Renton, Washington, has stopped building Boeing's bestselling plane, the company confirmed late Monday.