United CEO Oscar Munoz Vows To Board Airline's First 737 Max Flight Once Jets Cleared To Fly AgainSeeking to reassure travelers, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz has promised to board his company’s first Boeing 737 Max jet to take flight once regulators clear the aircraft to fly again.
New Audio Reveals Pilots Confronting Boeing About 737 Max Features Linked To Deadly CrashesLess than a month after a 737 Max crashed off the coast of Indonesia, airline pilots confronted a Boeing executive about new features on the plane that might have been factors in two deadly crashes.
Boeing Didn't Tell Airlines Or Feds That Key Safety Alert On 737 Max Didn't Work Without Extra Optional FeatureBoeing said Sunday that it discovered after airlines had been flying its 737 Max plane for several months that a safety alert in the cockpit was not working as intended, yet it didn't disclose that fact to airlines or federal regulators until after one of the planes crashed.
Grounded Max Jets Could Contribute To Higher Summer FaresWith Max jets grounded after two deadly accidents, U.S. airlines will operate about 200 fewer daily flights than planned through the heart of the peak summer season. That's around 35,000 seats lost every day.
Boeing Taps Former Federal Judge To Oversee Crash CasesBoeing is assigning its top lawyer to a new position in which he will handle legal issues stemming from two deadly crashes involving its 737 Max airliner.
Facing Angry Shareholders, Boeing CEO Says 737 Max Software Fix Nearly CompleteResisting calls from some shareholders to resign over the 737 Max scandal, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said he’s focused on safety as the company continues working on a software fix for the grounded planes, after two fatal crashes resulted in more than 300 deaths.
Boeing Holds First Shareholders Meeting Since Deadly 737 Max CrashesBoeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg will come face-to-face with shareholders on Monday, for the first time since two fatal crashes led to hundreds of deaths.
Travel Expert Thinks Boeing 737 Max Jets Could Be Grounded Into Next Winter; 'Nobody Wants To Mess This One Up'Boeing’s troubled 737 Max fleet might not be back in the air for several months, as the aircraft manufacturer and regulators continue the careful process of making sure the jets are safe, according to one travel expert.
More Cancellations For Boeing's 737 Max PlanesThe widespread cancellations come after the Max's anti-stall software was implicated in two fatal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia since October.
American Airlines Cancels Max Flights Through Mid-AugustBoeing aims to finish fixing the planes in late April, and changes would have to be submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration and foreign regulators for approval.
American Airlines Cancels 737 Max Flights Through Mid-AugustThe announcement made American the second major carrier to cancel Max flights through the busy summer season.
Boeing Begins Tests Of Software Update To 737 Max JetsBoeing has begun software update testing on dozens of 737 Max jets to make sure the planes are safe to fly, after the entire fleet was grounded because of two fatal crashes in five months.
Boeing Shareholder Lawsuit Accuses Company Of Misleading Investors About 737 Max JetsA Boeing shareholder is suing the aerospace giant, claiming the company defrauded investors by not disclosing the safety issues of its now-grounded 737 Max aircraft.
Boeing: Deliveries Of Its 737 Jet Tumbled In 1st Quarter After Plane Was Grounded WorldwideThe Chicago-based company did not disclose how many of the 737s were the Max version that was grounded last month. Boeing is still producing an earlier model, but the Max is expected to account for a very high percentage of 737 deliveries this year.
American Airlines Extends Max-Caused Cancellations To June 5Chicago based-Boeing and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said last week the company needs more time to finish changes in a flight-control system suspected of playing a role in the two crashes. That means airlines could be forced to park their Max jets longer than they expected.