Boeing CEO: 737 Max Could Face Phased In Approvals To Fly AgainAviation authorities from around the world may not immediately follow the FAA's lead whenever the US agency decides to allow the Boeing 737 Max to fly again, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said Wednesday.
Yet Another Boeing Plane Has A Problem; 777X Fails Safety Test During DevelopmentThe plane is not yet in service, and its debut had already been pushed back because of problems with a new General Electric engine, the GE9X, the world's largest commercial jet engine.
Russian Firm Sues Boeing Over Max Jet, Says Defects HiddenBoeing lost $3 billion in the second quarter after taking a $4.9 billion after-tax charge to cover future costs of compensating airlines and other Max customers. Boeing is working to upgrade flight-control software implicated in the crashes, and expects the plane to be cleared to fly in November.
FAA Seeking Pilots To Test Fixes For Grounded Boeing 737 Max JetsFederal safety officials are recruiting pilots from airlines around the world to test changes that Boeing is making to the flight-control software on the grounded 737 Max jet, according to two people briefed on the situation.
Union Wins First Step Against Boeing Over Fired WorkersThe International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers claims six workers were wrongly fired — five in retaliation for supporting the union — and others were disciplined at the plant in North Charleston, where employees build the Boeing 787.
United Airlines Suspending Flights From O'Hare To Leon, Mexico, Due To 737 Max GroundingBeginning September 3, United will temporarily suspend service between its hub in Chicago and Leon, a city in central Mexico. It currently offers one daily round trip flight between the cities.
Boeing Might Shut Down Production Of 737 Max If Jets Remain Grounded Much LongerBoeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg warned investors Wednesday that the company might need to further slow or temporarily halt its 737 Max production.
Boeing Lost $3.7 Billion In The Second Quarter Because Of The 737 Max CrisisThe company had already warned investors that it would take a $5 billion profit hit from its inability to deliver the 737 Max to its customers.
Boeing 737 Max Could Stay Grounded Until 2020, But Some Airlines Still Booking On Fall ReturnIt might be July, but it’s not too early to think about planning for holiday travel, and if you’re flying, you could get booked on a Boeing 737 Max, even though the jets remain grounded due to safety concerns after two fatal crashes.
Family Members Of Ethiopian Air Crash Tell Hearbreaking Stories To Congressional Panel"My family's flesh is there in Ethiopia mixed with the soil and jet fuel and pieces of the air craft."
American Airlines Extends Boeing Plane Flight CancellationsAmerican Airlines said Sunday that it will keep the Boeing 737 Max plane off its schedule until Nov. 3, which is two months longer than it had planned.
Boeing's Sales Have Taken A Huge Hit From The 737 Max CrisisBoeing reported orders for only 13 commercial jets last quarter — the latest sign that the 737 Max crisis has hurt demand for its planes.
Saudi Carrier Cancels Troubled Boeing 737 Order For AirbusPilots with the Federal Aviation Administration discovered a new flaw last month while testing updated software in a flight simulator, pushed back Boeing's timetable. It now hopes to submit a final application to the FAA in September.
Boeing Dedicates $100 Million To Victims Of 737 Max CrashesBoeing will pay out $100 million to help support the families and communities of the 346 people who died in two 737 Max crashes in the last year.
New Flaw Discovered On Boeing 737 Max, Sources SayA new flaw has been discovered in the computer system for the Boeing 737 Max that could push the plane downward, according to two sources familiar with the testing, an issue that is expected to further delay the aircraft's return to service.