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.
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.
Ethiopian Plane Crash Report Finds Pilots Followed Boeing Guidance, But Couldn't Control Doomed 737 MaxEthiopian Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges said the 737 Max anti-stall system needs to be reviewed by Boeing and aviation authorities before the plane is back in the air.
Fatal Plane Crashes Prompt Chicago-Based Boeing To Make Safety ChangesChicago-based Boeing has outlined a new safety plan for its planes, including a software fix and new training for pilots.
Indonesian Airline Cancels $4.9 Billion 737 Order, As Feds Ramp Up Boeing ProbeSources tell CBS News the Justice Department’s fraud unit subpoenaed documents, records, and data concerning the approval process for the 737 Max aircraft.
Congress To Investigate Boeing 737 Max 8 Approval ProcessAfter two catastrophic crashes involving the 737 Max 8 that left almost 400 dead, there are serious new questions about how it was approved to fly.
Congress To Investigate FAA Approval Of Boeing 737 Max AircraftThe development comes as preliminary evidence shows striking similarities between two deadly crashes involving 737 Max aircraft in the past six months.
Boeing's Stock Continues Steep Slide As More Nations Ban 737 MAX 8 PlanesBoeing's stock fell sharply for a second straight day as more nations and airlines grounded the company's 737 MAX 8 planes.
United Kingdom, Germany, Join List Of Nations Grounding Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes After Two Deadly CrashesThe United Kingdom and at least five other nations have halted flights of Boeing 737 Max 8 planes in their airspace, following two deadly crashes involving the aircraft in the past six months.
Antoine Lewis, U.S. Army Captain From Matteson, Killed In Ethiopian Airlines CrashA U.S. Army captain from south suburban Matteson was among the 157 people killed in a plane crash in Ethiopia on Sunday.
Boeing Stock Falls Sharply As Crisis Mounts Over 737 MAX CrashesThe sharp selloff is a sign that Chicago-based Boeing has a serious crisis on its hands. Almost three-quarters of Boeing's 2018 deliveries were 737 planes. And Boeing plans to build 59 new 737s each month in 2019.
Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashes Minutes After Takeoff, Killing All 157 On BoardThe airline said said 149 passengers and eight crew members were thought to be on the plane. Kenyans, Canadians, Chinese, Americans, Ethiopians, Italians, French, British, Egyptians, Indians, Slovakians and others were among the dead, said the airline's CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam.
One Dead In Plane Crash In ValparaisoOne person was killed in a plane crash Thursday morning at an airport in Valparaiso, Indiana.
Illinois Marine Among Refueling Plane Crew Killed In Crash With Fighter Jet Off Japan CoastA young man from Illinois was among five U.S. Marines killed last week, when their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet off the southern coast of Japan.