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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Boeing 737 Max


Boeing, crash victims' lawyers negotiate over access to 737 MAX documents

February 20, 2020 9:35 am

Boeing has resisted sharing documents sought by lawyers representing families of victims of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash on March 10, which killed 157 people five months after a similar Lion Air disaster in which 189 people died.

Boeing inspects 737 Max for fuel-tank debris in new setback

February 19, 2020 10:15 am

The debris problem -- a potential safety hazard -- is another embarrassment for Boeing as its new leaders work to reassure airlines, crew members and passengers of the company’s commitment to manufacturing quality and safety

Boeing CEO says he expects to resume 737 MAX production before mid-year

January 23, 2020 9:53 am

Calhoun said the company is not considering scrapping the MAX and expects it will continue to fly for a generation. He also said it will not launch a marketing campaign to get customers to get back on 737 MAX planes.

Boeing says 737 MAX may not win approval to return until mid-year, shares drop

January 22, 2020 9:24 am

The Chicago-based planemaker has been updating the 737 MAX flight control system and software to address issues believed to have played a role in two crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia that killed 346 people within five months.

How Boeing’s responsibility in a deadly crash ‘got buried’

January 21, 2020 7:53 am

A review by The New York Times of evidence from the 2009 accident, some of it previously confidential, reveals striking parallels with the recent crashes — and resistance by the team of Americans to a full airing of findings that later proved relevant to the Max.

Boeing is working on a new software issue on the 737 Max

January 18, 2020 8:19 am

Boeing said, "Our highest priority is ensuring the 737 MAX is safe and meets all regulatory requirements before it returns to service.''

Boeing reorganizes pilots after Max crisis exposes dysfunction

January 16, 2020 9:28 am

The move, effective Jan. 17, affects company aviators who train commercial airline pilots, prepare jets for delivery and develop training materials and flight crew manuals

Malaysia Airlines suspends Boeing 737 MAX jet deliveries due to grounding

January 15, 2020 2:15 pm

The decision represents another setback for Boeing, which on Tuesday reported its worst annual net orders in decades, along with its lowest number of plane deliveries in 11 years, as the grounding of the 737 MAX saw it fall far behind main competitor Airbus SE.

Boeing executives called DGCA 'fools' during 737Max plane's approval process in 2017: Documents

January 11, 2020 10:41 am

Boeing India said, "These communications do not reflect the company, we are and need to be, and they are completely unacceptable. We regret the content of these communications, and apologise to the DGCA, SpiceJet, and to the flying public for them."

Boeing's ousted CEO departs with $62 mln, even without severance pay

January 11, 2020 8:14 am

Muilenburg was fired from the job in December as Boeing failed to contain the fallout from a pair of fatal crashes that halted output of the company's bestselling 737 MAX jetliner and tarnished its reputation with airlines and regulators.