Working to get 737 Max back in air, says Boeing
“Boeing has tested over 800 test flights (on B737Max) and is working on improving the training process involving B737Max. We are working closely with regulators round the world to bring the aircraft back to service,” said Darren Hulst, director (product, forecast and current market), Boeing Commercial Aircraft.
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Boeing says dozens of 737NG planes grounded globally over cracks
The new difficulties compound the troubles facing the US manufacturer, which has faced tumbling profits, federal scrutiny and calls for its CEO to resign after deadly crashes involving the 737 MAX, the successor aircraft for the 737NG. Australian national carrier Qantas said it had found cracks in three of its 737NGs and removed them from service for repairs.
Boeing says up to 50 737 NG planes grounded globally over cracks
The announcement by Qantas came after authorities in Seoul said nine of the planes were grounded in South Korea in early October, including five operated by Korean Air. Boeing had previously reported a problem with the model’s “pickle fork”. This prompted US regulators to early this month order immediate inspections of aircraft.
Boeing CEO knew about pilot’s warnings before second crash
Investigations by The New York Times have revealed that Boeing employees sometimes felt pressure to play down safety concerns and meet deadlines, that key FAA officials didn’t fully understand MCAS.
Boeing CEO grilled at U.S. hearing: 'We've made mistakes'
For months, Boeing had largely not acknowledged blame. Tuesday's hearing represents Boeing's broadest acceptance of responsibility that it made mistakes, though Muilenburg's written testimony did not describe in detail what those mistakes were.
Boeing design flaw a factor in Lion Air crash: Indonesian probe
The crash had thrown a spotlight on the MAX model's Manoeuvring Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), an anti-stall mechanism, that pilots in both planes had struggled to control as the jets careered downwards.
Boeing may face billions more in losses as MAX crisis deepens: Analysts
Boeing stares at losses following reports that call into question the timing of the aircraft's return to service.
Document suggests Boeing pilots saw MAX system problems in 2016
In recent days, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines have pushed back their target dates for returning the MAX to service, with the three carriers pulling all flights for the aircraft through January or February 2020.
Boeing’s Board acted after months of mounting pressure
Boeing recently announced more than $8 billion in costs tied to the crashes, and its stock price has declined by about 15% since early March.
Boeing names new board Chairman in setback to CEO
Boeing announced late on Friday that company directors decided to separate the two jobs and elected one of their own, David L. Calhoun, to serve as non-executive chairman.
Cracks were found in a key structural part on 38 Boeing jets
Boeing said Thursday that airlines worldwide have inspected 810 planes following an order from U.S.safety regulators.Of those, 38 - or 5% - had "findings" requiring repairs.
India plans to conduct its own checks on Boeing 737 Max Jets
India plans to start its own checks even if U.S. Federal Aviation Administration declares the aircraft fit to fly.
DGCA to inspect 23 Boeing 737 planes of SpiceJet for possible cracks
As many as 19 passenger aircraft and four freighter planes of SpiceJet have completed more than 26,000 flight cycles and those would be subject to inspection.
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