Stories tagged: Boeing
Wed., June 19, 2019, 5:41 p.m.
Boeing is temporarily storing its grounded 737 Max jets at the Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake, Northwest News Network reported Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 4:06 p.m.
Retired pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger told a congressional panel Wednesday that pilots should practice the failure of Boeing flight-control software on simulators, not planes full of passengers.
Tue., June 18, 2019, 3:20 p.m.
Boeing reports first 737 Max jet sale since fatal March crash, parent company of British Airways and other carriers signs letter of intent for 200 planes.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
Boeing executives apologized Monday to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, as the U.S. plane maker struggles to regain the trust of regulators, …
Wed., June 12, 2019, 5:27 p.m.
Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft, grounded since March after two fatal crashes in five months, should be back in the air by December, a top U.S. regulator said. It’s not possible …
Wed., June 12, 2019
Last January, Boeing was poised for another record year. The company’s order book burst at the seams. Things seemed to be going Boeing’s way. In 2019, Boeing planned to step …
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
Two key lawmakers said Friday that Boeing planned to delay fixing a nonworking safety alert on its 737 Max aircraft for three years and sped up the process only after …
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 3:19 p.m.
Boeing drone unit Insitu, which employs about 1,000 people in the Columbia River Gorge and about 500 elsewhere, said Tuesday it is cutting its workforce due to competitive pressures and …
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a statement alerting airlines and international aviation regulators that certain wing parts on more than 300 Boeing 737s may have been improperly manufactured and …
Sun., June 2, 2019, 3:53 p.m.
Boeing is telling some airlines flying its 737 model to replace a part on the planes’ wings, a move that could affect more than 100 planes.
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 6:59 p.m.
The global airline trade group says it expects the Boeing 737 Max 8 jet will remain grounded at least through mid-August after two deadly crashes.
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
An Ethiopian pilot pleaded with his bosses for more training on the Boeing 737 Max 8, just weeks before one of the airline’s jets crashed, killing everyone on board.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 6:25 p.m.
United Airlines is canceling another month’s worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly accidents. United said Friday it has removed the Max from …
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
China’s airline industry association has thrown its support behind 13 Chinese carriers seeking compensation from Boeing for groundings of the 737 Max 8.
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 3:42 p.m.
China is stepping up pressure on Boeing Co. as its airlines demand compensation for the grounding of 737 Max jetliners after fatal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia.
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 6:33 p.m.
The acting chief of the Federal Aviation Administration defended his agency’s safety certification of the Boeing 737 MAX jetliner, the plane involved in two deadly crashes, and the FAA’s decision …
UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019, 5:53 p.m.
Recent crashes have caused an uptick in airline fatalities in 2018 and 2019 after a long trend of safer flying.
UPDATED: Sun., May 5, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
Boeing did not tell pilots and airlines that a safety alert on its 737 Max 8 jets was not working until after one of the planes crashed in Indonesia last …
Thu., May 2, 2019, 7:39 p.m.
A U.S. House subcommittee has scheduled a May 15 hearing on the certification process for the Boeing 737 Max jet.
Thu., May 2, 2019
The grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets likely means that fare increases this summer will be larger than already expected and airlines will struggle to handle disruptions such as storms …
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
The CEO of Boeing defended the company’s safety record and declined to take any more than partial blame for two deadly crashes of its best-selling plane even while saying Monday …
UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019, 7:35 p.m.
Boeing is already estimating a $1 billion increase in costs related to its troubled 737 Max 8 and has pulled its forecast of 2019 earnings because of uncertainty surrounding the …
Wed., April 17, 2019, 5:35 p.m.
United Airlines is trimming its ambitious growth plan for 2019 because of the grounding of its 14 Boeing 737 MAX jets.
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 7:20 p.m.
Southwest Airlines customers relaxing on Thursday evening got an email that may mean their summer vacation could be more stressful and expensive than they planned.
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 6:52 p.m.
Boeing’s CEO says crews have made 96 flights to test a software update for its troubled 737 MAX jet and will make more in coming weeks as the company attempts …
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 12:07 a.m.
In nationally televised pitch to win support for his 2020 presidential run, Gov. Jay Inslee tells town hall audience Washington is a good “template” for the rest of the country
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
A Boeing shareholder is suing the company for alleging hiding problems with its 737 MAX 8 jet to push its shares higher.
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
Boeing reports that orders and deliveries of its popular 737 plane fell in the first quarter, which was marred by the second deadly crash involving a 737 Max jet.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 1:43 p.m.
More families of victims of the Lion Air crash in Indonesia are suing Boeing Co. after its chief executive apologized and said a software update for the MAX 8 jet …
Fri., April 5, 2019, 12:58 p.m.
A preliminary report released Thursday on the Ethiopian Airlines crash last month found that pilots followed all recommended procedures issued by Boeing, ratcheting up pressure on the plane maker that …