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FAA grilled again over Boeing 737 MAX crisis

FAA grilled again over Boeing 737 MAX crisis

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration faced another grilling in Congress Wednesday following revelations that pilots complained to Boeing about the 737 MAX in the aftermath of the Lion Air crash.

Boeing says optional 737 MAX alert was "not activated as intended"

Boeing says optional 737 MAX alert was "not activated as intended"

Boeing Co said an alert for angle-of-attack (AOA) sensors on its 737 MAX jets was "not activated as intended" for some customers, responding to reports it failed to tell Southwest Airlines Co and the US regulator that the optional feature was deactivated before a crash in Indonesia in October.

Boeing abandons financial outlook, sees $1bn in extra cost on 737 MAX

Boeing abandons financial outlook, sees $1bn in extra cost on 737 MAX

Boeing Co on Wednesday abandoned its 2019 financial outlook, halted share buybacks and said lowered production due to the grounding of its fastest-selling 737 MAX jet after two fatal plane crashes in five months had cost it at least $1 billion so far.

Kenyan family files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

Kenyan family files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

A Kenyan family has filed a lawsuit in Chicago against American aviation giant Boeing over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, lawyers and family members said on Tuesday.

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through Aug. 19

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through Aug. 19

American Airlines Group Inc said on Sunday it is extending Boeing Co 737 MAX cancellations through Aug. 19, leading to about 115 daily canceled flights, or 1.5 percent of its daily summer flying schedule.

The Boeing crisis — one month on

The Boeing crisis — one month on

Walking out of a hotel in Kuwait recently, a receptionist escorted me to the car. "Thank you for staying with us, sir! Have a great trip... but don't take a Boeing plane!" he cautioned, as he opened my car door and waved me goodbye.

Trump threatens tariffs on EU products over Airbus subsidies

Trump threatens tariffs on EU products over Airbus subsidies

President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at the EU, vowing to slap tariffs on billions in imports over subsidies to the aviation giant Airbus, suddenly escalating a transatlantic skirmish that is more than a decade old.

Lion Air crash families to sue Boeing after chief's apology

Lion Air crash families to sue Boeing after chief's apology

Boeing's apology last week for two deadly crashes involving its 737 MAX model has emboldened a group of Indonesians whose relatives were killed in the first crash to sue for compensation, their lawyer said on Monday.

Boeing's 737 production cut hits its shares and those of suppliers

Boeing's 737 production cut hits its shares and those of suppliers

Boeing's decision to cut production of its 737 aircraft hit the shares of its suppliers on Monday, while its own shares were lower in US pre-market trading.

FAA chief defends 737 MAX safety inspectors from whistleblower

FAA chief defends 737 MAX safety inspectors from whistleblower

The acting top US aviation regulator defended the Federal Aviation Administration on Friday from charges by an unnamed agency employee

Ethiopia urges Boeing to review 737 MAX controls, backs pilots

Ethiopia urges Boeing to review 737 MAX controls, backs pilots

Ethiopia urged Boeing to review its flight control technology and said pilots of state carrier Ethiopian Airlines had carried out proper procedures in the first public findings on the crash of a 737 MAX jet that killed 157 people.

Ethiopian Airlines pilots initially used Boeing emergency procedures before crash: WSJ

Ethiopian Airlines pilots initially used Boeing emergency procedures before crash: WSJ

The pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX jet that crashed last month had initially followed Boeing Co's emergency procedures but later deviated from them as they tried to regain control of the plane ...