Gulf Times - Lion-Air
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.

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.

Ethiopia and Indonesia crash parallels heap pressure on Boeing

Ethiopia and Indonesia crash parallels heap pressure on Boeing

Investigators into the Boeing Co 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia have found striking similarities in a vital flight angle with an airplane that came down off Indonesia, a source said, piling pressure on the world's biggest planemaker.

Boeing 737 MAX safety record questioned after two tragedies

Boeing 737 MAX safety record questioned after two tragedies

For the second time in less than six months, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 has crashed minutes after takeoff and killed everyone on board, raising fresh questions about the safety of a model that is crucial to the US giant's future plans.

Lion Air plane skids off runway at Indonesian airport

Lion Air plane skids off runway at Indonesian airport

A Lion Air passenger plane skidded off a runway outside a city on the Indonesian island of Borneo on Saturday during heavy rain, the airline said, adding no one was injured.

Indonesia finds crashed Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

Indonesia finds crashed Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

Indonesian authorities will download on Monday the contents of a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from a Lion Air jet that crashed more than two months ago, killing all 189 people on board, after it was retrieved from the sea near Jakarta.

India urges training to replicate Lion Air crash for Boeing pilots

India urges training to replicate Lion Air crash for Boeing pilots

Pilots flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets in India should be trained on a simulator that replicates the suspected scenario that led to the Lion Air crash, India's aviation regulator said in a statement on Thursday.

Lion Air ponders cancelling Boeing jets in row over crash

Lion Air ponders cancelling Boeing jets in row over crash

Indonesia's Lion Air is reviewing orders of airplanes from Boeing and has not ruled out cancelling orders as relations worsen in a spat over responsibility for a 737 jetliner crash that killed 189 people in late October.

Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal flight, Indonesia says

Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal flight, Indonesia says

A Lion Air jet that crashed last month should have been grounded over a recurrent technical problem and never permitted to make the fatal flight, Indonesian authorities said ...

Indonesia gives first report on deadly Lion Air crash on Wednesday

Indonesia gives first report on deadly Lion Air crash on Wednesday

Indonesian investigators will deliver their first report into the Lion Air crash on Wednesday, a month after the brand-new Boeing 737 crashed into the sea, killing all 189 on board in the country's second-worst air disaster.

Indonesia says situation facing crew of doomed Lion Air jet not in flight manual

Indonesia says situation facing crew of doomed Lion Air jet not in flight manual

Indonesian investigators said on Monday more training was needed for Boeing 737 MAX pilots after discovering the situation believed to have faced the crew of a doomed Lion Air jet ...

Indonesia calls off the search for Lion Air crash victims

Indonesia calls off the search for Lion Air crash victims

Indonesia on Saturday called off the search for passengers of a Lion Air plane, almost two weeks after the jetliner plunged into the Java Sea killing 189 people on board.