Boeing 737 MAX

US ends Boeing 737 MAX flight ban after crash probes

Boeing has won the approval from the US Federal Aviation Administration to fly its 737 MAX jet again.

Nov 19, 2020, 03:10 AM IST

Boeing executives defend safety decisions on 737 MAX development

Leverkuhn defended the decision to tie a new safety system on the MAX, called MCAS, to a single sensor that has been implicated in both fatal crashes. Boeing has since agreed to use data from two separate sensors when the plane returns to service, which could come as early as this year.

Sep 13, 2020, 09:28 AM IST

Boeing releases internal messages on 737 MAX, calls them 'completely unacceptable'

In one message dated November 2015, which appears to shed light on lobbying methods used when facing demands from regulators, a Boeing employee notes regulators were likely to want simulator training for a particular type of cockpit alert.

Jan 10, 2020, 08:50 AM IST

Boeing set to lose biggest planemaker title as deliveries fall 37%

Boeing deliveries lagged those of Airbus SE, which on Tuesday said it handed over 389 planes in the same period, up 28% from a year earlier.

Jul 09, 2019, 23:15 PM IST

Boeing's 777X faces engine snags, questions rise over delivery goal

Dubai`s Emirates has said it expects to fly its first 777X in June 2020, a date now widely seen in doubt.

Jun 06, 2019, 10:51 AM IST

Boeing 737 MAX may not return to service until August: IATA head

 The 737 MAX was grounded globally in March after a crash in Ethiopia killed all 157 people on board, the model`s second deadly crash in five months.

May 29, 2019, 14:15 PM IST

Boeing did not disclose 737 MAX alert issue to FAA for 13 months

The US planemaker has been trying for weeks to dispel suggestions that it made airlines pay for safety features after it emerged that an alert designed to show discrepancies in Angle of Attack readings from two sensors was optional on the 737 MAX.

May 06, 2019, 09:33 AM IST

Too many travellers, too few planes is US airlines' 737 MAX summer dilemma

"The revenue is right in front of them. They can see it, but they can`t meet it," said Mike Trevino, spokesman for Southwest Airlines Pilots Association and an aviation industry veteran.

Apr 14, 2019, 22:25 PM IST

Ethiopia to issue first Boeing investigation report on Thursday

Some 35 nationalities were among the 157 passengers and crew who died when the nearly full plane crashed six minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, in clear conditions.

Apr 04, 2019, 07:11 AM IST

Boeing to submit 737 MAX software upgrade 'in the coming weeks'

Boeing Co said on Monday it planned to submit a proposed software enhancement package for the grounded 737 MAX in "the coming weeks" after the company had previously said it planned to deliver the fix for government approval by last week.

Apr 02, 2019, 06:40 AM IST

Boeing to make safety feature standard on 737 MAX

The company said in a statement it would make the "Angle of Attack disagree" alert a standard feature on the 737 MAX.

Mar 27, 2019, 23:32 PM IST

Boeing reshuffles top engineers amid 737 MAX crisis

Boeing Co, facing its biggest crisis in years following deadly crashes of its flagship 737 MAX aircraft, has brought in a new vice president of engineering while dedicating another top executive to the aircraft investigations, a company email showed on Tuesday.

Mar 20, 2019, 07:10 AM IST

Jet Airways offers 50 new generation Boeing 737 aircraft to SpiceJet: Sources

SpiceJet needs 10-12 more aircraft to meet the demand and expansion plans.

Mar 19, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

Striking similarities in Ethiopia and Indonesia plane crashes pile 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. 

Mar 19, 2019, 07:47 AM IST

Boeing faces crisis with worldwide grounding of 737 MAX jetliners

  The United States grounded Boeing Co`s money-spinning 737 MAX aircraft on Wednesday over safety fears after an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people, leaving the world`s largest planemaker facing its worst crisis in years. 

Mar 14, 2019, 07:02 AM IST

US grounds 737 MAX jets, Boeing shares fall again

"We`re going to be issuing an emergency order of prohibition to ground all flights of the 737 MAX 8 and the 737 MAX 9 and planes associated with that line," Trump told reporters at the White House.

Mar 14, 2019, 00:45 AM IST

Germany will not look at crashed Boeing 737 MAX black box, Canada grounds jets

Germany`s federal agency responsible for investigating air accidents will not analyse the black box from the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday, casting uncertainty over the process of finding out what may have caused the disaster.

Mar 14, 2019, 00:41 AM IST

DGCA grounds Boeing 737 Max by 4 pm on Wednesday, calls emergency meeting of all airlines

Following the Ethiopian Airline plane crash that claimed 157 lives, the DGCA banned all Boeing 737 Max 8 over the Indian airspace.

Mar 13, 2019, 10:24 AM IST

SpiceJet suspends Boeing 737 Max operations following DGCA ban

The airlines added that it is working towards attaining normalcy in operations and minimising passenger inconvenience.

Mar 13, 2019, 08:13 AM IST

India bans Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after Ethiopian Airline crash

Only SpiceJet and Jet Airways operate Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in India.

Mar 12, 2019, 23:37 PM IST