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BOC Aviation delivers three Boeing aircraft to SpiceJet

The three aircraft are powered by CFM56 engines.

May 24, 2019, 11:13 AM 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

Boeing 737 with 143 on board skids into Florida river, 21 injured

A chartered Boeing 737 jetliner with 143 people on board slid off a runway and into the St Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday while attempting to land at a military base in a thunderstorm, injuring 21 people.

May 04, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

Boeing 737 jet with 136 people on board goes into Florida river, no casualties so far

A Boeing 737 commercial jet with 136 people on board slid into the St John`s River near Jacksonville, Florida after landing on Friday, a spokesman for Naval Air Station Jacksonville said.

May 04, 2019, 08:50 AM IST

Pilots demand better training if Boeing wants to rebuild trust in 737 MAX

The comments were made by the Allied Pilots Association (APA), which represents pilots at American Airlines Group Inc, the world`s largest airline and one of the biggest 737 MAX operators in US.

Apr 28, 2019, 23:06 PM IST

Boeing suffers $1 billion hit from 737 Max crisis, abandons 2019 financial outlook

The world`s largest planemaker is facing one of the biggest crises in its 103-year history following the disasters on Lion Air in Indonesia on Oct. 29 and another on Ethiopian Airlines on March 10, which together killed all 346 on board. 

Apr 25, 2019, 08:21 AM IST

Indian, US Navies hold anti-submarine warfare exercise

Indian and the US` P-8 anti-submarine aircraft, along with the USS Spruance, a guided-missile destroyer, participated in the anti-submarine warfare training on April 15.

Apr 21, 2019, 09:36 AM IST

Donald Trump urges 'rebrand' of 737 MAX, but Boeing wants to 'fix' the problem

Boeing's 737 MAX is Chicago-based Boeing`s fastest-selling jet and its main source of profits and cash, having won some 5,000 orders or around seven years of production for the aircraft.


Apr 16, 2019, 06:29 AM IST

More trouble for Boeing: Shareholders sue over 737 MAX crashes, disclosures

Boeing`s compromises began to emerge after the Ethiopian Airlines crash killed all 157 onboard, five months after the Lion Air crash killed 189, said the lead plaintiff.


Apr 10, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

Boeing cuts 737 MAX output in wake of two deadly crashes

Production will be cut to 42 airplanes per month from 52 starting mid-April, the company said in a statement, without giving an end-date.

Apr 06, 2019, 08:11 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

Indian Air Force inducts four Chinook heavy-lift choppers

Indian Air Force has formally inducted the Boeing Co.’s Chinook helicopters to the service in a ceremony held in Chandigarh

Mar 25, 2019, 11:18 AM IST

Indonesia crash revelations raise pressure on Ethiopia probe

Experts suspect an automated system, meant to stop stalling by dipping the nose, may be involved in both cases, with pilots unable to override it as their jets plunged downwards. 

Mar 20, 2019, 18:35 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

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

Ethiopia and Indonesia crash parallels heap pressure on Boeing

The Ethiopian Airlines disaster eight days ago killed 157 people, led to the grounding of Boeing`s marquee MAX fleet globally and sparked a high-stakes inquiry for the aviation industry.

Mar 18, 2019, 22:27 PM IST

Ethiopia says crash black boxes show similarities to Lion Air accident

The Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines' aircraft were Boeing MAX 8s and both crashed minutes post-take-off after pilots reported flight control problems.

Mar 18, 2019, 09:40 AM IST

What we know about Boeing 737 MAX crash and what comes next

More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 passenger jets around the world have been taken out of service following two fatal crashes over the past five months in Ethiopia and Indonesia that killed almost 350 people in all.

Mar 16, 2019, 23:48 PM IST

Insurers unlikely to take hit on grounding of B737 MAX 8 planes, say industry officials

As many as 12 B737 MAX 8 planes of budget carrier SpiceJet have been grounded amid safety concerns in the wake of a plane crash in Ethiopia on Sunday that killed 157 people.

Mar 14, 2019, 12:40 PM IST