Boeing Offers 737 Max Crash Victims and Families $100 Million in ‘Initial Outreach’

Boeing is offering $100 million to support the families of victims and others affected by two crashes of its 737 Max jetliner, which killed 346 people and have led to scores of lawsuits. The money will go toward “education, hardship and living expenses for impacted families, community programs and economic development in impacted communities,” Boeing […]

Honeywell CEO Says He’s “Bullish” On Boeing 737 Max Airplane

Honeywell CEO Darius Adamczyk says he is “hopeful” that Boeing’s beleaguered aircraft, the 737 Max, will get back in service by summer. He believes the aerospace company is close to resolving the tech problems that caused two deadly crashes in March and grounded the planes all around the world. This is a critical week for […]

Ethiopian Airlines Crash Likely Due to Problematic Boeing 737 Max 8 Safety Feature, Say Investigators

Investigators examining data from Ethiopian Airlines flight 302’s black boxes have come to a preliminary conclusion. They say the anti-stall feature of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 activated before the plane nosedived into the ground, according to the Wall Street Journal. The conclusions could see revisions. The same mechanism was suspect in the Lion Air […]

Grounded 737 Max Planes Could Mean Flight Cancellations for Weeks, Airlines Say

Nearly two weeks after the Federal Aviation Administration grounded all Boeing 737 Max planes, some airlines are warning that the hundreds of flight cancellations that have resulted from the move could last for several more weeks–if not months. American Airlines, which owns 24 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, is cancelling about 90 flights a day and […]

Boeing Tries to Rebuild Confidence in the Company and 737 Max Aircraft

Boeing has invited regulators, technical experts, and pilots from around the world to a briefing scheduled for Wednesday for a company status update. The meeting is being taken as a sign that Boeing is close to a software fix that would keep the 737 Max from the suspected problem of mistakenly pushing the nose down, […]

Canadian and European Regulators to Certify Boeing 737 Max Changes in Addition to FAA

European and Canadian regulators plan to conduct their own review of updates made to the Boeing 737 Max aircraft, the Associated Press reports, displaying a lack of trust in the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. Planes are certified by the country in which they’re built, and typically the standards of certification are trusted globally. Since two […]

Boeing CEO Stresses Firm’s ‘Relentless Commitment’ to Safety in Open Letter

Since Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed just over a week ago, killing all 157 passengers on board, Boeing ba has had to reckon with a lot of questions concerning the safety of its 737 Max jets. CEO Dennis Muilenburg had been mostly quiet since the immediate aftermath of the crash: Our thoughts and prayers are […]