Boeing

Government, Business, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Boeing Finds New 787 Flaw, Slows Deliveries for Inspection

Boeing has identified a new flaw in its 787s. The cockpit of a Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft is seen at Changi Airport in Singapore. (Ore Huiying/Bloomberg News)

Boeing Co. has slowed deliveries of its 787 Dreamliner as crews check for a new manufacturing flaw involving gaps in the horizontal stabilizer, the small wing in the aircraft tail.

September 8, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Boeing’s 2020 Gets Worse as Lost Max Orders Top 400

A Boeing 737 Max plane. A Boeing 737 Max plane. (David Ryder/Bloomberg News)

Boeing Co.’s lousy year got even worse in July, as lost orders for the grounded 737 Max topped 400 and the coronavirus pandemic stymied shipments of the 787 Dreamliner.

Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
August 11, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

FAA Spells Out Design Changes Needed in Grounded Boeing Jet

A Boeing 737 Max jet heads to la landing after a test flight on June 29. A Boeing 737 Max jet heads to la landing after a test flight on June 29. (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Federal regulators on Aug. 3 outlined a list of design changes they will require in the Boeing 737 Max to fix safety issues that were discovered after two deadly crashes that led to the worldwide grounding of the plane.

David Koenig | Associated Press
August 4, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

FAA Warns 737s Sitting in Storage Are Corroding During the Pandemic

An employee works on a Boeing 737 Max 9 plane at the company's facility in Renton, Wash. An employee works on a Boeing 737 Max 9 plane at the company's facility in Renton, Wash. (David Ryder/Bloomberg News)

Boeing Co. 737 planes in storage because of the coronavirus pandemic are at risk of losing power in both engines when they fly again and must be inspected, aviation regulators said.

July 24, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

FAA Puts Boeing Max on Path to Return to Service in October

Boeing A Boeing Co. 737 max aircraft performs a flying display on the second day of the Farnborough International Airshow 2016 in Farnborough, U.K. in 2016. (Simon Dawson/Bloomberg News)

U.S. aviation regulators announced an important milestone in returning Boeing Co.’s grounded 737 Max jet to service, an event one person familiar with the process said would happen no earlier than October.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
July 21, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Boeing Loses 60 Max Jet Orders in June With Virus Crimping Buyers

Instruments and controls sit in the cockpit of a Boeing 737 Max jetliner. Instruments and controls sit in the cockpit of a Boeing 737 Max jetliner. (Simon Dawson/Bloomberg News)

Boeing Co.’s order stockpile shrank further last month as airlines and lessors backed out of commitments for the grounded 737 Max jetliner in a market devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.

Julie Johnsson | Bloomberg News
July 14, 2020
Business, Safety

Boeing Has Settled Almost All Lion Air Crash-Death Claims

Search and rescue team members work at the crash site in Indonesia on Oct. 29, 2018. Search and rescue team members work at the crash site in Indonesia on Oct. 29, 2018. (Rony Zakaria/Bloomberg News)

Boeing Co. said it settled 90% of the wrongful death claims filed in a U.S. court over the 2018 crash of a 737 Max jet operated by Lion Air.

Janan Hanna | Bloomberg News
July 8, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Boeing 737 Max Takes Off for Crucial FAA Test of Comeback Effort

An employee works on a Boeing 737 Max 9 plane at the company's facility in Renton, Wash. An employee works on a Boeing 737 Max 9 plane at the company's facility in Renton, Wash. (David Ryder/Bloomberg News)

A Boeing Co. 737 Max lifted off from a Seattle airfield with a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration pilot on board, the first of several flights to test whether the revamped jetliner is safe following two deadly crashes.

June 29, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

US Regulators Order New Fix for Grounded Boeing Max Planes

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-9 Max lands in Everett, Wash., on March 23. An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-9 Max lands in Everett, Wash., on March 23. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

U.S. safety officials will require all Boeing 737 Max airliners to be inspected for a manufacturing defect on engine coverings that they say could lead to loss of power during flights.

June 24, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

Senator Slams FAA’s ‘Deliberate’ Attempt to Stymie 737 Max Probe

The nose of a Boeing 737 Max 9 jetliner sits during production at the company's manufacturing facility in Renton, Wash., in 2017. The nose of a Boeing 737 Max 9 jetliner sits during production at the company's manufacturing facility in Renton, Wash., in 2017. (David Ryder/Bloomberg News)

A Senate committee chairman sharply criticized the Federal Aviation Administration on June 17 for what he alleged were repeated failures to respond to a committee’s investigation into two crashes of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max.

Alan Levin and Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
June 17, 2020

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