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Does the 737 MAX crisis threaten Boeing’s future?

New York, United States | AFP | Seven months after the 737 MAX was grounded, Boeing remains stuck in crisis mode. Revelations from recently-released text messages between two Boeing pilots add to questions facing the aviation giant. Uncertainty continues to cloud Boeing’s timeframe for returning the MAX to service. The accident …

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Boeing’s 737 MAX crisis deepens, hitting shares

New York, United States | AFP | The pressure was mounting Monday on Boeing as newly-surfaced documents deepened doubts about the company’s ability to return a top-selling jet to service soon and amplified calls for a leadership shakeup. Shares tumbled for a second day in a row after the Federal Aviation …

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Document suggests Boeing pilots saw MAX system problems in 2016

New York, United States | AFP | A Boeing pilot behind the 737 MAX certification in 2016 told a colleague a key flight handling system was “running rampant” during simulator tests, according to documents reviewed Friday by AFP. The Boeing employees quipped about problems during simulations of the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation …

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Will 737 MAX crisis take down Boeing CEO?

New York, United States | AFP | The crisis over the 737 MAX that has tarnished Boeing’s image has finally cost Dennis Muilenburg his title as chairman. But Boeing’s move last week to strip Muilenburg of his chairmanship — even as he remains chief executive — could be a prelude to …

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Pilots tell US Congress more training needed on 737 MAX

New York, United States | AFP | US pilots, including Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III, called Wednesday for enhanced training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service following two deadly crashes. Sullenberger, who famously landed a damaged plane on the Hudson River in New York in 2009, …

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Will FAA’s plan for 737 MAX fly outside US?

New York, United States | AFP | Getting Boeing’s top-selling 737 MAX back in the skies faces a critical test this week as the company and US regulators each seek to restore their reputations after two deadly crashes. The US Federal Aviation Administration will convene a summit of global aviation regulators …

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