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Boeing announces new MAX orders as grounding crisis drags on

New York, United States | AFP | Boeing’s 737 MAX got a boost Tuesday with confirmation of new orders for the still-grounded plane, but a fresh lawsuit connected to the development of the troubled aircraft poses another challenge for the company. The aviation giant, which has been in crisis mode since …

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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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Ethiopian Airlines rejects ‘pilot error’ claim in US

London, United Kingdom | AFP | A US politician who blamed pilot error for contributing to the deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max flown by Ethiopian Airlines was “seriously misinformed”, the carrier’s boss has said. Republican Sam Graves told a House of Representatives hearing last month that “facts” in investigations …

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Boeing says suffering $1 bn hit from 737 MAX crisis

New York, United States | AFP | Aviation giant Boeing has suffered a $1 billion hit to its bottom line amid the crisis over its 737 MAX aircraft after two deadly crashes that grounded the plane and halted deliveries, the company said Wednesday. Boeing also withdrew its 2019 profit forecast due …

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FAA sets multi-nation review of Boeing’s troubled Max planes

Washington, United States | AFP | The US Federal Aviation Administration is planning what it calls a comprehensive multi-nation review of the control systems of the Boeing 737 Max airliner to include experts from nine civil aviation authorities. The review is to begin April 29 and is expected to take 90 days, the FAA announced …

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