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U.S. Selects Compensation Feinberg Firm to Oversee Boeing 737 MAX Victim Fund

WASHINGTON — Prominent attorneys Kenneth Feinberg and Camille Biros have been named to oversee a $500 million victim compensation fund for the relatives of 346 people killed in two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes, a spokeswoman for Feinberg confirmed on …

Pilot Unions, Crash Families Seek Changes to 737 Max Training

Pilot unions and families of those killed in a crash of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max are asking for revisions to proposed new training for the grounded jetliner. The Federal Aviation Administration’s proposed new training module and emergency checklists for the …

Major Commercial Plane Crash Deaths Worldwide Fell by More than 50% in 2019

WASHINGTON — The number of people killed in large commercial airplane crashes fell by more than 50% in 2019 despite a high-profile Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia in March, a Dutch consulting firm said on Wednesday. Aviation consulting firm …