Boeing Co. News

Boeing 737 in Alaska Air Accident Was Missing Bolts, US Says

A dramatic accident on an Alaska Airlines flight last month was apparently triggered by a door plug that hadn’t been properly attached before the plane was delivered by Boeing Co., US investigators said Tuesday. Four bolts that acted as a …

Boeing Finds More Misdrilled Holes on 737 in Latest Setback

Boeing Co. found more mistakes with holes drilled in the fuselage of its 737 Max jet, a setback that could further slow deliveries on a critical program already restricted by regulators over quality lapses. The latest manufacturing slip originated with …

Lawmakers Back Key Boeing 737 MAX Certification Deadline Waiver

WASHINGTON –– Boeing Co. won backing from Congress early on Tuesday to lift a looming deadline imposing a new safety standard for modern cockpit alerts for two new versions of the U.S. planemaker’s best-selling 737 MAX aircraft. The company had …

No Data to Support Changing Boeing 737 MAX 10 Cockpit Alerting – Executive

EVERETT, Wash. –– A Boeing Co. executive said there was no need to revamp the cockpit crew alerting system in its forthcoming 737 MAX 10 jet, as the U.S. planemaker races to complete its certification before a year-end deadline. “I …

Judge OKs Boeing Agreement to Settle Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX Crash Claims

A U.S. judge on Monday approved Boeing Co’s agreement to acknowledge liability for compensatory damages in lawsuits filed by families of the 157 people killed in the 2019 Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash. As a result of the agreement filed …

Boeing Sues Air Force One Supplier for Delays, Ends Contract

Boeing Co. sued a Texas-based company that it says failed to fulfill a contract to design the interiors of replacement planes for Air Force One jets that transport U.S. presidents. Chicago-based Boeing, which was hired by the U.S. Air Force …

Boeing To Pay $2.5B to Settle U.S. Criminal Probe Into 737 Max Crashes

WASHINGTON/SEATTLE/CHICAGO — Boeing Co will pay more than $2.5 billion in fines and compensation after reaching a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over two plane crashes that killed a total of 346 people and led to the grounding …

Boeing Dreamliner’s Defects Spur New Cash Risk as Max Woes Fade

Boeing Co. faces a new cash drain from structural flaws on its marquee 787 Dreamliner jets, potentially slowing the company’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and the grounding of the 737 Max, said a Bernstein analyst. The Dreamliner’s woes will …

American Airlines Restarts U.S. Commercial Boeing 737 MAX Flights

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO — Boeing’s 737 MAX resumed passenger flights in the United States for the first time on Tuesday after a 20-month safety ban was lifted last month. American Airlines Flight 718 departed Miami around 10:40 a.m., bound for New York’s …

Boeing 737 MAX Jets Undergo Round-The-Clock Effort to Clear Inventory

MOSES LAKE, Wash. — The future of Boeing Co’s freshly approved 737 MAX is in the hands of nearly 700 workers toiling behind the gray doors of a three-bay hangar at a desert airport in Washington state. Inside, over an …