Boeing Co. News

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 …

Alaska Airlines Leases 13 Boeing 737 MAX Jets After Ungrounding

Alaska Air Group Inc said on Monday it would lease 13 new Boeing 737 MAX 9 planes from aircraft lessor Air Lease Corp, handing its traditional jet supplier a boost less than a week after Boeing won U.S. approval to …

FAA in Final Stages of Boeing 737 Max Review

WASHINGTON/SEATTLE — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is in the final stages of reviewing proposed changes to Boeing Co’s 737 MAX and expects to complete the process in the “coming days,” the agency’s chief told Reuters on Monday. Three sources …

‘I Like What I Saw,’ FAA Chief on Boeing 737 Max Test Flight

SEATTLE/WASHINGTON — Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Chief Steve Dickson conducted a nearly two-hour evaluation flight at the controls of a Boeing 737 MAX on Wednesday, a milestone for the jet to win approval to resume flying after two fatal crashes. …

Boeing Plans a Quiet Comeback for 737 Max as Grounding Nears End

Boeing Co. is plotting a low-key comeback for the 737 Max, the grounded jetliner that has spent almost two years engulfed in controversy and tragedy after two fatal crashes, said people familiar with the matter. There won’t be an advertising …

NTSB Says Boeing 737 MAX Safety Upgrades Are ‘Positive Progress’

CHICAGO/SEATTLE/WASHINGTON — The U.S. air accident investigator said on Thursday that proposed safety upgrades in the Boeing Co 737 MAX jet were “positive progress” toward meeting cockpit and systems recommendations it made after faulting Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration …

Coughing Dummies Help Boeing and United Track Viruses on Planes

For the past four months, United Airlines Holdings Inc. and Boeing Co. have been flying around jetliners loaded with mannequins, aerosol sprays, sensors and scientists in an effort to understand how contaminated air moves through passenger planes. The research is …