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Boeing Investors Reach Deal to Settle Safety Lawsuit Over 737 MAX

SEATTLE/WASHINGTON — Boeing Co investors have reached an agreement with current and former company officers to settle a lawsuit over the safety oversight of the 737 MAX, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The proposed settlement agreement …

Air Taxi Maker Archer Seeks $1B in Damages From Boeing-Backed Rival

CHICAGO — Flying taxi developer Archer Aviation is seeking $1 billion in damages from Wisk Aero, a rival backed by Boeing and Google co-founder Larry Page’s Kitty Hawk Corp, according to a court filing, raising the stakes in a heated …

US Opens $500 Million Fund For Relatives of Boeing 737 MAX Victims

WASHINGTON — A $500 million U.S. victim compensation fund for the relatives of 346 people killed in two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes opened Monday, the claim administrators told Reuters. The fund is part of a settlement with the Justice …

Boeing Weighs In on Potential Safety Risk With New Airbus Jet

Boeing Co. called out potential fire-safety issues with the fuel-tank design on Airbus SE’s coming 321XLR, a jet that’s crucial to the European planemaker’s future lineup. Airbus has positioned the rear-center fuel tank of the A321XLR under the floor of …

Boeing Alters Course in Speedy Response to Engine Blowouts

SEATTLE — Two years ago, after a second fatal 737 MAX crash in five months, Boeing Co worked behind the scenes to urge aviation regulators not to ground the jet. Its efforts went as far as the White House, with …

Boeing Warns Pilots in Wake of Deadly Indonesian 737 Crash

Boeing Co. has issued a safety bulletin reminding pilots of the steps required to ensure they maintain control of their aircraft in the wake of last month’s deadly plunge of an Indonesian jetliner into the Java Sea. The Flight Operations …

Boeing Seen Getting Off Easy in Fraud Settlement on 737 Max

Boeing Co. escaped heavy punishment in a U.S. criminal investigation into two deadly crashes of the 737 Max, according to an array of the company’s closest observers on Wall Street and in Washington, D.C. The $243.3 million fine in a …

Congress Set to Boost FAA Oversight of New Planes After Boeing 737 MAX Crashes

WASHINGTON — U.S. lawmakers are expected to vote Monday to approve landmark reforms on how the government certifies new airplanes are safe in the wake of two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes, according to a summary made public Monday. The …

Boeing in Talks With Alaska Airlines For Potential 737 Max Order — Sources

SEATTLE/CHICAGO — Boeing Co is in discussions to sell 737 MAX jets to Alaska Airlines once the plane returns to service following a lengthy grounding, three people familiar with the matter said. The talks are part of a series of …

Boeing 737 MAX Not Expected to Fly Before October, FAA Preparing Directive

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Tuesday it plans to issue a proposed airworthiness directive for the Boeing 737 MAX in the “near future” to address changes made since the plane was grounded in March 2019 after …