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Boeing’s Decision on New Jet Is Critical in Rivalry With Airbus

Boeing Co. is coming to this year’s Paris Air Show with some hard choices that will go far in determining who comes out on top in the jetliner duopoly it shares with Airbus SE. Reeling from the grounding of its …

American Air Managers to Join Crews on 737 Max Before Passengers

American Airlines Group Inc. managers will fly on Boeing Co. 737 Max aircraft before paying passengers are asked to climb aboard — a move meant to build confidence in the plane’s safety. Executives and other staff will join American pilots …

FAA Official Echoes Boeing Timeline for Max Return This Year

Boeing Co.’s 737 Max aircraft, grounded since March after two fatal crashes in five months, should be back in the air by December, a top U.S. regulator said. It’s not possible to give an exact date as work progresses on …

Lawmakers Seek Documents on Boeing’s Faulty Sensor Alert

House lawmakers demanded records from Boeing Co., one of its suppliers and U.S. aviation regulators on why a cockpit alert that might have helped pilots in two recent fatal 737 Max crashes was installed with a defect that made it …

Flying Has Become More Dangerous. Don’t Blame Just Boeing

Flying has become deadlier than it has been for years and it’s hard to pin it solely on Boeing Co.’s infamous 737 Max. Aircraft accidents occurred more frequently in almost every region worldwide in 2018 as the death toll climbed …

Long Before Boeing 737 Max Crash, Ethiopian Air Pilot Warned of Dangers

An Ethiopian Airlines pilot told senior managers at the carrier months before one of its Boeing Co. 737 Max jets crashed that more training and better communication to crew members was needed to avert a repeat of a similar disaster …

Boeing 737 Max Likely to Be Grounded for Months, Association Says

Boeing Co. has begun carefully mapping out the steps to ease its 737 Max back into commercial service once regulators lift a global grounding for its best-selling jetliner. The Chicago-based planemaker is planning the Max’s comeback with airlines in a …

Boeing Max Crisis Ruins Credibility of the FAA

Since its creation more than six decades ago, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cemented a reputation as the arbiter of flight safety, with regulators around the world routinely adopting its approvals. In the wake of two deadly incidents with …

Government Isn’t Rushing Boeing 737 Max Back to Flight, FAA Chief Says

U.S. aviation regulators won’t be rushed and have no timeline on when to return Boeing Co.’s grounded 737 Max jet to flight, an official said as the government prepares to hold discussions with dozens of other nations on the plane’s …

Boeing Crashes Leave $450 Million Bill for European Insurers

Europe’s biggest insurers are on the hook for as much as $450 million from a pair of airline crashes involving Boeing Co. 737 Max planes. Munich Re reckons it could pay 150 million euros ($168 million), an estimate that Chief …