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Expat Pilot Turns Self-Styled Whistle-Blower After 737 Max Crash

When he heard about the crash, Ethiopian Airlines captain Bernd Kai von Hoesslin said he felt a wave of anger, then nausea. It was March 10 when the Ethiopian 737 Max 8 went down and von Hoesslin was in a …

NTSB to Issue Recommendations on 737 Max Certification

U.S. air crash investigators, who are assisting in probes of two fatal crashes of Boeing Co.’s grounded 737 Max, plan to issue recommendations within 60 days on how the plane was designed and certified. The board will issue a recommendation …

Boeing Offers $100 Million to Families of 737 Max Crash Victims

Boeing Co. said it would offer $100 million to support the families of victims and others affected by the recent crashes of its 737 Max jetliner, which killed 346 people and have led to scores of lawsuits. The money will …

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 …

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 Vows ‘Transparency’ to 737 Max Buyers in New Outreach

Boeing Co. met with 737 Max operators and lessors in Amsterdam on Tuesday, the first of about six sessions planned around the world as the planemaker lays the groundwork for resuming commercial flights of the aircraft following two deadly crashes. …

Boeing Max Failed to Apply Safety Lesson From Deadly 2009 Crash

A fatal airplane crash a decade ago prompted a life-saving fix across thousands of Boeing 737 cockpits. So why wasn’t the same lesson applied to the design of the 737 Max, an upgraded version on which 346 people died in …

Sources: Boeing Sees FAA Approving Software Fix in May, MAX Ungrounding in July

Boeing Co has told some 737 MAX owners it is targeting U.S. Federal Aviation Administration approval of its software fix as early as the third week of May and the ungrounding of the aircraft around mid-July, two sources told Reuters. …

Boeing 737 MAX Software Upgrade ‘Operationally Suitable’: FAA Panel

A review by a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration panel into Boeing Co’s grounded 737 MAX aircraft found a planned software update and training revisions to be “operationally suitable,” the agency said Tuesday, an important milestone in getting the planes back …

Boeing Sued by Kenyan Family for Ethiopian 737 Max Crash

The family of a Kenyan man who died in a Boeing Co. 737 Max 8 that crashed in Ethiopia last month filed a complaint against the planemaker in a court in Illinois. George Kabau was an engineer with General Electric …