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Boeing’s ‘Very Bad’ Internal Messages Boost Crash Victim Suits

Internal emails from Boeing Co. employees could strengthen the legal case for families claiming the company’s push to minimize the training needed for new 737 Max aircraft contributed to two crashes that killed 346 people. Employees bragged about fooling the …

Boeing Drops on Reports of Max Issues, Possible Fundraising

Boeing Co. fell following reports that the company is weighing a move to raise more debt after the grounding of the 737 Max and that the jetliner’s return to service could face further complications. While Boeing had about $20 billion …

United Joins U.S. Peers in Pulling 737 Max Until Early March

CHICAGO, Nov 15 — United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Friday it is extending cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights until March 4, joining U.S. peers who are also scheduling without the aircraft until early March as the jet awaits …

U.S. Aviation Regulator Denies Misleading Congress on 737 Max Inspectors

American aviation regulators misled Congress about a whistle-blower’s allegation that many inspectors performing safety assessments on the now-grounded Boeing Co. 737 Max airplane weren’t properly qualified to certify pilots or assess pilot training, a government watchdog agency has concluded. The …

FAA Chief Stresses Need for Better Plane Design and Piloting

The top U.S. aviation regulator briefed his counterparts from around the world on the grounded Boeing Co. 737 Max, reminding them that improvements in both aircraft design and piloting are needed for safety. Newly installed FAA Administrator Steve Dickson pledged …

After Crisis, Boeing Readies to Return 737 MAX to the Skies

As Boeing Co sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history. …

Ryanair Says Boeing 737 Max Groundings to Hit 2020 Results

The extended grounding of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max plane forced Ryanair Holdings Plc to scale back growth plans for next summer, putting the airline industry on notice the crisis is starting to affect longer-term plans. With a return date for …

Aviation Agency to Review Global Pilot Training in Shadow of 737 Max Crashes

MONTREAL — Global regulators will meet in Montreal next week to review pilot licensing requirements, the U.N.’s aviation agency said, as part of a discussion that has gained urgency following two fatal crashes of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the …

Lawmakers will Hear from Pilots who have Criticized Boeing

The president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. Daniel Carey says Boeing’s zeal to minimize pilot-training costs …

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 …