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  • Boeing Jan 14

    New Boeing CEO Inherits Crisis Created Under His Predecessor

    Boeing’s new CEO is in place, and he is laying out goals for this year, starting with the safe return to flight of the grounded 737 Max. David Calhoun has a long to-do list as he takes over for fired CEO Dennis Muilenburg. Calhoun will oversee Boeing’s legal strategy as it deals with dozens of lawsuits by families of the...

  • Boeing Jan 12

    Boeing’s Fired CEO Muilenburg Walks Away With More Than $60 Million

    Boeing denied former CEO Dennis Muilenburg severance when he was ousted for his handling of the 737 Max crisis, but he will get more than $60 million in pension benefits and stock, the company said Friday. Boeing fired Muilenburg last month amid a ballooning crisis around its 737 Max jets in the wake of two fatal crashes that killed 346 people. Longtime…

  • Boeing Dec 23, 2019

    Boeing Ousts CEO After Two Deadly 737 Max Crashes

    Boeing ousted CEO Dennis Muilenburg on Monday with no end in sight to the crisis that has engulfed the vaunted American aircraft manufacturer since the crash of two of its 737 Max airliners. The Boeing board had supported Muilenburg for months despite calls for his resignation from lawmakers and relatives of the passengers killed. When it became clear in recent…

  • Boeing Dec 23, 2019

    Boeing Ousts Beleaguered CEO

    Boeing ousted = CEO Dennis Muilenburg Monday according to a statement released by the company.

  • Congress Oct 30, 2019

    Boeing Executive Grilled in Congress for Second Day

    Members of Congress on Wednesday grilled Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg about the design and marketing of the 737 Max, the plane involved in two crashes that collectively killed 346 people.

  • Congress Oct 30, 2019

    Boeing Executive Grilled in Congress for Second Day

    Members of Congress on Wednesday grilled Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg about the design and marketing of the 737 Max, the plane involved in two crashes that collectively killed 346 people.

  • Delta Air Lines Oct 13, 2019

    Costs Pile Up for Airlines as Boeing 737 Max Grounding Enters Eighth Month

    The worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, now in its eighth month, is driving up costs for airlines as they cancel thousands more flights into 2020. American and United this week joined Southwest in removing the planes, grounded since mid-March after two fatal crashes killed 346 people, from their schedules until January. Boeing executives have said they expect aviation...

  • Chicago Sep 19, 2019

    FAA Chief Meets Boeing Officials, Tries Out Max Simulator

    The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration tested the Boeing 737 Max in a flight simulator Thursday, but the FAA declined to say how its updated anti-stall software performed. That software kicked in before two Max jets crashed, and fixing it is central to Boeing’s effort to get the grounded airplane flying again. New FAA chief Stephen Dickson said his...

  • Thanksgiving Jul 27, 2019

    Boeing’s 737 Max Grounding Is Going on So Long It Will Disrupt Holiday Air Travel

    With no end in sight to the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max, one airline is warning travelers that their Thanksgiving and Christmas travel plans might be disrupted. Southwest Airlines on Thursday became the first U.S. airline to pull the planes, grounded by regulators worldwide in mid-March after two fatal crashes within five months of one another, from its schedule until...

  • Chicago Jul 24, 2019

    Boeing CEO Raises Possibility of Pausing Max Production

    Boeing’s CEO says the company will consider temporarily shutting down production of the 737 Max if the plane’s return is significantly delayed beyond the company’s October forecast.

  • Chicago Jul 16, 2019

    6 Minutes: Man Haunted by Family’s Final Moments on 737 Max

    When Paul Njoroge gets on an airplane, he becomes fixated on the first few minutes after takeoff. “I have to look at my watch and see when I reach the 6-minute mark,” Njoroge says. That is the length of time that a Boeing 737 Max carrying his wife, three young children and mother-in-law was airborne before plunging back to Earth...

  • Indonesia Jun 24, 2019

    American Airlines CEO Says Politics a Factor in Return of Boeing’s 737 Max

    American Airlines is prepared to further delay returning the Boeing 737 Max to its schedule as regulators review the manufacturer’s safety updates before they allow the planes to fly again, a process that depends on political factors, the airline’s CEO, Doug Parker, told employees. The popular Boeing jet has been grounded worldwide since mid-March after two fatal crashes ⁠— one...

  • Indonesia Jun 23, 2019

    American Airlines CEO Says Politics a Factor in Return of Boeing’s 737 Max

    American Airlines is prepared to further delay returning the Boeing 737 Max to its schedule as regulators review the manufacturer’s safety updates before they allow the planes to fly again, a process that depends on political factors, the airline’s CEO, Doug Parker, told employees. The popular Boeing jet has been grounded worldwide since mid-March after two fatal crashes ⁠— one...

  • Ethiopia Jun 19, 2019

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    Airline union leaders and a famed former pilot said Wednesday that Boeing made mistakes while developing the 737 Max, and the biggest was not telling anybody about new flight-control software so pilots could train for it. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who landed a crippled airliner safely on the Hudson River in 2009, said he doubted that any U.S. pilots practiced handling...

  • head Jun 19, 2019

    Pilots Criticize Boeing for Mistakes on Its Grounded Jet

    Airline union leaders and a famed former pilot said Wednesday that Boeing made mistakes while developing the 737 Max, and the biggest was not telling anybody about new flight-control software so pilots could train for it. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who landed a crippled airliner safely on the Hudson River in 2009, said he doubted that any U.S. pilots practiced handling...

  • ASIA Jun 16, 2019

    Boeing Says ‘Sorry’ for Max Crashes, Seeks Renewed Trust

    Boeing executives apologized Monday to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, as the U.S. plane maker struggles to regain the trust of regulators, pilots and the global traveling public. While Boeing was in a visibly contrite mood at the opening of the Paris Air Show, rival Airbus launched a new long-range single-aisle jet,...

  • Ethiopia Jun 15, 2019

    Boeing Heads to Paris Air Show Hobbled as Its 737 Max Crisis Clears Way for Rival Airbus

    Boeing is heading to the world’s largest air show in crisis, giving its rival Airbus an opportunity to steal the show. Boeing’s best-selling plane, the 737 Max, has been grounded since mid-March after two crashes of the aircraft within five months killed a total of 346 people. Regulators have not said when they expect to allow the jets to fly...

  • Europe Jun 15, 2019

    Boeing Heads to Paris Air Show Hobbled as Its 737 Max Crisis Clears Way for Rival Airbus

    Boeing is heading to the world’s largest air show in crisis, giving its rival Airbus an opportunity to steal the show. Boeing’s best-selling plane, the 737 Max, has been grounded since mid-March after two crashes of the aircraft within five months killed a total of 346 people. Regulators have not said when they expect to allow the jets to fly...

  • Chicago Apr 24, 2019

    Boeing’s Troubled Jet is Costing $1 Billion to Fix So Far

    Boeing is already estimating a $1 billion increase in costs related to its troubled 737 Max and has pulled its forecast of 2019 earnings because of uncertainty surrounding the jetliner, which remains grounded after two crashes that killed 346 people. The $1 billion figure is a conservative starting point. It covers increased production costs over the next few years but...

  • Congress Apr 11, 2019

    Boeing Makes 96 Flights to Test Software on Troubled Max Jet

    Boeing has made 96 flights to test a software update for its troubled 737 Max jet, according to the company’s CEO.

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