Airlines pulled dozens of Boeing Max 737s out of service for inspections after the aircraft maker told them about a possible electrical problem, the latest setback for the plane.
Fallout for Chicago-based Boeing after an aircraft engine explodes near Denver. Crain’s Chicago Business editor Ann Dwyer has details on that story and more business news.
Developing news out of Indonesia as officials try to understand what caused the Saturday crash of a 737-500 jet from Chicago-based Boeing. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter A.D. Quig has details on that story and more.
The government and the company said Thursday that the settlement includes money for the crash victims’ families, airline customers and a fine.
Commercial flights with Boeing 737 Max jetliners resumed Wednesday for the first time since they were grounded worldwide nearly two years ago following two deadly accidents.
American Airlines says it’s bringing Boeing 737 Max planes back into service. Crain’s Chicago Business Editor Ann Dwyer takes us behind the headlines of that story and more.
Boeing is inspecting more than 400 stored 737 Max jets after discovering tools, rags and other debris left in the fuel tanks of newly built planes.
Traffic at Midway Airport dropped last year to its lowest level in two decades—and the decline is likely to continue as long as the Boeing 737 Max is grounded.
Bloomberg reports that Boeing is telling customers the grounded 737 Max jet won’t be approved to fly until June or July. That’s months later than previously anticipated.
Boeing employees raised doubts among themselves about the safety of the 737 Max, hid problems from federal regulators and ridiculed those responsible for designing and overseeing the jetliner, according to a damning batch of newly released emails and texts.
It’s the latest in a string of tragic news involving Chicago-based Boeing: A 737 jet crashed Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board. We discuss that incident and what the future holds for Boeing with Tracy Rucinski, U.S. aviation correspondent for Reuters.
The list of items Boeing could be forced to fix before federal safety officials let the grounded 737 Max airliner fly again has grown to include a problem with electrical wiring used for the plane’s controls.
Mike Luttig, who will retire next week, is the latest executive to leave the beleaguered company. In addition to CEO Dennis Muilenburg who was pushed out this week, Kevin McAllister, the head of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, was forced out in October.
After months of bad PR, public floggings on Capitol Hill and a global grounding of the most important model in its commercial aviation fleet, Boeing has given CEO Dennis Muilenburg his walking papers.