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News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 29, 2020  

Troubles abound, Boeing losses bloom to US$2.4B in 2Q

Boeing has 450 finished Max jets stacking at various locations

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
March 11, 2020  

Air Canada cancels order for 11 Boeing 737 Max jets [UPDATED]

Airline says the move reflects “evolving, long-term fleet planning requirements.”

News Aerospace Transportation General
February 6, 2020  

Disasters foretold: Boeing 737 Max 8 and Lac Megantic

Is the erosion of regulations to blame for notorious transportation tragedies?

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Production
January 23, 2020  

Boeing’s new CEO sees 737 Max production resuming in spring

Aerospace company doesn’t expect the FAA to certify the Max until this summer.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
January 9, 2020  

Deadly crash of a Boeing jet in Iran adds to company’s woes

Aerospace giant continues to struggle with crisis surrounding the Max, grounded last March after two crashes that killed 346 people.

News Aerospace General
October 8, 2019  

Airline went into records after Max crash, engineer says

Ethiopian Airlines’ whistleblower points to pattern of corruption including fabricating documents, signing off on shoddy repairs and even beating those who got out of line.

News Aerospace General
August 6, 2019  

AP Sources: Boeing changing Max software to use 2 computers

In the new configuration, both of the plane’s flight control computers would be monitored by software.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Production
July 25, 2019  

Boeing CEO raises possibility of pausing Max production

Underscores the uncertainty swirling the company and its bestselling plane, grounded since March after two deadly crashes.

News Aerospace General
June 26, 2019  

New problem discovered in Boeing’s troubled 737 Max jet

The latest flaw in the plane’s computer system was discovered by FAA pilots.

News Aerospace General
June 25, 2019  

Garneau approves sale of WestJet to Onex at price reduced by 737 Max issues

WestJet will become a privately held company.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
June 20, 2019  

Boeing eyes more 737 Max sales after post crash drought

Says it’s in negotiations with several customers interested in buying the jet.

News Aerospace General
May 23, 2019  

United CEO vows to be aboard 737 Max when its cleared to fly

Boeing says it has finished with its updates to the flight-control software implicated in the crashes.

News Aerospace General
May 15, 2019  

FAA chief defends handling of Boeing Max safety approval

Boeing is updating an automated flight-control system that has been implicated in the two crashes involving the 737 Max.

News Aerospace General
May 6, 2019  

Boeing didn’t tell airlines that safety alert wasn’t on

Feature designed to warn pilots when a key sensor might be providing incorrect information.

News Aerospace General
April 25, 2019  

Boeing’s troubled jet is costing US$1B to fix so far

Boeing has about 4,600 unfilled orders for the 737 Max, which was involved in two recent fatal crashes.