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Senators Question Federal Oversight of Boeing, Certification Deferrals to Manufacturers

A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday questioned the Federal Aviation Administration oversight of Boeing Co.’s 737 MAX as the agency defended the longstanding practice of deferring much of the process of certifying new aircraft to manufacturers. At a Senate …

Flying Is Less Safe Than It Was But It’s Not All Boeing’s Fault

Flying has become deadlier than it has been for years and it’s hard to pin it solely on Boeing Co.’s infamous 737 Max. Aircraft accidents occurred more frequently in almost every region worldwide in 2018 as the death toll climbed …

Airlines Urge Nations’ Regulators to Avoid Competing Safety Rules

Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and raised questions about the international influence of the U.S. aviation authority. The U.S. …