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Boeing Crash Victims’ Families Want Congress to Lift Shield on Planemakers’ Liability

Families of Boeing 737 MAX crash victims are urging U.S. lawmakers to ensure the planemaker is held accountable for accidents that together killed 346 people by blocking a key legal defense, according to a letter sent on Tuesday and seen …

FAA Issues Final Directive on Boeing 737 MAX Airplane Inspections

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday finalized a directive requiring airlines to complete inspections of a key component of Boeing 737 MAX airplanes that, if faulty, could result in a loss of power to the engines. The FAA, in …

Panel Urges Mandatory Safety Systems for Aircraft Manufacturers

An expert committee on Thursday recommended the Federal Aviation Administration’s require Boeing Co and other aircraft manufacturers to adopt new safety management tools in the wake of two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes. Boeing grounded its entire 737 Max fleet, …