Boeing 737 Max News

Next-to-Last Flight of Lion Air’s Doomed 737 MAX Was Saved by Off-Duty Pilot

As the Lion Air crew fought to control their diving Boeing Co. 737 MAX 8, they got help from an unexpected source: an off-duty pilot who happened to be riding in the cockpit. That extra pilot, who was seated in …

Investigation Found FAA Employees Warned of Boeing Influence Over Safety Approvals

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees warned as early as seven years ago that Boeing Co. had too much sway over safety approvals of new aircraft, prompting an investigation by Department of Transportation auditors who confirmed the agency hadn’t done enough …

Black Boxes Show Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air Disasters Were Similar, Says Ethiopia

The crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people had “clear similarities” with October’s Lion Air crash, Ethiopia said on Sunday, shown by initial analysis of the black boxes recovered from the wreckage of the March 10 disaster. …

Lessons from the Grounding of the Boeing 737 Max: Viewpoint

This week President Trump grounded the Boeing 737 Max as a result of a crash of a second plane in Africa. The plane had already been grounded in Canada, China, the EU, UK, etc. There is a lot riding on …

Boeing Faces Spate of Lawsuits After Second 737 MAX 8 Crash

Lawyers are already targeting Boeing Co. for Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines disaster even while investigators are still trying to figure out what caused two 737 Max 8 jetliners to go down in a span of five months, killing 346 people. Boeing …

Satellites Found 1st Concrete Evidence of Link Between Boeing 737 MAX Crashes

The first concrete evidence of a possible link between two deadly Boeing 737 MAX crashes came from space. A new satellite network capable of tracking planes in high fidelity across the globe captured the flight path of the Boeing Co. …

U.S. Joins Nations Grounding Boeing 737 MAX Planes Following New Data

U.S. regulators reversed course Wednesday and announced they will ground Boeing Co.’s top-selling 737 Max family of airliners amid safety concerns after a crash Sunday in Ethiopia — five months after a similar tragedy off Indonesia. “The safety of the …

Norwegian Air to Seek Compensation from Boeing for Costs of MAX Groundings

Norwegian Air said on Wednesday it will seek compensation from plane maker Boeing for costs and lost revenue after grounding its fleet of 737 MAX 8 aircraft in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash. “We expect Boeing to take …

U.S. FAA Reaffirms Safety of Boeing 737 Max as Groundings Continue Across Globe

U.S. aviation regulators reiterated that they see no safety issue with the beleaguered Boeing Co. 737 Max jetliner that warrants grounding the plane despite a pair of deadly crashes and the move by more than 40 other nations to temporarily …

Update: Groundings of Boeing 737 MAX 8 Cascade Globally

Aviation regulators around the globe are grounding Boeing‘s 737 MAX aircraft following Sunday’s deadly plane crash in Ethiopia. Regulators in the United States, where Boeing is based, remained an exception. Boeing reiterated that the investigation into the crash remains in …