It should be frowned upon for a minister or proxy to call a CEO of a state entity enquiring about opportunities for comrades, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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Boeing research shows that takeoff and landing are the most dangerous part of an average flight. Almost half of fatal accidents occur when landing.
Boeing's new return-to-service estimate "is informed by our experience to date with the certification process," according to a statement.
Correspondences from Boeing employees show how far the company has strayed from its reputation as the world's leading aircraft manufacturer.
Experts fear that moving around pieces of debris could effectively destroy evidence. Iran has also been reluctant to share the plane's black boxes.
If all goes well next year, SpaceX and Boeing will launch their first astronauts for NASA, and Mars will gain three new rovers.
After Boeing's CST-100 Starliner successfully rocketed toward space, a timing error made the spaceship fire the wrong thrusters at the wrong time.
Business Insider spoke with people who attended the meetings, including the head of the American Airlines flight attendants' union.
Boeing Commercial Airplane chief engineer John Hamilton has led the company's response to the 737 Max disasters since March.
In a statement, flight operator Philippine Airlines said the fire was caused by a "technical issue" in one of the plane's engines.
The lawsuit claims that Boeing faces a "loss of credibility in the marketplace, a damaged reputation and billions in potential business costs."
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Although Boeing's new CEO David Calhoun has been called the "turnaround specialist," getting the 737 Max off the ground will be no easy task.
Hundreds of emails, which Boeing provided to Congress and the FAA in December, were obtained by both Reuters and The New York Times on Thursday.
As Boeing works to fix the troubled 737 Max, we look back at the 55-year history of the venerable workhorse narrow-body airplane.
David Calhoun had since October been the chairman of Boeing's board of directors and was a senior managing director at Blackstone Group.
Boeing's Renton, Washington, facility, where the Max is produced, has 12,000 employees. More than 600 component suppliers will be affected.
The faulty MCAS software, which was designed to push the plane's nose down to stabilize the jet, was a key factor in both 737 Max crashes.
The flight, by Venezuela's Avior Airlines, skidded along the runway in Bogota, Colombia, throwing up sparks from its right engine. Nobody was hurt.
The order came as Boeing's 777X program has faced myriad delays, including durability issues with its General Electric engine.
Southwest is the airline that has more 737 Max planes — which are currently grounded worldwide — than any other airline.
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