ARTICLES RELATING TO BOEING

NASA reportedly paid SpaceX R74 million to make sure its employees didn't use illegal drugs after Elon Musk smoked dagga on camera

2019-10-18 12:04

Experts told Politico there is no clear precedent for NASA paying a contractor to conduct an internal review similar to the one SpaceX is undergoing.

A damning new report on the 737 Max blames 'inexperienced pilots' and the low-cost airlines who employ them — not Boeing

2019-09-19 11:26

The Boeing 737 Max has been grounded worldwide for months after two fatal crashes. A new report suggests that Boeing doesn't deserve all the blame.

Boeing plans to hire hundreds of temp workers to help deliver grounded 737 Max airplanes, but the families of people who died in a crash involving the plane say not so fast

2019-08-21 14:08

The embattled plane maker plans to submit its fix for the 737 Max to the FAA in September, and to get the plane flying again by November.

These are the biggest airplanes in the world today — including one that can carry as many as 850 passengers

2019-08-09 15:47

From the spacious and luxurious Airbus A380 to the behemoth Antonov An-225, here are the biggest airplanes in the world.

A former Boeing 737 Max engineer said he was 'incredibly pressurised' to keep costs down and downplay new features to avoid FAA scrutiny

2019-07-29 14:56

Adam Dickson spoke to BBC Panorama nearly five months after the Boeing 737 Max was grounded after two of the planes crashed, killing 346 people.

A man who lost his entire family in a 737 Max crash says that Boeing is 'playing games' with its fund for the victims

2019-07-20 09:03

Paul Njoroge, who lost his three children, his wife, and his mother-in-law, accused Boeing of playing games for the sake of public relations.

The Boeing 737 Max may not return to the skies until 2020

2019-07-15 10:52

American Airlines removed Boeing's 737 Max, which crashed in Ethiopia and Indonesia in the last nine months, from its plane roster until November.

Boeing just announced R1 billion for families of 737 Max crash victims. It likely won't be enough.

2019-07-04 11:57

The lawsuits are piling up after two deadly crashes involving the troubled aircraft in March 2019 and October 2018.

Boeing slides after regulators discover more safety risks in the troubled 737 Max

2019-06-27 20:41

The Federal Aviation Administration uncovered a design flaw in the 737 Max that could cause the planes to dive in a dangerous manoeuvre.

American Airlines just ordered 50 new Airbus planes — and it's a huge blow to Boeing

2019-06-25 12:48

American Airlines is replacing some of its Boeing fleet with new Airbus jets. And other airlines are likely to follow.

 

A vital Boeing 737 Next Gen part that attaches the plane's body to its wings is having a 'cracking issue'

2019-09-30 08:32

The FAA ordered inspections of a Boeing 737 model after the company found a "cracking issue" in a crucial part that attaches the body to its wings.

Airlines have been flying empty Boeing 737 Max planes around the world as they scramble to get ready for its return to service

2019-09-01 14:37

The 737 Max has been grounded for almost six months, and although there is no set date for its return, airlines want to be as prepared as possible.

A village near Rome was pelted with debris when chunks of metal broke off a Norwegian Air Boeing 787 after a 'technical failure'

2019-08-12 14:35

The plane turned back to Fiumicino airport after dropping metal fragments over the Isla Sacra area of Rome, smashing windows and damaging houses.

Boeing's grounded 737 Max planes are piling up at the company's Seattle plant

2019-08-05 12:23

As the worldwide grounding of the jet has reached its fifth month, Boeing has continued manufacturing the plane. Now, undelivered jets are piling up.

Boeing is taking a R69 billion hit over the 737 Max crisis, but warns costs could climb even further

2019-07-20 16:16

Boeing is facing one of its biggest-ever crises, but said it is focused on safely returning the 737 Max after two crashes killed 346 people.

The world's 5th-largest airline blames the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max as it says it expects to carry fewer passengers and may even close some of its airport bases

2019-07-17 10:37

Ryanair's CEO said the company was confident in the Boeing 737 Max but it would be "prudent" to think the plane might not return until December.

A Saudi airline is dropping a R85 billion order for 737 Max planes as Boeing's crisis deepens

2019-07-09 15:45

Saudi Arabian airline Flyadeal said it will order up to 50 planes from Airbus' A320neo family — the Boeing 737 Max's rival.

It looks like the return of the Boeing 737 Max has been delayed again, and it could still be months until it's allowed back in the air

2019-06-29 11:44

A newly identified flaw in the Boeing 737 Max will take months to fix, making it unlikely that the aircraft will return to the skies before October.

'I could never live with myself': The parents of a Boeing 737 Max victim explain why they chose to campaign to prevent another disaster, rather than 'go to bed' and grieve

2019-06-26 14:05

Nadia Milleron and Michael Stumo lost their daughter Samya Stumo when an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet crashed and killed everyone on board.

Boeing is crowding its employee parking lot with undelivered 737 Max jets, and the company says that's part of its 'inventory-management plan'

2019-06-25 09:29

Boeing's employee parking lot is packed with 737 Max jets. Storing the grounded planes is yet another hit to the embattled plane maker's bottom line.

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