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Another safety blow for Boeing: 737 MAX and NG’s “improperly manufactured parts” need replacement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 16:45

Boeing 737 MAX and NG manufacturer revealed that some aircraft parts were improperly manufactured and would need replacement dealing yet another safety issue blow to troubled aircraft. Up to 148 ... Read More

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:10

Dennis Muilenburg, the President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company, said his company failed to properly implement a safety alert feature on its 737 MAX aircraft, grounded ... Read More

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 19:40

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Seoul, Republic of Korea, for the 75th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) ... Read More

China Air Transport Association: 737 MAX fiasco to cost Chinese airlines $579 million

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019 16:45

The China Air Transport Association (CATA) said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft will reach around 4 billion yuan ($579.32 million) ... Read More

‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 23:35

Chinese carrier, China Eastern Airlines, has requested compensation from the US aerospace giant Boeing over financial damages the carrier had to sustain over the compulsory grounding and suspended delivery of ... Read More

Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 02:15

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 22.2 million passengers in the first quarter of 2019, down 2.2 percent from the same period last year due largely to reduced flights and a shift ... Read More

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 19:04

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air crash, American Airlines shutting up whistleblowers, loose debris damaging the wiring at a Boeing 787 factory, economic loss claimed not to use simulator training for Boeing ... Read More

Air Canada updates schedule due to ongoing grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 00:15

Air Canada said today that to provide customers greater certainty for their summer travel plans it has further adjusted its schedule through to August 1 and taken other measures, including ... Read More

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 20:05

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved issues surrounding Boeing’s once best-selling 737 MAX aircraft. Boeing also announced ... Read More

Zero: Boeing receives no commercial orders for its troubled 737 MAX aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 19:50

Boeing did not win any commercial orders for its 737 MAX jet in March following a second deadly crash involving the plane. It is the first time in seven years ... Read More

Indonesian national airline Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 16:30

Indonesia’s flag carrier Garuda has announced the cancellation of its multi-billion-dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jets after two fatal crashes involving the aircraft in less than ... Read More

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 20:14

FAA Nominee Steve Dickson formerly a Delta Airlines executive,  should get a prompt confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate," stated Paul Hudson, of FlyersRights.org and longtime member of the FAA ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines refutes wrong reporting of the New York Times

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:30

Ethiopian Airlines would like to refute the following wrong reporting of the New York Times titled “Ethiopian Airlines Had a Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot on Doomed Flight Didn’t Receive ... Read More

Russian carriers ‘suspend indefinitely’ all Boeing 737 MAX purchases

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 15:22

Contracts for the purchase of troubled Boeing 737 MAX aircraft have been suspended indefinitely by a number of Russian airlines, according to Vladimir Afonsky, a member of the Russia's State ... Read More

Air crash experts: ‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian and Lion Air 737 MAX disasters

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 23:05

French air crash investigators are saying that they have found “clear similarities” between last week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash and last October’s Lion Air disaster. Both 737 MAX aircraft plunged nose-first ... Read More

WestJet suspends 2019 financial guidance over Boeing 737 MAX grounding

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 19:23

Today WestJet announced that following Transport Canada's safety notice closing Canadian airspace to Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until further notice, the Federal Aviation Administration's temporary grounding order and Boeing's decision ... Read More

Safety our top priority: American Airlines reassures customers after 737 MAX grounding

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 19:33

American Airlines has sent a message to all of it's customers, reassuring them that yesterday's grounding of all Boeing 737 MAX jets does not affect carrier's operations and reconfirmed that ... Read More

Air Canada suspends 2019 Financial Guidance over Boeing 737 MAX grounding

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 17:13

Air Canada announced today that, following Transport Canada's safety notice closing Canadian airspace to Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until further notice, the Federal Aviation Administration's temporary grounding order and Boeing's ... Read More

Boeing suspends all deliveries of 737 MAX jets to customers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 00:07

Boeing Company has halted deliveries of all ill-fated Boeing 737 MAX jets to customers after the aircraft type was grounded around the world following the deadly crash in Ethiopia. The ... Read More

Flights delays compounding due to Boeing 737 Max aircraft grounding

editor editor- March 14, 2019 21:03

Since the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max jets due to safety issues, spring break travelers are experiencing delays upon delays. Airlines and travel agents are busy trying to accommodate passengers ... Read More

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:20

Airlines are beginning to demand compensation from Boeing as revenue losses are expected to mount after the troubled Boeing MAX 737 was grounded around the world. European low cost airline ... Read More

B737-Max: United Airlines expects no impact on passengers

editor editor- March 13, 2019 21:38

United Airlines was operating two versions of the Boeing 737 family -  the Boeing 737-800 and 900 and the Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9. The 737-800s are not the ... Read More

Why Boeing now supports grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 19:09

It took U.S President Trump, who just recently proudly announced a giant order Boeing 737 Max while in Vietnam, to get Boeing to support the grounding of this aircraft. After Boeings ... Read More

Presidential Emergency Order: Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 grounded in the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 18:33

US President Donald Trump issued an emergency order to ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 and also Boeing 737 Max 9. Flights on route to a destination are allowed to finish their ... Read More

Vietjet: We do not fly Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 16:35

Vietjet does not operate any flights with Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. We are currently operating with a fleet entirely composed of new Airbus aircraft from the A320 family aircraft. The ... Read More

Turkish Airlines halts use of B737 MAX aircraft

editor editor- March 12, 2019 18:42

Turkish Airlines announced that it has stopped its operations of 12 B737 MAX type passenger aircraft located in its fleet, until further notice. This decision is effective March 13, 2019. Read More