The To70 consultancy said Wednesday that 257 people died in eight fatal accidents in 2019. That compares to 534 deaths in 13 fatal accidents in 2018.
By David McHugh, Associated Press
This year has been tough for Boeing. Last week, the aviation giant announced that due to ongoing safety issues, it was pausing production of the 737 Max, its fastest-selling plane ever. On Monday, the company’s board of directors fired CEO…
Dennis Muilenburg's resignation comes amid ongoing problems at the company over the troubled Max 737 aircraft.
By Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press
Airlines have already been dealing with delayed flight schedules tied to the Max, which was grounded worldwide after the second of two crashes of its jet.
By Cathy Bussewitz, Tom Krisher, Associated Press
Earlier this fall, Boeing said it expected its 737 Max jets to fly again in January 2020. But as a Federal Aviation Administration investigation continues and concerns about the plane’s safety persist, the aerospace giant has announced it is pausing…
By Tom Krisher, Associated Press
Boeing's decision is a recognition that it will take longer than the company expected to get the planes back in the air.
By Tom Krishner, Associated Press
The move amounts to an acknowledgement that it will take much longer than Boeing expected to win approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and other global regulators to fly the planes again.
In our news wrap Wednesday, the House opened debate on a Democratic bill to lower prescription drug costs through government negotiations. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed for bipartisan support, but Sen. Mitch McConnell said he won’t bring the bill up…
Boeing’s 737 Max jets have yet to resume flying after a pair of deadly crashes in the past year sparked broad scrutiny of Boeing’s corporate practices and the FAA certification process. Now, the company’s CEO is on Capitol Hill for…
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