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Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun makes a rare public appearance at the Berlin Aviation Summit on June 4. His presentation — swinging between defiance and contrition — might offer clues on how he aims to handle himself during the Washington hearing on Tuesday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 18, 2024
Boeing faces senate grilling as CEO search gains momentum
How outgoing CEO Dave Calhoun handles the spotlight is important not just for his legacy, but also for the company’s work to shore up confidence.
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner lifts off at Paine Field in Everett, Washington.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 10, 2024
Boeing takes further blow after whistleblower alleges 787 ‘shortcuts’
Incorrect treatment of gaps between joined airframe segments could lead to "significant fatigue,” according to the former quality engineer.
Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 26, 2024
Will Boeing leadership shake-up redeem plane-maker with airlines and fliers?
The embattled manufacturer has announced one of the most dramatic overhauls in its century-long history, with three top executives set to depart.
Airplane fuselages outside the Boeing manufacturing facility in Washington. Boeing’s recent problems are further widening the gap between supply and demand.
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 18, 2024
Boeing’s pain spreads to travelers as airlines cut back on plans
As a result, passengers will face fewer flight options and potentially higher prices on at least some popular short and midrange routes.
A Boeing Co. 737 Max airplane on the production line at the company's manufacturing facility in Renton, Washington, in March 2019
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 27, 2024
Boeing's safety culture slammed by FAA after 737 Max midair door loss
An expert report shows the work still to be done at Boeing despite efforts to overhaul its culture after fatal crashes in 2018 and 2019 killed 346 people.
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max-9 aircraft grounded at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) on Saturday. Alaska Airlines will ground its entire fleet of Boeing 737 Max-9 aircraft after a fuselage section in the rear part of the brand-new jet blew out shortly after takeoff last Friday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 8, 2024
Boeing CEO’s comeback plan for 2024 takes a blow five days in
Alaska Airlines incident could hinder the year's manufacturing pace for 737s amid immense pressure on the planemaker to return its factories to 2019 rates.
A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II, a short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) version of the Joint Strike Fighter aircraft, flies past during a preview at the Singapore Airshow in Singapore in 2022.
WORLD
Sep 19, 2023
Debris field found in search for missing U.S. F-35 fighter jet
The military had asked for civilian help in finding the F-35B Lightning II jet that suffered a "mishap” on Sunday afternoon
An Airbus A350 XWB passenger aircraft on the final assembly line at the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 1, 2023
Fake spare parts were supplied to fix top-selling jet engine
The spread of undocumented or potentially faked parts into the engine supply chain is rare and treated with utmost urgency in the industry.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 25, 2022
Air crash disaster risks an even wider rift for Boeing and China
With relations between Washington and Beijing at their lowest ebb in years, the probe into the crash has turned the two archrivals into reluctant bedfellows.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 1, 2022
Boeing wins blockbuster Qatar Air order, dealing blow to Airbus
The order bolsters Boeing's strength in air freighters as Airbus, which is locked in a bitter feud with Qatar Air, tries to muscle into the market.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 20, 2022
Deal over 5G cell towers soothes U.S. aviation turmoil, for now
Hundreds of 5G cell towers near U.S. airports broadcast on frequencies adjacent to those used by radar altimeters that help aircraft land in poor weather.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 19, 2020
Boeing Max cleared to fly in U.S. as FAA lifts longest grounding
The U.S. actions set the stage for other regulators to clear the Max, which would allow airlines worldwide to resume passenger service with the plane.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 24, 2019
For Boeing's new CEO, saving the troubled 737 Max is just the first hurdle
Boeing Co.'s incoming boss David Calhoun faces a daunting task when he takes over as chief executive officer next year: rescuing the 737 Max while mending the company's fractured relationship with U.S. regulators. But that's just the first of the hurdles awaiting him.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Mar 13, 2019
Nations ground Boeing 737 Max 8 despite assurances from U.S. FAA
Since shortly after the dawn of the jet age, the world has followed America's lead on aviation safety.

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