Probe of FAA's oversight of Boeing 737 Max began before second crash

Business Mar 19, 2019

Probe of FAA's oversight of Boeing 737 Max began before second crash

U.S. federal authorities began exploring a criminal investigation of how Boeing Co.'s 737 Max was certified to fly passengers before the latest crash in Ethiopia involving the new jet, according to sources familiar with the probe. The investigation was prompted by information obtained after a ...

Ties between Boeing and Trump run deep

World Mar 13, 2019

Ties between Boeing and Trump run deep

When U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg on Tuesday to get assurances about the safety of the 737 Max 8 plane that crashed in Ethiopia, he wasn't talking to a stranger. Trump, who owned his own airline, Trump Shuttle, from 1989 ...