Boeing fixing new software issue on the 737 Max

Business Jan 18, 2020

Boeing fixing new software issue on the 737 Max

Boeing is working to fix a newly discovered problem with software powering up on the 737 Max, adding to the list of tasks the aircraft maker faces to get the grounded plane back in the air. Boeing said Friday it has told the Federal Aviation ...

New CEO tells staff Boeing must be 'transparent'

Business Jan 14, 2020

New CEO tells staff Boeing must be 'transparent'

New Boeing Chief Executive David Calhoun told employees on Monday the company must strengthen its culture, focus on "integrity" and be "transparent," according to an email sent to staff. Calhoun, a longtime Boeing board member, officially took over on Monday as chief executive, replacing Dennis ...

China's bid to challenge Boeing and Airbus failing to take off

Business Jan 10, 2020

China's bid to challenge Boeing and Airbus failing to take off

Development of China's C919 single-aisle plane, already at least five years behind schedule, is going even slower than expected, a dozen people familiar with the program said as the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corp. struggles with technical issues that have severely restricted test flights. Delays are ...

Ukraine wants to search Iran plane crash site for missile debris

World Jan 10, 2020

Ukraine wants to search Iran plane crash site for missile debris

Ukraine outlined four potential scenarios on Thursday to explain the deadly crash of one of its airliners in Iran, including a missile strike and terrorism, as Iranian investigators said the plane was on fire before it fell to the ground. Kiev said its investigators wanted ...

Ukraine jetliner crash another challenge for Boeing

Business Jan 9, 2020

Ukraine jetliner crash another challenge for Boeing

by John Biers

The latest tragic plane crash involving another Boeing aircraft adds to the travails facing the company after its 737 Max was grounded nearly a year ago following two deadly crashes. Details were limited Wednesday about the crash of a Ukraine International Airlines plane, a Boeing ...