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 ...

Software under scrutiny in spate of Airbus A220 engine failures

Business / Tech Oct 25, 2019

Software under scrutiny in spate of Airbus A220 engine failures

A U.S.-led investigation into a series of engine failures on Airbus's smallest jet, the A220, is studying whether a software change allowed unexpected vibrations that tore parts and forced three emergency landings, several people familiar with the case said. The airline Swiss halted its fleet ...

Boeing unveils revamp to deepen safety focus after 737 Max crashes

Business Oct 1, 2019

Boeing unveils revamp to deepen safety focus after 737 Max crashes

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg unveiled a structural overhaul intended to sharpen the plane-maker's focus on safety after two accidents of its 737 Max killed 346 people within a five-month span. Acting on a recommendation from the board, Muilenburg is creating a new ...