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Southwest extends 737 MAX cancellations through June 6

Southwest extends 737 MAX cancellations through June 6

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co ( LUV.N ) said on Thursday it is extending cancellations of Boeing Co ( BA.N ) 737 MAX flights until June 6, citing the planemaker’s decision to recommend pilot simulator training before resuming flights and uncertainty about when regulators will approve their return to service. The decision follows a similar

Southwest Airlines push Boeing 737 MAX flight cancellations into June

Southwest Airlines push Boeing 737 MAX flight cancellations into June

(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co ( LUV.N ) said on Thursday it would extend cancellations of 737 MAX flights through June 6, as the grounding of the Boeing Co ( BA.N ) jet threatens to hurt a second straight U.S. summer travel season. Southwest, the largest operator of MAX airplanes worldwide, said the latest move would remove roughly 330 weekday

FAA should mandate safety management systems for Boeing, others: panel

FAA should mandate safety management systems for Boeing, others: panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An expert committee on Thursday recommended the Federal Aviation Administration’s require Boeing Co ( BA.N ) and other aircraft manufacturers to adopt new safety management tools in the wake of two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes. Boeing grounded its entire 737 Max fleet, halting deliveries of its best selling commercial airliner

Will Boeing's 737 Max be safe if it ever returns to the skies?

Will Boeing's 737 Max be safe if it ever returns to the skies?

close Video Should you fly Boeing's 737 Max if it ever returns to the skies? Boeing's 737 Max jet has been grounded since March following two fatal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, and Boeing is trying to convince regulators to allow the airplane to return to the skies in the spring. "Are we going to end up with a safe airplane here?" James Freeman

Trump urges Boeing to move fast on resolving 737 MAX issues

Trump urges Boeing to move fast on resolving 737 MAX issues

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged Boeing Co ( BA.N ) to move quickly to resolve issues with the grounded 737 MAX, noting the planemaker’s significant impact on the U.S. economy. Trump referenced studies that suggested the production halt of the 737 MAX could shave 0.5% from U.S. gross domestic product this year.

Trump says he has no doubt new Boeing CEO will address 737 Max issues

Trump says he has no doubt new Boeing CEO will address 737 Max issues

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he had no doubt that Boeing Co’s ( BA.N ) new chief executive, David Calhoun, would be able to turn the company around as it grapples with the two fatal crashes of its 737 MAX plane. Trump speaking at a White House event to sign the Phase 1 trade deal with China, said Boeing needed

Here’s why Boeing’s shares are holding up despite a brutal year

Here’s why Boeing’s shares are holding up despite a brutal year

In a year of bad news—followed by yet more bad news—Tuesday was an extraordinary day for Boeing and its battered shareholders. Consider this rundown of headlines: First, news broke that rival Airbus overtook Boeing in 2019, delivering more than twice as many airplanes—863 to 380—to customers last year. Dig deeper into the numbers and some real red

Malaysia Airlines stops taking deliveries of Boeing MAX 737 jets

Malaysia Airlines stops taking deliveries of Boeing MAX 737 jets

Malaysia’s national carrier has suspended deliveries of 25 Boeing 737 MAX jets due to the delayed return to service of the aircraft since it was grounded last year after two fatal crashes. “In view of the production stoppage and the delayed return to service of the 737-MAX, Malaysia Airlines has suspended the delivery of its orders,” the airline said

Malaysia Airlines suspends Boeing 737 MAX deliveries due to jet's grounding

Malaysia Airlines suspends Boeing 737 MAX deliveries due to jet's grounding

KUALA LUMPUR/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines said on Wednesday it has suspended deliveries of 25 Boeing Co ( BA.N ) 737 MAX jets, citing the plane’s delayed return to service since it was grounded last year following two fatal crashes. The decision represents another setback for Boeing, which on Tuesday reported its worst annual net orders in