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Factbox: What needs to happen before Boeing's 737 MAX can fly again

Factbox: What needs to happen before Boeing's 737 MAX can fly again

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Boeing Co’s ( BA.N ) best-selling jet, the 737 MAX, was grounded globally in March, days after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that followed a similar Lion Air disaster in Indonesia in October. A total of 346 people died in the two crashes. Boeing has spent months working on updating critical flight control software at

Boeing 737 Max fallout: How an 8 a.m nonstop turned into an evening flight with a stop

Boeing 737 Max fallout: How an 8 a.m nonstop turned into an evening flight with a stop

CLOSE A man whose family was killed in the crash of a Boeing 737 Max jet in Ethiopia accused the company of wrongful conduct, telling a U.S. House subcommittee Wednesday that "Boeing should not be allowed to act like a mere investment company." (July 17) AP, AP When she was shopping for plane tickets this summer for a November trip to Disneyland, Brittani

Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies

Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies

SEATTLE/CHICAGO/PARIS (Reuters) - As Boeing Co ( BA.N ) sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history. Inside Boeing’s 737 factory at Renton, Washington, south of Seattle, workers

India plans its own tests of Boeing 737 MAX jets even if FAA clears them for takeoff in the US

India plans its own tests of Boeing 737 MAX jets even if FAA clears them for takeoff in the US

India is set to conduct its own checks on Boeing’s 737 MAX jets even if the US aviation regulator clears the grounded planes, reports citing officials say. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the certifying authority of US-made jets, is to assess the planes’ safety before they can fly again after 737 MAXs were grounded globally in March following

U.S. House panel wants Boeing CEO to allow employee interviews on 737 MAX crashes

U.S. House panel wants Boeing CEO to allow employee interviews on 737 MAX crashes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress on Thursday asked Boeing Co’s chief executive to make several employees available for interviews as part of a congressional probe into the design, development and certification of 737 MAX aircraft involved in two crashes that killed 346 people. House of Representatives Transportation Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio

U.S. House panel wants Boeing CEO to allow employee interviews on 737 MAX

U.S. House panel wants Boeing CEO to allow employee interviews on 737 MAX

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House committee on Thursday asked Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg to request interviews with several employees as part of the congressional probe into the design, development and certification of 737 MAX involved in two fatal crashes in five months killing 346 people. House Transportation Committee Chairman

Families of Boeing 737 Max crash victims demand more safety tests

Families of Boeing 737 Max crash victims demand more safety tests

Families of passengers who were killed in a Boeing 737 Max crash in Ethopia lobbied United States' Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Tuesday to slow what they consider a rush to allow the plane to fly again. Two of the relatives who took part in the two-hour meeting in Washington said Chao promised that the government would take as long as necessary