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    The number of people killed in large commercial airplane crashes fell by more than 50% in 2019 despite a high-profile Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia in March, a Dutch consulting firm said on Wednesday. Aviation consulting firm To70 said there were 86 accidents involving large commercial planes – including eight fatal incidents – resulting ...
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    Boeing Co has fired Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg following a year of intense scrutiny and industrial setbacks set off by twin fatal crashes of its 737 MAX jetliner. Here is a timeline of events: DEC. 20, 2019 – Boeing’s new astronaut capsule, the CST-100 Starliner, fails after liftoff to climb high enough in orbit to ...
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    Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg Boeing Co is planning an initial investment of around $1 billion into industry-wide pilot development as part of a long-term initiative to reduce risks like those faced by the crew in two 737 MAX crashes, people familiar with the matter said. The embattled plane maker is trying to rebuild trust ...
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    Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg   Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will acknowledge on Tuesday before Congress that the aircraft manufacturer made mistakes after two deadly 737 MAX crashes killed 346 people, according to written testimony seen by Reuters. “We have learned and are still learning from these accidents, Mr. Chairman. We know we made mistakes ...
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    Kevin McAllister   Boeing Co on Tuesday ousted the top executive of its commercial airplanes division, Kevin McAllister, marking the first high-level departure since two fatal crashes of its 737 MAX jets. The company said it named veteran Boeing executive Stan Deal to succeed McAllister effective immediately as president and chief executive of Boeing Commercial ...
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    Boeing Co plans further changes to the software architecture of the 737 MAX flight-control system to address a flaw discovered after a test in June, two people briefed on the matter said late on Thursday. The redesign, first reported by the Seattle Times, involves using and receiving input from both flight control computers rather than ...
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    Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organisations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The move appears to be a step toward repairing the image of the world’s largest plane maker, ...
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    The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a May 15 hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) aircraft certification program, three people briefed on the matter said on Wednesday. The committee said the hearing to be held by its aviation subcommittee will be on the “status of ...
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    CEO Boeing, Dennis Muilenburg Boeing Co CEO and Chairman Dennis Muilenburg emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting on Monday and promised to win back the public’s trust after facing tough questions in the wake of two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX plane. Battling the biggest crisis of his nearly four years ...
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    Boeing Co CEO Dennis Muilenburg Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will face shareholders on Monday for the first time since two fatal crashes that led to the 737 MAX’s grounding worldwide and triggered investigations, lawsuits and a sharp loss in share value. Battling the biggest crisis of his tenure, Muilenburg will try to bolster ...