Boeing CEO concedes 'mistake' with 737 Max planes in two fatal crashes

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has faulted Boeing for not telling regulators for more than a year that a safety indicator in the Max cockpit didn't work.

published on : 16th June 2019

Boeing acknowledges it wanted to wait for three years to fix safety alert on 737 Max

The company acknowledged that it originally planned to fix a cockpit warning light in 2020 after two key lawmakers disclosed the company's timetable on Friday.

published on : 8th June 2019

Air India grounds aircraft as crack found after landing in San Francisco

The Delhi-San Francisco flight has the code of AI183, while the return flight has the code of AI184.

published on : 3rd June 2019

Boeing finds wing defect in 737s including some MAX 8

The American aviation giant said that a subcontractor informed it of problems with a batch of a part involved in deploying the wings' leading edge.

published on : 3rd June 2019

British Airways resumes flights to Pakistan 11 years after suspending service

Britain's flagship carrier stopped flying to Pakistan after the Marriott hotel in the capital, Islamabad, was bombed in 2008, killing more than 50 people.

published on : 2nd June 2019

SpiceJet adds 100th aircraft to its fleet

SpiceJet is the fourth domestic airline to have 100 aircraft in its fleet, after Air India, IndiGo, and the now grounded Jet Airways.

published on : 26th May 2019

Vistara leases six aircraft to boost domestic market growth

The airline has purchased six Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft that are scheduled to be delivered between 2020 and 2021, and will be used for long-haul international operations.

published on : 24th May 2019

Aviation regulators worldwide fail to set date for Boeing 737 MAX return to service 

Beyond Boeing's reputation, the 737 MAX crisis comes at a major financial cost, given that the plane represented 80 percent of the company's order backlog as of the end of last month.

published on : 24th May 2019

Boeing launches innovation programme

Boeing on Monday announced the launch of the Boeing University Innovation Leadership Development (BUILD) programme for university students, faculty and early stage startups.

published on : 21st May 2019

Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX flight simulator software

Its statement marked the first time Boeing acknowledged there was a design flaw in software linked to the 737 MAX, whose MCAS anti-stall software has been blamed.

published on : 19th May 2019

Boeing says 737 MAX software update complete, seeks regulators' approval

Boeing said it has flown 737 MAX with updated software for the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System, thought to be a factor in Ethiopian and Lion Air crashes.

published on : 17th May 2019

737 MAX crisis: US Congress grills FAA again following pilots' complaints to Boeing

The hearing comes amid a near-constant trickle of news reports in recent weeks that have raised pointed questions about both Boeing's and the FAA's handling of the narrow-body passenger jet.

published on : 16th May 2019

Boeing says 'confident' US-China trade talks will succeed 

Beijing might cut Boeing orders as well as purchases of US farm products.

published on : 13th May 2019

Two SpiceJet Boeing flights suffer mid-air glitches

A SpiceJet spokesperson confirmed the return of its Chennai flight to Mumbai due to a technical issue.

published on : 11th May 2019

IAF gains lethal edge as Boeing delivers first Apache Guardian attack chopper

The IAF had signed a multi-billion dollar contract with the US government and Boeing Ltd in September 2015 for 22 Apache helicopters.

published on : 11th May 2019
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