Articles tagged “737 max”

How Delta’s Loyalty Offering Is Improving Its Direct Booking Business

How Delta’s Loyalty Offering Is Improving Its Direct Booking Business

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Another strong quarter for Delta. Investing to create more customer loyalty is paying off. What a concept: doing what it takes to keep people keep coming back.

5 days ago

Sabre Will See Revenue Fallout From Jet Airways Collapse and 737 Max Grounding

Sabre Will See Revenue Fallout From Jet Airways Collapse and 737 Max Grounding

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Sabre is engaged in a tough but necessary technology transition. Beyond the system outages it has experienced recently, some of the events impacting its financial results, namely the Jet Airways financial collapse and the Boeing 737 Max groundings, are beyond the company's control.

3 months ago

Boeing Dreamliner Manufacturing Plant Cited for Aircraft Safety Lapses

Boeing Dreamliner Manufacturing Plant Cited for Aircraft Safety Lapses

Maria Jose Valero and Jim Silver, Bloomberg

At a time when Boeing faces intense criticism about its handling of its 737 Max aircraft, problems with Dreamliner manufacturing in South Carolina is most unwelcome news. The company must get to the heart of the production problems there immediately, and fix them.

3 months ago

Boeing Needs More Time to Complete Max Software Upgrade

Boeing Needs More Time to Complete Max Software Upgrade

Julie Johnsson and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

Time is money. Airlines will want Boeing to get the upgrade out as soon as possible so they can safely start flying their expensive aircraft again.

4 months ago

TUI Takes $225 Million Hit From Boeing 737 Max Grounding

TUI Takes $225 Million Hit From Boeing 737 Max Grounding

Christopher Jasper , Bloomberg

The Max grounding was always going to have consequences for airlines and travel companies that had a big exposure to the aircraft. TUI, and others, will be hoping the delays don't last too long.

4 months ago

Boeing Safety Certification Under Scrutiny by Congress

Boeing Safety Certification Under Scrutiny by Congress

Ryan Beene and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

Since the Ethiopian crash, Boeing has come under increasing examination over the aircraft involved. U.S. lawmakers will want to get to the bottom of what happened during the certification process.

4 months ago

UK Closes Airspace to Boeing’s Latest Jet

UK Closes Airspace to Boeing’s Latest Jet

Patrick Whyte, Skift

This is another serious blow for Boeing. We'll have to wait until investigators have analyzed the flight data recorders before we can get a full picture of what happened to Flight 302.

4 months ago

United’s Pilots Union Joins Chorus Concerned by Boeing’s 737 Max Jet

United’s Pilots Union Joins Chorus Concerned by Boeing’s 737 Max Jet

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

To repeat what we've said before, it seems like operators were caught off guard about some advanced functionality on the Boeing 737 Max. This is both odd and unusual.

8 months ago

One Boeing Aircraft Finds a Loophole in Chinese Tariffs

One Boeing Aircraft Finds a Loophole in Chinese Tariffs

Julie Johnsson and Thomas Black, Bloomberg

Boeing happens to be phasing out many of the planes that would be subject to the Chinese tariffs so the impact on the U.S. manufacturer could be less than meets the eye.

1 year ago