Articles tagged “boeing 737 max 8”

Airlines

Boeing Breached 2021 Settlement Related to Fatal Max 8 Crashes, Justice Department Says

The Justice Department has determined that Boeing violated the terms of its deferred prosecution agreement related to the Max 8 fatal crashes. It’s unclear whether the DOJ will now pursue a criminal prosecution into the plane maker.

Boeing Breached 2021 Settlement Related to Fatal Max 8 Crashes, Justice Department Says

Airlines

Justice Department Opens Probe Into Alaska Airlines Blowout

It’s unclear if this investigation is a new inquiry or if it’s related to a $2.5 billion settlement Boeing reached with the DOJ in 2021.

Justice Department Opens Probe Into Alaska Airlines Blowout

Airlines

United Halts Pilot Hiring Due to Boeing Delivery Delays

One of Boeing’s biggest customers said it has paused pilot hiring in the spring due to Max 10 delivery delays.

United Halts Pilot Hiring Due to Boeing Delivery Delays

Airlines

Boeing Has 90 Days to Address Quality Control Issues, FAA Says

After a string of problems with its beleaguered 737 Max line, Boeing has to come up with a plan to improve safety culture and quality control.

Boeing Has 90 Days to Address Quality Control Issues, FAA Says

Airlines

First Look: The New Seats Coming Soon to Southwest Airlines

Southwest said it is refreshing its cabins, opting for the slimmer and more lightweight Recaro seats.

First Look: The New Seats Coming Soon to Southwest Airlines

Airlines

Ask Skift: What Is the History of the Boeing 737 Max’s Problems?

Boeing's problems with its 737 Max aircraft are far from limited to the recent blowout aboard an Alaska Airlines flight. Here's a rundown of some of those issues.

Ask Skift: What Is the History of the Boeing 737 Max’s Problems?

Airlines

Southwest Airlines Tries to Blunt Impact of Boeing Delivery Delays With MAX 8 Orders

It's nice to have a backup plan, and the Max 8 is filling that role for Southwest until delayed Max 7 orders arrive.

Southwest Airlines Tries to Blunt Impact of Boeing Delivery Delays With MAX 8 Orders

Business Travel

TUI Profit Takes a Hit From Max Grounding

The Max grounding overshadowed a decent set of results. TUI will be hoping the safety issues are ironed out well in advance of next summer, the period when profits can be the most robust.

TUI Profit Takes a Hit From Max Grounding

Airlines

Boeing CEO to Business Travel Execs: Trust Us, 737 Max Is Safe Now

Boeing is going to have to do more than apologize to make travelers comfortable with taking the risk of flying on the 737 Max when it returns to service. Travel buyers and managers, too, are unlikely to ignore the risk with their jobs at stake.