Articles tagged “boeing 737 max 8”

TUI Profit Takes a Hit From Max Grounding

TUI Profit Takes a Hit From Max Grounding

Patrick Whyte, Skift

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.

6 days ago

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

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

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

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.

2 weeks ago

Boeing Tells SpiceJet that 737 Max Will Be Ready to Fly by July

Boeing Tells SpiceJet that 737 Max Will Be Ready to Fly by July

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

This would be great for impacted airlines, but can Boeing really get approval from regulators by then?

3 months ago

American CEO Doug Parker Is Cautiously Optimistic About the Boeing Max

American CEO Doug Parker Is Cautiously Optimistic About the Boeing Max

Brendan Case, Bloomberg

Both caution and optimism are in order regarding Boeing's fixes to its Max 737 aircraft. American's CEO is one of the first airline execs to talk openly about passenger anxieties when the Max is given the green light to fly again.

3 months ago

European Pilots Prod Watchdogs to Vet Fixes to Boeing Max

European Pilots Prod Watchdogs to Vet Fixes to Boeing Max

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

A leading pilots lobby has urged European watchdogs to vet Boeing's revisions to its beleaguered Max 737 aircraft, and rightly so.

3 months ago

American to Keep 737 Max Grounded Through Mid-August

American to Keep 737 Max Grounded Through Mid-August

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Removing the Boeing 737 Max from the schedule will indeed remove uncertainty for consumers booking summer travel. But it won't remove cancellations from the fewer aircraft in operation. Time to adjust flying expectations.

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.

5 months ago

Boeing’s Woes Deepen With New Lawsuit, Faltering Orders in Asia

Boeing’s Woes Deepen With New Lawsuit, Faltering Orders in Asia

Peter Blumberg and Janan Hanna, Bloomberg

A lawsuit filed on behalf of the estate of a Rwandan passenger in the ill-fated Ethiopia crash deepens the troubles at Boeing, which is also seeing plane orders wavering in Asia.

5 months ago

Boeing Intends to Share Plans for 737 Max Fixes With Airlines, Regulators This Week

Boeing Intends to Share Plans for 737 Max Fixes With Airlines, Regulators This Week

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

With airlines grounding 737 Max flights, and orders being at stake, Boeing is at pains to work closely with airline customers and regulators on software and training updates for the aircraft, which has crashed twice in less than five months.

5 months ago

FAA Deems Boeing 737 Max Safe Despite Warnings from Other Regulators

FAA Deems Boeing 737 Max Safe Despite Warnings from Other Regulators

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

We know many travelers are skittish about the Boeing 737 Max. But for the FAA, the easy thing to do would be to ground the airplane. Let's give the agency some credit for examining the facts and making its own decision about the jet's airworthiness.

5 months ago

Fallout Starts to Hit Boeing Even With Unanswered Questions After Deadly Crash in Ethiopia

Fallout Starts to Hit Boeing Even With Unanswered Questions After Deadly Crash in Ethiopia

Julie Johnsson, Ryan Beene and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

As of Monday, it was far too early to know what happened to the Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 that crashed after takeoff Sunday. But the news cycle moves quickly. Airlines, regulators, and consumers want answers as fast as possible. We won't blame them.

5 months ago