Articles tagged “boeing 737 max”

Boeing 737 Max Gets a Lift With 200-Jet Order From British Airways Parent IAG

Boeing 737 Max Gets a Lift With 200-Jet Order From British Airways Parent IAG

Brian Sumers, Skift

International Airlines CEO Willie Walsh likes a good deal. We're guessing he found one here. Clearly he's betting travelers have short memories.

1 day ago

Boeing Kicks Off Paris Air Show With 737 Max Apology

Boeing Kicks Off Paris Air Show With 737 Max Apology

Angela Charlton, Associated Press

At the aviation industry's largest yearly gathering, Boeing apologized to airline operators and the families of the 346 people who died in two Max crashes. But their belated contrition may not be enough to regain trust — or traction against rival Airbus, for that matter.

2 days ago

Boeing’s Formula to Compete With Airbus After 737 Max Disaster

Boeing’s Formula to Compete With Airbus After 737 Max Disaster

Julie Johnsson and Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

Developing an all-new jet takes a decade and costs a fortune. And no one knows what the market will be for planes in the future. Understandably, Boeing is moving slowly. But if the company wants to keep its standing relative to Airbus, it should probably make some new technology airplanes.

5 days ago

Travel Managers Express Concerns About Boeing 737 Max Safety

Travel Managers Express Concerns About Boeing 737 Max Safety

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel managers are concerned for the safety of travelers who will be flying Boeing 737 Max series aircraft in the future, and with good reason.

5 days ago

Southwest Airlines Removes 737 Max From Its Schedule for Another Month

Southwest Airlines Removes 737 Max From Its Schedule for Another Month

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Southwest is the second major U.S. carrier to remove the Max from its summer schedule entirely. All eyes are on when Boeing can deliver a much-awaited software fix to restore faith in the aircraft.

6 days ago

American Will Put Its Managers on Boeing 737s Before Paying Customers

American Will Put Its Managers on Boeing 737s Before Paying Customers

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

To reassure its passengers, American plans to put its own employees on Boeing 737s once they are cleared to fly. You can bet that won't do a whole lot to soothe anxieties.

7 days ago

Trade War Could Derail Boeing’s Plans to Sell Jets to Chinese Airlines

Trade War Could Derail Boeing’s Plans to Sell Jets to Chinese Airlines

Haze Fan, Julie Johnsson and Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

Boeing is one two giant plane makers in the world. The 737 Max aside, it makes planes airlines want right now. Do you expect it to give up the Chinese market because the U.S and Chinese governments are feuding? No way.

2 weeks ago

Global Airlines Worry About Havoc Caused by a Boeing 737 Max Regulatory Rift

Global Airlines Worry About Havoc Caused by a Boeing 737 Max Regulatory Rift

Brian Sumers, Skift

Regardless of how you feel about the handling of the Boeing 737 Max, this is a big issue. Airlines have always assumed global regulators would reach the same conclusions about aircraft safety. Now they're not so sure, and that could cause longer-term issues.

2 weeks ago

Boeing Crisis Deepens as SEC Probes 737 Max Jet Disclosures

Boeing Crisis Deepens as SEC Probes 737 Max Jet Disclosures

Benjamin Bain and Matt Robinson, Bloomberg

Boeing remains in the hot seat — and the temperature's rising as regulators intensify their scrutiny.

3 weeks ago

Grounded Boeing 737 Max Jets Get White-Glove Care So They Can Fly Again

Grounded Boeing 737 Max Jets Get White-Glove Care So They Can Fly Again

Julie Johnsson and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Often, when airlines fly planes to the desert for storage, they never fly again. But this is different. Airlines need to make sure the aircraft will be ready to go back into service when the FAA lifts its ban. That requires considerable work.

4 weeks ago

FAA Makes No Promises About Lifting Boeing 737 Max Ban

FAA Makes No Promises About Lifting Boeing 737 Max Ban

David Koenig, Associated Press

We've heard some U.S. airline CEOs say the Boeing 737 Max could return to service this summer. But the FAA is making no promises. This could take a while.

4 weeks 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.

4 weeks ago