Boeing quietly launches the world’s longest plane, amid MAX 8 debacle
by Christian Fleetwood
Amid the ongoing international drama surrounding its MAX 8 aircraft, Boeing has unveiled its latest, largest and most efficient long-haul carrier jet: the 777X.
Ethiopian Airlines black box shows similarities to Lion Air crash
by Ali Coulton
As French aviation authorities analyse the flight data recorders, Boeing is finalising a software update it hopes will fix problems surrounding its 737 MAX 8.
Boeing facing huge insurance claims from victims of Ethiopian Airlines MAX 8 crash
It’s been a week from hell for Boeing, and it appears the pain won’t be ending anytime soon for the aircraft giant.
Ethiopia crash update: Australia suspends MAX 8 flights, as Trump weighs in
by Ali Coulton
Despite the US being one of the only countries left flying the MAX 8, President Donald Trump has expressed his concern that planes are becoming “too complex to fly”.
Investigators say Lion Air plane was not airworthy prior to crash
Indonesian investigators have released a preliminary report into the crash revealing fresh details about the pilot’s final efforts to save the doomed flight.
Lion Air passengers’ families sue Boeing over aircraft sensors
The grieving families of those killed when a Lion Air flight plunged into the sea last month are suing Boeing over an alleged fault with the jet’s design.
NEW PLANES: AirAsia and Hawaiian Airlines announce aircraft orders
We love the smell of new planes in the morning. Actually, that might be the routine scent of burnt toast wafting over from the office kitchen.
Magic spaceship plane will get you to Europe in five hours
by Lauren Croft
Fancy going to Europe in a spaceship instead of a plane? Boeing have the answer for you. We’d fancy just going to Europe in general, tbh, but our bank account said no.
All the insane ideas for planes that never took off
Take a look at the jumbo jets of the 70s – which had more space to fill than our tiny studio apartment in the city does.
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