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Pilots pressured Boeing to review 737 Max before Ethiopian Airlines crash

by Christian Fleetwood

A damning report and some unsettling updates have filled a few holes in the shaky history of the Boeing 737 Max.

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Pilot suspended after attacking hotel employee

It appears we’ve found a candidate for the Arsehole of the Year award, and he just so happens to be a commercial airline pilot.

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Boeing to cut 737 MAX output and focus on fixing anti-stall software implicated in crashes

by Christian Fleetwood

Thought Travel Weekly had gone a bit quiet on its coverage of Boeing’s issues? Well, consider this a loud return to the headlines.

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Ethiopian Airlines crash victim’s family files lawsuit against Boeing

by Christian Fleetwood

In what may be the first lawsuit to be filed against Boeing over the Ethiopian Airlines crash, a victim’s family is suing the company over its anti-stall system.

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Boeing close to completing 737 Max software update, as another plane faulters

by Christian Fleetwood

Boeing’s latest software update should address concerns surrounding the 737 Max aircraft’s anti-stall system, but pilots who have tested the system still seem concerned.

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Garuda cancels order for 49 737 Max jets, while Virgin mulls options

by Christian Fleetwood

Garuda Indonesia is the first airline to cancel its order of Boeing 737 Max aircraft, while Travel Weekly scrambles to cancel intoxicated online shopping orders we made last night.

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Boeing update: Lion Air Crash families pressured into no-suit deal, while doomed jets lacked ‘optional’ safety features

by Christian Fleetwood

We weren’t aware that some flight safety features were ‘optional’, but now that we are, we’ve suddenly developed a phobia of flying.

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US department of justice launches investigation into Boeing 737 Max

by Ali Coulton

Boeing’s CEO also penned a letter to airlines, passengers and the aviation community to reiterate the manufacturer’s commitment to safety for the 54433566454th time.

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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.

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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.

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BOEING UDATE: US and Canada finally boycott MAX 8 aircraft, while Melbourne manufacturer could suffer

by Christian Fleetwood

They’re last to the table, but the US and Canada have finally banned and grounded all Boeing MAX 8 aircraft in their national airspace.

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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”.

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