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Report blames Boeing for fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash, as US reveals five contributors to 737 MAX crisis

March 11, 2020

Investigators have singled out faulty 737 MAX systems and inadequate training in an interim report on the eve of the anniversary of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash last year.

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Boeing confirms debris found in 737 MAX engines, as Qantas eyes cut-price deal

February 24, 2020

Alan Joyce says Qantas’ “unmatched” safety reputation positions it to negotiate a discounted deal with Boeing for a new fleet of 737 MAXs when the jet is re-certified.

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Aviation Wrap: Boeing’s $74m 737 MAX relief, Emirates helps Arsenal prepare for EPL run in with Dubai training camp + MORE!

February 18, 2020

When writing this week’s Aviation Wrap, we could have sworn the sound of airplanes taking off was in the air. On second appraisal, we discovered it was just tinnitus. 

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Boeing: Judge orders pilots suing manufacturer over 737 MAX to reveal their names

January 22, 2020

Pilots suing Boeing over lost wages have been given an ultimatum: reveal their names or withdraw the case.

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Engineers find another flaw in Boeing’s 737 MAX jet

January 8, 2020

Just when you thought Boeing was out of the woods with its problematic 737 MAX jet, yet another fault has been discovered.

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Aviation Wrap: Boeing starts 737 MAX compo, Emirates’ New Year special, Airbus unveils Aston Martin Edition helicopter + MORE!

January 7, 2020

To celebrate our first Aviation Wrap of the year, we’re reporting from a private jet on our way to a beach party in Ibiza. Just kidding – it’s the first week back and we’re three down on a batch brew of cold coffee.

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Boeing to suspend 737 MAX production

December 17, 2019

For the first time, production of the grounded 737 MAX will halt, as Boeing prioritises delivering what it already has over producing more.

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Lion Air crash report faults Boeing 737 MAX design, certification and pilot training

October 29, 2019

The findings of the Indonesian investigation into the Lion Air crash have revealed a number of factors played a role in the downing of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet.

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Boeing blamed by Indonesian investigators for Lion Air 737 MAX crash

October 24, 2019

The families of Lion Air Flight 610 victims have been told systematic design flaws by Boeing and flight crew lapses caused the disaster.

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Boeing breaks deadlock on 737 MAX orders, as Joyce affirms confidence in jet’s return

October 11, 2019

A mysterious VIP has ordered a business version of the 737 MAX, marking the first of the model to be sold in months.

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