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

by Christian Fleetwood

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

by Christian Fleetwood

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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Boeing fires mid-level exec following “totally appalling” emails

by Christian Fleetwood

Adding to a grim January for the manufacturer comes the news that Boeing booked no new orders for the month for the first time in nearly 60 years.

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

by Christian Fleetwood

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

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Boeing’s new boss outlines primary focus, as former CEO denied severance payments

by Christian Fleetwood

Did you miss the news over the summer break about Boeing’s new CEO? Play catch-up here.

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Engineers find another flaw in Boeing’s 737 MAX jet

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!

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

by Christian Fleetwood

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

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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Airlines still selling tickets on grounded Boeing 737 MAX

by Christian Fleetwood

Major airlines around the world are still selling flights on the Boeing 737 MAX for later this year, despite the problematic model still being grounded.

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Boeing suffers historic second-quarter loss, CEO warns 737 MAX production could halt

by Christian Fleetwood

Amid the ongoing approval process for the problematic 737 MAX, Boeing’s CEO has warned the manufacturer may need to halt its production.

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Boeing ‘renames’ Ryanair’s 737 MAX

by Christian Fleetwood

If images posted on social media are anything to go by, in the era of deepfakes, it looks like the embroiled 737 MAX brand is getting a cosmetic touch-up.

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