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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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Boeing blamed by Indonesian investigators for Lion Air 737 MAX crash

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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Aviation wrap: Qantas’ new route, Suits star cast for Air NZ safety video, Harvey Milk terminal opens + MORE!

Strap yourself in and get ready to take off on a journey full of new routes, updated menus, increased flight availability and fresh codeshares! It makes for much better reading than it sounds. We promise.

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Boeing: Airline will not proceed with $6 billion 737 MAX order

by Christian Fleetwood

A low-cost carrier that nine-out-of-ten of us will never fly on, has elected to cancel its Boeing 737 MAX order. Read on to find out why.

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“Inexcusable”: Airline union slams Boeing for blaming 737 MAX crashes on pilots

There still appears to be a whole lot of finger-pointing going on over who or what was to blame for the fatal 737 MAX crashes.

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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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