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HP, Hibbett rise; Foot Locker, Autodesk fall

May. 24, 2019 4:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Autodesk Inc., down $8.32 to $161.22 The design software company's first quarter profit and revenue fell short of Wall Street forecasts. Foot Locker Inc., down $8.43 to $44.40 The shoe store's first quarter financial results fell...

United CEO vows to be aboard 737 Max when its cleared to fly

May. 22, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — CEO Oscar Munoz says he will be aboard United Airlines' first flight of a Boeing 737 Max once regulators agree to let the aircraft fly again. Munoz made the promise after Chicago-based United's annual meeting with shareholders Wednesday. In crashes in Indonesia in October and Ethiopia in...

3 Chinese airlines seeking Boeing compensation over 737 Max

May. 22, 2019 7:15 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China is stepping up pressure on Boeing Co. as its airlines demand compensation for the grounding of 737 Max jetliners after fatal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia. Two of three major state-owned carriers — Air China Ltd. and China Southern Airlines Ltd. — said Wednesday they...

New lawsuit claims Boeing Max suffered from faulty design

May. 21, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

A new lawsuit says Boeing's design of the 737 Max was faulty and the company was able to rush the plane into production because it faced little oversight from regulators. The lawsuit says the plane could crash if a single part malfunctioned, that Boeing concealed problems and refused to ground the plane on its...

Boeing finishes software update for grounded airliner

May. 16, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

Boeing says it has finished with its updates to the flight-control software implicated in two deadly crashes involving its 737 Max, moving a step closer to getting the plane back in the sky. Aviation regulators still have more questions about how pilots interact with the plane's controls under different...

FAA chief defends handling of Boeing Max safety approval

May. 15, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting chief of the Federal Aviation Administration defended his agency's safety certification of the Boeing 737 Max jetliner, the plane involved in two deadly crashes, and the FAA's decision not to ground the jet until other regulators around the world had already done so. During a...

The Latest: FAA acting head stands by safety certification

May. 15, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigation into safety review of the troubled Boeing 737 Max (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that Boeing should have done more to explain an automated flight-control system on its 737 Max aircraft before...

Trump nominee to lead FAA faces aircraft safety questions

May. 14, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

Stephen Dickson flew military jets then went on to pilot five different jetliners during a 27-year career at Delta Air Lines that was capped by running the company's daily operations. On paper, he checks all the boxes to become the next head of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. But at a time when the FAA...

Ethiopian Airlines hesitant about using Boeing Max jets

May. 13, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of Ethiopian Airlines says his airline might never fly the Boeing 737 Max again after a deadly crash in March, and if it does, it will wait until other carriers use the plane first. Tewolde Gebremariam told NBC News that Ethiopian won't use the plane unless the airline, its pilots and...

Myanmar passenger jet lands safely after landing gear fails

May. 12, 2019 10:40 AM EDT

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar National Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Mandalay International Airport on Sunday, using only its rear wheels after the front landing gear failed to deploy. All 82 passengers and seven crew members aboard Flight UB103 from Yangon were declared safe after the...