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FAA chief meets Boeing officials, tries out Max simulator

Sep. 19, 2019 9:04 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration tested the Boeing 737 Max in a flight simulator Thursday, but the FAA declined to say how its updated anti-stall software performed. That software kicked in before two Max jets crashed, and fixing it is central to Boeing's effort to get the...

House panel asks Boeing CEO to testify about grounded plane

Sep. 17, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional committee investigating the grounded 737 Max has asked Boeing Chairman and CEO Dennis Muilenburg to testify at a hearing next month. The House Transportation Committee said Tuesday that Chairman Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., "formally invited" Muilenburg to a hearing on Oct. 30....

United removes Boeing Max from schedule until mid-December

Aug. 30, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

United Airlines is again delaying the expected return date for its grounded Boeing 737 Max jets. The airline said Friday that it has removed the Max from its schedule until Dec. 19, six weeks longer than previously planned. United owns 14 Max jets, which have been grounded since March after the second of two...

Airbus extends lead over Boeing in 2019 airliner deliveries

Aug. 13, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

Airbus is stretching its lead over Boeing in aircraft deliveries as Boeing continues to be held back by the grounding of its 737 Max. Chicago-based Boeing said Tuesday it delivered 19 planes in July, down from 39 in July 2018. It also reported that it received no new orders for the Max in July — the fourth...

Grounded Boeing plane takes a bigger bite out of airlines

Jul. 25, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are tallying up the damage and talking to Boeing about compensation for the grounding of the troubled 737 Max jet. On Thursday, two of the three large U.S. airlines that own Max jets updated their estimates of how the plane is hurting their bottom lines. American Airlines said its...