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Boeing signs first deal for 737 Max jet since deadly crashes

Jun. 18, 2019 2:36 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Boeing is selling its 737 Max planes again. The company announced at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday that International Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways and other carriers, signed a letter of intent for 200 Boeing 737 aircraft. Boeing said it's the first sale of the jetliner...

Boeing announces preliminary deal to sell 737 Max planes for first time since Ethiopian Airlines crash

Jun. 18, 2019 11:25 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Boeing announces preliminary deal to sell 737 Max planes for first time since Ethiopian Airlines crash.

Kansas pilot escapes injury when plane's wing hits windmill

Jun. 18, 2019 8:50 AM EDT

LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says the pilot of a crop duster plane was not hurt when the wing of his aircraft hit a windmill tower and crashed in southwest Kansas. Troopers say the fixed-wing, single-engine aircraft was flying north Monday morning when its right wing struck the windmill...

AP Interview: Airbus is ready for pilotless jets - are you?

Jun. 17, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The chief salesman for Airbus says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all — and is working on winning over regulators and travelers to the idea. Christian Scherer also said in an interview with The Associated Press on Monday...

The Latest: Airbus is ready for autonomous planes; are you?

Jun. 17, 2019 1:00 PM EDT

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The Latest on the Paris Air Show (all times local): 7 p.m. The chief salesman for Airbus says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all — and is working on winning over regulators and travelers to the idea. Christian Scherer also...

Boeing apologizes for Max crashes as Airbus rakes in sales

Jun. 17, 2019 10:06 AM EDT

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Boeing executives apologized Monday to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, as the U.S. plane maker struggles to regain the trust of regulators, pilots and the global traveling public. Some victims' families welcomed Boeing's gesture....

Boeing executive says 'sorry' to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia

Jun. 17, 2019 3:50 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Boeing executive says 'sorry' to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia.

CEO: Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem

Jun. 16, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people, and he promised transparency as the aircraft maker works to get the grounded plane back in flight. Speaking before the...

Boeing CEO acknowledges 'mistake' in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia

Jun. 16, 2019 12:17 PM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Boeing CEO acknowledges 'mistake' in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia.

German stunt pilot killed as plane plunges into Polish river

Jun. 15, 2019 10:57 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A German pilot of a small stunt plane was killed Saturday after his aircraft plunged into the Vistula River during a performance at an air show in central Poland, firefighters said. Edward Mystera, a spokesman for firefighters in the town of Plock, said the pilot's body had been...