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FILE - In this Monday, June 29, 2020, file photo, a Boeing 737 Max jet heads to a landing at Boeing Field following a test flight in Seattle. A U.S. House committee is questioning whether Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration have recognized problems that caused two deadly 737 Max jet crashes and if either organization will be willing to make significant changes to fix them. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Panel's report blasts Boeing, FAA for crashes, seeks reforms

Sep. 16, 2020 1:37 PM EDT

A House committee issued a scathing report Wednesday questioning whether Boeing and government regulators have recognized problems that caused two deadly 737 Max jet crashes and whether either will be willing to make significant changes to fix them. Staff members from the Democrat-controlled Transportation...

FILE - In this June 29, 2020, file photo, a Boeing 737 Max jet heads to a landing at Boeing Field following a test flight in Seattle. Aviation regulators and pilots from several countries will begin next week reviewing Boeing’s proposal for training pilots to fly the revamped 737 Max, a sign that the grounded plane is moving closer to returning to service. The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, that the review will start Monday at London’s Gatwick Airport and last about nine days. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Regulators to examine pilot training for Boeing 737 Max jets

Sep. 11, 2020 8:50 PM EDT

Aviation regulators and pilots from several countries will begin next week reviewing Boeing’s proposal for training pilots to fly the revamped 737 Max, a sign that the grounded plane is moving closer to returning to service. The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that the review will start Monday...

FILE - In this June 12, 2017, file photo, a Boeing 787 airplane being built for Norwegian Air Shuttle is shown at Boeing Co.'s assembly facility, in Everett, Wash. Boeing is dealing with a new production problem involving its 787 jet, in which inspections have found flaws in the way that sections of the rear of the plane were joined together. Boeing said Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, it's not an immediate safety risk but could cause the planes to age prematurely. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Boeing finds new problem with 787 that will delay deliveries

Sep. 8, 2020 5:54 PM EDT

Boeing has recorded its first orders of the year for the grounded 737 Max, but a new flaw has surfaced in another of its planes, compounding the company's struggle to recover during a pandemic that has undercut demand for new jetliners. Boeing said Tuesday it is inspecting part of the tail of the two-aisle 787...

Exxon, Tesla fall; Nikola, Beyond Meat rise

Sep. 8, 2020 4:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Tuesday: Apple Inc., down $8.14 to $112.82. Italy’s competition watchdog launched an investigation into Apple and other technology companies over their cloud storage services. Walt Disney Co., up $2.21 to $134.20. Disney released a...

Virgin Australia planes are parked at terminal at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. Virgin Australia will cut about 3000 jobs as the airline struggles with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Virgin Australia airline to be sold to US-based Bain Capital

Sep. 4, 2020 2:35 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Virgin Australia's creditors agreed Friday to sell the airline to Boston-based Bain Capital in a deal that will see the carrier cut 3,000 jobs and end many of its international flights. Co-founded by British businessman Richard Branson, the airline in April became the...

FILE - This April 18, 2019, file photo shows a sign for Zoom Video Communications ahead of the company's Nasdaq IPO in New York. Zoom’s videoconferencing service is deepening its integral role in life during the coronavirus pandemic as tens of thousands more businesses and other users pay for subscriptions to get more control over their virtual meetings. The surge in paying customers enabled Zoom to hail another quarter of astounding growth in a report released Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Zoom stock surges, market value tops Boeing, Starbucks

Sep. 1, 2020 5:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Zoom call has become an integral part of daily life during the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, Wall Street acknowledged as much by boosting the videoconferencing company's market value above that of more established companies such as Citigroup, Boeing and Starbucks. Zoom shares rose...

FILE - In this April 28, 2013, file photo, a Boeing 787 lands after a test flight at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo. Boeing has found manufacturing defects on some of its 787 long-range airliners in areas where parts of the fuselage are joined together, the latest setback for the aircraft maker whose 737 Max is still grounded after two deadly crashes. The company said Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, that eight planes must be inspected and repaired before they are allowed to fly, and it contacted the airlines, which removed those planes from service.  (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

Manufacturing defect leads Boeing to ground several 787 jets

Aug. 28, 2020 1:14 PM EDT

Boeing has found manufacturing defects on some of its 787 long-range airliners in areas where parts of the fuselage are joined together, the latest setback for the aircraft maker whose 737 Max is still grounded after two deadly crashes. The company said Friday that eight planes must be inspected and repaired...

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Japan's 'flying car' gets off ground, with a person aboard

Aug. 28, 2020 5:28 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The decades-old dream of zipping around in the sky as simply as driving on highways may be becoming less illusory. Japan’s SkyDrive Inc., among the myriads of “flying car” projects around the world, has carried out a successful though modest test flight with one person...

Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley leaves after speaking during the Republican National Convention from the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

South Carolina's Haley, Scott take spotlight at RNC

Aug. 25, 2020 12:55 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The prime speaking slots at Republicans' nominating convention Monday served as a reminder that a single state could loom large in the party's future, even though it's not a presidential battleground. Two South Carolina politicians — former Gov. Nikki Haley and U.S. Sen. Tim...

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2019, file photo, a worker looks up underneath a Boeing 737 MAX jet, in Renton, Wash.  Boeing is reporting more weak numbers for airplane orders and deliveries. The big aircraft maker said Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 it it sold no new airliners in July, and customers canceled orders for 43 of its 737 Max jet. That's the plane that has been grounded for more than a year after two crashes killed 346 people.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Boeing: No orders, more cancellations for grounded 737 Max

Aug. 11, 2020 1:03 PM EDT

Boeing sold no airline planes and customers canceled orders for 43 of its 737 Max jet last month as the aircraft maker continued to struggle with both the pandemic and the ongoing grounding of the Max after two deadly crashes. Still, the cancellations reported Tuesday were down from 60 the month before. Boeing...