India’s new carrier Akasa Air orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX jets

U.S. 11/17/21, 22:40

Boeing revealed its first huge order at a major air show in Dubai on Tuesday, Nov. 16, announcing that India's new carrier Akasa Air had bought 72 of its 737 Max jets.According to a statement from Boeing, the order is worth roughly $9 billion at list prices "the new Indian ...

Skunk Works: Lockheed Martin’s super-secret weapons facility

Tech 09/07/21, 21:33

A desert hamlet in America's Aerospace Valley is home to one of the world's most secretive aircraft design and production programs. Skunk Works is covered with signs of work in progress behind huge gates topped with barbed wire at U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, about 62 miles north of ...

Ivanka Trump honors victims of Ethiopian air crash

Politics 04/15/19, 01:48

During a visit to Addis Ababa, Ivanka Trump has honored victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that occurred soon after takeoff last month. The president's daughter and senior adviser visited Holy Trinity Cathedral Monday, where she met with religious leaders and laid a wreath to mourn the dead. Ivanka shared on Twitter: Today, ...

European, Canadian regulators to do own review of Boeing jet

World 03/20/19, 23:46

Boeing's grounded airliners are likely to be parked longer now that European and Canadian regulators plan to conduct their own reviews of changes the company is making after two of the jets crashed. The Europeans and Canadians want to do more than simply take the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's word that ...

Update: CEO says Boeing working to ensure 737s are safe

Business 03/18/19, 21:20

The Latest on the Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Boeing's CEO says the aircraft manufacturer is taking actions to ensure the safety of its 737 Max jets in the wake of two crashes that killed 346 people. In an open letter addressed to airlines, passengers and the aviation community, Dennis ...

Source: Justice Dept. probing development of Boeing jets

U.S. 03/18/19, 14:38

U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday, the same day French aviation investigators concluded there were "clear similarities" in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max 8 last week and a Lion Air jet in October.The Justice ...

Boeing’s newest plane becomes its biggest headache

Business 03/13/19, 23:36

Boeing's newest version of its best-selling airliner ever was supposed to boost its fortunes for years to come. Instead it has turned into the company's biggest headache, with more than 40 countries — including the U.S., which had been one of the last holdouts — grounding the 737 Max 8 after ...

Boeing jet grounded in much of world after Ethiopia crash

World 03/13/19, 05:47

Much of the world, including the entire European Union, grounded the Boeing jetliner involved in the Ethiopian Airlines crash or banned it from their airspace, leaving the United States as one of the few remaining operators of the plane involved in two deadly accidents in five months. The European Aviation Safety ...

Before meeting Kim, Trump oversees big Vietnamese plane deal

Politics 02/27/19, 02:36

President Donald Trump and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong have presided over the signing of several trade deals in Hanoi, including agreements to sell 110 Boeing planes worth billions of dollars to the booming Southeast Asian country. The deals inked Wednesday give Trump a win ahead of meetings expected for later ...

Boeing 767 cargo jetliner with 3 aboard crashes near Houston, no survivors

Texas 02/23/19, 16:36

A Boeing 767 cargo jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard crashed Saturday into a bay just east of the city, according to officials. The Federal Aviation Administration said initial reports indicated that there were three people on board. The Chambers County Sheriff's Office says there were no survivors, according ...

Boeing, Apple lead market higher as trade talks loom

Business 01/30/19, 10:19

Stocks opened broadly higher on upbeat results from key U.S. companies as Wall Street awaits the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest action on interest rates and the opening of trade talks between the U.S. and China. Apple gained ground after investors brushed off a slide in iPhone sales. Boeing soared as it ...

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