CEO: Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem

Europe 06/16/19, 15:36

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 industry-wide Paris ...

Boeing shareholders meet as company’s plane faces scrutiny

Business 04/29/19, 10:00

Boeing shareholders are meeting six months to the day since the first of two deadly crashes involving the company's 737 Max airliner and as new questions arise about the aerospace giant's handling of the crisis.Southwest Airlines says it wasn't told that a safety feature on the Max was turned off ...

Boeing makes 96 flights to test software on troubled Max jet

Business 04/11/19, 15:44

Boeing's CEO says crews have made 96 flights to test a software update for its troubled 737 Max jet and will make more in coming weeks as the company attempts to convince regulators to let the plane fly again.Dennis Muilenburg also said Thursday that the company has met with pilots ...

Boeing shareholder alleges investors were misled on Max jet

Business 04/10/19, 14:02

A Boeing shareholder is suing the company for allegedly hiding problems with its 737 Max jet to push its shares higher.Shareholder Richard Seeks argues that Boeing should have told investors about safety problems with its best-selling plane after a fatal crash in October. Instead, it pushed the stock up to ...

More Indonesians join cases against Boeing after CEO apology

Business 04/08/19, 07:22

More families of victims of the Lion Air crash in Indonesia are suing Boeing Co. after its chief executive apologized and said a software update for the MAX 8 jet would prevent further disasters.Family members and lawyers said Monday that CEO Dennis Muilenburg's comment related to an automated flight system ...

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 ...

US grounding of Boeing jet shows limits of company’s clout

World 03/13/19, 16:03

Aerospace giant Boeing is a juggernaut in Washington. The company employs a team of in-house lobbyists and blue chip firms as part of a multimillion dollar influence operation built to shape policy on Capitol Hill and inside the Trump administration. But Boeing's clout goes only so far. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday ...

Nikki Haley nominated for board seat at Boeing

Business 02/26/19, 12:58

Nikki Haley, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is being nominated for a seat on the board of directors at Boeing Co. The defense contractor and aircraft manufacturer said Tuesday that Haley will stand for election at its annual shareholder meeting on April 29. Haley was previously the governor of ...

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