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Boeing cuts 787 Dreamliner production after second straight quarter of losses; may resume 737 MAX production at low rates in 2020
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Boeing cuts 787 Dreamliner production after second straight quarter of losses; may resume 737 MAX production at low rates in 2020

Demand for Boeing’s bigger and more profitable 787 jet had waned as a result of the US-China trade war.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Airbus asks staff to brace for deeper job cuts; says immediate action necessary as survival in question
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Airbus asks staff to brace for deeper job cuts; says immediate action necessary as survival in question

People familiar with the matter say Airbus is also in active discussions with European governments about tapping schemes to assist struggling industries, including state-guaranteed loans.

Boeing, FAA reviewing wiring issue on grounded 737 MAX; to ensure all safety-related issues are addressed
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Boeing, FAA reviewing wiring issue on grounded 737 MAX; to ensure all safety-related issues are addressed

Boeing will halt production of the 737 MAX this month following the grounding in March of its best-selling plane after two fatal crashes in five months killed 346 people

New Boeing 737 MAX documents show 'very disturbing' picture about safety issues, says official
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New Boeing 737 MAX documents show 'very disturbing' picture about safety issues, says official

The latest revelations make it clear that despite shaking up its leadership, Boeing will continue to face questions well into 2020 over the actions that led to the crashes as it tries to win approval to return the MAX to service and to restore its damaged reputatio

Boeing fires CEO Muilenburg to restore confidence amid 737 crisis, Chairman David Calhoun to take over
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Boeing fires CEO Muilenburg to restore confidence amid 737 crisis, Chairman David Calhoun to take over

By keeping Muilenburg as long as it did, some experts say Boeing ignored part of the crisis communications playbook

India weighs tougher rules for Boeing 737 MAX on return to flying; company in process to get nod from FAA
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India weighs tougher rules for Boeing 737 MAX on return to flying; company in process to get nod from FAA

DGCA may consider mandating a minimum number of flying hours for pilots of the 737 MAX, the source said.

Lawsuit against Boeing accuses board of doing nothing to investigate safety of 737 MAX aircraft
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Lawsuit against Boeing accuses board of doing nothing to investigate safety of 737 MAX aircraft

The lawsuit, brought by the Kirby Family Partnership, a Boeing investor, alleges the directors breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders

Boeing says 737 MAX expected to resume flying in January; awaits certification from FAA next month
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Boeing says 737 MAX expected to resume flying in January; awaits certification from FAA next month

Boeing on Monday said it expects the 737 MAX airplane, which was grounded after two crashes killed 346 people, to resume flying in January, delaying its return by one month

IndiGo close to placing a near-record order for more than 300 Airbus jets worth at least $33 bn
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IndiGo close to placing a near-record order for more than 300 Airbus jets worth at least $33 bn

Indian budget airline IndiGo is close to placing a near-record order for more than 300 Airbus A320neo-family jets worth at least $33 billion at recent catalogue prices to cement its position as India’s largest carrier by market share

Lion Air crash: Boeing settles first batch of cases with families of victims, to pay $1.2 million each, says source
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Lion Air crash: Boeing settles first batch of cases with families of victims, to pay $1.2 million each, says source

The Wisner Law Firm, which specializes in aviation cases, is also 'optimistic' about reaching settlements on its remaining six cases for families affected by the Lion Air crash in Indonesia, said attorney Alexandra Wisner.

New FAA chief Stephen Dickson to meet with Boeing officials, plans to test 737 MAX simulator
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New FAA chief Stephen Dickson to meet with Boeing officials, plans to test 737 MAX simulator

Boeing has said it plans to conduct a certification test flight in the “September time frame” but Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg did not give a specific date when asked last week.

Amid US-China trade war, three major Chinese airlines seek 737 MAX payouts from Boeing, claim Beijing-run media reports
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Amid US-China trade war, three major Chinese airlines seek 737 MAX payouts from Boeing, claim Beijing-run media reports

China's three biggest airlines have filed claims seeking compensation from Boeing over the grounding and delayed delivery of 737 MAX 8 aircraft following two deadly crashes, Chinese state media reported on Wednesday.

FAA plans for Boeing's 737 MAX to fly outside US as aviation regulators consider when aircraft can resume service
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FAA plans for Boeing's 737 MAX to fly outside US as aviation regulators consider when aircraft can resume service

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has said repeatedly that there was no design flaw in the 737 MAX, and has described changes to the MCAS system as an "update" rather than a fix.

Two French families who lost kin in Ethiopian Airlines crash sue Boeing for 'involuntary homicide', putting 'profit over safety'
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Two French families who lost kin in Ethiopian Airlines crash sue Boeing for 'involuntary homicide', putting 'profit over safety'

Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday.

Boeing says 737 MAX software update is complete; fix needs approval from US, international regulators
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Boeing says 737 MAX software update is complete; fix needs approval from US, international regulators

Boeing said it has flown 737 MAX with updated software for the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System for more than 360 hours on 207 flights.

Will take all steps to enhance security, Boeing assures hours after probe into Ethiopia crash reveals flight's sensor had sent faulty data
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Will take all steps to enhance security, Boeing assures hours after probe into Ethiopia crash reveals flight's sensor had sent faulty data

The statement came hours after Ethiopian investigators said the pilots of a doomed Boeing 737 MAX 8 had repeatedly followed Boeing's recommended procedures prior to crashing on 10 March.

Boeing claims to have successfully tested an updated 737 MAX software
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Boeing claims to have successfully tested an updated 737 MAX software

The company CEO joined a test flight of an updated MCAS anti-stall software on the 737 MAX jetliner.

Boeing, FAA say more time needed to finish changes in flight-control system of troubled 737 Max
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Boeing, FAA say more time needed to finish changes in flight-control system of troubled 737 Max

Boeing is making changes in an automated system that is designed to prevent the plane's nose from rising, which can lead to a dangerous aerodynamic stall.

Kin of Ethiopian Airlines crash victim file lawsuit against Boeing in US federal court
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Kin of Ethiopian Airlines crash victim file lawsuit against Boeing in US federal court

A lawsuit against Boeing Co was filed in US federal court on Thursday in what appeared to be the first suit over a 10 March Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash that killed 157 people

Boeing has finally unveiled a 737 MAX software fix following the fatal crashes
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Boeing has finally unveiled a 737 MAX software fix following the fatal crashes

Boeing has worked out the software fix on the 737 MAX to prevent future malfunctions.