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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
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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.

Boeing 737 MAX fallout: EASA tightens safety norms for A320neos to avert similar issues
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Boeing 737 MAX fallout: EASA tightens safety norms for A320neos to avert similar issues

In 2018 nine 320neos in India were grounded because of a shortage of Pratt and Whitney engine spares

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.

Boeing 737 MAX 8 woes crimp Asian airlines' growth plans amid Boeing's claims to make aircraft model safer
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Boeing 737 MAX 8 woes crimp Asian airlines' growth plans amid Boeing's claims to make aircraft model safer

So far, regional carriers have managed to avoid major disruptions, but analysts expect that idling the MAX 8, a fuel-efficient update of Boeing's popular 737, will crimp growth plans in the near future.

Boeing 737 MAX software re-engaged multiple times prior to crash; sources say
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Boeing 737 MAX software re-engaged multiple times prior to crash; sources say

The anti-stall software on the Boeing 737 MAX re-activated itself in spite of being turned off.

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.

Ethiopian Airlines crash: Boeing invites pilots, regulators to briefing as company looks to return 737 MAX to service
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Ethiopian Airlines crash: Boeing invites pilots, regulators to briefing as company looks to return 737 MAX to service

Lion Air managing director Daniel Putut said Boeing had informed the airline of the Wednesday meeting but it might not attend.

Indonesia's Garuda asks Boeing to cancel $6-billion 737 MAX order; considers other jets of plane maker
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Indonesia's Garuda asks Boeing to cancel $6-billion 737 MAX order; considers other jets of plane maker

Indonesian rival Lion Air has been reconsidering its orders since one of its 737 MAX jets crashed in October.

Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled 737 Max jets, new equipment will alert pilots of faulty info from key sensors
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Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled 737 Max jets, new equipment will alert pilots of faulty info from key sensors

The equipment, which had been offered as an option, alerts pilots of faulty information from key sensors. It will now be included on every 737 Max as part of changes that Boeing is rushing to complete on the jets by early next week

Boeing 737 MAX to likely get upgraded software patch in the coming 10 days: Report
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Boeing 737 MAX to likely get upgraded software patch in the coming 10 days: Report

Boeing has been working on a software upgrade for an anti-stall system and pilot displays.

Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air plane crash: Anti-stalling system on Boeing's 737 Max 8 under scanner as countries ground aircraft
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Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air plane crash: Anti-stalling system on Boeing's 737 Max 8 under scanner as countries ground aircraft

Boeing has described the Max series as its fastest-selling family of planes, with more than 5,000 orders placed to date from about 100 customers.

Boeing 737 MAX planes: DGCA to soon issue safety instructions for domestic carriers
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Boeing 737 MAX planes: DGCA to soon issue safety instructions for domestic carriers

Aviation regulator DGCA will soon issue additional safety instructions on Boeing 737 MAX planes for domestic airlines in the wake of the crash of an aircraft in Ethiopia that killed 157 people, a senior official said on Monday

China orders domestic airlines to ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft after Ethiopian Airlines crash
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China orders domestic airlines to ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft after Ethiopian Airlines crash

Noting the "similarities" between the two accidents, China's civil aviation administration said domestic airlines had until 6:00 pm local time to ground all 737 MAX 8 aircraft.

Lion Air crash: Indonesia finds cockpit voice recorder 8 metres under seabed mud, remains of few victims in Java Sea
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Lion Air crash: Indonesia finds cockpit voice recorder 8 metres under seabed mud, remains of few victims in Java Sea

The cockpit data recorder of Lion Air jet was recovered within days of the crash and showed that the jet's airspeed indicator had malfunctioned on its last four flights

Lion Air crash fallout: DGCA monitors Boeing 737 MAX planes on daily basis; issues advisories to Jet Airways, SpiceJet
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Lion Air crash fallout: DGCA monitors Boeing 737 MAX planes on daily basis; issues advisories to Jet Airways, SpiceJet

DGCA is monitoring on a daily basis the performance of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft apart from putting in place various measures to ensure there are no safety issues with these planes

Indonesia’s Lion Air ponders cancelling purchase of Boeing jets in row over crash that killed 189 people
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Indonesia’s Lion Air ponders cancelling purchase of Boeing jets in row over crash that killed 189 people

Co-founder Rusdi Kirana is furious over what he regards as attempts by Boeing to deflect attention from recent design changes and blame Lion Air for the crash

Indonesia aviation under scrutiny after Lion Air crash; transport ministry pushes airlines for safety, service improvements
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Indonesia aviation under scrutiny after Lion Air crash; transport ministry pushes airlines for safety, service improvements

Indonesia is one of the world's fastest-growing aviation markets, but it has come under fresh scrutiny since a fatal Lion Air crash last month as the sector struggles to keep up with its breakneck expansion, putting safety at risk, analysts warn.

Lion Air pilots struggled to regain control of Boeing Jet, investigation into Indonesia plane crash reveals
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Lion Air pilots struggled to regain control of Boeing Jet, investigation into Indonesia plane crash reveals

The investigators are focusing on whether faulty information from sensors led the plane's system to force the nose down. The new Boeing 737 MAX 8 plunged into the Java Sea on 29 October, killing all 189 people on board, including an Indian pilot. Information from the Lion Air jet's flight data recorder was included in a briefing for the Indonesian Parliament.

Indonesia expected to release preliminary Lion Air crash report today; findings to shed light on why Boeing 737 MAX fell from sky
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Indonesia expected to release preliminary Lion Air crash report today; findings to shed light on why Boeing 737 MAX fell from sky

Indonesian investigators are expected on Wednesday to release a preliminary report into the Lion Air plane crash last month that saw all 189 on board killed when the nearly new jet slammed into the sea. The Boeing 737 MAX vanished from radar about 13 minutes after taking off from Jakarta on 29 October, crashing into waters off Indonesia's northern coast moments after it had asked to return to

Indonesia plane crash: Body of Indian Lion Air pilot Bhavye Suneja identified, family to get remains today
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Indonesia plane crash: Body of Indian Lion Air pilot Bhavye Suneja identified, family to get remains today

Indonesian authorities have identified the body of Indian pilot Bhavye Suneja who captained the ill-fated Indonesian plane that crashed into the sea on 29 October. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, in a tweet, announced about the identification of Suneja's body.