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Boeing will pay $2.5 billion for the 737 Max fiasco

January 8th, 2021

Boeing’s 737 Max jets were involved in two fatal crashes and were ultimately grounded worldwide over safety concerns. The company has now agreed to pay $2.5 billion to the U.S. Justice Department. That money will in part be applied to a fund to compensate the families of victims that were aboard the troubled jets when …

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Boeing just halted production of the 737 Max

January 21st, 2020

In a move that isn’t particularly surprising to anyone who has been following the woes of aircraft manufacturer Boeing, the company has now officially halted production of the troubled 737 Max aircraft. As CNN reports, the manufacturer has frozen the assembly facility that was constructing the popular planes. The 737 Max was grounded worldwide in …

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Even Boeing employees were afraid of the 737 Max

January 10th, 2020

Boeing’s 737 Max woes have already been well documented over the past year and a half or so. Airlines around the world were forced to ground every single one of the planes after a pair of fatal crashes in late 2018 and early 2019. It’s not a good situation, and it’s become increasingly clear in …

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The Boeing 737 Max somehow has even more problems than we thought

January 6th, 2020

When travel officials around the globe were forced to ground every single one of Boeing’s 737 Max jets in early 2019 the company pledged to do whatever it would take to get them back in the air. The planes were pulled from service after a pair of crashes claimed hundreds of lives, and it wasn’t …

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The FAA knew the 737 MAX was potentially unsafe

December 12th, 2019

A pair of Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 commercial airliners crashed in the span of just five months between late 2018 and early 2019, claiming hundreds of lives and forcing airlines around the world to ground their own 737 MAX 8 fleets while officials from multiple countries investigate. Now, as Boeing and its airline partners are …

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Airlines might rebrand 737 Max, even if Boeing doesn’t

August 15th, 2019

Major airlines all over the globe have a serious problem on their hands, and it’s not just the fact that the Boeing 737 Max remains grounded months after a pair of deadly crashes claimed hundreds of lives. Once the defunct planes are once again deemed sky-worthy, airlines will have to convince travelers that it’s okay …

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New 737 MAX crash details reveal what may have been to blame

March 29th, 2019

The recent tragic crash of a second 737 MAX aircraft prompted airlines around the globe to halt any and all passenger flights using Boeing’s popular jet. Now, new details from a preliminary investigation reveal that software designed to keep the plane from crashing may have been to blame. A software feature called the Maneuvering Characteristics …