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Boeing CEO names mistake with 737 MAX, denies coziness with FAA

Exactly one year after Lion Air flight 610 crash, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg stood before the U.S. Senate Committee to address aviation safety, MAX development and certification process and Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) “cozy relationship” topics. Among them, Muilenburg spoke about the “mistakes made” with the 737 MAX aircraft and revealed for how long he knew about messages exchange betwee...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767 catches fire; lands safely in Dakar

An Ethiopian Airlines 767-300ER was forced to declare emergency in Senegal, after its engines caught fire on departure from Dakar:...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Ethiopian Airlines reports profitable FY2019 amidst difficulties

Amidst a "severe shortage of aircraft", due to the 737 MAX groundings and Dreamliner Rolls-Royce engine issues, Ethiopian Airlines has announced a positive result in FY2019:...


AeroTime Team
Boeing’s Ethiopian, Lion Air crash victims fund starts operations

Boeing’s fund for Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes relief has started operations, the U.S. planemaker announced on September 23, 2019. The fund is to provide $50 million, half of Boeing’s initial $100 million pledge, for the victims' families in “immediate financial assistance”. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Boeing 737 MAX crisis: Burned bridges (Part III)

As the Boeing 737 MAX groundings are set to continue, Boeing has burned many bridges with the crews, airlines and passengers. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Boeing 737 MAX crisis: Ethiopian Airlines Crash (Part II)

It seemed like the Lion Air accident was a one-off occasion. As the skies in Renton cleared, tragedy struck once more and another Boeing 737 MAX crashed. This time in Ethiopia....


AeroTime Team
Boeing allocates first batch of funds for 737 MAX crash families

Boeing is to allocate half of the previously announced $100 million fund for “near term assistance” of families of Lion Air JT610 and Ethiopian Airlines ET302 victims. The U.S. plane maker made the announcement on July 17, 2019 ‒ the same day that family members gave testimony at U.S. Congressional hearing, expressing their doubts about Boeing’s sincerity.   ...


AeroTime Team
ET 302 crash victims’ families speak before US Congress

Family members of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 victims have spoken at a U.S. Congressional hearing on July 17, 2019. Calling Boeing’s actions in the aftermath of two MAX 8 jets crashes “shameful” and “a disgrace to humanity”, they have provided recommendations for improving aviation safety....


AeroTime Team
Muilenburg addresses new risk found on 737 MAX

A week after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration admitted finding additional flaws in the Boeing 737 MAX software update, the company’s CEO Denis Muilenburg took to social media to address the issue. ...


AeroTime Team
Boeing to donate $100M to Lion Air, Ethiopian Airlines victims

Boeing announces $100 million in funds for the families as well as communities of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 victims. ...