Boeing 737 Max Groundings and Safety Concerns (2019) Category

April 9, 2019

Demand for Boeing’s 737 Slows as Planes Remain Grounded

Boeing had fewer orders for its best-selling jet in the first quarter as investigations into two fatal crashes continue.

April 9, 2019

Boeing’s 737 Max: 1960s Design, 1990s Computing Power and Paper Manuals

The Boeing jet that crashed twice in five months relied on decades-old systems and left pilots without some common safety features.

April 6, 2019

With Interest: The Week in Business: Mexican Border Drama, and Trump Butts Heads With the Fed

Plus, the latest news on Boeing’s plane troubles, and more Brexit angst.

April 4, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Pilots Followed Boeing’s Safety Procedures Before Crash, Report Shows

Preliminary findings on the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 disaster, based on black box data, again put attention on the jet’s anti-stall system.

April 3, 2019

Family of Ralph Nader’s Niece, Killed in Crash, Plans to Sue Boeing

The wrongful death suit comes after Samya Rose Stumo, 24, was one of 157 people killed when an Ethiopian Airlines plane went down last month.

April 3, 2019

Boeing Whistle-Blower Claims to Be Investigated by Senate Committee

The chairman of the commerce committee sent a letter to the F.A.A. asking about claims that its safety inspectors were not properly trained or certified.

March 30, 2019

With Interest: The Week in Business: The Sackler Family Gets Sued, and Theresa May’s Darkest Hour

Plus, Apple makes TV shows now, and China trade talks pick up steam.

March 30, 2019

In Ethiopia Crash, Faulty Sensor on Boeing 737 Max Is Suspected

As in the Lion Air disaster, investigators believe an automated system on the doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight was set off by erroneous readings.

March 28, 2019

Boeing Faces Capitol’s Glare as It Presses to Fix the 737 Max

The changes would give pilots more control and make it less likely that faulty data can set off a reaction, two issues at the center of investigations into two crashes.