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Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix

17 May 2019

SEATTLE Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history.

Boeing made mistakes on 737 MAX says Southwest CEO, hopeful planes return in U.S. summer

15 May 2019

DENVER Boeing Co made mistakes with its 737 MAX planes that need to be addressed, Southwest Airlines Co Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly told shareholders on Wednesday, but he said he is still hopeful that the jets grounded after two crashes will return to service in the U.S. summer.

Fears of flying Boeing’s 737 MAX won’t get in way of price conscious ticket shoppers: Reuters/IPSOS poll

15 May 2019

NEW YORK/CHICAGO U.S. fliers still consider ticket prices the most important factor when choosing a flight, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, suggesting two fatal crashes of Boeing Co 737 MAX jets have had little impact on consumer sentiment.

Air Italy expects profits 'very soon' despite pilots idled by Boeing crisis

08 May 2019

CHICAGO An Air Italy executive has joined a chorus of global airlines hurt by grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets but expects the airline to be profitable "very soon" and carrying five times as many passengers by 2022.

Boeing did not disclose 737 MAX alert issue to FAA for 13 months

06 May 2019

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON Boeing Co did not tell U.S. regulators for more than a year that it inadvertently made an alarm alerting pilots to a mismatch of flight data optional on the 737 MAX, instead of standard as on earlier 737s, but insisted on Sunday the missing display represented no safety risk.

Boeing CEO keeps job intact after facing questions on 737 MAX crashes

01 May 2019

CHICAGO Boeing Co CEO and Chairman Dennis Muilenburg emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting on Monday and promised to win back the public's trust after facing tough questions in the wake of two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX plane. | Video

RPT-Pilots demand better training if Boeing wants to rebuild trust in 737 MAX

29 Apr 2019

CHICAGO, April 28 American Airlines pilots have warned that Boeing Co's draft training proposals for the troubled 737 MAX do not go far enough to address their concerns, according to written comments submitted to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and seen by Reuters.

RPT-Boeing CEO faces shareholders for first time since 737 MAX crashes

29 Apr 2019

CHICAGO, April 29 Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will face shareholders on Monday for the first time since two fatal crashes that led to the 737 MAX's grounding worldwide and triggered investigations, lawsuits and a sharp loss in share value.

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