Boeing is taking steps to mend strained relations with major regulators in an attempt to revive confidence among customers. The plane-maker has removed Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg after repeatedly failing
Boeing announced that dozens of its popular 737NG planes had been taken out of service after cracks in them were detected, marking another setback for the crisis-stricken US aircraft maker.
Emirates CEO and Chairman Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum said this order replaces an agreement for 150 777x Boeing to 126 of that aircraft, and adds 30 of the 787-9 Dreamliners. He spoke to reporters at the Dubai Airshow.
Boeing’s new Starliner capsule went off course on Friday during its first test flight, spoiling a crucial dress rehearsal for launching astronauts next year.
Aircraft manufacturers are hit by the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the aviation industry. The number of global commercial aircraft orders was zero during the month of September.
The EU regretted on Thursday the US decision to slap more tariffs on French and German products as part of spat over aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing. Brussels complained that Washington had “unilaterally” disrupted ongoing talks
India’s Akasa Air said it has ordered 150 Boeing 737 MAX narrowbody planes, showcasing its confidence in the troubled planemaker as the budget carrier
Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun said on Wednesday the planemaker will only support the operation of its airplanes if it is “100%” confident in their safety.
“We don’t put planes in the air that we don’t have 100% confidence in,” Calhoun told reporters in Washington before one of a series of meetings
Some of the world’s biggest aircraft buyers are urging the European Union to clear Boeing’s tie-up with Embraer, fearing Embraer’s commercial aviation business would struggle on its own now Airbus has swallowed its main competitor in regional jets.