FAA to test whether packed planes affect evacuation time

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The size of your seat and how much legroom you'll get on a future flight could be decided by 720 Oklahomans taking part in a first-of-its-kind test to determine if jam-packed plan...

Worried about flying on a 737 Max? Your options may be few

DALLAS (AP) — At some point early next year, air travelers will need to decide if they're willing to take a flight on a Boeing 737 Max. If they're not, they'll need to find out what ...

Boeing names new board chairman in setback to CEO

CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has lost his title as chairman of the troubled aircraft manufacturer. Boeing announced late Friday that directors decided to separate the ...

Boeing, FAA both faulted in certification of the 737 Max

A panel of international aviation regulators found that Boeing withheld key information about the 737 Max from pilots and regulators, and the Federal Aviation Administration lacked the expertise to un...

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United Airlines extends schedule without grounded Boeing Max

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines is the third and final U.S. airline to give up plans to return a grounded Boeing plane to service this year. United said Friday it will keep its Boeing...

Spirit churns out fuselages despite 737 Max grounding

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Aircraft parts maker Spirit AeroSystems has seen its stock price decline by 20% since the Boeing 737 Max jet was grounded but continues to churn out fuselages in anticipation of a...

Reports say Boeing insider filed safety complaint about Max

A Boeing engineer filed an internal complaint alleging that company managers rejected a backup system that might have alerted pilots to problems linked to two deadly crashes involving the 737 Max jet,...

Southwest pilots see February or March return of Boeing Max

PLANO, Texas (AP) — Pilot-union leaders at Southwest Airlines say it could be February or March before their airline resumes flights using the Boeing 737 Max. That's much later than ...

FAA is investigating engine incident on United flight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating what caused part of an engine on a United Airlines plane to come loose after takeoff. The Boeing 737 was schedu...

Boeing CEO to testify before House committee on 737 Max

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has agreed to testify before a congressional committee investigating the grounded 737 Max. Muilenburg will be joined at an Oct. 30 hear...

Safety board: Boeing should reconsider pilots' response time

Federal safety officials say Boeing should consider how cockpit confusion can slow the response of pilots who are dealing with the kind of problem that likely caused two airliners to crash in the past...

Lawmaker urges FAA to consider pilots' skills globally

A key lawmaker is calling on U.S. regulators to take into consideration the skill level of pilots around the world and not just the United States when making improvements to Boeing's grounded airplane...

Law firm says it settled some cases involving Boeing crashes

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago law firm says it has settled lawsuits against Boeing on behalf of the families of 11 passengers killed in the crash of a Lion Air jet off the coast of Indonesia. ...

Investigator says FAA training inspectors weren't qualified

Federal investigators say some safety inspectors who helped set pilot-training standards for the Boeing 737 Max were unqualified and the Federal Aviation Administration seemed to mislead Congress abou...