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Boeing to pull the plug on its 747 jumbo jet

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Boeing is pulling the plug on its 747 jumbo jet, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday. The 747 democratized global air travel in the 1970s but fell...

US regulator, Boeing complete 737 MAX certification test flights

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The Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing have completed certification test flights on the 737 MAX, a key milestone toward the plane’s return to service,...

Boeing kept FAA in the dark on key 737 MAX design...

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Boeing failed to submit certification documents to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) detailing changes to a key flight control system faulted in two...

Boeing begins crucial certification test flights for grounded 737 MAX

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Boeing began a series of long-delayed flight tests of its redesigned 737 MAX with regulators at the controls on Monday, hoping to win approval...

Morocco orders AH-64 Apache attack helicopters

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Morocco has ordered 24 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters from Boeing in a deal worth $440 million, after requesting the aircraft in late 2019. The US...

US FAA finalizes Boeing 737 MAX inspection directive

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday finalized a directive requiring airlines to complete inspections of a key component of Boeing 737 MAX airplanes...

FAA chief acknowledges agency, Boeing made mistakes on 737 MAX

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The head of the Federal Aviation Administration, Steve Dickson, acknowledged on Wednesday that Boeing Co and the US air safety agency both made mistakes...

Boeing supplier Spirit announces layoffs due to virus, 737 MAX impacts

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Aircraft parts maker Spirit AeroSystems Holdings announced on Wednesday a 21-day layoff for staff doing production and support work for Boeing’s 737 program. Spirit, which makes...

Boeing jet deliveries sink to just four in May

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Boeing deliveries slowed even further in May from April as the coronavirus pandemic’s crushing impact on airlines added to a year of crisis following the...

Boeing resumes 737 MAX production at low rate

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Boeing Co on Wednesday said it has resumed production of its 737 MAX passenger jet at the company’s Renton, Washington, plant at a “low rate”...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...