Boeing to pay $2.5 billion to settle US criminal probe over 737 MAX crashes
16 January 2021 | 11:00 am
The plane model was involved in two major crashes that killed hundreds of people in less than one year. The plane was grounded worldwide for months as updates were made on the model.
31 May 2022
19 Jan 2022
The duopoly of Western aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing is under pressure. Russia's MC-21 airliner is now certified to fly and China is pushing ahead with plans to enter the international market.
8 Mar 2022
First Nigerian female pilot to fly the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Across the Atlantic, First Officer Adeola Ogunmola talks about her background and how she kept her dream alive with little or no resources.
24 May 2022
The CST-100 traveled for 26 hours carrying cargo and crew supplies after multiple delays. Boeing plans to use the spacecraft to transport crew members in the future.
31 May 2022
The small Cessna aircraft crashed in a remote mountainous region of central Croatia. A search team discovered the wreckage using a drone.
19 Jul 2022
The plane had reportedly requested clearance for an emergency landing at nearby Kavala airport but did not manage to reach it. Serbia's defense minister Nebojsa Stefanovic said all eight crew members had died.
24 Sep 2022
US securities officials fined Boeing $200 million over the aviation giant's misleading assurances about the safety of the 737 MAX airplane following two deadly crashes, regulators announced Thursday.
6 Nov 2022
A small plane owned by Tanzanian airline Precision Air jet plunged into Lake Victoria as it attempted to land at Bukoba Airport in the north west of the country. The cause of the plane crash is unknown, and rescue efforts are under way for the 49 passengers who were believed to be on board.
7 Nov 2022
At least 19 people died when a passenger plane crashed into Lake Victoria in north Tanzania on Sunday while trying to land at a nearby airport.
State-run TV has shown footage of smoke billowing up from the wreckage site following the crash near Pokhara International Airport. Nepal has been plagued by air travel safety issues for years.
A helicopter crashed while inspecting power lines damaged by storms in the Italian province of Ravenna. Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni is set to leave the G7 summit in Japan earlier to lead the response to flooding.
In its Commercial Market Outlook 2023–2042, Boeing projected that the global fleet growth is likely to double-fold to reach more than 48,500 jets by 2042. This equates to growing 3.5% per year, signifying ample growth potential for aerospace forerunners in the industry.
A helicopter crashed into a building in the Oba Akran Ikeja area of Lagos State and burst into flames on Tuesday. Our correspondent gathered that the incident happened at about 3:30 pm.Though two people believed to be the pilots of the helicopter were rescued, it is not clear how many passengers were on board. Lagos Commissioner of Police Idowu Owohunwa visited the site, on Oba Akran Avenue, Ikeja, where a light aircraft crash landed.
4 hours ago
The Spanish international has reacted to the federation calling up players who are boycotting the women's national team, claiming the move showed "nothing had changed."
4 hours ago
At least 17 Japanese nationals have been accused of spying under sweeping "espionage" regulations introduced by Beijing in July, leaving companies reluctant to send their staff to China and imperiling local production.
5 hours ago
Israel complained about the presence of German Ambassador Steffen Seibert at a meeting in Israel's Supreme Court. Reform of that institution, sought by the government, is a contetious domestic issue in Israel.
5 hours ago
China has sharply rejected statements made by German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock in the United States about Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
6 hours ago
Germany has wanted reform of the UN Security Council for years. But its bids to join the exclusive circle of permanent members have always failed.