A report by a US Senate Committee has raised concerns by whistleblowers about the safety approval process for new aircraft, in the wake of the deadly Boeing 737 MAX crashes in 2018 and 2019. Senators spoke to whistleblowers at Boeing, its supplier GE, and engineers working for the Federal Aviation Administration. It found the FAA's certification process had been "eroded" and that the agency had "increasingly delegated away its authority". Our business editor Stephen Carroll tells us more.
27 Jun 2021
The two sides have been locked in a row over subsidies for European planemaker Airbus and its US rival Boeing for almost two decades.
21 Jun 2021
Boeing said it hopes to have the new model in service within the next two years. But the company's reputation has been damaged by crashes involving earlier versions of the MAX plane.
28 May 2021
Two of the 737 MAX 8 planes crashed within months of each other, killing hundreds. The plane manufacturer has already paid millions in fines related to the model.
3 Mar 2021
The pilotless "Loyal Wingman" flew over the Australian desert displaying potential for new approaches to military strategy. Several countries are developing similar projects, enticed by lower costs and reduced risks.
23 Feb 2021
A Boeing 777-200 on Saturday experienced engine failure, causing debris to fall on a Denver suburb. Some airplanes will be grounded under the new directive.
11 Feb 2021
The Boeing 737-500 crashed minutes after takeoff into the Java Sea in January. All 62 crew and passengers on board were killed.
16 Jan 2021
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.
30 Dec 2020
The American Airlines flight was the first commercial flight in the US since Max was grounded in March 2019. Two plane crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia meant authorities barred the plane from taking to the skies.
28 Dec 2020
Air Canada pilots reported the problem while test-flying Boeing's troubled jet. It's the latest setback for the model, which had been banned following two deadly crashes.
10 Dec 2020
More than 20 months after it was grounded following two deadly crashes, Boeing's 737 MAX returned to the skies Wednesday with an incident-free commercial flight in Brazil.
22 Nov 2020
US regulators have cleared Boeing's 737 MAX to return to service. The fleet has been grounded around the world since March 2019 following two deadly crashes involving the model. Some 346 people lost their lives in the accidents in Indonesia and Ethiopia.