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737 MAX could be phased back into service

The aircraft was grounded in mid-March following two deadly crashes but could return to the air on a staggered schedule in different countries.

Boeing suspends testing of long-haul 777X aircraft

The suspension of testing comes as Boeing is in the process of completing changes required by regulators to lift a flight ban on the 737 MAX.

Boeing to take US$4.9 billion tax writedown on 737 Max fallout

The higher costs will reduce the margin for the 737 programme, Boeing’s largest source of profit and revenue, in the second quarter and future quarters.

Boeing says will take time to win back confidence

Boeing head Dennis Muilenburg expects the 737 MAX to return to service this year.

Emirates predicts 737 Max won’t fly until after Christmas

Emirates has partnerships with low-cost carrier FlyDubai, which has more than a dozen Max planes in its fleet and many more due to be delivered.

Airlines plead for regulators to unite on 737 Max’s return

Combined approval from authorities across the globe affirming that the jet is safe to fly will help restore bruised consumer confidence.

Airbus earnings jump on higher output of rival to Boeing Max

Airbus is still facing problems ramping up deliveries of the A321, its biggest narrow-body, amid issues with the highly customised cabin.

US airlines visit Boeing as FAA awaits 737 MAX upgrades

Boeing has come under global scrutiny along with the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the agency that must approve the software fix and new training.

Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways to buy 10 Boeing planes during Trump-Kim summit

According to sources, VietJet is also expected to sign a major jet deal with Boeing on the sidelines of the Trump-Kim summit.

Boeing faces new production snarls for cash-cow 737 jetliner

Due to supplier glitches like airframes shipped hours late or out-of-sequence, Boeing now expects to deliver fewer of the 737s than it makes during the third quarter of the year.

Boeing makes US$10 billion freighter sale to Volga-Dnepr

Volga-Dnepr signed a letter of intent to buy 29 of the 777s and confirmed a US$2 billion order for five 747-8 freighters.

Malaysia Airlines, Boeing in maintenance deal negotiations

The two firms are in talks to hammer out a 12-year contract to service Malaysia Airlines’ new Boeing MAX and Dreamliner fleet in Sepang.

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