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Boeing Makes Multiple Embraer-Related Executive Appointments

Boeing Makes Multiple Embraer-Related Executive Appointments

Boeing announced multiple executive appointments on Wednesday related to its partnership with Embraer.
The airline appointed Marc Allen to the position of president of Embraer Partnership and Group Operations as well as senior vice president of Boeing. It also named Sir Michael Arthur to the position of president of Boeing International, and John Slattery to the position of chief executive officer of the joint venture between Boeing and Embraer.
Marc Allen most …

Officials Seek Answers from Boeing as CEO Speaks Out

Lawmakers and government officials in both Canada and the United States are seeking answers from Boeing relating to its new 737 Max aircraft.
The investigation into the Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 crash found “clear similarities” between that event and the October Lion Air 737 Max 8 crash, following an initial analysis of flight recorder data.
As a result, officials across the globe are seeking answers from Boeing about new safety features …

Investigators Find ‘Clear Similarities’ Between Ethiopian and Indonesian Boeing 737 Max Crashes

Investigators Find ‘Clear Similarities’ Between Ethiopian and Indonesian Boeing 737 Max Crashes

Data retrieved from the flight data recorder of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max that crashed a week ago show similarities to data from the Lion Air flight that crashed in Indonesia last October.
“Clear similarities were noted between Ethiopian Air Flight 302 and Indonesian Lion Air Flight 610,” said Ethiopian Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges, who said that this would be “the subject of further study during the investigation.”
The minister said …

Ethiopian 737 Max Had ‘Flight Control’ Issues Immediately After Takeoff

Ethiopian 737 Max Had ‘Flight Control’ Issues Immediately After Takeoff

The pilot of the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft that crashed on Sunday faced problems almost immediately after takeoff, an individual who had the opportunity to review air-traffic communications between the captain and controllers told the New York Times.
Within one minute of departure, the pilot calmly reported a “flight control” issue with the aircraft. Minutes later, in a panicked voice, the captain requested a return to the …

American, Southwest Work to Fill Gaps After 737 Max is Grounded

The grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 on Sunday, has left dozens of airlines with gaps to fill in their schedules.
The single-aisle Boeing 737, which was introduced in the 1960s, is the most popular commercial airliner in history and the latest version, the 737 Max, is Boeing’s best-selling aircraft ever.
In the United States, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines operate …

Trump Announces Grounding of Boeing 737 Max Aircraft

Trump Announces Grounding of Boeing 737 Max Aircraft

President Trump issued an executive order Wednesday afternoon grounding all Boeing 737 Max aircraft.
The move reverses an earlier decision by U.S. regulators to keep the jets in the air following a deadly crash in Ethiopia on Sunday.
The president said he reached his decision after speaking to Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, and the acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, Daniel Elwell.
“They are all in …

Canada Grounds Boeing 737 Max, Citing New Satellite Data

Canada Grounds Boeing 737 Max, Citing New Satellite Data

Canada became the latest country to ground the Boeing 737 Max on Wednesday.
The move came in the wake of the deadly Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 crash on Sunday outside Addis Ababa.   Over two dozen countries have taken similar steps.
On Tuesday, Ottawa had said it had no plans to take any action on the Max.
The announcement came after the country’s transportation minister, Marc Garneau, said his agency had reviewed newly …