Boeing 737 Max test flights set to begin

Jun 29, 2020
Air safety regulators say Boeing can start test flights of its grounded 737 Max jets.
Two 737 Max planes crashed in late 2018 and March of 2019, killing 346 people.
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Can any other product rival the impact of Boeing's 737 Max on the economy?

Jan 28, 2020
What would happen to the economy if Ford stopped production of the F-150, for example?
Production on the 737 Max has officially ended. Above, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 outside a factory in Renton, Washington, in 2019.
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Boeing will halt production of the 737 Max

Dec 16, 2019
The aircraft maker has continued to pump out the beleaguered planes, even though it can't deliver them.
Will the 737 Max fly again?
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The grounded 737 Max could lead to more Thanksgiving delays

Nov 28, 2019
The Thanksgiving travel period is always a logistical nightmare for the airlines. But this year might be worse.
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One year after deadly crash, Boeing answers to Congress

Oct 29, 2019
Senators grilled CEO Dennis Muilenburg about safety, cover ups and government oversight.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg testifies before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on aviation safety and the future of Boeing's 737 MAX.
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Airlines might not love Boeing right now, but switching planes won't be easy

Oct 24, 2019
The waitlist for new Airbus planes is seven years long.
It's unclear when or if the 737 Max will return to the skies. Above, a Boeing 737 Max 8 takes off for a test flight in 2016.
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Boeing troubles spill over into U.S. economy

Oct 21, 2019
The longer the company's 737 Max jet stays grounded, the more impact Boeing suppliers and customers feel.
Boeing's first 737 MAX 9 is rolled out for media at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, in 2017.
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After Boeing 737 Max grounding, demand for used planes takes off

Aug 5, 2019
Companies that want to sell planes turn to brokers, who work a little like real estate agents.
United looked to the used plane market when it needed to add capacity to its fleet.
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Boeing has a new problem

Jun 27, 2019
The problem appears to be related to how pilots can control the jet if the system that automatically pushes its nose down malfunctions.
At Boeing's Renton, Washington, factory, 737 Max airplanes are still coming off assembly lines at a record rate.
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Durable goods slump in April

May 24, 2019
Orders for autos, metals and business machinery were all down.
A customer shops for washers and dryers at Lowe's in Burbank, Calif.
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