U.S. approves return of Boeing's 737 Max airplane

Airlines using Boeing's 737 Max will have to get FAA approval for pilot training programs and complete required maintenance.
The plane had been grounded after a pair of deadly crashes revealed design flaws and trouble in the air certification process.
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As companies like Boeing go, so goes the U.S. economy

Oct 28, 2020
What's happening to Boeing shows a ripple effect that impacts its thousands of suppliers.
Boeing's first 737 MAX 9 is rolled out for the media at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, in 2017.
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Boeing, FAA failures at fault for deadly 737 Max crashes, Congress finds

Those in charge didn't necessarily understand everything about the plane's design or the safety lapses.
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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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Boeing used to give more money to shareholders than it made. Now it's getting stimulus help.

Washington Post columnist Allan Sloan says Boeing hasn't just parceled out profit to shareholders. The company "sent it out with a fire hose."
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Boeing is in line for a bailout under "too big to fail" theory

Mar 20, 2020
The aircraft maker is also a space and defense company, "a huge provider of government services," one expert says.
Boeing directly employs about 150,000 people but relies on the broader aerospace industry with 2.5 million jobs.
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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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Incoming Boeing CEO has much to turn around

Jan 10, 2020
Boeing Chairman David Calhoun takes over as the company's new CEO Monday.
A 737 MAX airplane is pictured on the tarmac with its signature winglet and fuel efficient engines outside the company's factory on March 11, 2019 in Renton, Washington.
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Boeing’s CEO is out. The company announced “leadership changes.”

Dec 23, 2019
David Calhoun takes over as CEO. But what next for Boeing?
Dennis Muilenburg, then president and CEO of the Boeing Company, testifies before the Senate Commerce Committee October 29, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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After deadly crashes of marquee aircraft, Boeing CEO is out

Dec 23, 2019
Dennis Muilenburg's departure comes in the wake of two deadly crashes of its signature 737 MAX planes that claimed 346 lives.
Dennis Muilenburg, president and CEO of the Boeing Company, testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee October 29, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
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