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Halting production of the 737 Max could dent the American economy

Dec 17, 2019
Analysts predict Boeing's planned production halt of its embattled 737 Max plane could slow GDP growth next year.
Boeing 737 Max 8 during the manufacturing process at the Boeing Renton Factory in Renton, Washington in March 2019.
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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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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 the media at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, in 2017.
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Scandals, apologies and trust issues: the aftermath of a corporate crisis

Jul 25, 2019
What does it take for a company to earn back the public's confidence? A new series from the Harvard Business Review tries to find out.
The now-grounded Boeing 737 Max sits on the tarmac outside of the Boeing factory in 2018 in Renton, Washington.
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What impact is the 737 Max grounding having on Boeing?

Jul 24, 2019
Boeing's 737 Max jets have been grounded since March. The repercussions are starting to add up for the plane maker and its airline customers.
Nadia Milleron, mother of Ethiopian Air crash victim Samya Stumo, shows a photograph of crash victim Julia Mwashi of Kenya during a hearing of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's Aviation Subcommittee about the Boeing 737 Max airplane on May 15, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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Trade deficit widens in March

May 9, 2019
The overall deficit getting bigger isn't necessarily a bad thing, said Dan Ikenson, director of the Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies at the Cato Institute.
Container ships are docked at the Port of Oakland on March 06, 2019 in California.
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"Airplane boneyards" are more than places where planes go to die

May 7, 2019
Southern California Logistics Airport also provides plane storage, maintenance and technician training.
Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max airplanes are parked on the tarmac after being grounded at the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville on March 28.
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Boeing posts quarterly results amid turbulence

Apr 24, 2019
Investors and airline customers are waiting for information on when the Boeing 737 Max will be allowed to fly again.
Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are parked on the tarmac after being grounded, at the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville, California on March 28, 2019.
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What are the most common Boeing Max routes?

Apr 16, 2019
Major airlines have decided to suspend use of the plane through the summer season.
An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8, on a flight from Miami to New York City, prepares to land at LaGuardia Airport on Monday morning, March 11, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. 
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Airlines waiting on Boeing's 737 Max have few choices

Apr 9, 2019
As production of the 737 is cut back, could there be an opportunity for Boeing's competitors?
Boeing's 737 assembly complex in Renton, Washington, is a hive of activity. In the foreground, a 737 Max is being painted. In the background, the brakes are tested on a new 737 Max for China Southern Airlines.
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