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Boeing's 737 Max troubles drag on

Apr 5, 2019
Boeing is still cranking out new 737 Max jets, even though airlines aren't taking delivery.
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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After preliminary report of the Ethiopian Airlines crash, what's next for Boeing?

Apr 4, 2019
The Ethiopian government has published its preliminary report into the plane crash that killed all 157 people on board last month. It was the second crash involving a Boeing 737 Max in five months. The report found that the crew on the Ethiopian Airlines flight followed all the procedures provided by Boeing, but still weren’t able […]
Boeing airplane sit on the tarmac at the Boeing production facilities at Paine Field in Everett, Washington in 2012.
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Pressure mounts on FAA to ground Boeing 737 Max 8s

Mar 12, 2019
"It's the rest of the world against the FAA right now," said Jon Ostrower, editor-in-chief of The Air Current.
Southwest Airlines.
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During time of rapid growth, sorrow for Ethiopian Airlines

Mar 11, 2019
Sunday’s tragic crash of ET302 comes just as Ethiopian Airlines has been riding a wave of international investment, expansion and optimism. Over the last decade, the airline made a big push to build its fleet and increase routes, both within Africa and beyond the continent. A recent expansion of Ethiopia’s international airport opened in January […]
Two local boys examine a pile of twisted metal gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 11, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.
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The economic legacy of Ethiopia's Meles Zenawi

Aug 21, 2012
The country's leader since 1991 has died at the age of 57. Meles faced criticism for civil and human rights abuses in recent years, but he also got credit for a remarkable run of economic growth.