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 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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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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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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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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Boeing liabilities could grow with grounding of Max fleet

Mar 14, 2019
The entire fleet remains grounded in the U.S.
Tails of Boeing 737 aircraft are pictured at Boeing Field, on March 16, 2018 in Seattle, Washington.
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With swift decision on Boeing 737s, China hopes to lead

Mar 14, 2019
China's swift move to ground its Boeing 737 Max fleet suggests it is eager to be seen as a world leader on regulation and safety standards.
A Boeing 737 MAX 8 for China Southern Airlines (front) is pictured at the Boeing Renton Factory in Renton, Washington on March 12, 2019. 
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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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Critics of FAA reauthorization bill say it fails to address major upgrades to air traffic control system

Sep 19, 2018
Congress has pushed off deadlines for the reauthorization bill, but the next one is at the end of September.
A jet makes an evening landing June 21, 2001 at Los Angeles International Airport. 
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One Seattle neighborhood is fighting airplane noise

Feb 16, 2018
The planes are so loud in this Seattle neighborhood some residents say it feels like a war zone. They want the federal government to do something about it.
María Batayola.
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