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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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 the grounding of its 737 planes, can Boeing's messaging convince flyers?

Boeing faces a tough public relations challenge in the coming months, following two crashes and the grounding of its 737 planes. The question is, how will the company control the messaging to the air-faring public? Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal spoke…
A LEAP engine is pictured on the first Boeing 737 MAX airliner is pictured at the company's manufacturing plant, on Dec. 8, 2015, in Renton, Washington.
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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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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…
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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