Boeing 737 MAX

Boeing faces federal investigation after United Airlines pilots report ‘stuck’ control incident

Boeing is under federal investigation after United Airlines pilots reported a ‘stuck’ control incident involving a 737 Max aircraft during landing at Newark last month. The NTSB confirmed that none of the 161 people on United flight 1539 were injured, and the plane was able to return to the gate. This incident is the latest in a series of issues involving the nearly-new Boeing 737 Max aircraft, raising concerns about the safety of these planes.

Aviation Expert Warns of Safety Concerns for Boeing 737 Max Planes

Aviation expert Ed Pierson issues warning about safety of Boeing 737 Max planes in the wake of recent incidents, raising further questions about the reliability of these aircraft. Pierson’s remarks cast doubt on reassurances given by aviation authorities and Boeing, serving as a stark reminder of the ongoing challenges facing the Boeing 737 Max series.

Report Reveals Concerning Findings About Boeing 737 Max Incident

A new report from the US National Transportation Safety Board reveals concerning findings about a Boeing 737 Max incident, where a door on an Alaska Airlines plane may not have been properly secured, leading to a rapid loss of cabin pressure. The report’s findings raise concerns for Boeing’s corporate culture and quality control processes, as inspections have revealed loose bolts and fixings on other planes of the same specification.

Boeing’s 737 MAX 9 Could Return to Service Soon, but Concerns Remain

Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX 9 could start flying again as soon as Friday, but concerns loom over the readiness of the aircraft to return to service. The Federal Aviation Administration has issued guidelines for the necessary inspections and work that…

United Airlines CEO Expresses Concerns Over Boeing’s Safety Issues

United Airlines Holdings Inc.’s CEO, Scott Kirby, has expressed deep concerns about Boeing Co.’s recent safety issues, including a mid-air emergency on an Alaska Airlines flight. Kirby has reportedly vented his frustrations with Boeing’s management to colleagues and has sought…

United Airlines Reports Fourth-Quarter Earnings Exceeding Expectations

United Airlines Holdings Inc. (UAL) has reported fourth-quarter earnings of $600 million, exceeding Wall Street expectations. The Chicago-based company announced that it had net income of $1.81 per share, with adjusted earnings of $2 per share, surpassing the average estimate…

Alaska Airlines 737-9 MAX Mid-Cabin Exit Door Incident

On January 5th, 2024, an alarming incident occurred on an Alaska Airlines 737-9 MAX as its mid-cabin exit door separated from the aircraft minutes after takeoff from Portland. The flight, bound for Ontario, CA, safely diverted back to Portland with…

Boeing recommends inspections on 737 Max airplanes for potential loose bolt in rudder control systems

Boeing has issued a recommendation for airlines to conduct inspections on its 737 Max airplanes due to a potential loose bolt in the rudder control systems. This call for inspections comes after an international operator discovered a bolt with a…

Alaska Airlines Welcomes First Longer-Range Boeing 737-8

Alaska Airlines has recently welcomed the delivery of its first longer-range Boeing 737-8 as part of the company’s strategic fleet expansion plan. This new addition marks a significant step in the airline’s commitment to growth and future success. With a…