Boeing Co (BA.N)
20 Mar 2019
CHICAGO Extra computer-based training will be required after a planned update to the software on the Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft, Southwest Airlines Co's pilot union said on Wednesday, adding that it was seeking additional information for pilots.
* 'Very disturbing' that MCAS system not disclosed earlier - union (Adds details from union statement; paragraphs 4-8)
More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 passenger jets have been grounded worldwide after two fatal crashes in the past five months in Ethiopia and Indonesia killed nearly 350 people.
WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday that Boeing Co is developing a service bulletin instructing airlines to install new flight control computer operational program software in the now grounded Boeing 737 MAX.
* Indonesia crash pilots could not control 737 MAX systems-sources
SEATTLE Boeing Co has delayed by at least three months its first uncrewed flight to the International Space Station under NASA's human spaceflight program, and pushed its crewed flight until November, industry sources said on Wednesday.
CHICAGO/MONTREAL U.S. and Canadian airlines that fly the roughly 175-seat aircraft face a logistical challenge: which flights to cancel and which to cover with other planes following the global grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets. | Video
PARIS Ethiopian investigators will lead the next stage of cockpit data analysis from the Boeing 737 MAX that crashed outside Addis Ababa with U.S. and French support, a person familiar with the investigation said.
March 20 The FBI has joined the criminal investigation into the certification of Boeing Co's 737 MAX, the Seattle Times reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/fbi-joining-criminal-investigation-into-certification-of-boeing-737-max
SEATTLE, March 20 Boeing Co has delayed by three months its first uncrewed flight to the International Space Station under NASA's human spaceflight program, and pushed its crewed flight until November, industry sources said on Wednesday.