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Boeing takes $4.9 billion charge for prolonged grounding of 737 MAX planes

Jul 19 2019

SEATTLE Boeing Co said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger jets after two deadly crashes. | Video

Boeing reshuffles management of grounded 737: memo

Jul 11 2019

SEATTLE/PARIS Boeing Co has reassigned the head of its next airplane project to run the troubled 737 program, according to a memo seen by Reuters on Thursday, as the grounding of its 737 MAX in the wake of two accidents commands the U.S. planemaker's full attention.

Boeing 737 program manager to retire amid crisis over jet's grounding -memo

Jul 11 2019

SEATTLE, July 11 Boeing's 737 jet program manager, Eric Lindblad, will retire in a matter of weeks after roughly 12 months on the job, according to a company memo seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Branson's Virgin Orbit moves closer to commercial satellite launch

Jul 11 2019

SEATTLE Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit on Wednesday released a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, the company said. | Video

Branson's Virgin Orbit to test key rocket Wednesday -source

Jul 10 2019

SEATTLE, July 10 Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit on Wednesday plans to release a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support

Jul 04 2019

SEATTLE/CHICAGO Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. | Video

Boeing promises $100 million to help families affected by deadly crashes

Jul 03 2019

SEATTLE, July 3 Boeing Co on Wednesday said it would give $100 million to organizations to help families affected by the deadly crashes of the company's 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia.

Boeing sees fix for latest 737 MAX software flaw in September

Jun 27 2019

Boeing Co will take until at least September to fix a newly identified problem on its grounded 737 MAX, a company official told Reuters, meaning the workhorse jet's return to service will be delayed until October at the earliest, significantly longer than most airlines had expected. | Video

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