January 2020

Boeing Plane Crashes in Iran, At Least 170 Dead

By |2020-01-08T06:33:53-05:00January 8th, 2020|Airlines|

Boeing Plane Crashes in Iran, At Least 170 Dead

LAS VEGAS — A Boeing plane belonging to Ukraine International Airlines crashed shortly after taking off from an airport in Tehran, Iran. According to the New York Times, local media cited “technical problems” as the result of the crash. The plane was carrying at least 170 people. What was already a bad enough year for…

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December 2019

Boeing Is Suspending Production of the Troubled Max 8

By |2019-12-16T17:30:43-05:00December 16th, 2019|Airlines|

Boeing Is Suspending Production of the Troubled Max 8

The future of the beleaguered Boeing 737 Max 8 is once again in jeopardy. The airplane manufacturer announced today it will halt production of the plane that has crashed twice since 2018. The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday night that the manufacturer was deciding whether to suspend or curb production of the plane that’s been…

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October 2019

Boeing CEO Stripped of Chairman Title Amid 737 Max Troubles

By |2019-10-11T19:28:22-04:00October 11th, 2019|Airlines|

Boeing CEO Stripped of Chairman Title Amid 737 Max Troubles

After a troubled year with two crashes of its new 737 Max 8 aircraft, Boeing’s board of directors has stripped CEO Dennis Muilenburg of his position as chairman. Muilenburg will remain on as CEO of the company, focusing his efforts on returning the manufacturer’s beleaguered 737 Max 8 to safe service. The aircraft has been…

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Boeing CEO Stripped of Chairman Title Amid 737 Max Troubles

By |2019-10-11T19:28:22-04:00October 11th, 2019|Airlines|

Boeing CEO Stripped of Chairman Title Amid 737 Max Troubles

After a troubled year with two crashes of its new 737 Max 8 aircraft, Boeing’s board of directors has stripped CEO Dennis Muilenburg of his position as chairman. Muilenburg will remain on as CEO of the company, focusing his efforts on returning the manufacturer’s beleaguered 737 Max 8 to safe service. The aircraft has been…

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Boeing CEO Stripped of Chairman Title Amid 737 Max Troubles

By |2019-10-11T19:28:22-04:00October 11th, 2019|Airlines|

Boeing CEO Stripped of Chairman Title Amid 737 Max Troubles

After a troubled year with two crashes of its new 737 Max 8 aircraft, Boeing’s board of directors has stripped CEO Dennis Muilenburg of his position as chairman. Muilenburg will remain on as CEO of the company, focusing his efforts on returning the manufacturer’s beleaguered 737 Max 8 to safe service. The aircraft has been…

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Boeing CEO Stripped of Chairman Title Amid 737 Max Troubles

By |2019-10-11T19:28:22-04:00October 11th, 2019|Airlines|

Boeing CEO Stripped of Chairman Title Amid 737 Max Troubles

After a troubled year with two crashes of its new 737 Max 8 aircraft, Boeing’s board of directors has stripped CEO Dennis Muilenburg of his position as chairman. Muilenburg will remain on as CEO of the company, focusing his efforts on returning the manufacturer’s beleaguered 737 Max 8 to safe service. The aircraft has been…

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American Airlines Says It Plans to Resume Flying the Boeing 737 Max in January

By |2019-10-09T19:11:06-04:00October 9th, 2019|Airlines, General|

American Airlines Says It Plans to Resume Flying the Boeing 737 Max in January

American Airlines announced today it plans to resume flights with the Boeing 737 Max in January. In a statement today, the company said it expects the beleaguered airplane, responsible for two crashes within the past year, to be back in its scheduled rotation by Jan. 16. “American Airlines anticipates that the impending software updates to…

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KLM Future-Proofs Itself Through Sustainability Efforts and by Digitizing

By |2019-10-06T20:00:59-04:00October 6th, 2019|Airlines, Magazine, Sustainability|

KLM Future-Proofs Itself Through Sustainability Efforts and by Digitizing

KLM might be the “world’s oldest airline,” but judging from its digital presence, you wouldn’t know that. The company prefers to have a first-mover advantage when it comes to testing out new apps and technologies. Two years ago, it proclaimed to be the “first airline” with a verified WhatsApp business account, and it has its…

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September 2019

Boeing Pledges $144,500 to Families Affected by Max 8 Crashes

By |2019-09-23T18:18:54-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Airlines, Travel|

Boeing Pledges 4,500 to Families Affected by Max 8 Crashes

Following a spring and summer hamstrung by scandal, Boeing announced today that the families affected by the two 737 Max 8 crashes will each receive $144,500. The crashes of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 resulted in the deaths of 346 passengers and crew members. The plane has been grounded since March….

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