Welcome to Monday, the final day of the 2019 Maryland General Assembly session. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Boeing chief’s apology fuels lawsuits by crash victims’ families. — This copyright case is bananas. — ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday, the same day French aviation investigators concluded there were "clear similarities" in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max 8 last week and a Lion Air jet in October.
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WASHINGTON — Federal regulators let Boeing write the safety conditions for the problematic battery system in its beleaguered 787 “Dreamliner,” prescribe how to test it and carry out those tests itself, according to testimony and documents released at a hearing ...Read More »
ORLANDO — Some airlines are looking for short-term replacements for the grounded Boeing 787 as the busy summer travel season gets closer. Jeff Knittel of airplane leasing company CIT says airlines are talking to them about alternatives to the 787. ...Read More »
DALLAS — After two separate and serious battery problems aboard Boeing 787s, it wasn’t U.S. authorities who acted first to ground the plane. It was Japanese airlines. The unfolding saga of Boeing’s highest-profile plane has raised new questions about federal ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Thirteen defense executives are complaining that the threat of automatic, across-the-board cuts to military spending is creating uncertainty that’s already affected their industry. Seven senators released copies of the executives’ letters on Monday. The six Republicans and independent ...Read More »