commercial and general aviation aircraft

Southwest Airlines to share Boeing proceeds with employees

Boeing is going to be paying its airline customers billions of dollars to compensate for the months-long grounding of the 737 Max. At least one of those airlines, Southwest, said Thursday it will share some of that money with its employees.

Electric-powered passenger airplanes to come to UK in 2023

The dream of boarding an electric commercial passenger airplane and flying from A to B with minimal carbon emissions has taken a step closer to reality with the announcement of a new aircraft that could be operational within three years.

FAA defends decisions after first Boeing 737 MAX crash

US federal regulators reacted to the Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX crash last fall by issuing a reminder to pilots about cockpit procedures -- because, an official told Congress on Wednesday, it initially believed pilot error was to blame.

New flaw discovered on Boeing 737 Max, sources say

A new flaw has been discovered in the computer system for the Boeing 737 Max that could push the plane downward, according to two sources familiar with the testing, an issue that is expected to further delay the aircraft's return to service.

Sullenberger tells Congress 737 MAX pilots should get simulator training

The pilot who orchestrated the dramatic plane landing in the Hudson River 10 years ago told a congressional panel Wednesday that he can see how crews would have struggled during the recent Boeing 737 MAX crashes after he spent time in a simulator running recreations of the doomed flights.

Pilots criticize Boeing's 737 Max design at House hearing

Debate over the factors that may have contributed to two 737 Max plane crashes consumed a House hearing Wednesday, as two pilots criticized Boeing's design and rollout of the aircraft and some lawmakers questioned the qualifications of the foreign pilots involved in the crashes.