Boeing to pay $6.6 million in penalties to FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has fined Boeing $6.6 million to settle down a couple of matters. The penalties include $5.4 million for failing to meet the 2015 settlement agreement in which the US manufacturer pledged to change its internal processes to improve and prioritize regulatory compliance. Similarly, Boeing agreed to pay $1.21 million to…

Australia lifts ban on Boeing 737 MAX

Australia’s aviation regulator to lift a near two-year ban on flights. Australia’s aviation regulator said on Friday it would lift a near two-year ban on flights to and from the country that use the Boeing Co 737 MAX planes, among the first in the Asia-Pacific region to do so. “We … are confident that the…

BREAKING Boeing recommends suspending operations of 777s powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000-112 engines

Boeing recommends suspending operations of the 69 in-service and 59 in-storage 777s powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000-112 engines. Boeing statement “Boeing is actively monitoring recent events related to United Airlines Flight 328. While the NTSB investigation is ongoing, we recommended suspending operations of the 69 in-service and 59 in-storage 777s powered by Pratt &…