Boeing: News

NASA delays Boeing Starliner's first crewed flight indefinitely: Here's why

NASA has announced a delay in the debut crewed flight of Boeing's Starliner capsule, originally slated for May 25, due to a helium leak in the spacecraft's propulsion system.

Boeing confirms $200 million cyber extortion attempt in 2023

Boeing, the multinational aerospace and defense corporation, has confirmed being targeted in a $200 million cyber extortion attempt in October 2023.

FAA investigates Boeing over 787 Dreamliner aircraft inspection doubts

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is currently investigating allegations of internal malpractice involving Boeing's 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

07 May 2024

Elon Musk

Boeing Starliner's first crewed test flight delayed over technical issue 

Boeing's highly anticipated Starliner space capsule has experienced a delay in its first crewed test flight due to a technical issue.

06 May 2024


NASA astronauts to fly to ISS aboard Boeing Starliner tomorrow

NASA is set to launch its latest spacecraft, the Boeing Starliner, on its first crewed test flight to the International Space Station (ISS).

Whistle­blow­er who accused Boeing supplier of ignoring defects dies

Joshua Dean, a whistleblower who accused a Boeing supplier of disregarding flaws in the 737 MAX production, has died, according to his family and lawyer. He was 45 years old.

25 Apr 2024


Sunita Williams to pilot Boeing Starliner's first manned ISS flight

Sunita Williams, the renowned Indian-origin NASA astronaut, is set to be part of the first crewed flight of Boeing's Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS).

22 Apr 2024

Air India

Air India's last Boeing 747 'Agra' embarks on final journey

Air India's final Boeing 747, affectionately known as "Agra" and previously registered as VT-EVA, took off for its last flight from Mumbai on Monday.

16 Apr 2024

Air India

2 Air India flights cross Iranian airspace hours before attack

At least two Air India planes traversed the Iranian-controlled airspace just hours before Iran launched a large-scale aerial attack on Israel.

Boeing aircraft engine cover falls off mid-flight, probe ordered

Aviation authorities in the United States have initiated an inquiry following an incident where the engine cowling of a Boeing 737-800 detached during take-off, striking a wing flap.

07 Apr 2024


Boeing CEO's compensation sees 25% cut this year: Here's why

David Calhoun, the CEO of Boeing, will see over a 25% reduction in his compensation package this year.

04 Apr 2024

Indian Air Force

IAF Apache chopper damaged during emergency landing in Ladakh

An Apache helicopter of the Indian Air Force (IAF) sustained damage during an unplanned landing in Ladakh on Wednesday, ANI reported.

29 Mar 2024

Ajit Pawar

'No wrongdoing...': CBI files closure in case against Praful Patel

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has closed a corruption investigation against Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel, months after he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun to quit by end of 2024

Boeing's CEO, Dave Calhoun (66), has announced his plan to relinquish his role by the end of 2024.

12 Mar 2024

Boeing 737

Boeing whistleblower found dead in South Carolina hotel parking

John Barnett—a whistleblower who revealed safety concerns within airplane manufacturing firm Beoing—was discovered dead in his truck at a South Carolina hotel parking lot.

FAA audit finds numerous issues in Boeing 737 MAX's production

A comprehensive six-week audit conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), has revealed multiple issues with Boeing's production of the 737 MAX jet.

22 Feb 2024

Boeing 737

Boeing 737 MAX program leader quits over Alaska Airlines disaster

Ed Clark, head of Boeing's 737 MAX program, is stepping down after an incident where a piece of a jet blew out during an Alaska Airlines flight in January.

07 Feb 2024


Bolts missing in Boeing plane involved in door blowout: Report

Four crucial bolts securing the door panel of an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 jet, which blew off mid-flight earlier this month, were found to be missing, says the preliminary investigation report.

22 Jan 2024

Boeing 737

FAA orders door plug checks for another Boeing 737 aircraft

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has advised operators of Boeing 737-900ER aircraft to visually inspect mid-exit door plugs, ensuring they are properly secured.

19 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates Boeing's largest overseas tech campus in Bengaluru 

In a boost to India's aviation potential, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Boeing India Engineering and Technology Center (BIETC) on the outskirts of Bengaluru.

US Boeing cargo plane's engine catches fire mid-air

A Boeing 747-8 cargo plane operated by Atlas Air experienced an engine malfunction, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Miami International Airport in United States shortly after takeoff.

15 Jan 2024

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Boeing sets up warehouse in UP for supplying aircraft parts

American aerospace giant Boeing has unveiled a 36,000-square-foot warehouse in Khurja, Uttar Pradesh, to provide parts for its regional aviation clientele.

12 Jan 2024

Boeing 737

What's the controversy surrounding Boeing 737 MAX 9 planes

Boeing is facing a torrent of negative headlines about its 737 MAX jets, causing a serious blow to its once-stellar reputation.

11 Jan 2024

United Airlines

United Airlines flight makes emergency landing after 'open door' alert

A United Airlines flight reportedly made an emergency landing on Wednesday (local time) at Tampa International Airport in Florida, United States (US), after an open door indicator light came on.

10 Jan 2024

Boeing 737

Alaska Airlines door blowout mishap 'our mistake': Boeing CEO

Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun admitted the company's error in the recent Alaska Airlines mid-air blowout incident, vowing "complete transparency" as they tackle the issue.

Part found missing in Indian Boeing 737 MAX aircraft: DGCA

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday said that a "missing washer" was found in an Indian Boeing 737 MAX airplane during a fleet inspection.

09 Jan 2024


US airlines find loose parts on Boeing 737 MAX planes

United Airlines and Alaska Airlines have found loose parts on several grounded MAX 9 planes.

08 Jan 2024


Boeing CEO calls all-hands safety meeting after Alaska Airlines incident

Boeing CEO David Calhoun has scheduled a company-wide meeting on Tuesday to discuss the recent Alaska Airlines incident, in which a part of a Boeing 737-9 MAX's fuselage blew out during ascent.

06 Jan 2024

Boeing 737

After mid-air blowout, Alaska Airlines grounds Boeing 737-9 Max fleet

American carrier Alaska Airlines has halted flights on all its 65 Boeing 737-9 Max planes.

23 Dec 2023

Air India

Air India to receive its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft today

Air India is gearing up to receive its first Airbus A350-900 at Delhi Airport today, as per reports.

12 Dec 2023

Air India

New Air India uniforms designed by Manish Malhotra revealed!

Air India on Tuesday unveiled its new uniforms for pilots and cabin crew conceived by renowned fashion designer Manish Malhotra.

13 Nov 2023


China may end its freeze on Boeing 737 Max deal

China is thinking about buying Boeing 737 MAX planes at the APEC Summit in San Francisco, where Presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping will meet, reported Bloomberg.

27 Oct 2023


Boeing's defense unit faces $1.7 billion loss in 2023

Boeing's defense division is grappling to bounce back, as supplier mistakes and soaring production expenses have led to a $1.7 billion loss this year.

Boeing delays Starliner's ISS-bound crewed launch to 2024

Boeing's Starliner is facing another delay, pushing its first crewed launch to the International Space Station (ISS) to at least March 2024. The final launch date has not been fixed yet.

01 Aug 2023

Akasa Air

Akasa Air gets Asia's first Boeing 737 MAX 8-200

Akasa Air has become the first Asian airline to add the Boeing 737 MAX 8-200 to its fleet, marking a significant milestone in its growth and expansion plans.

13 Jun 2023


How NASA, Boeing's X-66A aircraft will make air travel sustainable

An experimental airplane designed by NASA, in association with Boeing, has been designated X-66A by the US Air Force.

02 Jun 2023


Boeing postpones launch of first crewed Starliner flight yet again

Boeing has yet again delayed the first-ever launch of its Starliner astronaut capsule for NASA. The postponement comes after the firm discovered major safety issues with the spacecraft last week.

16 Feb 2023

Air India

Know about Air India's massive new 470 aircraft deal

Air India's recent mega order of 470 planes to Airbus and Boeing could grow even larger, as the Tata Sons-owned carrier has the option to purchase an additional 370 planes from these manufacturers.

15 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

Historic agreement: PM Modi, Biden hail landmark Air India-Boeing deal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Joe Biden spoke on the phone on Tuesday and hailed the landmark deal between Air India and Boeing as a "shining example" of India-US partnership.

12 Dec 2022

Air India

Air India mulls historic order for 500 jetliners worth $100bn

Tata Group is busy carving out an exciting future for the newly acquired Air India. The airline is about to enter a new phase of its renaissance.

Boeing-backed Wisk Aero reveals self-flying four-seater air taxi

Boeing-backed Wisk Aero has revealed an all-electric, four-seater autonomous air taxi. Currently, the company is seeking approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin the commercial air taxi service.

01 Sep 2022


NASA, SpaceX ink $1.4 billion contract for five more missions

NASA has rewarded SpaceX's exemplary services with a new contract worth $1.4 billion.

27 Aug 2022

Space News

Boeing's Starliner mission suffers another delay; launch in February 2023

Boeing's hopes of sending astronauts to the International Space Station have suffered another setback. The Starliner spacecraft with NASA astronauts aboard is now set for a February 2023 takeoff, said an official announcement.

20 Jun 2022


Air India planning to buy 300 aeroplanes in largest-ever order

Tata Group-owned Air India is mulling one of the largest orders in commercial aviation history by ordering 300 narrowbody jets.

Was the March crash of China jet deliberate? Details here

Was the March crash of a China Eastern Airlines plane that killed 123 passengers and nine crew members deliberate?

22 Mar 2022

Plane Crash

No survivors found in crash of Chinese airliner: State broadcaster

No survivors have been found at the site where a China Eastern plane--carrying 132 people--crashed on Monday, China's state broadcaster said.

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's Akasa Air orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Ace stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed Akasa Air struck a deal with Boeing to buy 72 fuel-efficient 737 MAX airplanes on Tuesday.

01 May 2021


Boeing announces $10 million aid for India's fight against COVID-19

Multinational aerospace company Boeing on Friday announced a $10 million emergency assistance package to support India's COVID-19 response.

11 Jan 2021


Indonesia intensifies search for crashed Sriwijaya Air's black boxes

The search for the black boxes of a crashed Sriwijaya Air jet intensified on Monday to boost the investigation into what caused the plane carrying 62 people to nosedive at high velocity into the Java Sea.

09 Jan 2021


Indonesia: Passenger plane with over 50 onboard missing after take-off

A Sriwijaya Air passenger plane with more than 50 people on board has lost contact with the Indonesian aviation authorities shortly after taking off from Jakarta on Saturday.

Boeing will pay $2.5 billion as settlement charge

Boeing has agreed to pay $2.5 billion to settle a Justice Department investigation. It admitted that its employees misled regulators about the safety of its 737 MAX aircraft, which suffered two deadly crashes shortly after entering airline service.

01 Oct 2020

Narendra Modi

Boeing 777 'Air India One': All you need to know

The first of two custom-made Boeing 777 aircraft, which will be used to fly the President, the Vice President, and the Prime Minister, arrived in Delhi on Thursday.