Boeing 737: News

12 Mar 2024


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.

22 Feb 2024


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.

22 Jan 2024


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.

18 Jan 2024

Akasa Air

Akasa Air buys 150 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft 

Akasa Air has ordered 150 Boeing 737 MAX narrow-body planes.

15 Jan 2024


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


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.

10 Jan 2024


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.

06 Jan 2024


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.

19 Aug 2022

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia: Pilots flying at 37,000 feet fall asleep, miss landing

In a scary incident, two pilots of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET343 fell asleep while flying a flight from Sudan's Khartoum to Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa and missed their landing.

18 May 2022


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?

25 Mar 2022


China: Plane crash mystery deepens as evidence suggests midair breakup

One component of the Boeing 737-800 that crashed in China on Monday seems to have broken loose prior to the crash, adding to the mystery surrounding the aircraft's fatal dive, Bloomberg News has reported.

22 Mar 2022


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.

17 Nov 2021


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.

03 Jul 2021


Pilots rescued after cargo plane crashes in ocean off Hawaii

A cargo plane made an emergency landing in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Hawaii early Friday and both people on board were rescued.

19 Jun 2021


Boeing's newest version of the 737 Max makes first flight

Boeing's newest version of the 737 Max 10 jetliner made its first test flight on Friday, taking off near Seattle for an expected two-hour trip that the company hopes will signal improving fortunes for its most important plane.

08 Aug 2020


Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer

Had it not been for the deceased pilots, Wing Commander Deepak Vasant Sathe and Captain Akhilesh Kumar, the unfortunate Air India Express flight would have caught fire and taken more lives, survivors of last evening's crash said.

08 Jan 2020


Ukrainian plane carrying 176 on-board crashes in Iran; no survivors

In a tragic incident, 176 people (167 passengers and nine crew members) lost their lives this morning when a Ukrainian plane crashed near Iran's international airport in capital Tehran, shortly after take-off.

04 May 2019


US: Boeing-737 with 136 passengers skids off, goes into river

A Boeing 737 commercial plane with as many as 136 passengers on board skidded off the runway after landing in Jacksonville in the US's Florida and slid into the St. John's River.

20 Apr 2019


Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

A global team of experts will begin reviewing next week how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was approved by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

#EthiopianPlaneCrash: Witnesses say plane smoked, trembled before meeting its end

Ethiopian Airlines plane, which killed all aboard, was emitting white smoke and trembling before it went into a million pieces ahead of its crash on Sunday, said locals who witnessed the mishap.

11 Mar 2019


Ethiopian Airlines crash: Four Indians, including Environment Ministry's consultant, died

Four Indians lost their lives in the Ethiopian Airlines' jet crash which happened on Sunday morning, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has confirmed.

10 Mar 2019


Ethiopian Airlines crash: All 157 on board killed, claims report

On Sunday, an Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard. All 157 people on board lost their lives, reports NDTV.

19 May 2018


Cuba: Ageing airliner crashes shortly after take-off, kills 100

In what is being called the worst aviation accident to hit Cuba in the last three decades, an ageing aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff on Friday, leaving 100 people dead. 3 survivors were rushed to the hospital.