Tag: Lion Air

Boeing’ $50 million fund for crash victims’ families & affected communities

Boeing’ $50 million fund for crash victims’ families & affected communities

Boeing today announced it has dedicated the remaining $50 million of a previously announced $100 million fund to support humanitarian needs in communities affected by the Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 accidents. The Boeing Community Investment Fund will work directly with v...

Boeing secures more than $12 billion in financing to help weather 737 Max crisis

Boeing secures more than $12 billion in financing to help weather 737 Max crisis

Boeing has secured more than $12 billion in financing from more than a dozen banks as the industrial giant shores up its balance sheet amid the nearly yearlong grounding of the 737 Max following two fatal crashes, according to people familiar with the matter. The manufacturer was trying to s...

Boeing Statement On Lion Air Flight 610 Investigation Final Report

Boeing Statement On Lion Air Flight 610 Investigation Final Report

Boeing (NYSE: BA) issued the following statement regarding the release today of the final investigation report of Lion Air Flight 610 by Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT): "On behalf of everyone at Boeing, I want to convey our heartfelt condolences to the families and l...

Lion Air becomes first A330neo operator in the Asia-Pacific region

Lion Air becomes first A330neo operator in the Asia-Pacific region

Indonesian carrier Lion Air has received its first Airbus A330neo, becoming the first airline from the Asia-Pacific region to fly the A330neo. The aircraft is on lease from BOC Aviation and is the first of 10 A330neos set to join the airline’s fleet. The A330neo will be used by Lion Air for...

Boeing pledges $100m to family and community needs of 737 Max accidents

Boeing pledges $100m to family and community needs of 737 Max accidents

Ahead of Independence Day today in the US – Boeing has announced $100 million in funds to address family and community needs of those affected by the tragic 737 Max 8 accidents of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. These funds will support education, hardship and living e...

Boeing 737 Max faces further delay after new ‘potential risk’ found by FAA

Boeing 737 Max faces further delay after new ‘potential risk’ found by FAA

Boeing faces a further battle in getting the 737 Max aircraft type back into service after the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) identified an additional software flaw. The FAA found the "potential risk", which it did not reveal details of, during a review of the 737 Max software update ...

Boeing says it did not intentionally deactivate the disagree alert on Max

Boeing says it did not intentionally deactivate the disagree alert on Max

Boeing has provided a statement in response to several news stories on the disagree alert on the 737 Max aircraft and said it that it didn’t “intentionally or otherwise deactivate” the feature on aircraft The statement comes in response to reports that Boeing failed to tell Southwest Airl...

UPDATE: Investigation reveals “clear similarities” between two Max 8 crashes

UPDATE: Investigation reveals “clear similarities” between two Max 8 crashes

Flight data from the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crash on 10 March that killed 157 people shows "clear similarities" to the Lion Air 737 Max 8 crash on 29 October that killed 188 people. Ethiopian Transport Minister, Dagmawit Moges said: "Clear similarities were noted between Ethiopian Ai...

UPDATE: Norwegian suspends 737 Max 8 operations

UPDATE: Norwegian suspends 737 Max 8 operations

Norwegian is the latest airline to temporarily suspend operations of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft and it said it made the move following recommendations by European aviation authorities. The low-cost carrier said it will not operate any flights with this aircraft type until further notice. It operat...

Boeing says 737 Max 8 safe to fly, as more countries stop the aircraft from flying

Boeing says 737 Max 8 safe to fly, as more countries stop the aircraft from flying

Boeing said the 737 Max 8 is a "safe airplane" and it is developing a flight control software upgrade in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday (10 March) that killed all 157 passengers and crew on board. The US aircraft manufacturer released a statement, just as more country aviation...

UPDATE: Comair the latest airline to ground Boeing 737 Max 8

UPDATE: Comair the latest airline to ground Boeing 737 Max 8

The South African-based airline Comair said this afternoon it is grounding the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft it operates from flying after the Ethiopian Airlines crash yesterday (Sunday) which crashed minutes after taking off killing 157 on board. Comair has one 737 Max 8 in its  fleet but a further...

Sharp increase in commercial airline crash deaths in 2018

Sharp increase in commercial airline crash deaths in 2018

The Aviation Safety Network (ASN) yesterday released the 2018 commercial airline accident statistics showing 15 fatal accidents resulting in 556 fatalities - a sharp rise on last year but still the ninth safest for the aviation industry on record. Over the year 2018, the ASN recorded a total of 1...

UPDATE: Boeing issues bulletin over Lion Air 737 Max 8 crash

UPDATE: Boeing issues bulletin over Lion Air 737 Max 8 crash

Boeing yesterday issued an operations manual bulletin (OMB) to 737 Max 8 operators about air data sensors 8 after an investigation into the crash of the Lion Air flight JT610 in Indonesia which killed 189 passengers and crew. The US aircraft manufacturer said the Indonesian National Transportatio...

UPDATE: Lion Air crash black box retrieved from missing 737 Max 8

UPDATE: Lion Air crash black box retrieved from missing 737 Max 8

The "black box" flight data recorder from Lion Air flight JT 610 that crashed on Monday has been found by divers off the coast of Indonesia, according to reports. The low-cost carrier's Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft with 189 people on board crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Jakarta S...

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