(NEW YORK) -- Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun took responsibility for a door plug getting blown out of an Alaska Airlines flight over Oregon earlier this month in the company's fourth quarter earnings call Wednesday."We caused the problem," Calhoun said.Calhoun said that while the company... Read More.
(SEATTLE) -- Alaska Airlines resumed flying the Boeing 737 Max 9 following fleet inspections for the first time on Friday after a door plug fell off one of its planes mid-air three weeks ago.Alaska Flight 1146 -- the airline's first Max 9 flight since the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As some of Alaska Airlines' 737 MAX aircraft take flight again on Friday, online travel booking website Kayak has seen an uptick in users who are filtering out the airplane when searching for flights.Kayak first rolled out its aircraft filter in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Aviation Administration released final instructions to airlines to begin conducting inspections of their 737 Max 9 planes Wednesday -- a move that will eventually allow them to fly again.The agency had grounded nearly 200 of the planes after an... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it will investigate after a tire under the front nose of a Delta Boeing 757 fell off one of the wheels and rolled down a nearby embankment.The incident occurred on Saturday around 11:15 a.m. local... Read More.
Weeks after a mid-cabin door plug fell off during the ascent of an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9, the FAA is recommending flight operators check another model of Boeing airplanes.On Sunday night, the FAA issued a statement recommending operators of the Boeing 737-900ER... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Federal officials are investigating after an Atlas Air Boeing 747 cargo plane experienced an engine failure soon after departing from Miami International Airport Thursday night.The airline said that Flight 95 landed safely after experiencing an "engine malfunction." Footage captured of the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Aviation Administration announced it will take the significant step of increasing its oversight over Boeing and begin an immediate audit of Boeing's production and manufacturing in the wake of the door plug blowing out of an Alaska Airlines flight last... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Aviation Administration said it is conducting an investigation of Boeing after a defective door plug fell out of an Alaska Airlines plane last week, forcing an emergency landing."This incident should have never happened and it cannot happen again," the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The focus of the investigation into last Friday's midair emergency on an Alaska Airlines flight is focused on the single aircraft, but could be broadened as the National Transportation Safety Board learns more, board Chief Jennifer Homendy said."However, at some point,... Read More.