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Boeing shed 20,000 jobs companywide last year and has said it needs to cut 11,000 more this year.(AP photo)

Boeing to outsource IT work to Dell, eliminate 600 jobs

AP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 09:38 PM IST
Susan Doniz, vice president for information technology and data analytics for Boeing, told employees Thursday that the eliminated jobs represent about 10% of the company's IT staff, The Seattle Times reported.
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Mounted in a test facility at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, the Space Launch System’s (SLS) 212-foot tall core stage roared to life at 4:27 p.m. local time (2227 GMT) for just over a minute.(AFP)
Mounted in a test facility at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, the Space Launch System’s (SLS) 212-foot tall core stage roared to life at 4:27 p.m. local time (2227 GMT) for just over a minute.(AFP)

NASA's Boeing moon rocket cuts short 'once-in-a-generation' ground test

Reuters, Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 08:21 AM IST
"Today was a good day," NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said at a press conference after the test, adding "we got lots of data that we're going to be able to sort through" to determine if a do-over is needed and whether a November 2021 debut launch date is still possible.
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Comac’s C919, a narrow-body alternative to Boeing’s 737 model and Airbus’s A320, is in its test phase. About 60% of the main suppliers to the C919 are American companies.(Reuters file photo)
Comac’s C919, a narrow-body alternative to Boeing’s 737 model and Airbus’s A320, is in its test phase. About 60% of the main suppliers to the C919 are American companies.(Reuters file photo)

Donald Trump blacklisting jolts China’s ambitions to take on Boeing

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 01:58 PM IST
That could be potentially crippling for Comac, which relies on American imports for its jet engines and other parts.
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A National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) official holds a part of the retrieved black box of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ 182.(REUTERS)
A National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) official holds a part of the retrieved black box of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ 182.(REUTERS)

Explained: How black boxes of crashed Indonesian jet will be handled

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 10:23 PM IST
Indonesia has said it will take 2-5 days to inspect and download recordings. Their analysis can take much longer.
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As authorities searched for the Sriwijaya jet's flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder, experts said it was too early to determine the factors responsible for the crash of the nearly 27-year-old plane(REUTERS)
As authorities searched for the Sriwijaya jet's flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder, experts said it was too early to determine the factors responsible for the crash of the nearly 27-year-old plane(REUTERS)

Sriwijaya Air crash places Indonesia's aviation safety under fresh spotlight

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 02:48 PM IST
Before the Sriwijaya Air crash there had been 697 fatalities in Indonesia over the last decade including military and private planes, making it the deadliest aviation market in the world - ahead of Russia, Iran and Pakistan
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People are seen at a temporary crisis centre organised in the domestic terminal of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, after Sriwijaya Air plane flight SJ182 lost contact after taking off, in Tangerang, near Jakarta, Indonesia, January 9, 2021. (Reuters Photo )
People are seen at a temporary crisis centre organised in the domestic terminal of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, after Sriwijaya Air plane flight SJ182 lost contact after taking off, in Tangerang, near Jakarta, Indonesia, January 9, 2021. (Reuters Photo )

Factbox: Details of airplane and airline in Indonesia crash

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 11:04 PM IST
A Sriwijaya Air plane with 62 people on board lost contact after taking off from Indonesia's capital Jakarta on a domestic flight on Saturday and rescuers said suspected debris had been found in the sea off the city.
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The longest flight over the North Pole will be another feather in Zoya Agarwal’s cap as she was the youngest woman pilot to fly a Boeing-777 in 2013.(ANI/Twitter)
The longest flight over the North Pole will be another feather in Zoya Agarwal’s cap as she was the youngest woman pilot to fly a Boeing-777 in 2013.(ANI/Twitter)

Air India’s all-women pilot team to fly over North Pole on world’s longest air route

By Asian News International | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 06:27 PM IST
AI Captain Zoya Agarwal, who will be commanding the flight, and her team is very eagerly waiting to create history on January 9.
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The government and the company said Thursday that the settlement includes money for the crash victims’ families, airline customers and a fine.(AP)
The government and the company said Thursday that the settlement includes money for the crash victims’ families, airline customers and a fine.(AP)

Boeing will pay USD 2.5 billion to settle charge over 737 Max

By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 08:38 AM IST
Prosecutors said Boeing employees gave misleading statements and half-truths about safety issues with the plane to the Federal Aviation Administration, then covered up their actions.
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An Amazon-branded Boeing 767 freighter flies over Lake Washington during the Seattle Seafair Air Show on August 5, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.(AFP)
An Amazon-branded Boeing 767 freighter flies over Lake Washington during the Seattle Seafair Air Show on August 5, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.(AFP)

Amazon buys 11 aircraft to expand air cargo fleet

By Reuters | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 08:00 PM IST
Last year, Amazon launched its first-ever international air hub at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany.
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A Vistara Airbus A320 passenger aircraft prepares for takeoff at Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport in Mumbai(Reuters/ File photo)
A Vistara Airbus A320 passenger aircraft prepares for takeoff at Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport in Mumbai(Reuters/ File photo)

Vistara’s fleet growth plan stays on track

By Rhik Kundu | Livemint
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 03:55 AM IST
Vistara currently has a fleet of 45 aircraft comprising 35 Airbus A320, two Airbus A321neo, six Boeing B737-800NG, and two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner planes.
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For Boeing, the Max’s return is the keystone of the company’s efforts to restore a balance sheet battered by the grounding and the coronavirus pandemic.(Reuters file photo)
For Boeing, the Max’s return is the keystone of the company’s efforts to restore a balance sheet battered by the grounding and the coronavirus pandemic.(Reuters file photo)

Boeing’s 737 Max returns to US skies with American Air after 21 months

By Bloomberg | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 12:04 PM IST
The Max accounts for about 80% of Boeing’s backlog of aircraft orders and represents the company’s only offering in the crucial single-aisle market, in which the US planemaker trails Airbus SE.
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People depart a Boeing 737 Max airplane at Dallas Fort Worth Airport following a media flight to Tulsa, Oklahoma.(REUTERS)
People depart a Boeing 737 Max airplane at Dallas Fort Worth Airport following a media flight to Tulsa, Oklahoma.(REUTERS)

US fliers less familiar with Boeing 737 MAX crashes two years on, but wary when reminded: Poll

By Reuters | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | New York
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 05:01 PM IST
The US Federal Aviation Administration lifted a 20-month safety ban on November 18 after approving design changes by Boeing to address systems that played a role in both crashes, which killed a total of 346 people.
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Boeing and operators are bracing for heightened scrutiny as the MAX returns from a 20 month safety grounding, but safety experts say such glitches are common and usually go unnoticed.(REUTERS)
Boeing and operators are bracing for heightened scrutiny as the MAX returns from a 20 month safety grounding, but safety experts say such glitches are common and usually go unnoticed.(REUTERS)

Air Canada Boeing 737-8 MAX suffers engine issue

By Reuters | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 09:39 AM IST
Shortly after the take-off, the pilots received an “engine indication” and “decided to shut down one engine,” an Air Canada spokesman said.
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Boeing 737 Max aircraft were grounded in March 2019 following two fatal crashes that killed 346 people.(REUTERS)
Boeing 737 Max aircraft were grounded in March 2019 following two fatal crashes that killed 346 people.(REUTERS)

‘Attempting to cover up’: 5 key findings by US senators after Boeing 737 Max crashes

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 03:52 PM IST
According to the report, the staff of the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation started receiving information from whistleblowers after the second 737 Max crash, detailing numerous concerns related to aviation safety.
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Boeing said Friday it takes “seriously the committee’s findings and will continue to review the report in full.”(AP)
Boeing said Friday it takes “seriously the committee’s findings and will continue to review the report in full.”(AP)

Boeing ‘inappropriately coached’ pilots in 737 MAX testing: US Senate report

By Reuters | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 02:29 PM IST
The report from the Senate Commerce Committee Republican staff raised questions about testing this year of a key safety system known as MCAS tied to both fatal crashes was contrary to proper protocol.
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The airline will operate a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft between the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi and its hometown hub at the O’Hare International Airport in Chicago.(AP file photo)
The airline will operate a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft between the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi and its hometown hub at the O’Hare International Airport in Chicago.(AP file photo)

United Airlines starts Delhi-Chicago daily flights

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 08:17 PM IST
United also expects to introduce a new daily nonstop service between Bengaluru and San Francisco from May 8 next year.
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A Gol Airlines Boeing 737 Max plane approaches to land at the international airport in Guarulhos, near Sao Paulo, Brazil.(AP)
A Gol Airlines Boeing 737 Max plane approaches to land at the international airport in Guarulhos, near Sao Paulo, Brazil.(AP)

Boeing 737 Max back in air 2 years after grounded by crashes

By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Rio de Janeiro
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 10:37 PM IST
The Boeing plane was grounded globally in March 2019, shortly after a 737 Max crashed in Ethiopia. A prior crash in Indonesia involving the model occurred in October 2018. In all, 346 people died.
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Boeing 737 Max 9 built for United Airlines landing at King County International Airport - Boeing Field after a test flight from Moses Lake, Wash., in Seattle.(AP File Photo)
Boeing 737 Max 9 built for United Airlines landing at King County International Airport - Boeing Field after a test flight from Moses Lake, Wash., in Seattle.(AP File Photo)

Boeing suffers more cancelled orders for its 737 Max plane

By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 09:32 AM IST
Boeing said it delivered seven commercial jets during November, mostly cargo planes to UPS, FedEx, DHL and others, bringing total deliveries in 2020 to 118. European rival Airbus delivered 64 planes in November and 477 for the year.
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“Travel is going to snap back very strongly,” O’Leary said Thursday in a joint interview with Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun on Bloomberg TV.(Pixabay)
“Travel is going to snap back very strongly,” O’Leary said Thursday in a joint interview with Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun on Bloomberg TV.(Pixabay)

Boeing’s breakthrough max deal signals hope for travel rebound

By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 10:54 AM IST
This year’s biggest jetliner deal signals there’s a growing sense of optimism that travel demand will come roaring back from a historic collapse once coronavirus vaccines are widely available.
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Workers walk near a Boeing 737 Max 8 built for Southwest Airlines at Renton Municipal Airport on Wednesday.(AP Photo)
Workers walk near a Boeing 737 Max 8 built for Southwest Airlines at Renton Municipal Airport on Wednesday.(AP Photo)

‘Too soon’ to let Boeing 737 MAX fly again, say families of Lion Air crash victims

By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Jakarta
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2020 02:50 PM IST
Two years after the plane operated by Indonesia’s Lion Air plunged into the Java Sea, killing all 189 on board, the tragedy is still raw.
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FAA approval doesn’t allow Boeing 737 Max aircraft to immediately return to the skies.(REUTERS)
FAA approval doesn’t allow Boeing 737 Max aircraft to immediately return to the skies.(REUTERS)

US ends Boeing flight ban: What are the conditions for 737 MAX to return to skies?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 09:27 PM IST
FAA has rescinded the order that grounded the aircraft and has published an Airworthiness Directive, which specifies design changes that must be made before the aircraft returns to service.
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Only two Indian carriers -- SpiceJet and now-shuttered Jet Airways -- were operating MAX aircraft before they were grounded on safety concerns. SpiceJet has a fleet of 13 such planes that were grounded in March 2019.(REUTERS)
Only two Indian carriers -- SpiceJet and now-shuttered Jet Airways -- were operating MAX aircraft before they were grounded on safety concerns. SpiceJet has a fleet of 13 such planes that were grounded in March 2019.(REUTERS)

DGCA will take ‘some time’ before deciding on Boeing 737 MAX planes

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2020 09:12 PM IST
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the US on Wednesday paved the way for the MAX aircraft to return to commercial service after a comprehensive and methodical safety review process that stretched for 20 months.
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The US manufacturer said its outlook reflects an expected robust recovery for China from the Covid-19 pandemic.(Reuters)
The US manufacturer said its outlook reflects an expected robust recovery for China from the Covid-19 pandemic.(Reuters)

Boeing confident in China with thousands of jet orders forecast

By Bloomberg | Posted by Srivatsan K C
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 12:16 PM IST
After being hardest hit initially by the coronavirus outbreak, China’s local aviation market has returned to close to pre-pandemic levels in terms of passenger capacity.
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It costs as little as $90 million to fly Musk’s massive but still less-powerful Falcon Heavy(Reuters photo)
It costs as little as $90 million to fly Musk’s massive but still less-powerful Falcon Heavy(Reuters photo)

Why NASA’s moonshot, Boeing, Bezos and Elon Musk have a lot riding on the US presidential election

By Reuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 05:57 PM IST
Boeing and SpaceX are already supplying spacecraft to ferry astronauts to the ISS under a program that began under the Obama administration and supported by both Trump and Biden.
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The deal involves 100 Harpoon Coastal Defence Systems, which includes 400 RGM-84L-4 Harpoon Block II surface-launched missiles with a range of around 125 kilometres.(Bloomberg)
The deal involves 100 Harpoon Coastal Defence Systems, which includes 400 RGM-84L-4 Harpoon Block II surface-launched missiles with a range of around 125 kilometres.(Bloomberg)

US announces Taiwan defence systems sale

By Agencies | Washington
PUBLISHED ON OCT 28, 2020 05:25 AM IST
The announcement came just hours after Beijing said it would sanction US firms involved in an earlier arms sales to the democratic self-ruled island.
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The two aircraft - Boeing 777-300 ERs - had joined Air India’s fleet in 2018 and had been sent to a Boeing facility in Dallas for customisation.
The two aircraft - Boeing 777-300 ERs - had joined Air India’s fleet in 2018 and had been sent to a Boeing facility in Dallas for customisation.

Second Boeing aircraft for Prez, PM arrives

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2020 02:47 AM IST
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, which had notified the US Congress about its decision to sell the defence system earlier this year, had put its cost at about $ 190 million.
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Three out of four bills passed by the Congress-led Punjab government on October 20 to negate contentious central legislations on how farmers do business are unlikely to invalidate the laws already passed by Parliament(AP)
Three out of four bills passed by the Congress-led Punjab government on October 20 to negate contentious central legislations on how farmers do business are unlikely to invalidate the laws already passed by Parliament(AP)

News updates from Hindustan Times:Punjab farm bills offer little on ground and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 09:18 AM IST
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The airline will operate one of its newest and fuel efficient aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, on these new routes.(REUTERS)
The airline will operate one of its newest and fuel efficient aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, on these new routes.(REUTERS)

Virgin Atlantic to start flights to Manchester from Mumbai, Delhi

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 10:31 PM IST
Virgin Atlantic is delighted to announce it will be launching services from Delhi and Mumbai to Manchester as the airline ramps up flying from its home in the north of England, a release said.
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A passenger wears personal protective equipment on a Delta Airlines flight after landing at Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport, in Minneapolis.(AP File Photo)
A passenger wears personal protective equipment on a Delta Airlines flight after landing at Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport, in Minneapolis.(AP File Photo)

Low risk of Covid-19 infection on planes if masks worn: US military

By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 06:38 AM IST
Some 300 test rounds were carried out on the ground and in flight over the course of eight straight days in August in cooperation with United Airlines on Boeing 767 and 777 jetliners.
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The new planes have been configured to give PM Modi some generous office space, meeting rooms and a wide array of communication systems(Photo courtesy: Twitter/@sidelower)
The new planes have been configured to give PM Modi some generous office space, meeting rooms and a wide array of communication systems(Photo courtesy: Twitter/@sidelower)

PM’s new special aircraft, equipped with missile defence systems, lands in Delhi

By Anisha Dutta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 05:33 PM IST
The delivery of the aircraft was delayed by more than a month due to “operational issues”
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