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Agency has “every confidence” that the aircraft is safe following independent European review of changes made after two crashes. File photograph: Cooper Neill /AFP via Getty

Boeing’s modified 737 Max airliner is safe to return to service in Europe, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said, lifting a 22-month f(...)

Investigators inspect debris found in the waters off Java Island around where a Sriwijaya Air passenger jet crashed, at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia Photograph: Dita Alangkara/AP Photograph

Indonesian authorities on Sunday located the black boxes of the Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the sea soon after taking off from the capital Ja(...)

 An aerial view of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft sitting parked at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington. According to US Senate investigators Boeing officials inappropriately coached test pilots during the 737 Max aircraft recertification process. Photograph: EPA

Boeing officials “inappropriately coached” test pilots during recertification efforts after two fatal 737 Max crashes killed 346 people, according to (...)

A Norwegian Air Boeing 737-800 landing at Riga International Airport in Latvia earlier this year. Aircraft manufacturer Boeing is bidding to stall the troubled airline’s $1 billion lawsuit against it while the Scandinavian carrier lines up a rescue attempt in the Irish courts. Photograph: EPA/TOMS KALNINS

Boeing is bidding to stall troubled airline Norwegian Air’s $1 billion lawsuit against the US aircraft manufacturer while the Scandinavian carrier lin(...)

Boeing 737 Max aircraft.

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency is expected to allow the Boeing 737 Max to start flying again before the end of the year. The US Federal Av(...)

The Federal Aviation Administration in the US   on Tuesday issued a draft report on revised training procedures for the 737 Max, a milestone in the return of the aircraft to service.  Photograph: AFP via Getty

Ryanair expects Boeing’s troubled 737 Max aircraft to return to service in the United States in the next month or so, paving the way for the Irish low(...)

Last year,  a Max jet operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed just five months after another owned by Indonesia’s Lion Air plunged into the sea. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Boeing hid design flaws in its 737 Max jet from both pilots and regulators as it raced to have the aeroplane certified as fit to fly, according to a d(...)

The Republic is a centre for aircraft leasing and finance, with most of the industry’s big players either headquartered here or with substantial businesses based in the State. Photograph: Getty Images

Covid-19 is likely to force more airlines into bankruptcies this year, potentially hitting aircraft lessors including Irish-based Aercap and Fly Leasi(...)

The 737 Max has been grounded since March after an Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed.

Boeing on Thursday released hundreds of internal messages that contained harshly critical comments about the development of the 737 Max, including one(...)

Boeing plans to halt production of its grounded 737 Max in January. Photograph: Bloomberg

An Irish-based aircraft leasing company that buys and leases planes is suing Boeing in the US to void contracts for almost two dozen 737 Max aircraft (...)

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