Boeing’s failings and fortunes

Oct 23, 2019, 02:00 AM
After flight software aboard its 737Max jet was found to be the culprit of two airline crashes within the last 12 months, Boeing was forced to ground all 387 of the aircraft worldwide; impacting 8600 weekly flights and forcing 59 airlines to come up with alternatives. It is the world's largest manufacturer of commercial aircraft. But a fall from grace has Boeing facing regulators and customers demanding answers and a scramble to return its best-selling 737 Max aircraft to the skies. Host Kelsey Warner speaks to The National’s aviation correspondent Deena Kamel who has returned from a visit to Boeing’s US production facilities. Deena explains the company’s plans for the future, including damage control and space travel.

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