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Boeing airplanes just as safe as Airbus despite media hype

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EVERETT—A Lynnwood Times study of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) incident records from 2014 to 2023 concludes that there is no statistically significant safety difference between US-related Boeing and Airbus commercial aircraft. Boeing scrutiny and oversight After Alaska Airlines Flight 1282’s non-fatal incident involving a cabin door blowing off mid-flight on January 5, 2024, due to four […]

WA Congressional delegation pen letter to Boeing not to compromise safety as its firefighters strike

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) recently led a group of Democratic Washington lawmakers urging Boeing and union firefighters represented by International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local I-66 to continue to negotiate in good faith toward an agreement that provides Boeing firefighters with fair pay and benefits. Larsen was joined by Reps. Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Pramila […]

Boeing top executive announce retirements, search for new CEO

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ARLINGTON, Va.— Boeing President and CEO Dave Calhoun along with BCA president and board chair announce resignations on Monday, March 25, after a plethora of safety and quality incidents arising after the near-fatal Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 in-flight mid-cabin door blowout in January. “The eyes of the world are on us, and I know we […]

Missing bolts in door plug installation of Alaska flight 1282 led to blowout, NTSB finds

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WASHINGTON D.C.—The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), on February 6, released its preliminary findings in the Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 incident involving a mid-cabin door blowing off mid-flight on January 5, 2024. In that report it was found that four key bolts were missing from the cabin door, which prevent upward movement to the aircraft’s […]

Calhoun Begins Role as Boeing President and CEO

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Calhoun Begins Role as Boeing President and CEO | Boeing Press Release | January 13, 2020 New leadership to focus on safety culture, improved transparency and rebuilding trust On Janunary 13, 2020 David L. Calhoun assumed the role of president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA). “With deep industry experience and a […]

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