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Boeing delivers just 26 planes in September, extending slump

Boeing's troubles are deepening as the grounding of its 737 Max jetliner approaches the seven-month mark.
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Reports say Boeing insider filed safety complaint about 737 Max

A Boeing engineer filed an internal complaint alleging that company managers rejected a backup system that might have alerted pilots to problems linked to two deadly crashes involving the 737 Max jet, according to published reports.
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WestJet, Air Canada assess 737 Max situation as winter sun season looms

WestJet is removing Boeing 737 Max jets from its holiday schedule while Air Canada warns the impact of the grounded jet on its operations may ripple well into 2021.
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FAA looking for pilots to test changes in Boeing jet

Federal safety officials are recruiting pilots from airlines around the world to test changes that Boeing is making to the flight-control software on the grounded 737 Max jet.
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Canadian airlines taking different strategies with grounded 737 Max aircraft

Canada's two biggest airlines are taking different tacks to stow their Boeing 737 Max 8s as the aircraft's drawn-out grounding continues to cause turbulence in the flight industry.
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No 737 Max planes until at least Jan. 8, says Air Canada, Q3 turbulence expected

Air Canada is facing a tougher third quarter due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, with the airline announcing it will scrub the plane from its schedules until at least Jan. 8 and see capacity drop in one of its busiest travel periods.
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Air Canada adjusted earnings soar above estimate, revenue up in each segment

Air Canada’s adjusted earnings for the second quarter soared above analyst estimates as the airline contained costs associated with the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and expanded revenue across market segments.
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WestJet CEO says Boeing 737 Max grounding a “substantial loss” ahead of buyout

WestJet chief executive Ed Sims says the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max is having a “substantial negative impact” on the airline, even as the company reported robust earnings in its first full quarter without the fuel-efficient jetliner and on the cusp of its acquisition by Onex Corp.
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Boeing CEO raises possibility of pausing Max production

Boeing's CEO says the company will consider temporarily shutting down production of the 737 Max if the plane's return is significantly delayed beyond the company's October forecast.
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Boeing posts loss of nearly US$3 billion in Q2

Boeing reported a second quarter loss of nearly $3 billion as it absorbed the financial damage caused by the grounding of its 737 Max airliner after two deadly crashes.
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