CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2020 — Boeing today announced it has dedicated the remaining $50 million of a previously announced $100 million fund to support humanitarian needs in communities affected by the Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 accidents. READ FULL STATEMENT
Boeing has made significant progress over the past several months in support of safely returning the 737 MAX to service as the company continues to work with the FAA and other global regulators on the process laid out for certifying the 737 MAX software and related training updates. The company has also made significant governance and operational changes to further sharpen its focus. These two tragic accidents continue to weigh heavily on everyone at Boeing. We have established a $100 million relief fund to meet family and community needs of those affected by these accidents.
Safety. Quality. Integrity.
Committed to continuously driving safety across the aviation ecosystem.
Robust MCAS software update three additional layers of protection
1100+ test and production flights with new software totaling 2,100+ hours
Additional updates to the flight control computer software for further redundancy and safety
1 of 6
Developing comprehensive proposed training with global regulators
Ongoing feedback from operator’s pilots around the globe
2 of 6
24/7 Operations Center
Deliver highest quality on-the-ground support for fleet readiness
Entry-into-service approach to support 737 MAX return to service augmented with advanced analytics
3 of 6
Continued listening and feedback from customers and regulators
20 global conferences for operators & financiers with 1,100+ participants from 250+ organizations
565 participants in simulator sessions from 141 customers, regulators and other stakeholders
4 of 6
Actions to drive quality and stability across production system
Close engagement with more than 900 737 suppliers and efforts for supply chain stability
Measured decisions on production rate to plan for future
5 of 6
Strengthening the culture of safety at Boeing and industry-wide
Separated chairman and CEO roles for increased focus on safety
Reinforced core values of safety, quality and integrity in annual recommitment
All-employee quality stand-down and training
6 of 6
Get answers to questions on the 737 MAX, and how we’re making the 737 MAX among the safest planes in the sky.