Boeing employees knew about problems with flight simulators for the now-grounded 737 Max and apparently tried to hide them from federal regulators, according to newly released documents in the US.
The Boeing passenger plane which crashed in Iran was an earlier model of the 737 jet the company grounded last year following two major disasters in which 346 people were killed.
The boss of aircraft giant Boeing has been fired a week after confirming production on its 737 Max planes will be suspended.
Holiday giant Tui has revealed the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max planes saw annual earnings nosedive and warned it could cost it up to another 400 million euros (£337 million) over the year ahead.
Boeing’s embattled 737 Max jet has got another boost at the Dubai Airshow.
Orders and deliveries of new Boeing planes remain depressed eight months into the grounding of the company’s 737 Max.
Boeing says it regrets concerns raised about internal communications it recently handed over to the US Congress and federal regulators investigating two deadly crashes of the company’s 737 Max aeroplanes.