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A Saudi man who's brother died in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash at a commemoration ceremony at the scene of the crash, near Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Wednesday.

The crashed Lion Air and Ethiopian jets lacked safety features that could have helped because Boeing charged extra for them, report says

The New York Times said the airlines passed on an "angle-of-attack indicator" and a "disagree light," which could have had a bearing on the disaster.
Boeing 737 Max jets. Multiple countries have grounded the jets in the wake of two deadly crashes in October and March.

Europe and Canada are investigating the Boeing 737 Max themselves rather than trusting the US — another apparent snub of American regulators

EU and Canadian regulators plan to review an upcoming software update to the Boeing 737 Max due in the wake of the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash.
Steve Dickson.

Trump just nominated a permanent FAA head — more than a year after the last one left

President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated the former Delta Air Lines executive Steve Dickson as the permanent head of the FAA.
Ethiopian Federal policemen stand at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu

Everything we know about Ethiopian Airlines’ deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8, the second disaster involving the plane in 5 months, and what B...

The crash, which is similar to that of Lion Air in October, has prompted several countries to ban the aircraft in question from their airspace.
Boeing CEO, Dennis Muilenburg gestures during an event at the Farnborough Airshow, south west of London, on July 16, 2018.

Boeing’s CEO wrote an open letter about the 737 Max plane groundings — here’s what he says the company is doing after 2 deadly crash...

After two of its planes crashed in less than five months, Boeing says a software update will be ready by the end of the month.

Boeing and the FAA were reportedly told about issues with the 737 Max software 4 days before the plane’s 2nd deadly crash

The Seattle Times says it presented internal safety analyses to both parties 11 days ago — well before the Ethiopian Airlines crash last Sunday.
Chairman Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., conducts a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing in the Capitol Visitor Center titled 'The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investing in Our Nation's Infrastructure Cannot Wait,' on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

Boeing could get hit with a subpoena over its 2 deadly 737 Max 8 crashes

Rep. Peter DeFazio told The New York Times he wanted to see all relevant communications between the planemaker and the FAA.
A Saudi man who's brother died in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash at a commemoration ceremony at the scene of the crash, near Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Wednesday.

The black boxes from the Ethiopian Airlines crash are being sent to France instead of the US — a sharp break with precedent that could be seen a...

An Ethiopian Airlines official said the choice to send the black boxes to Europe and not the US was a strategic one for the airline and government.
President Donald Trump.

Trump reportedly considered whether grounding Boeing 737 Max planes would spark panic and hurt the stock market

Trump was reportedly "engaged" with advisers and compared the 737 Max with the Boeing 757, his own personal jet dubbed "Trump Force One."