Posts tagged as Boeing

Trump’s acting defense secretary under ethics probe over Boeing ties

Thursday, March 21, 2019

An investigation has been launched to determine whether acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan violated ethics rules by promoting products made by his former employer, Boeing, while serving in his current role at the Pentagon, the Defense Department’s inspector general announced Wednesday. Shanahan, who worked at Boeing for more than 30 years prior to taking a job at the Pentagon, has faced accusations of being overly warm toward the company and…

Boeing 737 MAX 8 banned from taking off in Vilnius

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

A Boeing 737 MAX 8, banned across the EU, could not take off for a flight to Madeira from Vilnius on Tuesday. “Yes, it’s related to the issued European aviation safety directive,” Marius Zelenius, head of communication at Lietuvos Oro Uostai (Lithuanian Airports), told BNS Lithuania. In his words, the passengers had to get off and wait for a substitute plane. Zelenius could not say their number, adding, however, that…