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The Multiple Problems, and Potential Fixes, With the Boeing 737 MAX

A look at the plans to correct the aircraft’s flight-control system that contributed to two fatal crashes and the plane’s grounding

Two fatal crashes of Boeing Co. BA 737 MAX exposed problems with the aircraft’s flight-control system, spurring aviation regulators to push for additional changes before the grounded plane can again fly with passengers.

Look at the problems and how Boeing plans to fix them.

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Flood of New Jets Will Create Turbulence

Race to build smaller long-range planes could weigh on the aircraft-finance industry

After years of getting crowded with small planes and big planes, the skies are about to be invaded by medium-sized planes. The shift may delight airlines and flyers, but is starting to create problems for plane owners.

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Boeing Plans $5 Billion Charge to Compensate 737 MAX Customers

Plane maker says the funds will be paid to airlines over a number of years

Two crashes and the global grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX commercial airliner led to extensive disruption in the international aerospace industry. WSJ’s Robert Wall explains the continuing effects of the plane’s grounding. Photo: Getty Images

Boeing Co. will set aside about $5 billion to compensate airlines that have suffered because of the prolonged grounding of the 737 MAX plane.

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Boeing Might Halt 737 MAX Production if Grounding Drags On

Aerospace giant posts biggest-ever quarterly loss after taking $7 billion hit on grounding of best-selling jet

Boeing Co. said it might slow or halt production of its 737 MAX jetliner if regulators don’t approve its return to service by the end of this year.

The warning came as the aerospace giant on Wednesday reported its biggest quarterly loss to date, after taking an initial $7 billion hit on the grounding and slowed production of the MAX.

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