Boeing to upgrade software for 737 MAX 8 aircraft by April

Boeing had been working on the software upgrade since Lion Air’s crash in October 2018. Following a statement from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration that it would mandate “design changes” in Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the airplane maker confirmed that it would do so by April. On Sunday, Ethiopian Airlines crash in connection to…

Airbus meets 2018 delivery target of 800 aircrafts, subject to ongoing audit

This delivery record marks a new high for Airbus and comes despite the recent delays in its supply chain. According to sources briefed on the matter at hand, Airbus has already achieved its main industrial target of delivering 800 aircraft in 2018 after record handovers in December. The final published number is subject to ongoing…

Detected limited intrusion of malware: Boeing

Although a few of its systems were affected by malware, due to timely remedial measures neither deliveries nor production was affected by the intrusion. Boeing Co’s vice president stated the planemaker had “detected a limited intrusion of malware” that had affected “a small number of systems”. Media reports that malware had caused disruptions in Boeing…