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Boeing cutting production of grounded 737 Max jets

Boeing’s troubles are mounting. The company said Friday it’s cutting production of its grounded 737 Max jets, even as it races to finalize a software fix to get the plane flying again. Kris Van Cleave reports.

Boeing CEO acknowledges flight control system may be to blame in deadly crashes

A preliminary report shows striking similarities between the Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air crashes

Boeing CEO acknowledges flight control system may be to blame in crashes

Boeing admitted on Thursday a faulty sensor was a major factor in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight, as well as a crash in Indonesia last October. Kris Van Cleave has the latest.

Ethiopia says doomed jet’s crew followed Boeing guidance

A preliminary report on the Ethiopian Airlines crash says the flight crew followed all of Boeing’s emergency procedures, but still could not control the jet. Investigators in Ethiopia say the 737 Max 8 was in good flying condition when it went down last month, killing all 157 on board. Kris Van Cleave reports.

Ethiopia says doomed Flight 302 crew followed Boeing’s guidance

The crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 has brought huge pressure on Boeing to prove that its new Max series of passenger jets is safe

New info about moments before Ethiopian Airlines crash raises questions

New information is emerging from the final moments before an Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed last month. It raises new questions for Boeing and its 737 MAX jets. Kris Van Cleave has the latest.

Lyft stock continues skid as Wall St questions its prospects

Ride-hailing service’s shares have fallen more than 24 percent since company went public on Friday

Student killed after mistaking suspect’s car for her Uber

A 21-year-old college student was murdered after getting into a car she thought was the Uber she ordered. Surveillance video shows her talking on her phone, getting into the vehicle. David Begnaud reports.

Safety tips for Uber, Lyft riders after student’s murder

College student’s death is a worst nightmare for any ride-share customer. Here’s how to stay safe

U.S. safety agency to probe thousands of Hyundai and Kia fires

More than 3,100 noncrash fires, 100 injuries and one fatality have been reported between the two automakers

All the bizarre things the TSA found in passengers’ luggage

The TSA is carrying on the legacy of a man who posted the odd findings on social media

FAA thinks anti-stall system was a factor in deadly crash, source says

Investigators seem to be zeroing in on what caused an Ethiopian Airlines flight to crash shortly after takeoff. There are troubling similarities to an earlier crash involving the same type of jet. Jeff Pegues reports.

What to do if you’re stranded after Wow Air shutdown

Wow Air’s sudden shutdown stranded thousands of passengers in North America and Europe. The Iceland-based airline is one of at least eight budget airlines in seven months to cease operations. The Points Guy founder and CEO Brian Kelly joins “CBS This Morning” to offer advice on air travel.

Wow Air’s unexpected shutdown strands thousands of travelers

Some airlines are offering discounts to passengers stranded after Wow Air suddenly shut down. Some 4,000 travelers in North America and Europe scrambled to find new flights Thursday. It’s unclear if or how many of them will get refunds. Jeff Pegues reports.

WOW Air goes bust, leaving passengers stranded

Bargain airline WOW Air is out of business, leaving flyers stranded. The sudden news sparked chaos at the airport. Kris Van Cleave reports.

WOW Air, Iceland’s low cost carrier, ceases operations

The shutdown of Icelandic budget airline WOW Air will strand thousands of passengers. Kris Van Cleave reports.

WOW Air goes bust, stranding passengers in U.S. and Europe

Icelandic budget airline ceases operations, tells passengers to hunt for replacement flights with other airlines

FAA acting administrator grilled over 737 Max crashes

Congress held hearings on Wednesday about the FAA’s oversight and approval process of the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Boeing outlined a software fix and new training for pilots while the FAA said it’s revamping the way airline development is handled. Kris Van Cleave reports.

Southwest Boeing 737 Max 8 had engine emergency

A Boeing 737 Max 8 being ferried without passengers experienced engine trouble shortly after takeoff and had to return to the airport

Southwest Boeing 737 Max jet makes emergency landing

A Southwest Airlines 737 Max 8 made an emergency landing Tuesday in Orlando, Florida. This comes as Boeing continues to work on a software update following two deadly crashes. Kris Van Cleave has the latest.


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