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Southwest had a mess of a year because of the 737 Max, and it’s only going to get worse — but there are a few bright spots

Southwest saw profits fall 21% as costs rose due to the 737 Max grounding, and capacity fell 1.5% despite plans for 5% growth.
Boeing has used corporate welfare to fund its "villainy."

It’s time to end corporate welfare. Boeing is exhibit A for why.

Washington state leaders in 2013 gave Boeing a jaw-dropping $8.7 billion in tax breaks that are still rolling out to this day.

Workers who build parts for the 737 Max are getting laid off and having their hours cut as the worldwide grounding rips through Boeing’s contrac...

The layoffs at Skills Inc. show the impact of Boeing's 737 Max crisis, despite the plane maker pledging not to furlough or lay off its own workers.
President Donald Trump delivers a speech at the 50th World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on January 21, 2020.

Trump slams Boeing over its ongoing 737 Max crisis, calls the plane maker a ‘very disappointing company’

The comments came following Boeing's announcement that the 737 Max will likely not resume flying before mid-2020.
A Boeing 737 MAX airplane is seen parked at a Boeing facility on August 13, 2019 in Renton, Washington.

Boeing slides to its lowest level in 13 months after pushing the 737 Max’s ungrounding to mid-2020

Boeing's new return-to-service estimate "is informed by our experience to date with the certification process," according to a statement.
Grounded Boeing 737 Max aircraft parked at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, in July 2019.

Boeing doesn’t think its troubled 737 Max will return before summer

The new date is months later than Boeing had previously expected, and creates another challenge for airlines that fly the plane.

Boeing had its worst year in 3 decades and lost the title of world’s biggest plane-maker

With the Boeing 737 Max grounded since March, 2019, the company also faced a steep decline in deliveries to customers.
Shoes of passengers of Lion Air flight JT 610 were laid out at Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta.

A Boeing employee called Lion Air, the airline in the first 737 Max crash, ‘idiots’ for asking to have its pilots trained in flying the pl...

The messages were part of documents released by Boeing that showed employees talking about concerns with the 737 Max but still pushing its production.
Employees walk by the end of a 737 Max aircraft at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, in March 2019.

Another Boeing supplier is laying off workers over the 737 Max production halt, days after ousted CEO Dennis Muilenburg got a $62 million payout

GE Aviation said Monday that it plans to cut 70 temporary jobs at its plant in Bromont, Canada, which helps build 737 Max engines.

Boeing’s new CEO faces an uphill battle to restore faith in the company and get the troubled 737 Max back in the air

David Calhoun has been on Boeing's board for a decade, and is known as a turnaround specialist with experience leading companies through tough times.