Boeing CEO Calhoun to step down in management shakeup over safety incidents

Mar25,2024



New Delhi: Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun He will step down from his post at the end of the year as the plane maker launches an investigation following recent production problems, including a troubling incident in January. alaska airlines boeing 737 max 9 jet When a fuselage panel on it flew off mid-flight.
The plane had to make an emergency landing due to a large hole in the cabin and no serious injuries were reported.
“As we begin this period of transformation, I want to reassure you, the work we have done together to return our company to stability with safety and quality after the extraordinary challenges of the last five years, We will remain focused on accomplishing that at the forefront of everything we do,” Calhoun wrote in a letter to employees.
“The alaska airlines The Flight 1282 crash was a historic moment for Boeing. We must continue to respond to this accident with humility and full transparency. We must also develop a total commitment to safety and quality at every level of our company.”
After the incident, US regulators issued a deadline of 90 days boeing To address quality control issues, regulator the Federal Aviation Administration said the company must “commit to real and deep improvements.”
In addition to the recent Alaska incidents, the company has come under scrutiny following various related incidents, including the engine fire of a Boeing 747 shortly after departure from Florida in January.
Earlier this month, a Boeing 777 bound for Japan was forced to make an emergency landing from San Francisco after a wheel separated and fell into the airport parking lot, damaging several vehicles.
Last week New Zealand authorities launched an investigation after a Boeing 787 Dreamliner violently lost altitude during a flight from Sydney to Auckland, injuring some passengers.
(with inputs from agencies)



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