Ongoing Boeing Quality Issues Raise Red Flags

The ongoing Boeing quality control issues, after the Alaska Airlines 737 MAX 9 door accident, are raising red flags at one the world’s leading aviation analysts.

New York-based Berstein in its report “Boeing, Spirit Aerosystems: MAX-9 incident – Where we stand now? What are the big questions?” raises timeline doubts about the certification of other Boeing models such as the 737 MAX 7 and 10 and the long-delayed 777X as a result of the inspections of the MAX 9 exit plug doors.

Those inspections by Alaska and United have revealed loose bolts and other issues with the door plug (below).

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Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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