Boeing faces dual crises after crash and grounding

New York (CNN Business)Boeing has two tough problems to solve. The 737 Max jets are by far the most important product for the company. It has orders for nearly 5,000 of the jets, enough to keep production lines operating for years to come. But none of the 371 planes delivered so far can fly until aviation authorities around the world determine they are safe. Boeing (BA) spent three days after the crash insisting the plane was safe before conceding that the jets should be grounded out of “an abundance of caution and in order to reassure the flying public of the aircraft’s safety.” A search for crash causes The cause of the Ethiopian Airlines crash is still unclear. But it …