Boeing has announced that it will allocate 100 million dollars to a fund to meet the needs of the relatives of those affected for the accidents of 787 Max, of the flights 610 of Lion Air and flight 302 of Ethiopian Airlines.
According to Boeing, these funds will support the education, needs and living expenses of affected families with community programs that promote economic development.
For this, the US manufacturer will partner with local authorities and non-profit organizations to meet these needs. The initial investment will be made over several years.
"At Boeing we lament the tragic loss of life in these two accidents and these lost lives will continue to weigh heavily on our hearts and minds for years to come." Families and loved ones of the deceased have our deepest condolences, and we hope that this initial approach can help them feel comfort, "he says. Dennis Muilenburg, president of Boeing.
"We know that every person who comes aboard one of our planes trusts us, and we are focused on recovering the confidence of our customers and passengers in the coming months," he adds.
In addition, company employees will also have the opportunity to make donations to support families and communities affected by accidents. Boeing will match these employee donations until December 31, 2019, reports Servimedia.
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