Tag: 737 MAX 9

Boeing: Global 737 MAX Fleet Temporarily Grounded

Reading Time: 2 minutes After considerable pressure put on Boeing worldwide after the crash of Ethiopian 737 MAX 8 on 10 March, the US-based aircraft manufacturer has finally arrived at the decision to “recommend to the FAA the temporary suspension of operations of the entire global fleet of 371 737 MAX aircraft”. Boeing is still confident in safety of […]

Grounding of Boeing 737 MAX: Current Situation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Global concerns are growing about the safety of Boeing 737 MAX. It seems that US planemaker is having a torrid time. Lion Air 737 MAX 8 crash that killed 189 people followed by the recent Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX 8 fatal accident that took lives of 157 fliers have greatly reduced reliability of the Boeing […]

First Boeing 737 MAX 9 to Join Aeromexico in 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Lease Corporation announced the lease placement of one new Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft on long-term lease with Aeromexico.  Scheduled for delivery in fall 2019, the aircraft will feature LEAP-1B28 engines and deliver from ALC’s order book with Boeing. This 737 MAX 9 will join two Boeing 737-800s and three Boeing 787-9s currently on […]

Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX 9

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and the Lion Air Group celebrated the very first 737 MAX 9 to be delivered. The airplane will go into service with Thai Lion Air, where its added capacity will help the airline launch several international routes. Boeing delivered its very first 737 MAX 9 to Thai Lion Air. The MAX 9’s extra capacity […]

Boeing to Showcase New Airplanes and Services at Paris Air Show

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing confirmed that a 737 MAX 9 flight test airplane will participate in the flying display at the Paris Air Show, which runs June 19-25 at Paris-Le Bourget Airport. The 737 MAX 9 completed its first flight in April, while Boeing and Malindo Air celebrated the first delivery of the 737 MAX 8 last month. […]

Primera Air Announces Order For Up To 20 737 MAX 9s

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Primera Air announced an order for eight 737 MAX 9 airplanes, valued at more than $950 million at list prices. The agreement also includes purchase rights for four additional 737 MAX 9s and a lease agreement for eight more airplanes from Air Lease Corporation. The 737 MAX 9 will form the backbone of […]

Boeing Completes Successful First Flight of 737 MAX 9

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Boeing 737 MAX 9 completed its first flight today in the skies above Puget Sound. The 737 MAX program achieved the milestone on schedule, beginning a comprehensive flight-test program leading to certification and delivery. “The MAX 9’s first flight is another milestone that continues the program’s strong track record of progress,” said Boeing Commercial […]

Boeing Celebrates Rollout of First 737 MAX 9

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing marked a milestone as the first 737 MAX 9 made its debut in front of thousands of Boeing employees. The 737 MAX 9 is the second member of Boeing’s industry leading 737 MAX family, with a maximum capacity of 220 passengers and a range of 3,515 nautical miles. The airplane now begins system checks, […]

Air Canada Posts $77.5 million Net Profit in 1Q

Reading Time: 2 minutes Air Canada reported a C$100 million ($77.5 million) net profit for the first quarter of 2016, reversing its C$309 million net loss in 1Q 2015. “Despite somewhat unsettled economic times in Canadian resource markets, a very competitive domestic pricing environment and a continued weak Canadian dollar, we were able to increase our revenue base … […]

First Boeing 737 MAX Flight Expected Friday

Reading Time: 1 minute As long as Mother Nature and other factors cooperate, the first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft is expected to take to the skies over Washington on Friday, January 29. The 737 MAX has received over 3,000 orders from more than 60 customers worldwide.  Although the Airbus A320neo has received more orders than the MAX program, the […]