Tag: 737 MAX

200 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft on Order: First After Grounding

Reading Time: 1 minute The second day of Paris Air Show 2019 has brought Boeing some exciting news. International Airlines Group (IAG) has expressed its intention to purchase 200 Boeing 737 MAX planes. The deal is valued at more than $24 billion, per list prices. IAG, the parent company of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and LEVEL, and the […]

Boeing: 56% Decrease in Deliveries and No Orders in May

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing, the US-based aircraft manufacturer, announced it delivered 56% less aircraft in May compared to the same month last year. Also, the planemaker won no orders. Due to the 737 MAX crisis which sparked off after the deadly Ethiopian crash in March, deliveries of new MAX aircraft were also suspended. Thus, the company handed to […]

More Safety Issues with Boeing 737 Aircraft Reported

Reading Time: 1 minute While the global aviation community is actively seeking to resolve Boeing 737 MAX safety issues and return aircraft back to service as soon as possible, Boeing has announced about another problem, this time on the 737 slat tracks. After the problem was detected, Boeing working with the FAA, contacted the operators of 737 aircraft with […]

IATA Advises 737 MAX Will Remain Grounded until August

Reading Time: 1 minute Despite the fact that it is believed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is set to approve the updates to the 737 MAX in June, other agencies intend to carry out their own assessments. This has resulted in the likelihood worldwide approval for the lifting of the ban, which was instigated after two fatal crashes involving […]

FAA: No Timetable for Boeing MAX to Fly Again

Reading Time: 1 minute The FAA and aviation regulators from 33 countries held a meeting to review software fix, pilot training changes and discuss possible date of Boeing 737 MAX return back to the sky. Conclusion did not bring much clarity – no timeline was set. Primary target – safety. After the first fatal crash of Lion Air 737 […]

Ethiopian Airlines: Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Have a Problem

Reading Time: 1 minute Ethiopian Airlines refuses providing any comments regarding the investigation of  the ET-302 crash, however, is convinced that its pilots followed all the procedures to prevent the fatal accident, whereas Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft have problems. According to the airline, its pilots were prepared to operate Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The captain was upgraded […]

Ryanair: Confident in MAX but Deliveries Delayed

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair announced it has delayed the delivery of the first five Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until the winter season due to global grounding of the type. As for today, Ryanair has 135 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on order. The first five were scheduled to join the fleet already this summer, however, because of the global […]

When Will Boeing 737 MAX Become Airborne Again?

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing goes viral again. The company has announced it has finally completed development of the updated software for the 737 MAX with associated simulator testing and the company’s engineering test flight. The company reported it has flown the 737 MAX with updated MCAS software for more than 360 hours on 207 flights. What’s next? Now […]

Will Ethiopian Airlines Fly Boeing 737 MAX Ever Again?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Almost two months have passed since the Ethiopian Airlines fatal ET-302 flight of the Boeing 737 MAX 8. The crash claimed the lives of 157 people. The investigation is underway and no final conclusions have been published yet. Although initial finding point towards the malfunction of the Boeing 737 MAX flight system. The plane which […]

Avion Express Assists Airlines Affected by Grounding of MAX

Reading Time: 1 minute The grounding of Boeing 737 MAX brought unexpected challenges to multiple airlines worldwide. In reaction to these circumstances, Avion Express ramped up the operations to support its current and new clients. The largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world demonstrated its flexibility and readiness to support airlines affected by the suspension of Boeing 737 MAX. […]