Tag: 737 MAX

Boeing to Support Affected by Lion Air and Ethiopian Crashes

Reading Time: 1 minute Ahead of Independence Day in the U.S., Boeing announced $100 million in funds to address family and community needs of those affected by the tragic accidents of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. These funds will support education, hardship and living expenses for impacted families, community programs, and economic development in impacted communities. […]

FAA Identifies Another Potential Risk in Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute While evaluating Boeing’s software modification to the MCAS, the Federal Aviation Administration has detected “a potential risk” in the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that the company must mitigate. “The FAA is following a thorough process, not a prescribed timeline, for returning the Boeing 737 Max to passenger service. The FAA will lift the aircraft’s prohibition […]

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 […]