Tag: Boeing 737 Max

Debris in Boeing 737 MAX Fuel Tanks: Saga of Twists and Turns

Reading Time: < 1 minute Never-ending problems of the Boeing 737 MAX have already become a one-year saga of twists and turns. This time Boeing has discovered ‘foreign object debris’ in the fuel tanks of grounded MAX aircraft, Leeham News reported. Following the discovery, Boeing has ordered inspections of its entire grounded 737 MAX fleet, consisting of over 400 planes. […]

Ryanair Still Believes in Boeing 737 MAX Amid Delays and Losses

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair, a Dublin-based low cost carrier, has announced that it is suffering great losses over delays in Boeing 737 MAX deliveries, however, the airline still trusts in this aircraft and is even determined to review its order to get a larger version of the type – MAX 10. The first Boeing 737 MAX, from a […]

Boeing Stops 737 MAX Production and Expects to Fly It Again in Mid-2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is already the tenth month of global Boeing 737 MAX aircraft grounding. According to the estimations of the US planemaker, the 737 MAX planes will begin returning to service by the middle of the year 2020. “This updated estimate is informed by our experience to date with the certification process. It is subject to […]

Spirit AeroSystems to Cut Over 2,800 Jobs Amid 737 MAX Production Halt

Reading Time: < 1 minute Spirit AeroSystems, Boeing 737 MAX parts supplier, announced about upcoming workforce reductions due to 737 MAX production halt, uncertainty over its timing and the expected levels of production after it resumes.  In a notice under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the company said that the first round of lay-offs will affect approximately 2,800 […]

Confidence Boost in Boeing 737 MAX: Will It Ever Regain Trust?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dubai Airshow 2019 has brought Boeing some exciting news and encouraging deals. Primarily, the great confidence boost in struggling Boeing 737 MAX program – Air Astana and SunExpress have placed orders on the type. For the troubled and for more than eight months grounded aircraft over the safety concerns, it is a great leap forward. […]

Boeing Provides Status Update on 737 MAX Progress

Reading Time: < 1 minute “With the rigorous scrutiny being applied, we are confident the MAX will be one of the safest airplanes ever to fly”. The Boeing Company has provided an update on the progress of 737 MAX. According to the statement, Boeing has completed one of the five key milestones. It was the FAA eCab Simulator Certification Session […]

Pilots of Southwest Airlines Sue Boeing For Over $100 Million

Reading Time: 2 minutes Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) representing over 10,000 pilots of the US airline has filled a lawsuit against the Boeing Company for $100 million over the grounded 737 MAX aircraft. According to the media release issued by SWAPA, pilots are seeking damages in the lawsuit due to the fact that the plane-maker was “deliberately misleading […]

Boeing 737 MAX Crash Investigation: Pilots in Safety Tests Are Too Skilled

Reading Time: 2 minutes The National Transportation Safety Board issued seven safety recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration, calling upon the agency to address concerns about how multiple alerts and indications are considered when making assumptions as part of design safety assessments. Aviation Safety Recommendation Report 19-01 was issued Thursday stemming from the NTSB’s ongoing support under International Civil […]

India to Follow EASA by Making Own Boeing 737 MAX Checks

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is determined to follow the example of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and make its own validation of the Boeing 737 MAX to fly in India after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) clears it for take-off, Bloomberg reported citing the person closely related to the […]

Oman Air Cancels Over 700 Flights Amid Boeing 737 MAX Crisis

Reading Time: < 1 minute Oman Air, the national airline of Oman, announced about the cancellation of over 700 flights over the period of 22 July and 31 August due to ongoing Boeing 737 MAX grounding. The number of affected flights were scheduled to reach such destinations as Dubai, Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Kuwait, Amman, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Calicut, Colombo and […]