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British Airways owner IAG to order 50 B737 MAX jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute British Airways owner IAG has agreed to order 50 B737 MAX aircraft delivered between 2023 and 2027. The order for 25 737-8-200 and 25 737 MAX 10 jets for short-haul operations at IAG-owned airlines is worth $6.25 billion. However, the company said it had negotiated a substantial discount, as is typical. “The addition of new […]

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Boeing Plans to Increase B737 MAX Production to 31 Aircraft per Month

Reading Time: < 1 minute Last month, it released its first-quarter results, detailing several key figures and plans, including projections about the production of B737 MAX airplanes. The report stated: “Boeing has nearly completed the global safe return to service of the 737 MAX and the fleet has flown more than one million total flight hours since late 2020. The […]

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Flight Control Experts Propose an Update to B737 MAX Cockpit

Reading Time: < 1 minute Two prominent flight control experts and whistleblowers — one ex- Boeing, one ex- FAA — have submitted a proposal to the U.S. Senate committee overseeing aviation to upgrade Boeing’s 737 MAX cockpit to current design standards. According to Seattle Times, the crew alerting system is outdated, has published a detailed report about it. Boeing may […]

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Arajet Orders 20 B737 MAX Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dominican Republic-based Arajet placed another order for 20 Boeing 737 MAXs, choosing the higher capacity 737-8-200 variant. The new order was announced as part of its launch ceremony on March 14. The airline plans to use its tactical position between the United States and South America to offer low connecting fares for those living in […]

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SmartLynx Is Set to Introduce Boeing 737 MAX to Its Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute SmartLynx Airlines, a Latvia-based wet lease operator, has just signed an agreement with SMBC Aviation Capital to lease two Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, to meet growing demand from European and overseas markets. Zygimantas Surintas, SmartLynx Airlines CEO comments: “As SmartLynx Airlines continues to modernize its fleet, there’s no doubt that the Boeing 737 MAX […]

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American Airlines Places 30 More Boeing 737 MAX Order

Reading Time: < 1 minute American Airlines has announced that it has agreed to take an additional 30 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Deliveries of these 30 planes will take place in 2023 and 2024. In total, American will have 130 aircraft in its fleet after the newest MAX jets join it. American Airlines was one of the first airlines to […]

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Ethiopian Airlines Reintroduces B737 MAX Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute On the 1st of February, Ethiopian Airlines completed a passenger flight on B737 MAX. It was the first time the aircraft of this operator took to the skies since the B737 MAX grounding that lasted for two years.  While airborne, acting Chief Executive Officer Esayas Woldemariam told reporters that commercial flights would resume after the […]

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Boeing 2021 Aircraft Deliveries Surged

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing’s sales and deliveries of new planes increased in 2021, but the plane manufacturer still ended the year behind its main rival Airbus. According to Boeing, it delivered 340 aircraft, up from 157 in 2020. However, Airbus surpassed Boeing, having delivered over twice the number handled by Boeing, and it became the world’s largest airplane […]

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Allegiant Air Orders 50 New B737 MAX Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute US low-cost carrier Allegiant Air confirmed plans to buy 50 new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft as it prepares for a post-pandemic rebound in tourism. According to Reuters, Allegiant “has experienced one of the strongest recoveries of US airlines,” Jefferies analyst Sheila Kahyaoglu wrote, adding that the order is evidence of post-pandemic confidence in leisure travel […]

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Australian Startup Bonza Already Has 1000 Job Applications

Reading Time: < 1 minute A new Australian startup Bonza that will only start flying in the middle of 2022, says it has been swamped with job applications. “There are some wonderful and experienced aviation professionals available out there who are looking to get themselves back into the industry,” the airline’s CEO, Tim Jordan, said. Bonza requires candidates to be […]