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Ethiopian Airlines Will Resume B737 MAX Flights in February

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ethiopian Airlines plans to resume flying Boeing 737 MAX flights in February 2022. According to what its CEO said on Monday, the airline is satisfied with Boeing’s changes to the planes. “Safety is our topmost priority …. and it guides every decision we make and all actions we take,” Tewolde Gebremariam said in a statement. […]

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Canada’s Flair Plans to Lease 14 More Boeing 737 MAXs

Reading Time: < 1 minute The ultra-low-cost carrier Flair Airlines plans to expand its fleet to 30 aircraft by mid-2023, more than double the current size. It has announced it will take an additional 14 new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets in the next year and a half. The carrier already has 12 aircraft in service and will have 20 […]

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Lynx Air: Canada’s Newest Ultra Low-Cost Airline

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada’s Lynx Air has confirmed it will start operations next year, initially flying three Boeing 737 MAXs from its Calgary base. The carrier was initially known as Enerjet, a charter airline based in Calgary, flying oil sand workers to job sites in Alberta and undertaking contracts for tour and holiday operators. From now on, Lynx […]

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The Recertified B737 MAX Has Flown 500,000+ Hours

Reading Time: < 1 minute It has been almost a year since the Federal Aviation Administration ungrounded the Boeing 737 MAX, and the recertified jet has already flown more than half a million hours. Speaking alongside the release of Boeing’s Q3 results, the company’s CEO, Dave Calhoun, commented, “During the third quarter, we delivered 62 737s, the most since the […]

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Norway’s Flyr Intends to Lease Six Boeing 737 MAXs

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norway’s Flyr has said it would lease six Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from Air Lease Corp, and deliveries are due to commence in early 2022. It also eyes an option to lease four more aircraft that would be delivered in 2023. The airline aims to decrease fuel expenses by using the plane and thus, also […]

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Icelandair Secures Financing for Three Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute The agreement includes the sale and leaseback of two Boeing 737 MAX 8 and a finance lease of one Boeing 737 MAX 9. The aircraft are scheduled for delivery in December 2021 and January 2022. As previously announced, Icelandair had backstop financing for these three aircraft which will not be exercised. Following this transaction, Icelandair […]

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India Cleared Boeing 737 MAX to Fly

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing 737 MAX returns to service in India after 2.5 years of grounding. The DGCA regulator has rescinded its grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX order, first published on March 13th, 2019. Like other aviation authorities, India requests the changes to be completed on individual aircraft before getting back to service. Instead of creating its […]

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Boeing Started 737 MAX Test Flights in China

Reading Time: 2 minutes A most controversial Boeing Co airplane Boeing 737 MAX took the test flight in China on Wednesday, reported Reuters. The U.S. manufacturer tries to end a nearly two-and-a-half-year regulatory grounding of the model in the fastest growing travel market. Flight-tracking website Flightradar24 showed a 737 MAX 7 test plane taking off from Shanghai’s Pudong International […]

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Brazil’s GOL Airline to Buy 28 Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute Brazil’s Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes has signed an agreement to purchase 28 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that will replace 23 of its 737-800 NGs by the end of 2022. Gol said the new aircraft would reduce unit costs by 8% and generate about $200 million in cash equity gains.  “We’ve concluded our multi-year planning and, […]

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Boeing Anticipates Boeing 737 MAX Recertification in China

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing 737 MAX is currently approved in over 175 countries globally, with China still being an exception. However, even there, Boeing sees a pathway back to recertification. Here is what CEO Dave Calhoun said about recertification on Boeing’s second-quarter earnings call: “We continue to work with global regulators and still anticipate that the remaining regulatory […]