Tag: Boeing 737

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Norwegian Air Shuttle Aims To Fly 50 Aircraft This Year

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian Air Shuttle wants to increase its fleet to 50 aircraft in 2021 and 70 in 2022 once restrictions are lifted. The new Norwegian will operate flights within Norway and key cities in Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. However, the airline admits it does not expect the demand to return to 2019 levels until 2023 or […]

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Which Type Rating to choose: Boeing 737 or Airbus A320?

Reading Time: 5 minutes You can already tell from the heading that the debate is not an easy one. The rivalry between the two dominant manufacturers is one of the most heated in the world. Each of the two aircraft has its strengths and weaknesses, turning a choice between Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 Type Rating training into a […]

Norwegian Startup Flyr Expects Its First Boeing 737 in May
Norwegian Startup Flyr Expects Its First Boeing 737 in May

Reading Time: < 1 minute Flyr will receive its first Boeing 737 aircraft, “LN-FGA,” in early May. The aircraft will fly to Oslo Airport following Flyr’s signing of a letter of intent (LOI) for two 737-800 aircraft. Soon after the first aircraft arrives in Oslo, Flyr will finalize a few formalities and receive its operating licence (AOC) from the Civil […]

Top 5 Things Airlines Look for in a Training Provider

Reading Time: 5 minutes Pilots’ qualifications and where they are acquired determine many different things: the airline’s safety rating and reputation, the regulatory compliance level, their pilots’ job satisfaction level, and last but not least, the airline’s ability to cut costs without compromising the quality of purchased services. The article below outlines the top 5 most essential factors airlines […]

FAA Issues Emergency Directive for 2,000 Boeing 737 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) concerning approximately 2,000 stored Boeing 737-300-900 series aircraft. The AD requires inspections of the engine bleed air 5th stage check valve on each engine to identify is there any corrosion. Corrosion of the engine bleed air 5th stage check valve internal parts during airplane […]

All-Boeing Ryanair: Lauda to Stop Flying Airbus Aircraft?

Reading Time: < 1 minute In a way, the current situation of airlines restructuring their fleets reminds of a chess game. A number of moves, including aircraft retirements, parking or storage, are taking place. Carriers are also deferring or cancelling their orders for new planes, or simplifying their fleets by switching to a single-type aircraft. This is the case of, […]

Boeing to Gradually Resume Production of Commercial Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing is set to gradually resume production of all commercial aircraft at its Puget Sound-region facilities next week. The Washington state facilities have been closed for nearly a month amid the coronavirus pandemic. This way, almost 27,000 Boeing employees in the Puget Sound area will return to work and resume production of the 747, 767, […]

Boeing Records 150 Cancellations for 737 MAX Aircraft in March

Reading Time: < 1 minute At first, safety crisis created by the 737 MAX type. Now the coronavirus situation. Although Boeing is an old and experienced player on the market, it is difficult to imagine the scope of the problems the company is dealing with. Especially grave appeared to be March 2020 performance. During the last month the airframer faced […]

airBaltic to Take off after the Crisis without Boeing 737 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute airBaltic, the Latvian carrier, is set to take off after the crisis with reduced fleet, meaning that the airline’s Boeing 737 aircraft will be phased out yet this year, the CEO of airBaltic, Martin Gauss, revealed in the interview with LETA, Latvian state-owned news agency LETA. The decision does not come as a surprise, though. […]

Boeing to Face $19.68 Million Fine for Unapproved Sensors

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the US has recommended to fine the Boeing company a $19.68 million for equipping some of its 737 aircraft with sensors which were not tested and approved. According to the FAA statement, during the period June, 2015, and April, 2019, Boeing installed Rockwell Collins Head-up Guidance Systems containing these […]