Tag: Boeing

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 […]

Will Ethiopian Airlines Fly Boeing 737 MAX Ever Again?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Almost two months have passed since the Ethiopian Airlines fatal ET-302 flight of the Boeing 737 MAX 8. The crash claimed the lives of 157 people. The investigation is underway and no final conclusions have been published yet. Although initial finding point towards the malfunction of the Boeing 737 MAX flight system. The plane which […]

Avion Express Assists Airlines Affected by Grounding of MAX

Reading Time: 1 minute The grounding of Boeing 737 MAX brought unexpected challenges to multiple airlines worldwide. In reaction to these circumstances, Avion Express ramped up the operations to support its current and new clients. The largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world demonstrated its flexibility and readiness to support airlines affected by the suspension of Boeing 737 MAX. […]

14 Injured as British Airways Boeing 777 Enters Turbulence

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Boeing 777-200, performing flight A-2167 from London Gatwick to Tampa, FL (USA), was enroute at FL390 about 500nm northeast of Bermuda when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 12 passengers and 2 crew. The aircraft continued to Tampa for a safe landing about 3.5 hours later. The FAA reported 12 passengers […]

Boeing Admits Knowing About 737 MAX Issues Before Crashes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Boeing released a new statement in which admitted it was aware of 737 MAX problem of the aircraft display system software not correctly meeting the AOA Disagree alert requirements, but took no action to resolve the issue. It appears that the aircraft manufacturer knew that the problem exists already in 2017, long before the first […]

Aeroflot Cleared to Buy Nearly 100 Boeing and Airbus Planes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aeroflot’s request for nearly 100 Boeing and Airbus airliners – to be delivered in the 2019 to 2023 period – has been formally approved by the Russian government. The big decision was confirmed by Denis Manturov, the country’s minister of industry and trade, after a meeting of the government commission for import substitution, headed by […]

Scoot Stops Flying to Four Cities: Weak Demand and Aircraft Shortage

Reading Time: 1 minute Scoot, the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group launched in 2012 and merged with Tigerair in 2017, announced suspending flights to four cities amid weak demand and lack of aircraft resources. The airline said it will stop operating all flights to Lucknow, Kalibo, Quanzhou and Male. All the flights are served by Airbus A320 […]

KLM Boeing 747 Experiences Engine Failure

Reading Time: 1 minute A KLM Boeing 747-400, registration PH-BFT performing flight KL-856 from Seoul (South Korea) to Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 270 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Seoul’s runway 15R when one of the engines failed emitting sparks. The crew stopped the climb at 3000 feet, dumped fuel and returned to Seoul for a […]