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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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Boeing Will Donate US$2 Million to Support Humanitarian Response in Ukraine

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing announced on Thursday that it will be donating $2 million to support humanitarian response efforts in Ukraine.  “The conflict unfolding in Ukraine is leading to a significant humanitarian emergency, and Boeing will take action to support the Ukrainian people,” said Dave Calhoun, Boeing president and CEO. “Our thoughts are with all those who have […]

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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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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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Airbus Increases Deliveries By 8% In 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has remained the world’s largest plane maker for the third year running as it outperformed Boeing by delivering 611 jets in 2021, up 8% from the year before. A320 family aircraft were unsurprisingly the most delivered planes throughout the year, with 483 deliveries. The A350 was the next most frequently delivered, with 55 handovers. […]

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Italian Prosecutors Investigate Components for B787 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Italian prosecutors seized elements intended for the production of Boeing 787 aircraft due to failing to meet the technical specifications. Police seized titanium and aluminum portions on the Grotaglie facility of Italian aerospace, protection, and safety powerhouse Leonardo.   According to CNBC, the prosecutors said in a statement their investigations hinted that the parts “were […]

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Boeing forecasts Africa’s 20-year commercial market at $400 billion

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to Boeing’s 2021 Commercial Market Outlook (CMO), Africa’s airlines will require 1,030 new airplanes by 2040 valued at $160 billion and aftermarket services such as manufacturing and repair worth $235 billion, enabling growth for air travel and economies across the continent. “Africa has healthy opportunities to expand travel and tourism, coinciding with increasing urbanization […]

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Boeing Spends $1 Million To Assist After Hurricane Ida

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing announced on Wednesday that it would spend 1 million U.S. dollars from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assist with disaster recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Hurricane Ida was a category four hurricane that hit Louisiana in August and September 2021. It caused an estimated US$50 billion in damages and led to the […]

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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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63% of Boeing’s Q2 Deliveries Were For The 737 MAX Type

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to Boeing’s most recent data, approximately two-thirds of all aircraft delivered in Q2 of 2021 were 737 MAX aircraft. The total number was 79 commercial aircraft during the quarter, with 50 of Boeing’s 737 MAX family. Based on the information from ch-aviation.com, Aeromexico was the biggest customer of this quarter as it took 8 […]