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United Airlines Receives Delivery of Its First Boeing 737 MAX 8

Reading Time: < 1 minute On the weekend, United Airlines received the first Boeing 737 MAX 8 out of the 40 ordered, weeks before its mid-summer flights on the type start. The Boeing 737 MAX 8 registered as N27251 departed Seattle’s Boeing Field (BFI) on Sunday, June 27 and landed at New York’s Newark Airport (EWR) around 17:30 local time. […]

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Boeing Carries Out 737 MAX 10 Taxi Tests

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing is performing the final taxi tests of its first 737 MAX 10 aircraft, the fourth version of the MAX series. Pictures posted on Twitter by Katie Bailey show N27751 moving about on taxiways and performing taxiing tests. For the moment, 20 customers have ordered 550 aircraft of this model, first launched in 2017 at […]

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United Airlines Starts Offering New Flights to Croatia, Greece and Iceland

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Airlines announced it would start offering new flights to Croatia, Greece and Iceland in July. These countries are already open or soon will be available to vaccinated travelers. The new services the airline has started have seen a great demand as over 3,000 bookings were made shortly after the launch. Despite the warnings against […]

United Airlines to Foster Diversity in Its Pilot Training Academy
United Airlines to Foster Diversity in Its Pilot Training Academy

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Airlines plans to train 5,000 pilots in its recently acquired flight academy by 2030. The airline has also set a target to ensure 50% of those students are women or people of color. According to United, the first 20 pilots will begin in the third quarter and finish in the first half of 2022. […]

United Orders 25 More Boeing 737 MAX Airplanes

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Airlines is buying 25 additional Boeing 737 Max planes as it prepares for a sustained recovery in air travel. “As we plan for the future and the return of demand, we’ve been looking at ways to best position our fleet for the recovery and be in a position to best take advantage of people’s […]

Updated: Airlines That Resume Flights On Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 2 minutes Since both the U.S. and the EU aviation safety regulators cleared Boeing 737 MAX to fly again, airlines one after another have been resuming the type’s operation. Before the recertification in November, the airplane had been grounded for 20 months. GOL (Brazil): December 9th, 2020 Brazil’s GOL that has 7 MAX in its fleet became […]

UPDATE: Airlines That Resume Flights On Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 2 minutes Since both the U.S. and the EU aviation safety regulators cleared Boeing 737 MAX to fly again, airlines one after another have been resuming the type’s operation. Here is the list of  the airlines decided to lift 737 MAXs: GOL: December 9th, 2020 Brazil’s GOL that has 7 MAX in its fleet became the first […]

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United Airlines Aims To Become “100% Green” By 2050

Reading Time: < 1 minute Responding to the aviation decarbonization targets outlined by the European Commission recently, United Airlines has shared its intention to be “100% green” by 2050. The airline plans to partner with the energy company Occidental to keep “millions of metric tons” of carbon dioxide “securely stored deep underground.” The technique formally called “carbon capture and sequestration” […]

United Airlines to Foster Diversity in Its Pilot Training Academy
United Airlines to Purchase Flight Training Academy

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Airlines will become the only major US airline to own and run a flight training academy to prepare future pilots to supplement United’s flight crews. By 2029 the airline aims to hire over 10,000 new pilots. The training centre United is going to acquire under already signed a purchase agreement Westwind School of Aeronautics […]

Embraer and United Airlines Go for 39 E175s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Embraer announced at Paris Air Show 2019 that it has signed a contract with United Airlines for up to 39 E175s. The order comprises 20 firm aircraft and 19 options in a 70-seat configuration. The order has a value of USD 1.9 billion, based on Embraer’s current list prices, with all options being exercised. The […]