Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

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Air New Zealand Partners with Airbus to Seek Zero-emissions Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air New Zealand and the aviation giant Airbus are getting into a partnership to explore how zero-emission aircraft could be launched in New Zealand. They have signed a Memorandum of Understanding as a consequence of which Air New Zealand will analyze the impact hydrogen aircraft would have on its operations. Airbus will share hydrogen aircraft […]

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Airbus Delivered 40 Aircraft in August 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus aircraft manufacturer delivered 40 planes in August to bring supplies of its new aircraft to 384 since the start of the year. Compared to the last three months, the number has thinned out – it delivered 47 in July, 77 in June, and 50 in May. The A320neo family of aircraft accounted for 80 […]

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Boeing Gets Five New Orders for B737 MAX from a New Customer

Reading Time: < 1 minute The aircraft lessor Griffin Global Asset Management has ordered five B737 MAX aircraft. Boeing did not reveal how much the order was worth or when the first of the aircraft will be delivered. Commenting on the order, Ryan McKenna, Founder and CEO of Griffin, said, “As market conditions rebound, we are finding opportunities to serve […]

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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 The DGCA regulator has rescinded its grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX order, first published on March 13th, 2019.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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Alaska Airlines Takes Over the 737 MAX Canceled by Samoa Airways

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alaska Airlines is preparing to receive the 737 MAX 9 that Samoa Airways ordered in 2019 and canceled shortly after. Back in 2019, Samoa Airways has a plan to upgrade its fleet to all-new 737 MAX 9. It previously signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Apia for the lease placement of one new Boeing […]

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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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New Indian Startup Carrier May Purchase up to100 Boeing 737 MAXs

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new Indian startup airline, Akasa, backed by billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, is in advanced discussions with Boeing Co. to purchase up to 100 Boeing 737 MAX  jets, according to people familiar with the matte, informs Bloomberg. The deal could give the U.S. plane manufacturer a crucial breakthrough in a major market dominated by Airbus […]

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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 […]

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Icelandair Is Satisfied with Its Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Icelandair has taken deliveries of three new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the most recent quarter, bringing its total fleet to nine MAX aircraft. Seven are already in service, and the rest are expected to start flying from August. The airline is so far very pleased with the performance of the MAX: “The aircraft is […]