Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Forward-looking Plans of Avia Repair Co

Reading Time: 4 minutes A newly established maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company Avia Repair Co based at Lleida-Alguaire International Airport in Spain, will start its operations shortly. BAA Training is its founder and anchor client, but a more expanded customer and service portfolio are expected to follow over the next years. Initially, Avia Repair Co will be serving […]

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Brussels Airlines Will Take Delivery of 3 New A320 in 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minute Brussels Airlines has recently announced it will be taking delivery of three Airbus A320neo aircraft in 2023. The new aircraft that will modernize the carrier’s fleet will also help it with the CO2 emissions reduction. The airline aims to reduce its CO2 emissions by 50% by 2030 and become CO2 neutral by 2050.  Peter Gerber, […]

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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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Embraer Plans to Launch Its Turboprop Next Year

Reading Time: < 1 minute Embraer has recently shared its plans to launch its new turboprop project at some point next year. “We are still working on a turboprop and hope to launch the program in 2022,” Mr Meijer was quoted by FlightGlobal. “It will really stand apart from the products out there today.” Embraer says that the new turboprop […]

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Boeing 737 MAX Returns to New Zealand Skies

Reading Time: < 1 minute More than two years after the start of the Boeing 737 MAX grounding, New Zealand’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued approval for this aircraft to resume operation. Fiji Airways have been waiting for the approval to come as it operates the type sending it to New Zealand. New Zealand’s national carrier Air New Zealand […]

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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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Airbus Says It Will Focus on Improving Its Existing Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury has said that the plane manufacturer is looking at enhancing its existing aircraft models. “We have a good portfolio of platforms; we believe the evolution will be on those platforms, on systems, connectivity, energy management and decarbonisation,” he told the A4E Aviation Summit, asked where Airbus’ main product development focus lay. […]