Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

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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 The DGCA regulator has rescinded its grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX order, first published on March 13th, 2019.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 […]

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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, […]