Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

EASA
EASA Asks Operators to Replace Some Airbus A320 Fuel Pumps

Reading Time: < 1 minute EASA has released an Airworthiness Directive (AD) concerning the fuel pumps on various A320 family aircraft. The authority explains that the issue, if not solved, imposes a risk of a fuel tank explosion. According to the document, a loose locking pin on the impeller shaft could cause sparks which might be dangerous if the pump […]

Boeing
Boeing Raises Retirement Age for CEO Dave Calhoun

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing has raised a mandatory retirement age for its current CEO, 64-year-old CEO Dave Calhoun. He would have had to retire at 65 years old, but the company has given him another five years to remain in the leading position. Calhoun took the helm right in the middle of the Boeing 733 MAX scandal when […]

Boeing 787 Dreamliner
FAA Requires Inspection of All US Registered Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Reading Time: < 1 minute FAA has issued an airworthiness directive to initiate checks of all Boeing 787 Dreamliners registered in the US. The move comes because of the disengaging decompression panels on the aircraft type. The increased scrutiny of the Boeing 787 Dreamliners started four months after the FAA lifted the ban on operating Boeing 787 MAX that lasted […]

Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines Resumed Boeing 737 MAX Operation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Turkey’s national carrier Turkish Airlines put one of its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft back into service following the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Boeing 737 MAX lift. The first flight Turkish Airlines made using its Boeing 737 MAX after the type’s grounding was from Istanbul airport to Ankara. TK2138 took off from Istanbul Airport […]

Boeing 737 MAX
Boeing 737 MAX Accounts for Over 80% of Boeing’s Q1 Deliveries

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing has released its results for Q1 of 2021, showing that Boeing 737 MAX deliveries made up over 80% of the total figure. All in all, 77 aircraft were delivered, with 63 being Boeing 737 MAX contribution. The total of 77 aircraft consisted of one 747, five 767s, six 777s, two 787s and 63 737 […]

Airbus Deliveries Surge in March – 72 Commercial Aircraft Delivered
Airbus Deliveries Surge in March – 72 Commercial Aircraft Delivered

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European plane maker Airbus reports 72 commercial aircraft deliveries for March. The company delivered 4 A220, 60 A320 Family (57neo), and 8 A350. The aircraft were distributed between 34 customers, including IndiGo, Delta, Wizz Air, Frontier Airlines, Lufthansa, Viva Air, and more.  Total deliveries to date in 2021 are 125 to 44 customers. Airbus […]

blue air boeing 737 MAX 8
Blue Air Launches Its First Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Service

Reading Time: < 1 minute Romanian carrier Blue Air has already received its first Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft and operated its first commercial flight from Bucharest to Lisbon on April 2nd, the day after its inaugural flight. The new aircraft, delivered to the airline on April 1st and put into service on April 2nd, will be deployed on the […]

Norwegian Startup Flyr Expects Its First Boeing 737 in May
Norwegian Startup Flyr Expects Its First Boeing 737 in May

Reading Time: < 1 minute Flyr will receive its first Boeing 737 aircraft, “LN-FGA,” in early May. The aircraft will fly to Oslo Airport following Flyr’s signing of a letter of intent (LOI) for two 737-800 aircraft. Soon after the first aircraft arrives in Oslo, Flyr will finalize a few formalities and receive its operating licence (AOC) from the Civil […]

Ryanair Orders a New Boeing 737 MAX Simulator
Ryanair Purchases a New Boeing 737 MAX Simulator

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to MPS, Ryanair has ordered an MPS Boeing 737 MAX FTD-2 to be delivered to its facility in Dublin, Ireland. This purchase is made after the airline placed an order for 75 additional Boeing MAXs. In total, the group has 210 aircraft on order. Ryanair will use the Boeing 737 MAX FTD-2 for Type […]

Southwest Places an Order for 100 More Boeing 737 MAX
Southwest Places an Order for 100 More Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Monday, Southwest Airlines announced it is expanding its all-Boeing fleet and orders 100 more Boeing 737 MAX. The aircraft it purchases is Boeing 737 MAX 7 with options for 155 more. The new purchase agreement takes Southwest’s order book to 200 Boeing 737-7s and 180 Boeing 737-8s, more than 30 of which have already […]