Category: US & Canada

Boeing 737 MAX
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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LOT Polish Airlines Launches Kraków-New York Route

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although currently, it is not common to launch new long-haul routes among airlines, LOT Polish Airlines has been an exception. It restarted the route from Kraków to New York JFK after an absence of 13 years. The first flight to JFK began on June 26th using a Boeing 787-8. The route operates once-weekly until the […]

Boeing 737 MAX 8
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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New Chapter for Aviation: The Industry Is Recovering

Reading Time: 4 minutes The pain from the Covid-19 crisis has been felt by all aviation industry players that were forced to take drastic measures, as layoffs, fleet cuts, restructuring, etc., to stay in the game. As a result, the pilot profession, which had always been a marvel, all of a sudden started raising more questions than giving answers. […]

The US Aviation Recovery Continues: Passenger Numbers are Growing

Reading Time: < 1 minute The air travel demand continues to grow in the US, with around to million passengers traveling per day. The record numbers of two million a day were recorded on June 17th and 18th. These were the third and fourth days since March 2020 where passenger numbers were that high. It may seem that the two […]

Boeing 737 MAX 10
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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IATA: All Domestic Markets Report Improvement except Brazil and India

Reading Time: < 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) confirmed that domestic travel demand improved in April 2021 compared to the previous month. Nonetheless, it remained well below pre-pandemic levels, while recovery in international passenger travel continued to be at a standstill. Total air travel demand in April 2021 was down 65.4% compared to April 2019. It was […]

Southwest Airlines
Southwest Has Increased Its Boeing 737 MAX 7 Order by 34

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to a recent regulatory filing, Southwest Airlines has increased its Boeing 737 MAX 7 order by 34 aircraft, bringing the total order book for that airplane to 234 units. The airline said it would exercise options to increase its Boeing 737 MAX 7 order by 34 planes. Before making a move, Southwest had 350 […]

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Delta and airBaltic Enter Codeshare Partnership

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta Air Lines will add 24 new codeshare routes in Europe through partnering with airBaltic.  If the regulators approve the move, flights from 16 European cities to airBaltic’s three hubs at Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius will see Delta’s DL code applied. The complete list of flights is as follows: Amsterdam (AMS) – Riga (RIX) Amsterdam […]

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Iberia Is Restoring Its United States Flights Network

Reading Time: < 1 minute As vaccination from Covid-19 is in full swing, Iberia is gradually increasing its number of flights between Spain and the US.  Up until now, Iberia offered only routes to New York and Miami, but from now on, it will also fly passengers to Chicago. In addition, it will add Boston and Los Angeles to the […]