Category: US & Canada

American Airlines Removes Over 150 Aircraft Amid the Crisis

Reading Time: < 1 minute The crisis has forced airlines all around the globe to re-consider their plans and tidy fleet – to save costs and stay efficiently operational. For example, American Airlines has implemented a number of measure and estimates that it will reduce its 2020 total operating and capital expenditures by more than $15 billion. According to the […]

FAA Bans Pakistan Carriers from US Amid Poor Safety Standards

Reading Time: < 1 minute Pakistan carriers have been restricted from operating current and initiating new services to the US, and are not permitted to carry the code of US carriers on any flights. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has assigned Pakistan a Category 2 rating over poor safety standards. The country “does not comply with International Civil Aviation Organization […]

Boeing 737 MAX Records Close to 400 Cancellations in First Half

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing has announced deliveries for the Q2 and the first half of 2020. Global pandemic and ongoing 737 MAX troubles made obvious impacts. During the Q2 Boeing delivered only 20 aircraft, while a total for the first six months stands at only 70 units. While many consider 737 aircraft program to be the most popular […]

airBaltic Gets Access to North America Through Icelandair

Reading Time: < 1 minute Gradual airlines’ return to flying is not limited to only restoring same routes. For some carriers now is also the time of new opportunities and beneficial partnerships. One of the latest examples is a codeshare partnership between Icelandair and airBaltic. Through this agreement, both airlines, not belonging to any major airline alliances, expect to secure […]

Boeing 777X to Miss Its Planned Entry into Service Next Year?

Reading Time: < 1 minute While Boeing continues testing its 777X aircraft program, some airlines raise doubts over its entry into commercial service in 2021, as it is currently planned. The concerns have been expressed by the largest customer for the type, Emirates, which, according to Bloomberg, expects the first delivery no sooner than 2022. In the interview with Bloomberg, […]

Boom to Roll out Its Supersonic Jet Demonstrator in October

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boom Supersonic has revealed that it will roll out its jet demonstrator, XB-1, already on 7 October, 2020. The XB-1 will demonstrate key technologies for Overture, Boom’s commercial supersonic airliner. The demonstrator features such critical technologies as advanced carbon fiber composite construction, computer-optimized high-efficiency aerodynamics, and an efficient supersonic propulsion system. XB-1 is the first […]

FAA and Boeing Complete 737 MAX Certification Flight Tests

Reading Time: < 1 minute Usually the events we are waiting so long for end in the blink of an eye. Boeing has been working until the start of 737 MAX re-certification flights for over a year. Now, after three days of testing, the certification flight tests are over. Through the 29 June – 1 July, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) […]

BOC Aviation Cancels Order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute BOC Aviation, an aircraft leasing company headquartered in Singapore, joined the list of those making changes to Boeing 737 MAX orders. The company has terminated bookings for 30 MAX aircraft and deferred the delivery of some more, Reuters reports. Even though the company has decided to decrease the aircraft order book, its representatives emphasize that […]

Norwegian Terminates Order for Nearly 100 Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute After some good news on the beginning of Boeing 737 MAX re-certification test flights, some bad news follow. Norwegian announced that it has cancelled the order for a total of 97 Boeing aircraft and will claim compensation. While Boeing attempts to return its MAX to the sky, the Norwegian carrier took a decision to terminate […]

FAA: Let the Boeing 737 MAX Certification Flight Tests Begin

Reading Time: < 1 minute After a challenging period of works on all the critical updates, Boeing has been finally given a green light to begin test flights aimed at the re-certification of its 737 MAX aircraft program. The information was confirmed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to US lawmakers on Sunday. The regulatory body said that a review […]