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Boeing told to redesign 737 NG part after Southwest accident

Following a lengthy investigation into the deadly Southwest Airlines flight 1380 in April 2018, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) urged Boeing on November 19, 2019, to redesign the fan cowl on all 737 Next Generation family aircraft and operators of the type to retrofit their airplanes with the new design. This comes after investigators found the fan cowl structure on the 737NGs to be more “susceptible” to failure....


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British Airways to take first 787-10 in January 2020

British Airways to take delivery of its new 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020, while the inaugural route to Atlanta (U.S.) to commence the following month ‒ in February 2020, the carrier announced on November 19, 2019....


Clement Charpentreau
Emirates cuts Boeing 777X order, buys 30 Dreamliners instead

Emirates finalized an order for 30 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, while reducing its order for the delayed 777X airliner by 24 aircraft at the beginning of the fourth day of Dubai Airshow 2019....


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Not afraid of the 737 MAX: Boeing logs first scalable orders

The order book for the Boeing 737 MAX, stagnant since the global grounding of the jet in March 2019, has seen a major boost at the Dubai Airshow. Airlines have given the MAX their seal of approval with a total of 50 orders placed within just two days of the event. It comes at a crucial time for Boeing, as the manufacturer aims to shore up support for the 737 MAX before its return to the skies currently expected in early 2020....


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Dubai Airshow: SunExpress places trust in 737 MAX with new order

In a much-needed win for the company, Boeing announced on November 18, 2019, at the Dubai Airshow it has sealed a deal with SunExpress for additional 10 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. With the order, the Turkish carrier becomes the second airline to endorse the grounded jet after International Airlines Group (IAG)....


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Boeing receives first 777X ribs from Strata

Strata Manufacturing (UAE), a composite aero-structures firm, has delivered the first shipset of empennage ribs for the Boeing 777X, the company announced on the opening day of Dubai Airshow, November 17, 2019....


Boeing-Embraer joint venture: KC-390 becomes C-390 Millenium
Clement Charpentreau
Boeing-Embraer joint venture: KC-390 becomes C-390 Millenium

During Dubai Airshow 2019, Boeing and Embraer made official their second joint venture to develop and sell the KC-390 multi-mission airlifter, renamed C-390 Millennium. The organization has yet to receive regulatory approvals....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Dubai Airshow: Biman Bangladesh Airlines orders two Boeing 787

First deals are being signed during the Dubai Airshow, as Biman Bangladesh Airlines have finalized their agreement with Boeing for two 787-9 Dreamliners. The flag carrier of Bangladesh plans to use these wide-bodies to increase connectivity to Europe....


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Emirates to fly A380 in green as nod to sustainability

Emirates Airbus A380 will make a special fly past, opening the first afternoon of Dubai Airshow 2019 flying display. To make a special nod to Expo 2020 theme, sustainability, the Airbus A380 will be in green livery, while its blue counterpart will be displayed on the ground.   ...


Clement Charpentreau
Report claims NASA unnecessarily favored Boeing over SpaceX

A report found that NASA paid Boeing almost $300 million above the prices fixed by the Commercial Crew Program (CCP) contract. The money was meant as a compensation for “additional flexibilities” to accelerate the production of the Starliner capsule. The space agency’s inspector general deemed compensation as unnecessary....