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Ruta Burbaite
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....


Ruta Burbaite
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)....


AeroTime Team
US Committee to question Boeing employees

The United States House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has formally requested interviews with Boeing employees amidst the ongoing committee’s investigation on the Boeing 737 MAX. The request comes after the committee has already been provided with the company's documents and the perspective of the senior management. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Boeing 737 MAX crisis: a timeline (Part I)

Boeing is about to reveal its results for Q2 of 2019, potentially the hardest quarter in the company's history due to the 737 MAX crisis. But how did it come to this?...


Ruta Burbaite
More than 400 pilots of 737 MAX are suing Boeing for ‘cover up’

More than 400 pilots who flew the Boeing 737 MAX are suing the manufacturer, accusing the company of putting corporate profit above aviation safety with an “unprecedented cover-up” of “known design flaws” with the plane. The lawsuit claims that the pilots’ income and career certainty have been badly affected as a result of the grounding of the plane....


AeroTime Team
Boeing CEO says 777X not yet affected by 737 MAX crisis

Boeing CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg says that controversy surrounding cooperation between Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in aircraft certification, brought to light by the 737 MAX crisis, is unlikely to “significantly alter” the upcoming certification process of another Boeing debut ‒ the 777X....


Clement Charpentreau
Boeing 737 MAX: did a bird strike affect the MCAS?

A new theory has emerged regarding the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX: a bird strike could have led to the MCAS software malfunction....


Clement Charpentreau
Boeing 737 MAX: FAA defends its processes, blames pilots

In a hearing in front of the House of Representatives, acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration Daniel Elwell defended the certification process of the authority and threw shade at the pilots on board the two fatal Boeing 737 MAX flights....


AeroTime Team
American Airlines estimates 737MAX to cost it $350M

American Airlines has reported the financial results of the first quarter of 2019, revealing smaller operating income, but higher net income than during the corresponding period a year ago. One of the struggles it encountered during 1Q was, unsurprisingly, Boeing 737 MAX grounding, which has already cost the airline millions....


Clement Charpentreau
FAA asks $1.8B new funding, Boeing unveils 737 MAX update

As Boeing unveiled its 737 MAX software update, the FAA head to answer questions to the U.S. Senate about airline safety state....