B797

Why can’t Boeing just replace 737 MAX?

The Boeing 737 was designed in the mid-60s. A lot has changed since then, as the manufacturer's best-selling airplane went through four generations and a dozen variants, but the fundamentals remained the same. And now, as the story of 737 MAX shows, those fundamentals are causing a lot of problems. So, why not build a new aircraft from the ground up?  ...


Delta negotiates Boeing“797” launch, doubts 2025 delivery

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian reaffirmed the ambition of the airline of becoming the launch company for Boeing future New Middle of the Market plane (NMA), also called “B797” by the media, in front of the National Press Club in Washington, US, on June 27, 2018....


Could Boeing “797” finally be announced at Farnborough?

While Ihssane Mounir, Boeing vice president of Commercial Sales & Marketing, refused to give an official date to the French aerospace journalists association (AJPAE), some expect the mysterious Middle of the Market aircraft from Boeing to be presented in the next Farnborough show on July 16, 2018. Already dubbed “Boeing 797” or “New Midsize Airplane” (NMA) by the media, it comes as a direct rival to Airbus’ A321L...