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GOL hopes to operate 50% Boeing 737 MAX by 2025

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes, Brazil’s largest low-cost airline, has been a devoted Boeing 737 operator ever since the airline’s establishment in 2000. Two fatal crashes and a world-wide grounding of Boeing’s latest addition to the jetliner family, has not changed its management’s belief that the 737 MAX is the best aircraft for the Brazilian market. The carrier hopes that the model would make up half of its fleet...


Clement Charpentreau
Pegasus pilots investigated over fatal crash in Istanbul

Following the crash of the Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 at Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) that left three dead and 179 injured, the two pilots will be questioned by the police once they leave the hospital....


AeroTime Team
Ryanair reduces fleet by over 60 Boeing 737 aircraft

In the third quarter of the year, Ryanair reduced its Boeing 737 fleet to 360 as its subsidiaries Buzz and Malta Air took over some flight operations for the group.  In November 2019 - January 2020, 67 Boeing 737-800 aircraft were transferred from Ryanair fleet, most of which went to Malta Air....


AeroTime Team
Fog inside Boeing 737 prompts Ryanair crew call Mayday

A Ryanair flight from Romania passed all phases of a good thriller movie onboard. Eventually, the Boeing 737-800 did reach London, UK, where it landed in a third attempt. ...


AeroTime Team
Virgin Australia’s Boeing 737 begins disintegrating mid-flight

Virgin Australia had to abort the flight to Melbourne and return to its origin airport after surface cardboard material began peeling off from Boeing 737-800 wing during the climb phase. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
No plans to send UIA Flight PS752 black box to Ukraine: Iran

Seemingly, the black box of the Ukraine International Airlines downed Boeing 737 is going nowhere: latest reports indicate that the Iranian civil aviation organization will try to decode the data recorders themselves....


AeroTime Team
BREAKING | Ukraine Airlines Boeing 737 crashes in Iran, 176 dead

Updated | Ukraine International Airlines plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Iran during the early morning hours of January 8, 2020. All 176 onboard the Boeing 737 were killed.   ...


Clement Charpentreau
WestJet Boeing 737 skids off runway in Halifax, no injuries

Upon landing in Halifax, a Boeing 737-800 of the Canadian airline WestJet slid off the runway. The airport had experienced a snowstorm. No injuries were reported....


Ruta Burbaite
American Airlines mechanic admits to plane sabotage attempt

A former American Airlines mechanic has pleaded guilty to “attempted destruction of an aircraft” in a U.S. federal court. The mechanic, accused of trying to sabotage a passenger airplane, admitted to tampering with a critical flight-monitoring device on the airline’s Boeing 737 jet back in July 2019. The sabotage attempt was discovered after a flight carrying 150 people on board was aborted just before takeoff from Miami, avoidi...


Israel Aerospace Industries advises operators to ground Boeing 737 freighters, finds a fix
Ruta Burbaite
Israel Aerospace Industries advises grounding its Boeing 737Fs

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has reportedly advised customers not to fly some Boeing 737 freighters converted by the aerospace manufacturer pending a review of a fix that it has submitted for certification by the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI). IAI had previously said it had detected a potentially unsafe design issue in some of the converted aircraft....