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Rytis Beresnevicius
Ryanair anticipates first Boeing 737 MAX in November 2020

With certification flights of the 737 MAX finished, Ryanair anticipates a swift return-to-service of the aircraft. The low-cost carrier expects to receive its first MAX aircraft in November....


AeroTime Team
FAA shares sneak peak of Boeing 737 MAX certification flight

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has finished Boeing 737 MAX certification flights on July 1, 2020. While the authority states there is still a long way to go until the aircraft is allowed to carry passengers again, it shared a short video reminding of how that would look like. ...


Clement Charpentreau
Boeing deflected FAA attention from 737 MAX MCAS system

Boeing did not provide the Federal Aviation Administration with documents regarding the specifications of the MCAS system during the development of the 737 MAX, the U.S. Department of Transportation found out. The MCAS was pinned as the main cause for the two crashes that killed 346 people....


Clement Charpentreau
Norwegian cancels all remaining Boeing orders

Norwegian Air Shuttle announced it would cancel its pending order for 92 Boeing 737 MAX and 5 Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets. The airline reiterated its will to receive compensation for the losses generated by the 737 MAX grounding and the 787 Dreamliner Rolls-Royce engine problems....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Boeing successfully finishes first day of 737 MAX test flights

Boeing has successfully completed its first day of certification flights of the 737 MAX, as the manufacturer works with the FAA to fly the narrow-body aircraft commercially once again....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Icelandair has enough cash left to run for three months

With struggles in concluding negotiation with various parties, Icelandair warned that it has enough cash to run for three months if its restructuring plan does not come to fruition....


Clement Charpentreau
Boeing 737 MAX recertification flight about to start

The Boeing 737 MAX could carry out its first FAA recertification flight on June 29, 2020. It marks an important milestone towards the aircraft’s return to the skies, after 14 months of global grounding....


Clement Charpentreau
Regulators to allow 737 MAX return before all changes complete

As the recertification flight is approaching, foreign regulators defined their requirements for the Boeing 737 MAX more precisely. In the lead-up to the plane’s return, the Federal Aviation Administration issued an airworthiness directive to address a wiring problem....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Negotiating or just slagging off? Modern art of aircraft deals

The way of negotiating for an aircraft order could be a way of art for some. That could also mean that the wrong price or poor quality of a product can result in some spicy comments to the media....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Following 737 MAX crashes, US legislators introduce safety bill

The scrutinized Federal Aviation Administration is the focus of the new legislature announced by two U.S. legislators, who aim to improve the safety of aviation following the two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes....