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Boeing’s February orders and deliveries saved by Dreamliner

Caught in the ongoing 737 MAX crisis and the fall in demand caused by the coronavirus outbreak, Boeing has witnessed another month where its cancellations exceeded orders. While in February 2020, the U.S. planemaker actually managed to sell some of its products, namely Dreamliners ‒ the same cannot be said about the preceding month ‒ cancellations surpassed new order intake once again. ...


Clement Charpentreau
Ethiopian 737 MAX crash interim report questions Boeing training

In its second interim report published on March 9, 2020, a year after the disaster, Ethiopian investigators reinstated that it was the faulty MCAS design that caused the crash of flight ET302. They also qualified the training provided by Boeing as "inadequate"....


Clement Charpentreau
FAA to require wiring changes on all Boeing 737 MAX: report

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to require Boeing to modify certain electrical wiring on all 737 MAX before authorizing the aircraft to take back to the skies, media reports....


Clement Charpentreau
Boeing 737 MAX to start certification flight in coming weeks

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) estimates that the first certification flight of Boeing 737 MAX with the updated MCAS software could take place in a few weeks....


Clement Charpentreau
Safran expects to suffer from Boeing 737 MAX crisis

While presenting solid financial results for the year 2019, the French aerospace manufacturer Safran revised its forecast for 2020 to take into account the impact of the Boeing 737 MAX grounding and production interruption....


Clement Charpentreau
Boeing finds debris in tanks of two-third of inspected 737 MAX

Boeing is said to have found foreign object debris in the fuel tanks of two-third of the aircraft it inspected. As a consequence, the scope of the inspections should be broadened....


Rytis Beresnevicius
If Airbus A220 can, can Embraer E195-E2 help 737 MAX operators?

While the Airbus A220-300 could throw a helping hand towards Boeing 737 MAX operators, what about its most direct competitor, the Embraer E195-E2? ...


Clement Charpentreau
Debris discovered in fuel tanks of Boeing 737 MAX

During inspections, Boeing found Foreign Object Debris (FOD) in the fuel tanks of certain 737 MAX that were stored while waiting to be delivered to customers....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Despite no 737 MAX, Air Canada reported record revenue levels

Despite the 737 MAX groundings costing Air Canada 25% of narrow-body capacity through the year, the Canadian airline announced record-breaking revenue results....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Boeing dedicates $50M to families affected by 737 MAX crashes

Boeing announced that it is dedicating the remaining $50 million out of the total $100 million pledged to empower the local communities that were affected by the two fatal 737 MAX accidents in Indonesia and Ethiopia....