Boeing 737 MAX 8

American Airlines gets new Boeing 737 MAX, waits for 17 more

American Airlines received its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet, waits for 17 more....


Virgin Australia changes Boeing 737 MAX order

Virgin Australia decided to make changes to its previous Boeing 737 MAX order....


Enter Air places first Boeing 737 MAX firm order of 2020

Though the Boeing 737 MAX remains grounded, the Polish charter company Enter Air places two firm orders for Boeing 737 MAX 8, advertised as Boeing 737-8, plus two optional. It is the first order registered by Boeing for its flagship aircraft since the end of 2019....


Investigators flag MCAS ahead of Lion Air crash final report

Mechanical and design flaws of the Boeing 737 MAX and lack of information on how to deal with malfunctions of the jet flight-control system by pilots contributed to the crash of the Lion Air Flight JT610 in October 2018, Indonesian investigators have told victims’ families, ahead of the release of the final report into the crash that killed 189 people and foreshadowed the MAX crisis....


Air Canada joins Southwest, cuts Boeing 737 MAX flights till 2020

Canada’s flagship carrier Air Canada, much like Southwest Airlines in the U.S., has given up hopes to resume its Boeing 737 MAX flights in 2019. With the release of second quarter 2019 results, the airline announced it will remove MAX flights from its schedule until “at least” early January, 2020. Despite posting better-than-expected results, the company now expects the continued grounding of the planes to weigh down its perform...


Norwegian 737 MAX denied entry into Germany, lands in France

German authorities have refused entry of a Norwegian Boeing 737 MAX 8 into their airspace. The aircraft, which was performing a ferry flight, eventually landed in a Parisian airport....


No Boeing 737 MAX for the summer

The main civil aviation regulators have met on May 23, 2019, to discuss the future of the Boeing 737 MAX. However, no time has been given for the aircraft to take back to the skies....


Boeing estimates the cost of 737 MAX grounding at $1 billion

While presenting its financial results for the first quarter of 2019, Boeing estimated the price of the 737 MAX grounding since mid-March at $1 billion. This number only takes into account an increase in production costs for the aircraft. Possible compensations for the victims’ family and the airlines are left out for now....


Boeing 737 MAX update: authorities set date for review

An international committee, composed of nine aviation regulators, including the FAA and the EASA, will start their joint examination of the Boeing 737 MAX update by April 29, 2019....


Last test flight before Boeing 737 MAX new certification [Video]

Boeing carried out the final test of its 737 MAX with the modified MCAS anti-stall system on April 18, 2018. The manufacturer is now awaiting for a new flight certification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)....